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Prince Edward (electoral district)

Prince Edward was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1904. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867, and consisted of the County of Prince Edward.

The electoral district was abolished in 1924 when it was merged into Prince Edward—Lennox riding.

Electoral historyEdit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Walter ROSS 1,779
  Conservative James Simeon MCCUAIG 942
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Walter ROSS 1,759
  Conservative James Simeon MCCUAIG 1,625
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Walter ROSS 1,775
  Conservative James Simeon MCCUAIG 1,649
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative James Simeon MCCUAIG 1,991
  Liberal John M. PLATT 1,701
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal John M. PLATT 1,944
  Conservative James Simeon MCCUAIG 1,925
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal John M. PLATT 2,222
  Unknown Robert CLAPP 2,151

By-election: On election being declared void:


By-election: 19 March 1988
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal John M. PLATT 2,198
  Unknown Robert CLAPP 1,971
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative Archibald Campbell MILLER 2,264
  Liberal John M. PLATT 2,225

By-election: On election being declared void:


By-election: 4 February 1892
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative Archibald Campbell MILLER acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Patrons of Industry Wm. Varney PETTET 2,188
  Conservative W. BOULTER 1,967
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative George Oscar ALCORN 2,148
  Liberal William V. PETTET 2,080
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative George Oscar ALCORN 2,253
  Liberal ROSE 2,107
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Morley CURRIE 2,341
  Conservative George Oscar ALCORN 2,204
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative Bernard Rickart HEPBURN 2,304
  Liberal Morley CURRIE 2,024
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Government William Bernard Rickart HEPBURN 3,231
  Opposition Herbert HORSEY 1,755
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative John HUBBS 3,839
Progressive James Redner ANDERSON 2,730
  Liberal Herbert HORSEY 2,357

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