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By-elections to the 23rd Canadian Parliament

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By-elections to the 23rd Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 23rd Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the Canadian House of Commons between the 1957 federal election and the 1958 federal election. The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada led a minority government for the 23rd Canadian Parliament.

Three vacant seats were filled through by-elections.

By-election Date Incumbent Party Winner Party Cause Retained
Yukon December 16, 1957 James Aubrey Simmons      Liberal Erik Nielsen      Progressive Conservative Election declared void No
Hastings—Frontenac November 4, 1957 George Stanley White      Progressive Conservative Sidney Earle Smith      Progressive Conservative Called to the Senate Yes
Lanark August 26, 1957 William G. Blair      Progressive Conservative George Doucett      Progressive Conservative Death Yes

See also


  • Parliament of Canada–Elected in By-Elections
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