Toronto South

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A map of the Toronto ridings of 1904

Toronto South was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1935. It was located in the city of Toronto in the province of Ontario. This riding was first created in 1903 from parts of Toronto Centre, Toronto East, West Toronto and York East ridings.

It initially consisted of the portion of the city of Toronto, including Toronto Island, lying west of the River Don and south of Queen Street. In 1924, it was redefined to consist of the part of the city of Toronto south of Dundas Street, west of Jarvis Street, and east of Atlantic Avenue and Dovercourt Road, together with Toronto Island.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed between Spadina, St. Paul's and Trinity ridings.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1904: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative MACDONNELL, A.C. 3,501
  Liberal DEWART, H.H. 3,092
Canadian federal election, 1908: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative MACDONNELL, A.C. 2,771
     Labour O'DONOGHUE, John G. 1,722
Canadian federal election, 1911: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative MACDONNELL, A.C. 4,473
  Liberal WARD, John Joseph 2,110
Canadian federal election, 1917: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Government SHEARD, Charles 7,469
     Opposition-Labour CAREY, David Arthur 2,365
Canadian federal election, 1921: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative SHEARD, Charles 4,056
  Liberal MURDOCK, James 3,475
Canadian federal election, 1925: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative GEARY, George Reginald 5,895
  Liberal PEARCE, Claude Bereford 2,442
  Independent MCEACHREN, Norman Charles 289
Canadian federal election, 1926: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative GEARY, George Reginald 4,909
  Liberal SHIPWAY, Thomas Henry 1,606
Canadian federal election, 1930: Toronto South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative GEARY, George Reginald 4,635
  Liberal MCINTYRE, Adam Gordon 2,244
     Labour ROMER, Jacob 730

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