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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



PRINCE, Prince Edward Island (1904 - 1968)


See:EAST PRINCE (Prince Edward Island)(1896 - 1904)
WEST PRINCE (Prince Edward Island)(1896 - 1904)

S.C. 1903, c.60

The county of Prince shall form an electoral district, to be called the electoral district of Prince, and shall return one member.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
10 1904/11/03 LEFURGEY, A.A. lawyer  3,501 50.67% Cons. 
RICHARDS, J.W. merchant  3,408 49.33% Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
11 1908/10/26 RICHARDS, James W. merchant  3,520 51.19% Lib 
LEFURGEY, Alfred Alexander lawyer  3,356 48.81% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
12 1911/09/21 RICHARDS, James William merchant  3,529 50.83% Lib 
MURPHY, Patrick Charles physician  3,414 49.17% Cons. 

S.C. 1914, c.51

The county of Prince shall form and constitute the electoral district of Prince, and shall return one member.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
13 1917/12/17 READ, Joseph merchant  4,298 51.96% Opp 
LEFURGEY, Alfred Alexander lawyer  3,974 48.04% Union 

By-Election:   On Mr. Read's death, 6-4-1919

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1919/10/20 KING, Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie editor  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
14 1921/12/06 MACLEAN, Alfred E. farmer  5,930 44.61% Lib 
MCNEIL, James A. trader  4,671 35.14% Cons. 
WRIGHT, Horace farmer  2,693 20.26%

S.C. 1924, c.63

PRINCE consisting of the county of Prince.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
15 1925/10/29 MACLEAN, Alfred E. farmer and rancher  6,692 56.43% Lib 
SHARP, G. Shelton farmer and fisherman  5,167 43.57% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
16 1926/09/14 MACLEAN, Alfred E. farmer and rancher  7,362 56.62% Lib 
WYATT, J. Edward barrister  5,641 43.38% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
17 1930/07/28 MACLEAN, Alfred E. farmer  8,058 55.41% Lib 
ARNETT, J. Frank wholesale merchant  6,485 44.59% Cons. 

S.C. 1933, c.54

PRINCE consisting of the county of Prince.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
18 1935/10/14 MACLEAN, Alfred E. rancher and trader  9,233 64.58% Lib 
ARNETT, J. Frank wholesale merchant  5,063 35.42% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. MacLean's death, 28-10-1939

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1940/01/02 RALSTON, Hon. James Layton barrister  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
19 1940/03/26 RALSTON, Hon. James Layton barrister  8,745 60.26% Lib 
MACPHEE, John Adolphus physician  5,767 39.74% Na Gov 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
20 1945/06/11 MACNAUGHT, John Watson barrister  7,346 47.29% Lib 
STRONG, Ernest H. barrister  7,277 46.85% P.C. 
GALLANT, Cyrus F. farmer  911 5.86% CCF 

S.C. 1947, c.71

PRINCE consisting of the county of Prince.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
21 1949/06/27 MACNAUGHT, J. Watson barrister  8,007 47.04% Lib 
PRICE, John H. manufacturer  7,834 46.02% P.C. 
MACLEAN, Donald teacher  1,182 6.94% CCF 

S.C. 1952, c.48

PRINCE consisting of the county of Prince.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
22 1953/08/10 MACNAUGHT, J. Watson barrister  8,782 52.38% Lib 
PRICE, John H. manufacturer  7,431 44.32% P.C. 
MACFARLANE, James Harrison farmer  552 3.29% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
23 1957/06/10 PHILLIPS, Orville H. dentist  8,119 49.68% P.C. 
MACNAUGHT, J. Watson barrister  7,885 48.25% Lib 
MACINNIS, Muriel Alice housewife  339 2.07% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
24 1958/03/31 PHILLIPS, Orville H. dentist  10,444 60.39% P.C. 
MACNAUGHT, J. Watson barrister  6,636 38.37% Lib 
GALLANT, Cyrus F. farmer  215 1.24% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
25 1962/06/18 PHILLIPS, Orville H. dentist  9,133 49.33% P.C. 
MACKAY, J. George farmer  8,492 45.87% Lib 
WOOD, Arnold farmer  735 3.97% N.D.P. 
MACKILLOP, R.L. clergyman  153 0.83% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
26 1963/04/08 MACNAUGHT, J. Watson barrister  8,967 50.95% Lib 
MONKLEY, G. Lorne accountant  8,387 47.65% P.C. 
MCINNIS, Gregory farmer  247 1.40% N.D.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
27 1965/11/08 MACDONALD, David clergyman  9,082 51.09% P.C. 
MACNAUGHT, J. Watson barrister  8,312 46.75% Lib 
DAWSON, Harvey fisherman  384 2.16% N.D.P. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1968.


See:EGMONT (Prince Edward Island)(1968 - )
MALPEQUE (Prince Edward Island)(1968 - )


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