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King's (Prince Edward Island electoral district)

King's was a federal electoral district in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1896 to 1968.

King's
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1892
District abolished1966
First contested1896
Last contested1965

HistoryEdit

This riding was created from King's County riding.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into Cardigan riding.

It initially consisted of the town of Georgetown and other parts of the County of King's.

In 1903, it was redefined to consist of the whole of the County of King's.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Parliament Years Member Party
King's
8th  1896–1900     Augustine Colin Macdonald Conservative
9th  1900–1904     James Joseph Hughes Liberal
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911     Austin Levi Fraser Conservative
12th  1911–1917     James Joseph Hughes Liberal
13th  1917–1921     James McIsaac Government (Unionist)
14th  1921–1925     James Joseph Hughes Liberal
15th  1925–1926     John Alexander Macdonald Conservative
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940     Thomas Vincent Grant Liberal
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953 Thomas Joseph Kickham
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958     John Augustine Macdonald Progressive Conservative
24th  1958–1961
 1961–1962 Margaret Mary Macdonald
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965     John Mullally Liberal
27th  1965–1968     Melvin McQuaid Progressive Conservative

Election resultsEdit

1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 1,939
Liberal P.A. Mcintyre 1,924
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Joseph Hughes 2,210
Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 1,970
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Joseph Hughes 2,653
Conservative John Mclean 2,596
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Austin Levi Fraser 2,672
Liberal James Joseph Hughes 2,490
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Joseph Hughes 2,538
Conservative Austin Levi Fraser 2,524
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) James Mcisaac 2,889
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) James Joseph Hughes 2,837
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Joseph Hughes 3,829
Conservative James Mcisaac 3,008
Progressive Daniel J. Mullin 1,877
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John A. Macdonald 3,758
Liberal James J. Johnston 3,422
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John Alexander Macdonald 4,329
Liberal James J. Johnston 4,229
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John Alexander Macdonald 4,719
Liberal Thomas V. Grant 4,391
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Vincent Grant 5,895
Conservative Augustine Adolphus Macdonald 3,510
Reconstruction George A. Leslie 249
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Vincent Grant 4,997
National Government Augustine Adolphus Mcdonald 4,081
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Vincent Grant 4,655
Progressive Conservative Hugh Francis Macphee 4,282
Co-operative Commonwealth Mercier Joseph Mullin 317
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Joseph Kickham 5,079
Progressive Conservative John Augustine Macdonald 4,482
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Joseph Kickham 4,750
Progressive Conservative John Augustine Macdonald 4,373
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John Augustine Macdonald 4,598
Liberal Thomas Joseph Kickham 4,146
Co-operative Commonwealth Alexander Maclean 87
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John Augustine Macdonald 5,018
Liberal Thomas Joseph Kickham 3,884
By-election on 29 May 1961

Macdonald's death, 4 January 1961

Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Margaret Mary Macdonald 4,472
Liberal T.J. Kickham 4,309
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Margaret Mary Macdonald 4,548
Liberal Thomas J. Kickham 4,383
New Democratic Tommy Joseph Dunphy 467
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Mullally 4,705
Progressive Conservative Margaret Mary Macdonald 4,304
New Democratic Brendon Dunphy 62
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Melvin McQuaid 4,591
Liberal John Mullally 4,451
New Democratic Tobias Wilfred Mullin 106

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