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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



SOULANGES, Quebec (1867 - 1917)


British North America Act, 1867

Quebec shall be divided into Sixty-five Electoral Districts, composed of the Sixty-five Electoral Divisions into which Lower Canada is at the passing of this Act divided under Chapter Two of the Consolidated Statutes of Canada, Chapter Seventy-five of the Consolidated Statutes for Lower Canada, and the Act of the Province of Canada of the Twenty-third Year of the Queen, Chapter One, or any other Act amending the same in force at the Union, so that each such Electoral Division shall be for the Purposes of this Act an Electoral District entitled to return One Member.

C.S. for Lower Canada 1853, c.152

The County of Soulanges shall comprise the Seigniories of Soulanges and New Longueuil, and the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth ranges of the Township of Newton and augmentation adjacent.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1 1867/08/07 MASSON, Luc-Hypolite Physician  729 60.80% Cons. 
GUINDON,   470 39.20% Unknown 

S.C. 1872, c.13

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2 1872/07/20 LANTHIER, Jacques Philippe Shopkeeper  759 59.34% Cons. 
SAVEUSE DE BEAUJEU, Georges-Raoul-Léotale-Guichart-Humbert Seigneur of Soulanges  520 40.66% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
3 1874/01/22 LANTHIER, Jacques Philippe Shopkeeper  accl.   Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
4 1878/09/17 LANTHIER, Jacques Philippe Shopkeeper  852 72.39% Cons. 
MASSON, L.H.   325 27.61% Unknown 

S.C. 1882, c.3

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Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
5 1882/06/20 LANTIER, Jacques Philippe Shopkeeper  761 52.99% Cons. 
SAVEUSE DE BEAUJEU, Georges-Raoul-Léotale-Guichart-Humbert Seigneur of Soulanges  675 47.01% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Lantier's death, 15-9-1882

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1882/10/27 SAVEUSE DE BEAUJEU, Georges-Raoul-Léotale-Guichart-Humbert Seigneur of Soulanges  748 50.10% Cons. 
BAIN, James William Merchant  745 49.90% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. De Beaujeu being unseated on petition, 11-12-1883

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1883/12/27 BAIN, James William Merchant  760 50.87% Cons. 
SAVEUSE DE BEAUJEU, Georges-Raoul-Léotale-Guichart-Humbert Seigneur of Soulanges  734 49.13% Cons. 

By-Election:   On election being declared void, 15-1-1884

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1885/02/05 BAIN, James William Merchant  accl.   Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
6 1887/02/22 BAIN, James William Merchant  927 54.18% Cons. 
MOUSSEAU, Joseph Octave Physician  756 44.18% Ind. 
LALONDE, Cam.   28 1.64% Nat. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
7 1891/03/05 MOUSSEAU, Joseph Octave Physician  934 51.07% Ind. 
BAIN, James William   895 48.93% Cons. 

By-Election:   On election being declared void, 23-12-1981

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1892/02/03 BAIN, James William Merchant  Cons. 
MOUSSEAU, Joseph Octave Physician  Ind. 

By-Election:   Election being declared void, 11-11-1892

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1892/12/13 BAIN, James William Merchant  Cons. 
MOUSSEAU, Joseph Octave Physician  Ind. 

S.C. 1892, c.11

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Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
8 1896/06/23 BOURBONNAIS, Augustin   1,054 55.04% Lib. 
LANTIER, Elzéar   861 44.96% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
9 1900/11/07 BOURBONNAIS, Augustin   1,105 56.21% Lib. 
BISSONNETTE, A.M.   861 43.79% Cons. 

S.C. 1903, c.60

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
10 1904/11/03 BOURBONNAIS, Augustin   1,063 55.89% Lib. 
SÉGUIN, Ludger   839 44.11% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
11 1908/10/26 LORTIE, Joseph-Arthur Physician  942 51.45% Cons. 
BOURBONNAIS, Augustin   889 48.55% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
12 1911/09/21 LAURIER, Wilfrid Lawyer  1,045 53.64% Lib. 
LORTIE, Joseph-Arthur Physician  903 46.36% Cons. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1917.


See:VAUDREUIL--SOULANGES (Quebec)(1917 - 1968)


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