St. Johns—Iberville

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St. Johns—Iberville
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1892
District abolished 1933
First contested 1896
Last contested 1930

St. Johns—Iberville was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1896 to 1935.

This riding was created in 1892 from Iberville and St. John's ridings. It consisted of the towns of St. John's and Iberville, and the parishes of St. Jean L'Evangéliste, St. Luc, Ste. Marguerite de Blairfindie (L'Acadie), St. Alexandre, Ste. Anne de Sabrevois, St. Athanase, Ste. Brigide, St. George de Henriville, St. Grégoire le Grand, St. Sébastien, St. Valentin, Notre-Dame de Stanbridge and Notre-Dame des Anges de Stanbridge, together with the islands situated in the river Richelieu opposite the parishes forming part of the said electoral district. In 1903, the parish of Lacolle and the islands in the river Richelieu opposite were transferred from the electoral district of Missisquoi to the electoral district of St. John's and Iberville.

In 1924, it was defined to consist of the Counties of St. Johns and Iberville, including the City of St. Johns.

It was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed into Châteauguay—Huntingdon and St. Johns—Iberville—Napierville ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
St. Johns—Iberville
Riding created from Iberville and St. John's
8th  1896–1896     François Béchard Liberal
 1896–1900 Joseph-Israël Tarte
9th  1900–1904 Louis Philippe Demers
10th  1904–1906
 1906–1908 Joseph Demers
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1921     Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1922     Liberal
 1922–1925 Aldéric-Joseph Benoit
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935 Martial Rhéaume
Riding dissolved into St. Johns—Iberville—Napierville
and Châteauguay—Huntingdon

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BÉCHARD, Frs 1,849
Conservative ROY, P.H. 1,342

By-election On Mr. Béchard being summoned to the Senate, 17 July 1896

By-election on 3 August 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal TARTE, Hon. J.I. acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DEMERS, L.P. 2,024
Conservative NADEAU, J.A. 1,019
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DEMERS, Louis-Philippe 2,363
Conservative LAVOIE, Joseph 614

By-election On Mr. Demers being appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court of Quebec, 31 August 1906

By-election on 16 October 1906
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DEMERS, M. Joseph acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DEMERS, Marie-Joseph 2,415
Conservative LINDSAY, Pascal-Horace 131
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DEMERS, Marie-Joseph 2,638
Conservative LAREAU, Joseph-Edmond 729
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) DEMERS, Marie-Joseph 4,271
Government (Unionist) DORÉ, Pierre-Julien 363
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DEMERS, Marie-Joseph 6,618
Conservative MAILLOUX, Victor 460

By-election On Mr. Demer's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 22 July 1922

By-election on 31 August 1922
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BENOIT, Aldéric-Joseph 5,629
Liberal POULIN, Stanislas 3,078
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BENOIT, Aldéric-Joseph 4,074
Independent Liberal GAGNON, Pacifique 1,387
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BENOIT, Aldéric-Joseph 4,802
Independent RHÉAUME, Martial 4,006
Conservative JULIEN, Herman 328
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal RHÉAUME, Martial 7,958
Conservative SABOURIN, Yvan 4,018

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