Vancouver City

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For other ridings called Vancouver, see Vancouver (electoral districts). For the city, see Vancouver.
Vancouver City
British Columbia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1904
District abolished 1917
First contested 1904
Last contested 1911

Vancouver City was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1917.

This riding was created in 1903 from parts of Burrard riding.It was abolished in 1914 when it was redistributed into Burrard, Vancouver Centre and Vancouver South ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Burrard
10th  1904–1908     Robert George Macpherson Liberal
11th  1908–1911     George Henry Cowan Conservative
12th  1911–1917     Henry Herbert Stevens Conservative
Riding dissolved into Burrard, Vancouver Centre and Vancouver South

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Henry Herbert Stevens 6,902 58.72 +16.61
Liberal John Harold Senkler 3,796 32.80 +5.11
Socialist Eugene Thornton Kingsley 1,056 9.12
Total valid votes 11,754 100.0  
Conservative hold Swing +5.75
Socialist candidate Eugene Kingsley lost 1.76 percentage points from his 1908 performance as an Independent.
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative George Henry Cowan 4,621 42.11 +6.30
Liberal Wm. Wallace Burns McInnes 3,039 27.69 -22.89
Independent Joseph Martin 2,120 19.31
Independent Eugene T. Kingsley 1,194 10.88
Total valid votes 10,974 100.0  
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +14.60
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Robert George Macpherson 2,938 50.58
Conservative R.B. Ellis 2,080 35.81
Socialist J.T. Mortimer 741 12.76
Socialist J. McGeer 50 0.86
Total valid votes 5,809 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Burrard, where Liberal Robert George Macpherson was the incumbent.

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