Soulanges (electoral district)

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Soulanges
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1914
First contested 1867
Last contested 1911

Soulanges was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. The electoral district was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Vaudreuil—Soulanges riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Soulanges
1st  1867–1872     Luc-Hyacinthe Masson Conservative
2nd  1872–1874 Jacques-Philippe Lantier
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1882
 1882–1883 G.R.L. Saveuse de Beaujeu
 1883–1884 James William Bain
 1885–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1891     Joseph Octave Mousseau Independent
 1892–1892     James William Bain Conservative
 1892–1896
8th  1896–1900     Augustin Bourbonnais Liberal
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911     Joseph-Arthur Lortie Conservative
12th  1911–1917     Wilfrid Laurier Liberal
Riding dissolved into Vaudreuil—Soulanges

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Luc-Hyacinthe Masson 729
Unknown Guindon 470
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Jacques-Philippe Lantier 759
Conservative R.S. De Beaujeu 520
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Jacques-Philippe Lantier acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Jacques-Philippe Lantier 852
Unknown L.H. Masson 325
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Jacques-Philippe Lantier 761
Conservative G.R.L. de Beaujeu 675
By-election on 27 October 1882

On Mr. Lantier's death, 15 September 1882

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative G.R.L. de Beaujeu 748
Conservative James William Bain 745
By-election on 27 December 1883

On Mr. De Beaujeu being unseated on petition, 11 December 1883

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James William Bain 760
Conservative G.R.L. de Beaujeu 734
By-election on 5 February 1885

On election being declared void, 15 January 1884

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James William Bain acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James William Bain 927
Independent Joseph Octave Mousseau 756
Nationalist Cam. Lalonde 28
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Joseph Octave Mousseau 934
Conservative James William Bain 895
By-election on 3 February 1892

On election being declared void, 23 December 1891

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James William Bain elected, vote count unknown
Independent Joseph Octave Mousseau defeated, vote count unknown
By-election on 13 December 1892

Election being declared void, 11 November 1892

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James William Bain elected, vote count unknown
Independent Joseph Octave Mousseau defeated, vote count unknown
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Augustin Bourbonnais 1,054
Conservative Elzéar Lantier 861
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Augustin Bourbonnais 1,105
Conservative A.M. Bissonnette 861
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Augustin Bourbonnais 1,063
Conservative Ludger Séguin 839
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Joseph-Arthur Lortie 942
Liberal Augustin Bourbonnais 889
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Laurier 1,045
Conservative Joseph-Arthur Lortie 903

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