Victoria (New Brunswick provincial electoral district)

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Victoria
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created1846
District abolished1973
First contested1846
Last contested1970

Victoria was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It used a bloc voting system to elect candidates, and was created from Carleton in 1846. It was abolished with the 1973 electoral redistribution, when the province moved to single-member ridings.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Legislature Years Member Party Member Party
Riding created from Carleton
15th 1851 – 1854     John Richard Partelow Independent     Francis Rice Independent
16th 1854 – 1856     James Tibbits Independent
17th 1856 – 1857     Charles Watters Independent
18th 1857 – 1861
19th 1862 – 1865     David B. Raymond Independent     John Costigan Conservative
20th 1865 – 1866     Benjamin Beveridge Independent
21st 1866 – 1867     Vital Hébert[1] Independent
1868 – 1870     Lévite Thériault Independent
22nd 1870 – 1874     James Tibbits Independent
23rd 1875 – 1878     William Blackwood Beveridge Liberal-Conservative
24th 1879 – 1882
25th 1883 – 1884     Richard Tibbits[2] Conservative
1884 – 1886     George Thomas Baird Conservative
26th 1886 – 1890
27th 1890 – 1892     James Porter Liberal
28th 1892 – 1895     George Thomas Baird Conservative
29th 1896 – 1899     James Porter Liberal     Adam Beveridge Liberal
30th 1899 – 1903     Thomas Lawson Independent
31st 1903 – 1908     John F. Tweeddale Liberal     James Burgress, Jr. Independent
32nd 1908 – 1912
33rd 1912 – 1917     J. Leigh White Independent     Thomas J. Carter Independent
34th 1917     John F. Tweeddale Liberal     James Burgess[2] Liberal
1917 – 1920     Walter Edward Foster Liberal
35th 1921 – 1925     D. Wetmore Pickett United Farmers     George W. Warnock United Farmers
36th 1925 – 1930     Oran B. Davis Liberal     John W. Niles[2] Liberal
37th 1931 – 1935     Frederick William Pirie[3] Liberal
38th 1935 – 1939
39th 1939 – 1940
1940 – 1944     John B. McNair Liberal
40th 1944 – 1945     Michael F. McCloskey Liberal
1945 – 1948     Vernon R. Briggs Liberal
41st 1948 – 1952
42nd 1952 – 1956     J. Stewart Brooks Progressive Conservative     Walter Powers[4] Progressive Conservative
43rd 1957 – 1960     L.B. Rideout Progressive Conservative
44th 1960 – 1963     T.E. Duffie Liberal
45th 1963 – 1967     Leon B. Rideout Progressive Conservative
46th 1967 – 1970
47th 1970 – 1974     Joseph E. M. Ouellette Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Grand Falls and Victoria-Tobique

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative J. Stewart Brooks 3,834 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Joseph Ouellette 3,307 Green tickY
Liberal Everard Daigle 3,273
Liberal Winfred V. Baker 3,226
New Brunswick general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative J. Stewart Brooks 3,913 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Leon B. Rideout 3,703 Green tickY
Liberal Everard Daigle 3,366
Liberal Gordon Matheson 3,193


References[edit]

  1. ^ died in 1867
  2. ^ a b c resigned
  3. ^ named to Senate of Canada
  4. ^ died in 1954