Souris (electoral district)

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Souris was a federal electoral district in the province of Manitoba, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1953.

This riding was created in 1903 from parts of Brandon and Lisgar ridings.

In 1952, the constituency was merged with the constituency of Brandon to form the district of Brandon—Souris.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Arthur Ross 6,108
Liberal Edward Ingo Dow 5,495
Co-operative Commonwealth George Thomas Watson 1,083
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Arthur Ross 6,177
Liberal Thomas Matthew McIlwraith 2,640
Co-operative Commonwealth Roderick Guy Craven 1,838
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
National Government James Arthur Ross 4,991
Liberal George William McDonald 4,861
Co-operative Commonwealth Alex H. Parkes 1,370
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Progressive George William McDonald 4,504
Conservative Errick French Willis 4,501
Co-operative Commonwealth Alex H. Parkes 953
Reconstruction William Humboldt Clandenning 631
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Errick French Willis 6,252
Progressive James Steedsman 5,780
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive James Steedsman 6,105
Conservative Errick French Willis 4,946
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive James Steedsman 3,509
Conservative William Willson 3,258
Liberal John Williams 1,563
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive James Steedsman 7,380
Conservative Richard Gardiner Willis 3,714
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Albert Ernest Finley acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Frederick Laurence Schaffner 3,150
Liberal Archibald McIntyre Campbell 3,086
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Frederick Laurence Schaffner 3,310
Liberal Archibald McIntyre Campbell 2,429
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Frederick Laurence Schaffner 3,123
Liberal George Paterson 2,603

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