Richmond—Wolfe

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For the former provincial electoral district, see Richmond-Wolfe.
Richmond—Wolfe
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1996
First contested 1867
Last contested 1993

Richmond—Wolfe (also known as Richmond) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1997.

It was created as by the British North America Act, 1867.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Richmond and Drummond ridings.

Richmond riding was renamed "Richmond—Wolfe" in 1980.

In 1996, it was abolished when it was redistributed into the new districts of Richmond—Arthabaska and Compton—Stanstead.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Richmond—Wolfe
1st  1867–1872     William Hoste Webb Conservative
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1874     Henry Aylmer Liberal
 1874–1878
4th  1878–1882     William Bullock Ives Conservative
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896 Clarence Chester Cleveland
8th  1896–1900     Michael Thomas Stenson Liberal
9th  1900–1904 Edmund William Tobin
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1921     Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935     François-Joseph Laflèche Conservative
18th  1935–1940     James Patrick Mullins Liberal
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953 Ernest-Omer Gingras
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Florent Dubois Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     André Bernier Social Credit
26th  1963–1965     Patrick Asselin Liberal
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Richmond and Drummond
Richmond
28th  1968–1971     Léonel Beaudoin Ralliement créditiste
 1971–1972     Social Credit
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980     Alain Tardif Liberal
Richmond—Wolfe
32nd  1980–1984     Alain Tardif Liberal
33rd  1984–1988
34th  1988–1993     Yvon Côté Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Gaston Leroux Bloc Québécois
Riding dissolved into Richmond—Arthabaska and Compton—Stanstead

Election results[edit]

Richmond—Wolfe, 1867–1968[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Hoste Webb 1,137
Unknown Mr. Beique 903
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Hoste Webb 893
Unknown J.H. Graham 483
Unknown O. Gaudet 389
Unknown W.E. Jones 290
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Henry Aylmer 1,111
Unknown William Hoste Webb 949
Unknown O. Gaudet 10
By-election on 4 December 1874

On Mr. Aylmer being unseated on petition, 24 October 1874

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Henry Aylmer 978
Unknown Henry-R. Hanning 592
Unknown L.C. Bélanger 414
Unknown Mr. Scarry 19
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Bullock Ives 1,684
Liberal Henry Aylmer 1,069
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Bullock Ives acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Bullock Ives 2,355
Liberal J.N. Greenshields 2,218
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative C.C. Cleveland 2,416
Liberal Hon. W. Laurier 2,135
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal M.T. Stenson 2,782
Conservative C.C. Cleveland 2,544
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 3,500
Conservative Joseph-H. Coté-crépeau 2,517
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 3,689
Conservative Moïse O'Brady 2,516
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 3,850
Conservative John Champoux 3,051
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 3,855
Conservative John Hayes 3,311
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Edmund William Tobin 6,448
Government (Unionist) Marcus George Crombie 1,634
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 10,340
Independent Azarie Lemire 2,986
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 7,292
Conservative Joseph Hormisdas Paré 3,689
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund William Tobin 8,788
Conservative John Hayes 5,100
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative François-Joseph Laflèche 9,025
Liberal Walter George Mitchell 7,870
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Patrick Mullins 6,278
Conservative François-Joseph Laflèche 5,034
Independent Liberal Marcel Bédard 2,533
Reconstruction Phidime Brodeur 950
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Patrick Mullins 8,554
National Government Joseph-Alexandre Goulet 4,295
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Patrick Mullins 8,459
Bloc populaire Émilien Lafrance 5,088
Independent Arthur-H. Marcotte 1,271
Social Credit Roland Pelletier 1,147
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ernest-Omer Gingras 13,621
Progressive Conservative J.-Gustave Nadeau 3,990
Union des électeurs Rolland Pelletier 2,493
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ernest-Omer Gingras 13,006
Progressive Conservative Albert Nicol 7,254
Labor–Progressive Hubert Rhéaume 133
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ernest-Omer Gingras 10,300
Progressive Conservative Albert Nicol 7,243
Independent Liberal J.-Raymond Noël 4,508
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative V.-Florent Dubois 11,984
Liberal Ernest-Omer Gingras 11,299
Social Credit Lucien Bachand 560
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit André Bernier 11,816
Liberal Gaston-H. Théroux 6,430
Progressive Conservative V.-Florent Dubois 5,843
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Patrick-T. Asselin 8,762
Social Credit André Bernier 8,312
Progressive Conservative V.-Florent Dubois 4,063
New Democratic Lewis Craig 928
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Patrick-T. Asselin 8,685
Ralliement créditiste Léonel Beaudoin 6,662
Progressive Conservative J.-Osias Poirier 4,359
New Democratic André Drouin 1,660

Richmond, 1968–1980[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Ralliement créditiste Léonel Beaudoin 11,853
Liberal Patrick-T. Asselin 8,870
Progressive Conservative Falconio Tardif 3,527
New Democratic Nicole Rinfret-bédard 608
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Léonel Beaudoin 14,133
Liberal Léo-Paul Thibeault 8,657
Progressive Conservative Lucien Bachand 3,887
New Democratic Francine Mailloux 624
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Léonel Beaudoin 11,825
Liberal Jean-Yves Poisson 9,526
Progressive Conservative Lucien Bachand 5,094
New Democratic Laurian Lefrancois 917
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alain Tardif 15,135
Social Credit Denis Beaudoin 14,662
Progressive Conservative Roger Bibeau 2,472
New Democratic Lida Bourgeois 551
Rhinoceros Fern Prince 414
Union populaire Guy Baillargeon 162

Richmond—Wolfe, 1980–1997[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alain Tardif 21,104
Progressive Conservative Denis Beaudoin 8,365
New Democratic André Cardinal 1,477
Social Credit Serge Boissonneault 1,322
Rhinoceros Denys Caron 876
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alain Tardif 18,069
Progressive Conservative Jean-Jacques Croteau 13,835
New Democratic Harriet J. Schleifer 1,638
Parti nationaliste Ivan Hébert-croteau 1,339
Social Credit Léo Dion 273
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Yvon Coté 19,451
Liberal Alain Tardif 16,813
New Democratic Marc-André Péloquin 3,918
Rhinoceros Jean Marceau 790
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Gaston Leroux 22,235
Progressive Conservative Yvon Coté 10,004
Liberal Gaétan Dumas 9,159
Natural Law Anne-Marie Marois 678
New Democratic Marc-André Peloquin 476

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament: