Prince County (electoral district)

Prince County was a federal electoral district in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1873 to 1896.

Prince County
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1873
District abolished1892
First contestedBy-election 1873
Last contested1891

This riding was created in 1873 when Prince Edward island joined the Canadian Confederation.

It was abolished in 1892 when it was redistributed into East Prince and West Prince ridings.

It consisted of Prince County, and elected two members.

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal by-election, 29 September 1873
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Conservative James Colledge Pope acclaimed X
Liberal James Yeo acclaimed X
Called as a result of Prince Edward Island joining Confederation 1 July 1873
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal James Yeo 2,188 X
Liberal Stanislaus Francis Perry 1,804 X
Unknown John Ramsay 669  
Unknown F. McNeill 337  
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal James Yeo 1,716 X
Liberal–Conservative Edward Hackett 1,655 X
Unknown C. Howatt 1,605  
Liberal Stanislaus Francis Perry 1,491  
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal James Yeo 2,388 X
Liberal–Conservative Edward Hackett 2,325 X
Liberal Stanislaus Francis Perry 2,178  
Unknown D. Rogers 2,134  
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal James Yeo 3,184 X
Liberal Stanislaus Francis Perry 2,988 X
Liberal–Conservative Edward Hackett 2,763  
Conservative John Lefurgey 2,600  
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal John Yeo 3,279 X
Liberal Stanislaus Francis Perry 3,182 X
Conservative George William Howlan 2,903  
Conservative Richard Hunt 2,661  

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