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Perth (electoral district)

Perth (also known as Perth—Wilmot) was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1988. This riding was created in 1933 from Perth North and parts of Perth South ridings.

It initially consisted of the county of Perth, excluding the townships of Fullarton and Hibbert, but including the city of Stratford, the town of Mitchell, and the part of the village of Tavistock that lies in the county of Perth.

In 1947, Perth riding was redefined to consist of the county of Perth, excluding the townships of Fullarton, Logan, and Hibbert but including the city of Stratford and that part of the village of Tavistock contained in the township of Easthope South.

In 1952, it was redefined to consist of the county of Perth, excluding the township of Hibbert but including the city of Stratford and that part of the village of Tavistock contained in the township of Easthope South.

In 1966, it was redefined to consist of the County of Perth (excluding the Town of Palmerston and the Village of Tavistock), and that part of the County of Waterloo contained in the Township of Wilmot.

The name of electoral district was changed in 1970 to Perth—Wilmot.

Perth—Wilmot was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Oxford, Perth and Waterloo ridings.

The new riding of Perth consisted of County

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