King's County (electoral district)

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King's County
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1873
District abolished 1892
First contested By-election 1873
Last contested 1891

King's County was a federal electoral district in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1873 to 1896.

This riding was created in 1873 when Prince Edward Island joined the Canadian Confederation.

It was abolished in 1892 when it was redistributed into East Queen's and King's ridings.

It consisted of King's County, and elected two members.

Election results[edit]

By-election on 29 September 1873

As a result of Prince Edward Island joining Confederation 1 July 1873

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Daniel Davies acclaimed
Liberal–Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Conservative Daniel Davies 1,704 X
Liberal Peter Adolphus McIntyre 1,530 X
Liberal–Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 1,496  
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Liberal–Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 2,264 X
Conservative Ephraim Bell Muttart 2,077 X
Liberal Peter Adolphus McIntyre 1,499  
Unknown Malcolm McFadyen 1,251  
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Liberal Peter Adolphus McIntyre 2,124 X
Liberal James Edwin Robertson 2,002 X
Liberal–Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 1,941  
Conservative Ephraim Bell Muttart 1,854  
By-election on 26 April 1883

Mr. Robertson was declared not duly elected on the grounds that he was a member of the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly at the time of the election. The seat was adjudicated to Mr. MacDonald.

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Liberal J.E. Robertson 2,434 X
Liberal Peter Adolphus McIntyre 2,431 X
Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 2,398  
Conservative Ephraim Bell Muttart 2,355  
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Conservative John McLean 2,624 X
Conservative Augustine Colin Macdonald 2,514 X
Liberal Peter Adolphus McIntyre 2,369  
Liberal James Edwin Robertson 2,276  

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