Durham East

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Durham East was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1904. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867 which divided the county of Durham into two ridings: Durham West and Durham East.

The East Riding of Durham was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into Durham riding.

Election results[edit]

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Francis H. Burton 1,134
Unknown F. Beamish 451
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lewis Ross 1,357
Unknown Mr. Kirchhoffer 1,117
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lewis Ross 1,373
Unknown Mr. Beamish 722
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Trefusis Heneage Williams 1,717
Liberal Lewis Ross 1,317
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILLIAMS, Arthur T.H. 1,638
Liberal ROSS, Lewis 1,257

On Mr. Williams' death, 4 July 1885:

By-election on 24 August 1885
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WARD, Henry Alfred acclaimed
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WARD, Henry Alfred 1,667
Independent Liberal FALLIS, John 1,275
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative CRAIG, Thomas Dixon 1,746
  Equal Rights GRANDY, Samuel 1,685
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative CRAIG, Thomas Dixon 1,767
McCarthyite MCCLEAN, Milliam 1,598
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WARD, Henry Alfred 1,661
Liberal POWERS, Dr. L.B. 1,450

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