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King's (New Brunswick electoral district)

King's was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1904.

King's
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1903
First contested1867
Last contested1900
Demographics
Census divisionsKings

It was created by the British North America Act of 1867. It was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into King's and Albert riding. It consisted of the County of King's.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
King's
1st  1867–1872     George Ryan Liberal
2nd  1872–1874     James Domville Conservative
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1882 George Eulas Foster
 1882–1885
 1885–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1900     James Domville Liberal
9th  1900–1904     George William Fowler Conservative
Riding dissolved into King's and Albert

Election resultsEdit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal George Ryan 1,303
Unknown George Otty 1,083
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James Domville 1,507
Unknown L.N. Sharp 1,044
Unknown J.E.B. McCready 657
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James Domville 1,651
Independent J.E.B. McCready 1,389
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative James Domville 1,786
Independent L.N. Sharp 1,452
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George E. Foster 1,536
Conservative James Domville 1,465

By-election: On election being declared void

By-election on 7 November 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George E. Foster 2,005
Conservative James Domville 1,723

By-election: On Mr. Foster's acceptance of the office of Minister of Marine and Fisheries

By-election on 31 December 1885
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George E. Foster
Independent Conservative James Domville
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George E. Foster 2,237
Independent James Domville 1,762
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George E. Foster 1,931
Independent James Domville 1,858
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DOMVILLE, James 2,389
Conservative MORTON, F.E. 1,874
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative FOWLER, George W. 2,566
Liberal DOMVILLE, James 2,383

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