Kings (electoral district)

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Kings
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1924
First contested 1867
Last contested 1921
Demographics
Census divisions Kings

Kings was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1925.

It was created in the British North America Act, 1867. The riding was abolished in 1924 when it was merged into Hants—Kings riding. It consisted of Kings County.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Kings
1st  1867–1869     William Henry Chipman Anti-Confederation
 1869–1870     Liberal
 1870–1872 Leverett de Veber Chipman
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878 Frederick William Borden
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887     Douglas Benjamin Woodworth Liberal–Conservative
6th  1887–1891     Frederick William Borden Liberal
7th  1891–1891
 1892–1896
8th  1896–1896
 1896–1900
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917     Arthur de Witt Foster Conservative
13th  1917–1921     Robert Borden Government (Unionist)
14th  1921–1925     Ernest William Robinson Liberal
Riding dissolved into Hants—Kings

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Anti-Confederation William Henry Chipman 1,472
Unknown Coleman 659
By-election on 23 June 1870

On Mr. Chipman's death, 9 April 1870

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Leverett de Veber Chipman acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Leverett de Veber Chipman 1,317
Unknown J.L. Wickwire 713
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 1,043
Liberal Leverett de Veber Chipman 945
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 1,639
Liberal–Conservative Douglas B. Woodworth 1,374
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Douglas B. Woodworth 1,707
Liberal Frederick William Borden 1,357
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 1,970
Liberal–Conservative Douglas B. Woodworth 1,522
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 1,815
Conservative C.R. Bill 1,654
By-election on 13 February 1892

On Mr. Borden being unseated on petition, 28 November 1891

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 2,252
Conservative W.C. Bill 1,781
By-election on 30 July 1896

On Mr. Borden being named Minister of
Militia and Defence, 11 July 1896

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 2,233
Conservative Barclay Webster 1,890
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 2,594
Conservative J.W. Ryan 1,427
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Frederick William Borden 2,482
Conservative Nathan Woodworth Eaton 1,991
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur de Witt Foster 2,474
Liberal Frederick William Borden 2,323
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Robert Laird Borden 3,941
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) James Sealy 2,524
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ernest William Robinson 5,812
Conservative Horton W. Phinney 5,097

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Halifax
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1917-1920
Succeeded by
Portage la Prairie