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Newfoundland general election, 1836

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Date  November 1836

The 2nd Newfoundland general election was held in 1836 in the Colony of Newfoundland. The results of the election were set aside by Henry John Boulton after he discovered some of the writs from the election had not been marked with the official seal. Some felt that this was a pretext used because Liberal reformers had dominated the assembly and a number who had been reelected in 1836 did not run for reelection the following year.

Elected members

  • Bonavista Bay District
  • Robert Job Conservative
  • Burin District
  • John Shea Liberal
  • Conception Bay District
  • Robert Poole Liberal
  • James Power Liberal
  • Peter Brown Liberal
  • Anthony Godfrey Liberal
  • Ferryland District
  • Patrick Morris Liberal
  • Fortune Bay District
  • William B. Row Conservative
  • Placentia and St. Mary's District
  • Patrick Doyle Liberal
  • John V. Nugent Liberal
  • St. John's District
  • William Carson Liberal
  • John Kent Liberal
  • Patrick Morris Liberal
  • Trinity Bay District
  • Thomas C. Moore Conservative
  • Fogo District
  • Thomas Bennett Conservative (speaker)
  • Notes:

  • Patrick Morris was elected in both Ferryland and St. John's
  • References

    Newfoundland general election, 1836 Wikipedia


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