Stormont (electoral district)

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Stormont was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1882, 1904 to 1917, and 1925 to 1968. It was located in the eastern part of the province of Ontario.

It was created by the British North America Act of 1867 as consisting of Stormont County. It was abolished in 1882 when it was merged with Cornwall riding into Cornwall and Stormont.

It was re-created as a separate riding in 1903, consisting again of Stormont County. It was abolisghed in 1914 when it was redistributed between Durham and Glengarry and Stormont ridings. S.C. 1903, c.60

It was re-created as a separate riding again in 1924 consisting again of Stormont County. In 1947, it was redefined to consist of the county of Stormont, including the city of Cornwall.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into Stormont—Dundas riding.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative Samuel Ault 955
  Unknown Mr. Sinclair 363
Canadian federal election, 1872: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Cyril Archibald 828
  Liberal-Conservative Samuel Ault 792
Canadian federal election, 1874: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Cyril Archibald 905
  Unknown J. Crysler 797
Canadian federal election, 1878: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative Oscar Fulton 1,082
  Liberal Cyril Archibald 885
Canadian federal election, 1904: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Robert A. PRINGLE 2,700
  Liberal Robert SMITH 2,589
Canadian federal election, 1908: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Robert SMITH 2,383
  Conservative Robert Abercrombie PRINGLE 2,033
  Independent Ambrose Fitzgerald MULHERN 658
Canadian federal election, 1911: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Duncan Orestes ALGUIRE 2,539
  Liberal George Ira GOGO 2,408
Canadian federal election, 1925: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Charles James HAMILTON 5,706
  Liberal George Ira GOGO 5,394
Canadian federal election, 1926: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Arnold Neilson SMITH 6,623
  Conservative Charles James HAMILTON 6,083
Canadian federal election, 1930: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Frank Thomas SHAVER 7,901
  Liberal Arnold Neilson SMITH 7,326
Canadian federal election, 1935: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Lionel CHEVRIER 9,233
  Conservative Frank Thomas SHAVER 6,655
Reconstruction Nathan COPELAND 980
Canadian federal election, 1940: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Lionel CHEVRIER 10,197
     National Government Elzéar EMARD 6,202
Canadian federal election, 1945: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Hon. Lionel CHEVRIER 11,702
  Progressive Conservative John Allan PHILLIPS 6,016
  Co-operative Commonwealth John Charles STEER 991
Canadian federal election, 1949: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Hon. Lionel CHEVRIER 12,639
  Progressive Conservative Frank Thomas SHAVER 6,670
  Co-operative Commonwealth Alexander Francis MULLIN 1,283
     Union des électeurs ST-Lucien AMOUR 252
Canadian federal election, 1953: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Hon. Lionel CHEVRIER 13,503b
  Progressive Conservative John Lawrence MCDONALD 7,244
By-election: On Mr. Chevrier being appointed President of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Authority, 8 November 1954: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Albert Peter LAVIGNE 11,441
  Progressive Conservative Donald Robert DICK 11,091
Canadian federal election, 1957: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Albert Peter LAVIGNE 12,505
  Progressive Conservative Grant CAMPBELL 10,215
Social Credit Melvin Andrew ROWAT 646
Canadian federal election, 1958: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Grant CAMPBELL 13,964
  Liberal Albert Peter LAVIGNE 11,977
Social Credit Melvin Andrew ROWAT 331
Canadian federal election, 1962: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Lucien LAMOUREUX 11,363
  Progressive Conservative Grant CAMPBELL 11,293
Social Credit Mel ROWAT 1,256
  New Democratic Party Marjorie BALL 946
Canadian federal election, 1963*: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Lucien LAMOUREUX 13,285
  Progressive Conservative John ALGUIRE 9,728
Social Credit Ludger BOILEAU 851
  New Democratic Party Bill KILGER 801

Note:
* Due to the death of the Liberal candidate for the riding of Stormont, the general election scheduled for June 18, 1962, in this riding was postponed until July 16, 1962.

Canadian federal election, 1965: Stormont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Lucien LAMOUREUX 13,530
  Progressive Conservative Ken BERGERON 7,458
  New Democratic Party John B. TREW 3,201

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