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Toronto East (called East Toronto until 1903) was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935. It was located in the city of Toronto in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867.

Toronto East
Ontario electoral district
Toronto Ridings - 1904.PNG
Toronto East riding, in 1904
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Ontario
District created1867
District abolished1933
First contested1867
Last contested1934

East Toronto initially consisted of St. Lawrence, St. Davids and St. James Wards of the city of Toronto. In 1872, St. James Ward was excluded from the riding. After 1903, the boundaries varied, but generally included the part of the city east of Sherbourne Street.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed between Broadview and Greenwood ridings.

Electoral historyEdit

East TorontoEdit

1867 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative James Beaty 1,113
  Reformer William Thomas Aikins[1] 980
  Unknown Mr. Allen 1
1872 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative James Beaty, Sr. 872
  Liberal John O'Donohoe 775
1874 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal-Conservative John O'Donohoe 1,289
  Unknown E. Coatsworth 1,152
By-election: On Election being declared void, 18 January 1875: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Independent Samuel Platt 1,396
  Unknown John O'DONOHUE 982
1878 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Independent Samuel Platt 1,743
  Unknown Ed GALLEY 1,052
1882 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative John Small 1,922
  Unknown Thomas THOMPSON 1,496
1887 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative John Small 2,858
  Liberal Alfred YOUNG 1,603
  Independent A.A. MCDONALD 164
1891 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Emerson Coatsworth 3,520
  Liberal Alex E. WHEELER 2,056
1896 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Independent Conservative John Ross Robertson 4,631
  Conservative Emerson Coatsworth 3,012
1900 Canadian federal election: East Toronto
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Albert E. Kemp 4,07
  Liberal George ANDERSON 2,830
     Labour Andrew MCFARREN 93

Toronto EastEdit

1904 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Albert Edward Kemp 4,125
  Liberal John Knox LESLIE 1,993
1908 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Independent Joseph Russell 4,039
  Conservative Albert Edward Kemp 3,246
1911 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Albert Edward Kemp 7,082
  Independent Joseph Russell 2,281
  Liberal James PEARSON 1,878
     Labour James Richards 463
By-election: On Mr. Kemp being appointed Minister of Militia and Defence, 14 December 1916: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Albert Edward Kemp acclaimed
1917 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Government Albert Edward Kemp 15,894
  Opposition John Tristam VICK 4,399
1921 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Edmond Baird Ryckman 5,392
Progressive Walter Leigh Rayfield 3,984
  Independent Thomas FOSTER 3,680
     Labour John William BRUCE 1,822
  Liberal Elizabeth Bethune KIELY 52
1925 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Edmond Baird Ryckman 17,663
  Liberal Gerald FARRELL 4,036
1926 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Edmond Baird Ryckman 13,789
  Liberal Kathleen BENNETT 3,299
1930 Canadian federal election: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Edmond Baird Ryckman 13,423
  Liberal Robert A. ALLEN 6,348
By-election: On Mr. Ryckman being appointed Minister of National Revenue, 25 August 1930: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Edmond Baird Ryckman acclaimed
By-election: On Mr. Ryckman's death, 24 September 1934: Toronto East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative Thomas Langton CHURCH 13,227
  Liberal Harold Proctor SNELGROVE 10,721
  Co-operative Commonwealth Graham SPRY 4,649

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