June 2, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East):

May I answer this question verbally? It would be pretty hard to give an answer to the various questions. Under the economy of our election law, parties are not recognized and candidates are mentioned by merely their own names. So far as the election of 1911 is concerned, it would be still more difficult to give an answer, because some candidates who had run on a special ticket sat as members on another ticket when they reached parliament.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * REPRESENTATION OF HOUSE OF COMMONS AFTER 1911 ELECTION
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