George-Étienne Cartier (electoral district)

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George-Étienne Cartier
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1914
District abolished1924
First contested1917
Last contested1921

George-Étienne Cartier was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1925.

This riding was created in 1914 from parts of Maisonneuve and St. Lawrence ridings. It consisted of the St. Louis and St. Jean Baptiste wards of the city of Montreal.

The electoral district was abolished in 1924 when it was redistributed into Cartier, St. James and St. Lawrence—St. George ridings.

It was named in honour of the Quebec politician George-Étienne Cartier.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
George-Étienne Cartier
Riding created from Maisonneuve and St. Lawrence
13th  1917–1921     Samuel William Jacobs Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
Riding dissolved into Cartier, St. James and St. Lawrence—St. George

Election results[edit]

1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Samuel William Jacobs 6,130
Labour Michael Buhay 608
Unknown Joseph Camille Bernier 512
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Samuel William Jacobs 7,790
Independent Joseph Ovila Cartier 3,519
Independent Michael Buhay 1,522
Conservative Henri Arthur Cholette 854
Independent Louis Omnes Maille 109

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