Victoria (Ontario electoral district)

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Victoria was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1968. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was first created in 1903 from parts of Peterborough East, Victoria North and Victoria South ridings.

It was initially defined as consisting of the county of Victoria, and the provisional county of Haliburton. In 1947, it was expanded to include the townships of Rama, Mara, Thorah and Brock in the county of Ontario.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it became part of Victoria—Haliburton riding.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1904: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative HUGHES, Samuel 4,085
  Unknown MCLAUGHLIN, R.J. 3,782
Canadian federal election, 1908: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative HUGHES, Samuel 4,315
  Unknown WILSON, Archibald 3,277
Canadian federal election, 1911: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative HUGHES, Samuel 4,001
  Unknown BEGG, James Burnett 2,707
By-election: On Mr. Hughes being appointed Minister of the Militia and Defence, 27 October 1911: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative HUGHES, Hon. Samuel acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1917: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Government HUGHES, Hon. Sir Sam 6,338
  Opposition ISAAC, George Dunkley 3,079
Canadian federal election, 1921: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Independent THURSTON, John Jabez 8,019
  Conservative STINSON, Thomas Hubert 7,816
Canadian federal election, 1925: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative STINSON, Thomas Hubert 8,632
Progressive MCNIVEN, Bruce 6,285
Canadian federal election, 1926: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative STINSON, Thomas Hubert 9,070
Progressive THURSTON, John Jabez 6,004
Canadian federal election, 1930: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative STINSON, Thomas Hubert 8,999
  Liberal CARLEY, Thomas John 6,269
Canadian federal election, 1935: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal MCNEVIN, Bruce 8,234
  Conservative STINSON, Thomas Hubert 8,174
Reconstruction FALCONER, John R. 558
Canadian federal election, 1940: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal MCNEVIN, Bruce 8,499
     National Government MACALPINE, C.D.H. 7,422
Canadian federal election, 1945: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HODGSON, Clayton Wesley 8,207
  Liberal MCNEVIN, Bruce 7,388
  Co-operative Commonwealth BOTTING, Allan Wilson 601
Canadian federal election, 1949: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HODGSON, Clayton Wesley 11,061
  Liberal MCNEVIN, Bruce 10,105
  Co-operative Commonwealth MILLING, Gordon Balfour 625
Canadian federal election, 1953: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HODGSON, Clayton Wesley 12,634
  Liberal GRAHAM, Foster M. 9,041
Canadian federal election, 1957: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HODGSON, Clayton Wesley 14,153
  Liberal WELCH, Frank 5,835
Social Credit MCPHAIL, Albert G. 917
  Co-operative Commonwealth CONSTABLE, George Albert 860
Canadian federal election, 1958: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HODGSON, Clayton Wesley 16,080
  Liberal HUTTON, Joseph A. 5,190
  Co-operative Commonwealth CONSTABLE, George 1,112
Canadian federal election, 1962: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HODGSON, Clayton W. 12,555
  Liberal WELCH, Frank 6,653
  New Democratic Party MCPHAIL, Allan Gordon 3,029
Social Credit HANCOCK, A.E. 742
Canadian federal election, 1963: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative LAMB, Charles 10,538
  Liberal BENSON, S. Clifton 9,572
  New Democratic Party MCPHAIL, Allan Gordon 2,994
Canadian federal election, 1965: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative SCOTT, William C. 11,282
  Liberal LOGAN, Hugh David Petrie 8,828
  New Democratic Party MCPHAIL, Allan Gordon 3,230

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