Quebec South

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Quebec South
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1914
District abolished 1967
First contested 1917
Last contested 1965

Quebec South was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1914 from parts of Quebec West and Quebec-Centre ridings. It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Langelier and Louis-Hébert ridings.


Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Quebec South
Riding created from Quebec West and Quebec-Centre
13th  1917–1921     Charles Gavan Power Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953
22nd  1953–1955
 1955–1957 Frank Power
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Jacques Flynn Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Jean-Charles Cantin Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Langelier and Louis-Hébert

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Charles Gavan Power 3,816
Government (Unionist) James Archibald Scott 2,501
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 6,645
Conservative Thomas James Delany 3,281
Independent Eugène Fortunat Dussault 669
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 6,780
Conservative John Skillman O'Meara 5,109
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 6,527
Conservative John Skillman O'Meara 4,901
Independent Conservative Adolphe Chevalier 775
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 8,086
Conservative Francis J. Dinan 6,633
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 11,270
Conservative John Gordon Ross 6,663
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 15,196
National Government Francis James Dinan 4,284
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 14,091
Independent Charles-Arthur Plante 3,457
Independent Louis Tardivel 1,486
Social Credit Joseph-Eugène Laliberté 931
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 19,383
Progressive Conservative Antoine-René Gobeil 6,454
Union des électeurs Joseph Bouchard 542
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Gavan Power 18,950
Progressive Conservative Félix Hudon 6,363
By-election on 26 September 1955

On Power being called to the Senate, 28 July 1955

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Francis Gavan Power 13,881
Progressive Conservative Yvon-R. Tassé 10,677
Independent Jean-Louis Plante 231
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Francis Gavan Power 17,709
Progressive Conservative Jacques Flynn 9,659
Independent Liberal Paul Latouche 1,092
Independent René Brulotte 160
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jacques Flynn 15,771
Liberal Francis Gavan Power 15,507
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean-Charles Cantin 12,521
Progressive Conservative Jacques Flynn 9,216
Social Credit Louis Leclerc 5,586
New Democratic J.-P. Gagnon 1,296
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean-Charles Cantin 16,314
Progressive Conservative Jacques Marquis 5,533
Social Credit Louis Fréchette 5,454
New Democratic Jean-Paul Gagnon 2,329
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean-Charles Cantin 16,141
Progressive Conservative Guy Dorion 5,373
New Democratic Yves Faguy 2,506
Ralliement créditiste Gérard Ricard 2,290

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