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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



LAMBTON, Ontario (1867 - 1882)


British North America Act, 1867

Ontario shall be divided into the Counties, Ridings of Counties, Cities, Parts of Cities, and Towns enumerated in the First Schedule to this Act, each whereof shall be an Electoral District, each such District as numbered in that Schedule being entitled to return One Member.

The County of Lambton to consist of the Townships of Bosanquet, Warwick, Plympton, Sarnia, Moore, Enniskillen, and Brooke, and the Town of Sarnia.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1 1867/08/07 MACKENZIE, Alexander contractor  1,999 60.39% Lib 
VIDAL, land surveyor  1,311 39.61% Cons. 

S.C. 1872, c.13

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2 1872/07/20 MACKENZIE, Hon. Alexander contractor  2,190 58.48% Lib 
VIDAL, Alexander land surveyor  1,555 41.52% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Mackenzie being named Minister of Public Works, 7-11-1873

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1873/11/25 MACKENZIE, Alexander contractor  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
3 1874/01/22 MACKENZIE, Hon. Alexander contractor  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
4 1878/09/17 MACKENZIE, Hon. Alexander contractor  2,707 51.39% Lib 
MACKENZIE, J.A.   2,561 48.61% Unknown 

The electoral district was abolished in 1882.


See:LAMBTON EAST (Ontario)(1882 - 1935)
LAMBTON WEST (Ontario)(1882 - 1968)


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