Dufferin (electoral district)

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Dufferin was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1925. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1903 from parts of Cardwell, Grey East, Simcoe South, Wellington Centre and Wellington North ridings.

It consisted of the county of Dufferin.

The electoral district was abolished in 1924 when it was merged with Simcoe South to create the new electoral district of Dufferin—Simcoe.

Election results[edit]

1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BARR, John 2,100
Unknown PARK, John 814
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BARR, John 2,240
Liberal FISH, Jasper Noble 797

On Mr. Barr's death, 19 November 1909:

By-election on 22 December 1909
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BEST, John acclaimed
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BEST, John 2,496
Liberal BROWN, David Bent 1,037
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) BEST, John 3,797
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) DRYDEN, Thomas Charlo 806
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive WOODS, Robert John 4,052
Conservative BEST, John 3,755

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