Saguenay (electoral district)

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Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1947
District abolished 1967
First contested 1949
Last contested 1965

Saguenay was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1949 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1947 from parts of Charlevoix—Saguenay riding. It consisted of:

  • the county of Saguenay, (except the municipality of St. Firmin and the township of Sagard), and the towns of Baie Comeau and Forestville;
  • Anticosti Island; and
  • the territory of New-Quebec.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Abitibi, Charlevoix and Manicouagan ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Charlevoix—Saguenay
21st  1949–1953     Lomer Brisson Liberal
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1959–1962     Perrault LaRue Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Lauréat Maltais Social Credit
26th  1963–1965     Gustave Blouin Liberal
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Abitibi, Charlevoix and Manicouagan

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lomer Brisson 6,113
Progressive Conservative Frédéric Dorion 5,651
Union des électeurs Madame Victor Gladu 889
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lomer Brisson 7,815
Progressive Conservative Wilbrod Langlais 7,464
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lomer Brisson 11,408
Progressive Conservative Wilbrod Langlais 8,191
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Perrault LaRue 13,194
Liberal Lomer Brisson 11,330
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Lauréat Maltais 15,992
Liberal Réal Therrien 10,210
Progressive Conservative Bernard Flynn 6,168
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gustave Blouin 13,896
Social Credit Lauréat Maltais 13,261
Progressive Conservative Louis-Edmond St-Laurent 3,240
New Democratic Raymond Lapointe 2,036
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gustave Blouin 15,062
Ralliement créditiste Jean-Nil Jean 8,478
New Democratic Roger Collin 5,019
Progressive Conservative Bernard Coté 4,348

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