Prescott (electoral district)

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Prescott was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1953. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867, and consisted of the County of Prescott.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was merged into Glengarry—Prescott riding.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Albert Hagar 1,205
  Unknown Thomas Higginson 130


Canadian federal election, 1872: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Albert Hagar acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1874: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Albert Hagar 665
  Unknown T. White, Jr. 659
  Unknown J. Boyd 292


Canadian federal election, 1878: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative Félix Routhier 875
  Liberal Albert Hagar 870
  Unknown Angus Urquhart 661


Canadian federal election, 1882: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Simon Labrosse 1,322
  Conservative Félix Routhier 1,021


Canadian federal election, 1887: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Simon Labrosse 1,414
  Conservative Félix Routhier 1,223


Canadian federal election, 1891: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Isidore Proulx 1,269
  Conservative Félix Routhier 608
  Unknown E.A. Johnson 532
  Unknown David Bertrand 335


By-election: On Mr. Proulx being unseated, 15 December 1891: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Isidore Proulx acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1896: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Isidore Proulx 1,334
  Patrons of Industry Henry Joseph Cloran 996
  Conservative Dosithé Sabourin 902


Canadian federal election, 1900: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Isidore Proulx 1,596
  Liberal Henry Joseph Cloran 1,177
  Conservative Dosithé Sabourin 1,049


Canadian federal election, 1904: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Edmond Proulx 2,388
  Conservative L. Charbonneau 1,323


Canadian federal election, 1908: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Edmond Proulx 2,527
  Independent Eugène-Grégoire Quesnel 1,070


Canadian federal election, 1911: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Edmond Proulx 2,532
  Nationalist Conservative Eugène-Grégoire Quesnel 1,220


Canadian federal election, 1917: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Opposition Edmond Proulx 3,743
  Government Andrew Richard Metcalfe 1,439


Canadian federal election, 1921: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Joseph Binette 3,661
  Independent Liberal Edmond Proulx 2,764
  Liberal Amédée Sabourin 2,359


Canadian federal election, 1925: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Gustave Évanturel 4,198
  Independent Liberal Joseph-Napoléon Coupal 2,519
  Conservative Hiram Horton Kirby 2,387


Canadian federal election, 1926: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Independent Liberal Louis-Mathias Auger 3,846
  Liberal Gustave Évanturel 3,134
  Conservative Hiram Horton Kirby 2,504
  Independent Raoul Labrosse 635


By-election: On Mr. Auger's resignation, 29 August 1929: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Élie-Oscar Bertrand 5,152
  Independent Liberal Gustave Gustave Évanturel 3,562


Canadian federal election, 1930: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Élie-Oscar Bertrand 6,572
  Conservative Edmund Alexander Mooney 2,326


Canadian federal election, 1935: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Élie-Oscar Bertrand 6,034
  Independent Liberal Louis-Mathias Auger 3,620
  Conservative Joseph Saint-Denis 1,614


Canadian federal election, 1940: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Élie-Oscar Bertrand 6,431
  Independent Liberal Léandre Maisonneuve 2,028
     National Government Parnell Tierney 1,819


Canadian federal election, 1945: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Élie-Oscar Bertrand 6,623
  Progressive Conservative Louis-Pierre Cécile 1,753
Bloc populaire Léandre Maisonneuve 1,500
  Co-operative Commonwealth Bernard Dupuis 408


Canadian federal election, 1949: Prescott
Party Candidate Votes
  Independent Liberal Raymond Bruneau 5,380
  Liberal Élie-Oscar Bertrand 4,148
  Progressive Conservative Joseph Saint-Denis 1,928

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