Battleford (provincial electoral district)

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52°45′N 108°18′W / 52.750°N 108.300°W / 52.750; -108.300Coordinates: 52°45′N 108°18′W / 52.750°N 108.300°W / 52.750; -108.300

Battleford was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. It was one of the 25 ridings created when the province came into existence in 1905. It was replaced before the 1917 general election by combining this constituency with the North Battleford provincial district to create The Battlefords.

Member of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Albert Champagne 1905 - 1907 Liberal
     2. Sydney Seymour Simpson 1907 - 1917 Liberal

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan General Election 1905: Battleford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Albert Champagne 914 60.85 -
     Provincial Rights Robert Ferguson Chisholm 588 39.14 -
Total 1,502 100.00


Saskatchewan General Election 1908: Battleford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Sydney Seymour Simpson 912 53.48 -7.36
     Provincial Rights Archibald Cameron Dewar 793 46.51 +7.36
Total 1,705 100.00


Saskatchewan General Election 1912: Battleford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Sydney Seymour Simpson 568 62.69 +9.20
     Conservative Robert Ovens 338 37.30 -9.20
Total 906 100.00


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