Lambton East

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Lambton East was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1882 to 1935. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created from Lambton riding.

The East Riding of the county of Lambton was initially defined to consist of the townships of Enniskillen, Brooke, Warwick and Bosanquet, the town of Petrolia, and the villages of Oil Springs, Alvinston, Watford, Arkona and Thedford.

In 1903, it was expanded to include the township of Euphemia and the town of Forest. In 1914, it was expanded to include the townships of Zone and Camden in the county of Kent.

In 1924, it was defined as consisting of the townships of Bosanquet, Warwick, Inniskillen, Brooke, Dawn and Euphemia in the County of Lambton, and the townships of Zone and Camden in the County of Kent.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed between Lambton West and Lambton—Kent ridings.

Election results[edit]

1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAIRBANK, John H. 1,736
Unknown MCKENZIE, J.A. 1,569
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MONCRIEFF, George 2,488
Liberal FAIRBANK, J.H. 2,346
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MONCRIEFF, George 2,636
Liberal STUTT, Richard 2,070
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FRASER, John 2,144
Conservative MONCRIEFF, Geo. 2,104
Protestant Protective ARMSTRONG, J.E. 1,383
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SIMMONS, Oliver 2,637
Liberal FRASER, John 2,416

On Mr. Simmons' death, 11 November 1903:

By-election on 16 February 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Joseph E. 2,659
Liberal JENKINS, Charles 2,130
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ARMSTRONG, J.E. 3,026
Liberal COWAN, James 2,565
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Joseph E. 2,921
Liberal FAIRBANK, Charles Oliver 2,461
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Joseph Emanuel 2,720
Liberal FAIRBANK, Charles Oliver 2,226
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) ARMSTRONG, Joseph Emanuel 4,239
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) MCDOUGALL, Neil 3,255
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive FANSHER, Burt Wendell 6,747
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Joseph Elijah 5,752
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Joseph E. 5,611
Progressive FANSHER, Burt Wendell 5,522
Liberal STIRRETT, John Ross 1,061
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive FANSHER, Burt Wendell 6,891
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Joseph Emmanuel 6,340
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SPROULE, John Thomas 6,209
Progressive FANSHER, Burt Wendell 6,196
Liberal DUNLOP, Charles Goodspeed 153

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