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Saint-Maurice (federal electoral district)


Saint-Maurice (federal electoral district)


Saint Maurice was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1896. Saint-Maurice was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 2004.

The electoral district of Saint Maurice was formed in 1867, the continuation of the pre-confederation electoral division with the same delimitation. In 1892, it was merged with the district of Trois-Rivières to form Three Rivers and St. Maurice.

A Saint-Maurice district was re-established in 1966 out of the former districts of Champlain and Saint-Maurice—Laflèche. The district was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Berthier—Maskinongé and Saint-Maurice—Champlain ridings.

A high-profile MP was the former Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien, who represented the riding of Saint-Maurice—Laflèche for five years and the riding of Saint-Maurice for 29 years.

Members of Parliament

This ridings elected the following members of Parliament:

Election results

Saint Maurice, 1867–1886


Saint-Maurice, 1968–2004

Notes and references

See also

  • History of Canada
  • History of Quebec
  • List of Canadian federal electoral districts
  • Mauricie
  • Historical federal electoral districts of Canada
  • Politics of Canada
  • Politics of Quebec
  • Saint-Maurice—Champlain Federal Electoral District
  • Saint-Maurice Provincial Electoral District
  • Shawinigan

External links

  • Riding history of Saint Maurice (1867-1896) from the Library of Parliament
  • Riding history of Saint-Maurice (1968-2004) from the Library of Parliament


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