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East Prince

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East Prince
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1892
District abolished1903
First contested1896
Last contested1900

For the rural slang name for southeastern Prince County, Prince Edward Island, see East Prince (locality).

East Prince was a federal electoral district in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1896 to 1904.

This riding was created in 1892 from parts of Prince County and Queen's County ridings.

It was abolished in 1903 when it was redistributed into Prince and Queen's ridings.

It consisted of the town of Summerside, the eastern part of Prince County, and parts of Queen's County.

Election results

1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal YEO, John 1,916
Conservative HUNT, Richard A. 1,799

By-election: On Mr. Yeo being called to the Senate, 19 November 1898

By-election on 14 December 1898
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BELL, J.H. 1,979
Conservative LEFURGEY, A.A. 1,934
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative LEFURGEY, Alfred A. 2,272
Liberal BELL, John Howatt 2,047

See also