Prince (electoral district)

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Prince
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1903
District abolished 1966
First contested 1904
Last contested 1965

Prince was a federal electoral district in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1968.

History[edit]

This riding was created in 1903 from parts of East Prince and West Prince ridings.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Egmont and Malpeque ridings.

It consisted of the County of Prince.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Prince
10th  1904–1908     Alfred Lefurgey Conservative
11th  1908–1911     James William Richards Liberal
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1919     Joseph Read Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
 1919–1921     William Lyon Mackenzie King Liberal
14th  1921–1925 Alfred Edgar MacLean
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1939
 1940–1940 James Layton Ralston
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949 John Watson MacNaught
21st  1949–1953
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958     Orville Howard Phillips Progressive Conservative
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965     John Watson MacNaught Liberal
27th  1965–1968     David MacDonald Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Alfred Lefurgey 3,501
Liberal James William Richards 3,408
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James William Richards 3,520
Conservative Alfred Lefurgey 3,356
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James William Richards 3,529
Conservative Patrick Charles Murphy 3,414
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Joseph Read 4,298
Government (Unionist) Alfred Lefurgey 3,974
By-election on 20 October 1919

Read's death, 6 April 1919

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Lyon Mackenzie King acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alfred Edgar MacLean 5,930
Conservative James A. McNeil 4,671
Progressive Horace Wright 2,693
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alfred Edgar MacLean 6,692
Conservative G. Shelton Sharp 5,167
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alfred Edgar MacLean 7,362
Conservative J. Edward Wyatt 5,641
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alfred Edgar MacLean 8,058
Conservative J. Frank Arnett 6,485
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alfred Edgar MacLean 9,233
Conservative J. Frank Arnett 5,063
By-election on 2 January 1940

MacLean's death, 28 October 1939

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Layton Ralston acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Layton Ralston 8,745
National Government John Adolphus MacPhee 5,767
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 7,346
Progressive Conservative Ernest H. Strong 7,277
Co-operative Commonwealth Cyrus F. Gallant 911
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 8,007
Progressive Conservative John H. Price 7,834
Co-operative Commonwealth Donald Maclean 1,182
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 8,782
Progressive Conservative John H. Price 7,431
Co-operative Commonwealth James Harrison MacFarlane 552
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Orville Howard Phillips 8,119
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 7,885
Co-operative Commonwealth Muriel Alice Macinnis 339
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Orville Howard Phillips 10,444
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 6,636
Co-operative Commonwealth Cyrus F. Gallant 215
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Orville Howard Phillips 9,133
Liberal J. George Mackay 8,492
New Democratic Arnold Wood 735
Social Credit R.L. Mackillop 153
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 8,967
Progressive Conservative Lorne Monkley 8,387
New Democratic Gregory Mcinnis 247
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative David MacDonald 9,082
Liberal John Watson MacNaught 8,312
New Democratic Harvey Dawson 384

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