Ed Komarnicki

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Edward Komarnicki
Member of Parliament
for Souris—Moose Mountain
Incumbent
Assumed office
2004
Preceded by Roy H. Bailey
Personal details
Born (1949-11-18) November 18, 1949 (age 64)
Cudworth, Saskatchewan
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Sally Komarnicki
Residence Estevan, Saskatchewan
Profession lawyer

Edward "Ed" Komarnicki (born November 18, 1949 in Cudworth, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician.

A lawyer, Komarnicki was elected into the Canadian House of Commons in the Canadian federal election, 2004 as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Souris—Moose Mountain. He was elected by nearly 3,000 votes over former premier Grant Devine who was running as an independent. Mr. Komarnicki has been re-elected in each subsequent election, in 2006, 2008 and 2011, each time with a larger percentage of votes.

During late February 2013, Komarnicki announced that he will not for re-election at the next federal election.[1]

Career in the House[edit]

In October 2004, Mr. Komarnicki became a member of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA). In 2006 he became the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and a member of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. In 2008 he returned to his previous file as the new Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources, Skills Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. This change also meant returning to the HUMA committee. After winning re-election in the 2011 General Election, Mr. Komarnicki became chair of the HUMA committee.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ed Komarnicki 21,598 74.0 +3.5
New Democratic Allan Arthur 5,461 18.7 +1.9
Liberal Gerald Borrowman 1,236 4.2 –2.5
Green Bob Deptuck 898 3.1 –2.9
Total valid votes 29,193 100.0
Total rejected ballots 77 0.3 0.0
Turnout 29,270 64.0 +3
Eligible voters 46,242
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ed Komarnicki 19,293 70.5 +7.7 $43,314
New Democratic Raquel Fletcher 4,599 16.8 +2.9 $6,182
Liberal Marlin Belt 1,834 6.7 -11.8
Green Bob Deptuck 1,643 6.0 +1.3 $2,093
Total valid votes/Expense limit 27,369 100.0 $89,152
Total rejected ballots 90 0.3 0.0
Turnout 27,459 57 -8
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ed Komarnicki 19,282 62.8 +25.9 $40,537
Liberal Lonny McKague 5,681 18.5 -1.1 $42,576
New Democratic Michael Haukeness 4,284 14.0 +0.2 $6,329
Green Mathew Smith 1,448 4.7 +3.0 $518
Total valid votes 30,695 100.0
Total rejected ballots 83 0.3 0.0
Turnout 30,778 65.3 +2.3
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ed Komarnicki 11,306 36.9 -33.1 $52,238
Independent Grant Devine 8,399 27.4 $69,162
Liberal Lonny McKague 6,001 19.6 +5.2 $44,913
New Democratic Robert Stephen Stringer 4,202 13.7 -1.9 $15,033
Green Sigfredo Gonzalez 537 1.8
Christian Heritage Robert Thomas Jacobson 191 0.6 $194
Total valid votes 30,636 100.0
Total rejected ballots 83 0.3 -0.1
Turnout 30,719 63.0 0.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Souris-Moose Mountain MP Komarnicki will not seek re-election in 2015". Estevan Mercury. March 6, 2013. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 

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