Muskoka and Parry Sound

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Muskoka and Parry Sound was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1883 to 1904. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created from parts of Algoma and Muskoka ridings.

It consisted of the townships of Watt, Cardwell, Humphrey, Conger, Stephenson, Brunel, Franklin, Sinclair, Chaffey, Bethune, Perry, Proud foot, Foley, Cowper, McDougall, Parry Sound Village and Island, Fergusson, Carling, Burpee, Shawanaga and settlements on the lake shore to the mouth of French River, Christie, Monteith, McKellar, Hagerman, Spence, Croft, McKenzie, Ferrie, Wilson, Mills, McConkey, Hardy, Chapman, Strong, Magnetawan, Joly, Lount, Machar, Laurier, Ryerson, Armour, McMurrich, Stisted, Pringle, Gurd, Himsworth, Nipissing, Burton, Gibson, Harrison, Wallbridge, Patterson, Blair, Mowat, and Brown, and the part of the territorial district of Muskoka lying to the south of the township of Conger and east of the townships of Medora and Wood.

The electoral district was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into a new Muskoka riding.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative O'BRIEN, William E. 1,296
Unknown MILLER, John C. 1,293
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative O'BRIEN, W.E. 1,595
Liberal MCMURRICH, W.B. 1,556
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative O'BRIEN, W.E. 1,916
Liberal FITZGERALD, J.W. 1,768
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative MCCORMICK, George 2,249
Liberal PRATT, William H. 1,991
McCarthyite O'BRIEN, William E. 1,068
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative MCCORMICK, George 2,637
Liberal WATSON, R.J. 2,515

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