2003 general election
A traditional Tory stronghold, the riding of Kings West turned to the Liberals with the election of Leo Glavine, who won the riding by a slim margin of 116 votes after gaining a total of 3,045 votes (37 per cent) to incumbent Jon Carey’s 2,929 votes (35 per cent). The NDP’s Greg Hubbert garnered 2,275, or 28 per cent, of the vote.
A total of 8,308 voters, out of 12,796 eligible voters, cast ballots in the riding for a 65 per cent voter participation.
2006 general election
Leo Glavine held onto the riding and improved his popularity by gaining 3,940 or 47 per cent of the vote; PC candidate John Prall followed behind at 2,801 votes, for 33 per cent of the returns. In his second kick at the can, NDP candidate Greg Hubbert received 1,590 votes (19 per cent). The Green Party fielded a candidate, Nistal Prem de Boer, who received 112, or one per cent, of votes cast.
There were 14,343 eligible voters in the riding, of which 8,457, or 59 per cent, of cast votes.
2009 general election
Once again, Glavine increased his hold on the riding for the Liberals, garnering 61 per cent of the vote by having 5,015 votes cast his way. Representing the PC party, Chris Palmer took 20 per cent of the vote with 1,667 votes. NDP candidate Carol Tobin received 1,422 votes, for 17 per cent of the voter total, and Green Party candidate Nistal Prem de Boer remained steady, getting 149 votes, representing one per cent of votes cast.
There were 14,706 eligible voters, of which 8,272, or 56 per cent, cast a vote.