Kent East

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Kent East
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1904
District abolished1917
First contested1904
Last contested1911
Demographics
Census divisionsKent County
Census subdivisionsBothwell, Camden, Chatham Township, Dresden, Howard, Orford, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Wallaceburg, Zone

Kent East was a federal electoral district (or riding) represented in the House of Commons of Canada 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]

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

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