♂ Robert L. Borden

Record
5887 · 6808
Type of record
Elected candidate
Known but unelected candidate
Perennial candidate
Deceased Performance: 89%
 
Canada 9 8 1
Birth Death Lived Died in office
26 June 1854
(168 years 3 months ago)
10 June 1937
(85 years 3 months ago)
82 years 11 months No
Service summary
Legislature Total Government Opposition
Canada
Days years months days
9,270 25 4 18
Days years months days
3,710 10 1 29
Days years months days
5,560 15 2 22
The calculations in years, months and days are approximate and might be off by a few days due to the base date used for these calculations.
Leadership roles
  Duration
# Legislature Party M Int Role Age Dates y m d
1. CA 9–11 CONS 1 Opposition Leader 46–57 06 Feb 1901 — 09 Oct 1911 10 8 3
2. CA 9–12 CONS 1 Party leader 46–63 06 Feb 1901 — 11 Oct 1917 16 8 5
3. CA 12–13 CONS 1 Prime Minister 57–66 10 Oct 1911 — 09 Jul 1920 8 8 29
4. CA 12–13 CONS 1 Minister of State/responsible 57–66 01 Apr 1912 — 09 Jul 1920 8 3 8
5. CA 12–13 UNIO 2 Party leader 63–65 12 Oct 1917 — 09 Jul 1919 1 8 27
 4. External Affairs
Electoral history
→ 9 recorded electoral participations
→ 11 electoral path points
 
→ 10 known challengers:
 
Edward Blackadder  m 
Michael Carney  m  (2 runoffs)
Adam B. Crosby  m  (2 runoffs)
Michael E. Keefe  m 
Thomas E. Kenny  m  (2 runoffs)
Alexander K. Maclean  m 
William Roche  m  (3 runoffs)
Benjamin Russell  m 
James Sealy  m 
William B. Wallace  m 
 
Federal
Ass.: 8
Nova Scotia Halifax
23 June 1896 Age:
41
→ New to this legislature
General 1/4 CONS 53.06% 6,170 of 23,255 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Loser > CONS 48.30% 5,616 (-554) Thomas E. Kenny  m  ( 62 )
ID: 20055(F) — 20 Sep 2021 17:24 ET Service: 4 years 4 months 14 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 9
Nova Scotia Halifax
7 November 1900 Age:
46
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/4 CONS 51.34% 5,705 of 22,224 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Loser > CONS 50.05% 5,562 (-143) Thomas E. Kenny  m  ( 67 )
ID: 20311(F) — 20 Sep 2021 17:24 ET Service: 3 years 11 months 26 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 10
Nova Scotia Halifax
3 November 1904 Age:
50
Defeated incumbent (Party leader) Exit from legislature →
General 3/4 CONS 48.77% 6,830 of 28,009 Elig.: 19,035 Parti.: 73.94%
Winner > LIB 53.05% 7,430 (+600) William Roche  m  ( 62 )
ID: 20560(F) — 20 Sep 2021 17:24 ET
Federal
Ass.: 10
Ontario Carleton
4 February 1905 Age:
50
→ Returned to this legislature after hiatus
By-Election 1/1 CONS 0.00% 0 of 0 Elig.: 5,961 Parti.: n/a
By acclamation  
ID: 20740(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET Service: 3 years 8 months 21 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 11
Nova Scotia Halifax
26 October 1908 Age:
54
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/4 CONS 53.19% 7,386 of 27,559 Elig.: 19,670 Parti.: 70.60%
Loser > LIB 47.78% 6,635 (-751) William Roche  m  ( 66 )
ID: 20821(F) — 23 Jan 2022 14:53 ET Service: 2 years 10 months 25 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 11
Ontario Carleton
26 October 1908 Age:
54
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/2 CONS 67.28% 2,667 of 3,964 Elig.: 6,670 Parti.: 59.82%
Loser > LIB 32.72% 1,297 (-1,370) James E. Caldwell  m 
  Post-Election...
24 January 1909 > 54 CONS Vac. Resigned: Elected in another riding
ID: 20848(F) — 23 Jan 2022 14:53 ET Service: 0 year 2 months 29 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 11
Ontario Carleton
22 February 1909 Age:
54
Incumbent did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
By-Election  
Successor > CONS 0.00% 0 of 0 Edward Kidd  m  ( 59 )
ID: 21004(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET
Federal
Ass.: 12
Nova Scotia Halifax
21 September 1911 Age:
57
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/4 CONS 50.92% 7,040 of 27,652 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Loser > LIB 49.75% 6,879 (-161) Edward Blackadder  m  ( 37 )
  Post-Election...
10 October 1911 > 57 CONS Vac. Resigned: Successfully ran in a ministerial by-election
ID: 21059(F) — 23 Jan 2022 16:14 ET Service: 0 year 0 month 19 days (Gov't)
Federal
Ass.: 12
Nova Scotia Halifax
27 October 1911 Age:
57
Re-elected incumbent
By-Election 1/1 CONS 0.00% 0 of 0 Elig.: n/a Parti.: n/a
By acclamation  
ID: 21236(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET Service: 6 years 1 month 19 days (Gov't)
Federal
Ass.: 13
Nova Scotia Kings
17 December 1917 Age:
63
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/2 UNIO 60.96% 3,941 of 6,465 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Loser > LL 39.04% 2,524 (-1,417) James Sealy  m  ( 55 )
ID: 21320(F) — 23 Jan 2022 20:17 ET Service: 3 years 11 months 18 days (Gov't)
Federal
Ass.: 14
Nova Scotia Kings
6 December 1921 Age:
67
Incumbent did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
General  
Successor > LIB 53.28% 5,812 of 10,909 Ernest W. Robinson  m  ( 46 )
ID: 21582(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET
→ 8 online biographical references
 
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EN Canadian Encyclopedia: Sir Robert Borden 7 June 2020
FR Encyclopédie canadienne: Sir Robert Borden 7 June 2020
EN Dictionary of Canadian Biography: Borden, Sir Robert Laird 7 June 2020
FR Dictionnaire biographique du Canada: Borden, sir Robert Laird 7 June 2020
EN Parliament of Canada (ParlInfo): The Right Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden, P.C., K.C., G.C.M.G., M.P. 7 June 2020
FR Parlement du Canada (ParlInfo): Le très hon. sir Robert Laird Borden, C.P., C.R., G.C.M.G., député 7 June 2020
EN Wikipedia: Robert Borden 7 June 2020
FR Wikipédia: Robert Laird Borden 7 June 2020
Rev.: 07 Jun 2020 @ 17:01 ET
Gen.: 05 Oct 2022 @ 11:58 ET