Simcoe East

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Simcoe East was a federal electoral district in the province of Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1882 to 1968. This riding was created in 1882 from parts of Muskoka riding.

The "East Riding of the county of Simcoe" initially consisted of the townships of Tay, Medonte, Oro, Orillia, Matchedash, Muskoka, Wood, Medora, Monck and Tiny, the villages of Gravenhurst and Midland, and the towns of Orillia and Penetanguishene.

In 1903, it was redefined to consist of the townships of Matchedash, Medonte, Orillia North, Orillia South, Tay and Tiny, and the towns of Midland, Orillia and Penetanguishene. In 1914, it was redefined to include the villages of Coldwater and Victoria Harbour.

In 1924, it was redefined to consist of that part of the county of Simcoe lying north of (and including) the township of Tiny, the township of Medonte and the township of Orillia South.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Grey—Simcoe, Parry Sound—Muskoka and Simcoe North ridings.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Herman Henry Cook 1,468
  Unknown James Quinn 1,330
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Herman Henry Cook 2,482
  Unknown James Quinn 2,408
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Philip Howard Spohn 2,850
  Conservative William Humphrey Bennett 2,643
By-election: On election being declared void, 25 February 1892: Simcoe East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative BENNETT, William Humphrey acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative BENNETT, William H. 2,775
  Liberal COOK, H.H. 2,539
  Patrons of Industry ANDERSON, D.C. 1,197
By-election: On Mr. Bennett's election declared void, 4 February 1897: Simcoe East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative BENNETT, W.H. 3,236
  Liberal COOK, H.H. 3,111
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative BENNETT, W.H. 3,486
  Liberal CHEW, Geo. 3,447
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative BENNETT, William Humphrey 3,116
  Liberal GUNN, Ronald David 2,743
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal CHEW, Manley 3,417
  Conservative BENNETT, William Humphrey 3,153
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative BENNETT, William Humphrey 3,315
  Liberal CHEW, Thomas Edward Manley 2,849
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
  Government TUDHOPE, James Brockett 6,669
  Opposition CHEW, Manley 3,076
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal CHEW, Manley 7,414
  Conservative RAIKES, Richard 4,810
Progressive SWINDLE, Thomas Foster 3,414
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative THOMPSON, Alfred Burke 7,658
  Liberal CHEW, Manley 6,929
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative THOMPSON, Alfred Burke 7,994
  Liberal GRANT, Fred W. 7,669
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative THOMPSON, Alfred Burke 7,974
  Liberal MCLEAN, George A. 7,629
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal MCLEAN, George Alexander 8,219
  Conservative DRINKWATER, John S. 5,529
Reconstruction CRAMP, Wilbur Merton 1,222
  Co-operative Commonwealth TISSINGTON, Frank 1,191
  Independent MACNAB, Donald Athenies 123
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal MCLEAN, George A. 8,470
     National Government SMITH, Oliver Hereford 7,024
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal William Alfred Robinson 8,508
  Progressive Conservative Lloyd Averall Leatherby 6,978
  Co-operative Commonwealth William Douglas Smith 2,109
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal ROBINSON, William Alfred 10,030
  Progressive Conservative WOOD, John Elmer 7,976
  Co-operative Commonwealth SKELTON, John Edward 2,095
     Union of Electors MARCHILDON, Marguerite 404
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal ROBINSON, William Alfred 9,099
  Progressive Conservative RYNARD, Philip Bernard 8,944
  Co-operative Commonwealth LOVELACE, John Wilson 1,310
Social Credit PINKNEY, Carl Clark 533
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative RYNARD, Philip Bernard 12,497
  Liberal ROBINSON, William Alfred 8,193
  Co-operative Commonwealth WINCHESTER, William Arthur 1,395
  Independent PARKER, Charles 726
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative RYNARD, P.B. 15,149
  Liberal MACISAAC, John R. 7,403
  Co-operative Commonwealth WINCHESTER, William A. 1,423
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative RYNARD, P.B. 12,835
  Liberal MACISAAC, John R. 8,688
  New Democratic Party RUGGLES, Ray A. 2,346
Social Credit STANN, A.J. 423
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative RYNARD, Philip Bernard 12,662
  Liberal GIGNAC, Jerome J. 9,324
  New Democratic Party RINTOUL, C. Perrie 2,031
Social Credit PINKNEY, Bob 1,054
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative RYNARD, Philip Bernard 11,648
  Liberal MORDEN, Wilson 9,281
  New Democratic Party RINTOUL, C. Perrie 3,597

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