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Grey East was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1872 to 1917. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1872 from parts of Grey North and Grey South ridings.

In 1872, the County of Grey was divided into three ridings: Grey North, Grey East and Grey South.

The East Riding consisted of the Townships of Proton, Melancthon, Osprey, Artemisia, Collingwood, Euphrasia and St. Vincent. In 1882, the riding was redefined to exclude the township or Artemesia, and include the village of Shelburne and the town of Meaford.

In 1903, The east riding was redefined to consist of the townships of Artemesia, Collingwood, Euphrasia, Holland, Osprey and Proton, the town of Thornbury, and the villages of Dundalk and Markdale.

The electoral district was abolished in 1914 when it was redistributed between Grey North and Grey Southeast ridings.

Election resultsEdit

1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Kingston Flesher 1,402
Unknown R. McKnight 857
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Kingston Flesher 1,566
Unknown R. McKnight 1,121
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Simpson Sproule 1,664
Unknown A. Gifford 1,133
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Simpson Sproule 1,934
Unknown Peter Christie 1,520
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Simpson Sproule 2,400
Liberal Robert Gilray 1,845
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Thomas Simpson Sproule 1,977
Liberal John Clark 1,958
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SPROULE, Thomas S. 2,560
Patrons of Industry BOWES, James 2,039
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SPROULE, T.S. 2,707
Liberal HARTMAN, C.W. 2,342
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SPROULE, Thos S. 2,209
Liberal HARTMAN, Clayton W. 1,527
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SPROULE, Thomas Simpson 2,396
Liberal RAYMOND, Elzear 1,260
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SPROULE, Thomas Simpson 2,560
Liberal HARTMAN, Clayton Webb 1,475

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