East Kootenay South

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East Kootenay South was an electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia in the 1898 and 1900 elections. Its official name was East Kootenay (South Riding). It was created by the partition of the old East Kootenay riding which also created its sibling, East Kootenay (North Riding). Successor ridings in the East Kootenay region were Cranbrook, Fernie, and Columbia.

Election results[edit]

Election winners are in bold.

8th British Columbia election, 1898
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Opposition William Baillie 144 47.52% unknown
Government James Baker 159 52.48% unknown
Total valid votes 303 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
9th British Columbia election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Conservative John Ryan Costigan 171 17.41% unknown
  Independent William Fernie 383 39.00% unknown
Government Edwin Clarke Smith 428 43.58% unknown
Total valid votes 982 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 55.37%

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