East Kootenay (provincial electoral district)

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For the provincial riding that was also named "East Kootenay" from 2001 to 2009 (but encompassed a smaller area), see Kootenay East

East Kootenay was a provincial electoral district in use in British Columbia from 1890 to 1898. That riding's predecessor (and that of its onetime sibling, West Kootenay) was the original Kootenay riding, and its successors were East Kootenay South and East Kootenay North.

Electoral History 1890-94[edit]

East Kootenay existed as a riding name in the 1890 and 1894 general elections. Results for that riding are as follows:

7th British Columbia election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Government James Baker 250 60.10% unknown
     Opposition Nicolai Christian Schou 166 39.90% unknown
Total valid votes 416 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
6th British Columbia election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Government James Baker 145 50.70% unknown
     Opposition Charles Law 141 49.30% unknown
Total valid votes 286 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %

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