Kent East

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This article is about the Canadian federal electoral district. For the British European Parliament constituency, see Kent East (European Parliament constituency). For the Ontario provincial electoral district, see Kent East (provincial electoral district).
Kent East
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1904
District abolished 1917
First contested 1904
Last contested 1911
Census divisions Kent County
Census subdivisions Bothwell, Camden, Chatham Township, Dresden, Howard, Orford, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Wallaceburg, Zone

Kent East was a federal electoral district (or riding) represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1917. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1903 when Kent riding was divided into two ridings: Kent East and Kent West. It incorporated parts of Bothwell and Elgin West ridings.

The west riding consisted of the townships of Camden, Chatham, Howard, Orford and Zone, the towns of Bothwell, Dresden, Ridgetown and Wallaceburg, and the village of Thamesville.

The electoral district was abolished in 1914 when it was merged back into Kent riding.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GORDON, David A. 2,848
Conservative WILSON, Benjamin W. 2,476
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GORDON, David A. 2,895
Conservative STEWART, Samuel 2,403
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GORDON, David A. 2,604
Conservative FRENCH, Harry James 2,321

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