York (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see York (provincial electoral district).

York was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1917.

It was created as part of the British North America Act in 1867. It consisted of the County of York. It was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into York—Sunbury riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Charles Fisher, Liberal (1867–1868)
  2. John Pickard, Independent Liberal (1868–1883)
  3. Thomas Temple, Conservative Party of Canada (1884–1896)
  4. George E. Foster, Conservative (1896–1900)
  5. Alex Gibson, Jr., Liberal (1900–1904)
  6. Oswald S. Crocket, Conservative (1904–1913)
  7. Harry Fulton McLeod, Conservative (1913–1917)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Fisher acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Fisher's resignation, 3 October 1868 to become Judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick

By-election on 1868/10/28
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal John Pickard acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal John Pickard acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal John Pickard acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal John Pickard 1,490
Unknown C.H.B. Fisher 834
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal John Pickard 2,359
Unknown J.J. Fraser 1,442

By-election: On Mr. Pickard's death, 17 December 1883

By-election on 29 June 1884
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Temple 2,012
Liberal G.F. Gregory 1,834
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Temple 2,172
Liberal G.F. Gregory 1,768
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Temple 2,048
Liberal Frederick Pemberton Thompson 1,821
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative FOSTER, Hon. George E. 3,306
Liberal ALLEN, Edmond N. 1,764
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GIBSON, Alexander, Jr. 2,937
Independent Conservative MCLEOD, Joseph 2,861

By-election: On election being declared void by a Court decision, 11 June 1901

By-election on 28 December 1901
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GIBSON, Alexander Jr. 2,800
Independent Liberal MCLEOD, Joseph 1,976
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative CROCKET, Oswald S. 3,096
Liberal GIBSON, Alex Jr. 2,934
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative CROCKET, Oswald S. 3,653
Liberal BROWN, Nelson W. 2,784
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative CROCKET, Oswald Smith 4,143
Unknown ATHERTON, Alfred Bennison 2,474

By-election: On Mr. Crocket being appointed judge, 11 December 1913

By-election on 31 December 1913
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCLEOD, H.F. acclaimed

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