Kent West

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Kent West
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 Blenheim, Chatham, Dover, Harwich, Raleigh, Romney, Tilbury, Tilbury East

Kent West 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 West and Kent East.

The west riding consisted of the townships of Dover East, Dover West, Harwich, Raleigh, Romney and Tilbury East, the city of Chatham, the town of Blenheim, and the part of the village of Tilbury lying in the county of Kent.

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
Conservative CLEMENTS, Herbert S. 3,652
Liberal STEPHENS, George 3,531
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCCOIG, Archibald Blake 3,782
Conservative CLEMENTS, Herbert Sylvester 3,700
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCCOIG, Archibald Blake 3,671
Conservative STANWORTH, Ward 3,605

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