Cypress Hills—Grasslands

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Cypress Hills—Grasslands
Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Saskatchewan electoral district
Cypress Hills-Grasslands.png
Cypress Hills—Grasslands in relation to other Saskatchewan federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
David L. Anderson
Conservative
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 60,983
Electors (2011) 44,478
Area (km²)[2] 73,267.33
Pop. density (per km²) 0.83
Census subdivisions Swift Current, Assiniboia, Maple Creek

Cypress Hills—Grasslands is a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.

Geography[edit]

The district is in the southwestern corner of the Province of Saskatchewan.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 1996 from Kindersley—Lloydminster, Moose Jaw—Lake Centre and Swift Current—Maple Creek—Assiniboia ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons:

Parliament Years Member Party
Cypress Hills—Grasslands
Riding created from Kindersley—Lloydminster, Moose Jaw—Lake Centre and Swift Current—Maple Creek—Assiniboia
36th  1997 − 2000     Lee Morrison Reform
 2000 − 2000     Alliance
37th  2000 − 2003     David Anderson Alliance
 2003 − 2004     Conservative
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Current Member of Parliament[edit]

Its Member of Parliament is David Anderson, a former farmer. He was first elected in 2000. He represents the Conservative Party of Canada. He is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and for the Canadian Wheat Board. In the last parliamentary session he served as a member on the 'Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food'.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative David L. Anderson 20,555 69.8 +5.4 $39,752
New Democratic Trevor Peterson 6,248 21.2 +5.4 $9,855
Liberal Duane Filson 1,838 6.2 -7.1 $27,813
Green Helmi Scott 788 2.7 -3.9 $517
Total valid votes/Expense limit 29,429 100.0   $94,253
Total rejected ballots 79 0.3 0.0
Turnout 29,508 67.1 +4
Eligible voters 43,997
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative David L. Anderson 17,922 64.4 -2.1 $51,570
New Democratic Scott Wilson 4,394 15.8 -1.1 $5,879
Liberal Duane Filson 3,691 13.3 +0.4 $23,849
Green Bill Clary 1,840 6.6 +2.8 $4,012
Total valid votes/Expense limit 27,847 100.0   $91,352
Total rejected ballots 81 0.3 0.0
Turnout 27,928 63 -3
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative David L. Anderson 20,035 66.5 +5.8 $42,285
New Democratic Mike Eason 5,076 16.8 +0.3 $12,076
Liberal Bill Caton 3,885 12.9 -5.8 $3,553
Green Amanda Knorr 1,141 3.8 -0.4
Total valid votes 30,137 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 85 0.3 -0.1
Turnout 30,222 66.5 +3
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative David L. Anderson 18,010 60.6 $35,176
Liberal Bill Caton 5,547 18.7 $29,831
New Democratic Jeff Potts 4,901 16.5 $17,512
Green Bev Currie 1,243 4.2 $805
Total valid votes 29,701 100  
Total rejected ballots 117 0.4 +0.1
Turnout 29,818 63 -2
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Alliance David L. Anderson 18,593 61.6 +12.5 $33,948
New Democratic Keith Murch 5,101 16.9 -2.5 $14,293
Liberal Marlin Bryce Belt 3,791 12.6 -8.7 $722
Progressive Conservative William Caton 2,676 8.9 -1.3 $7,462
Total valid votes 30,161 100  
Total rejected ballots 90 0.3 0.0
Turnout 30,251 65 -2
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Reform Lee Morrison 16,439 49.1 $36,935
Liberal Ron Gleim 7,130 21.3 $52,705
New Democratic Dean Smith 6,490 19.4 $36,138
Progressive Conservative Marcel Fournier 3,421 10.2 $9,917
Total valid votes 33,480 100  
Total rejected ballots 105 0.3
Turnout 33,585 67.4

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