Wellington—Huron

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Wellington—Huron was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1953 to 1968. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1952 from parts of Huron North, Wellington North and Wellington South ridings.

Wellington—Huron consisted of the townships of Arthur, Garafraxa West, Maryborough, Minto, Nichol, Peel and West Luther, including the towns of Mount Forest and Palmerston in the county of Wellington, and the townships of Howick, Turnberry, and the town of Wingham the county of Huron.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Huron and Wellington—Grey ridings.

Electoral history[edit]

1953 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HOWE, William Marvin 7,198
  Liberal DARROCH, Arnold 7,120
1957 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 9,421
  Liberal DARROCH, Arnold 5,741
1958 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 10,574
  Liberal MCLELLAN, Ross 4,963
1962 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 7,455
  Liberal BECK, Fred G. 5,344
  New Democratic Party GREEN, H. Gordon 2,616
1963 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 8,391
  Liberal TILDEN, Bill 5,809
  New Democratic Party MABEE, Oliver 1,152
1965 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 7,792
  Liberal GREEN, H. Gordon 5,385
  New Democratic Party MACLEOD, John R. 1,304

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