Janko Peric

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Janko Peric
Member of Parliament
for Cambridge
In office
1993–2004
Preceded by Pat Sobeski
Succeeded by Gary Goodyear
Personal details
Born ( 1949-02-24) February 24, 1949 (age 65)
Orehovica, Croatia
Political party Liberal Party
Profession welder,

Janko Peric (born February 24, 1949), is a former Canadian politician. Peric was the Liberal Party MP for the riding of Cambridge from 1993 to 2004.

He was born Janko Perić in Orehovica near Bedekovčina, Croatia and was a welder

Peric was defeated in the 2004 federal election by Gary Goodyear of the Conservative Party, with a margin of 224 votes. Peric tried to win his seat back in the 2006 federal election, but lost by almost 6000 votes.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2006: Cambridge
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Gary Goodyear 25,337 43.84 +5.9
Liberal Janko Peric 19,419 33.60 -3.1
New Democratic Donna Reid 9,794 16.94 -3.3
Green Gareth White 3,017 5.22 +0.2
Canadian Action David Pelly 217 0.37
Total valid votes 57,784 100.00
Total rejected ballots 207 0.36
Turnout 57,991 64.97
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Gary Goodyear 19,123 37.9 -6.1
Liberal Janko Peric 18,899 36.7 -9.9
New Democratic Gary Price 10,392 20.2 +11.6
Green Gareth White 2,506 5.0
Christian Heritage John Gots 395 0.8 +0.5
Independent John Oprea 134 0.3
Independent Alec Gryc 114 0.2
Total valid votes 51,563 100.0

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election. John Gots' vote as a CHP candidate is compared to his vote in 2000 as an unaffiliated candidate.

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Janko Peric 22,148 46.6 +9.9
Alliance Reg Petersen 14,915 31.4 +9.0
Progressive Conservative John Housser 5,988 12.6 -6.7
New Democratic Pam Wolf 4,111 8.6 -11.8
Natural Law Thomas Mitchell 210 0.4
Independent John Gots 160 0.3
Total valid votes 47,532 100.0

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997: Cambridge
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Janko Peric 17,673 36.74 -2.52 $47,605
     Reform Bill Donaldson 10,767 22.38 -11.15 $57,325
     New Democratic Party Mike Farnan 9,813 20.40 +15.11 $53,588
     Progressive Conservative Larry Olney 9,299 19.33 +1.99 $48,139
     Independent John H. Long 311 0.65 $0
     Independent Jim Remnant 237 0.49 $0
Total valid votes 48,100 100.00
Total rejected ballots 254
Turnout 48,354 64.77 -1.75
Electors on the lists 74,659
Percentage change figures are factored for redistribution.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Janko Peric 21,997 39.1 +12.3
Reform Reg Petersen 18,932 33.7
Progressive Conservative Pat Sobeski 9,776 17.4 -23.0
New Democratic Bill McBain 2,962 5.3 -22.8
National Ron Cooper 1,804 3.2
Christian Heritage Michael Picard 407 0.7 -3.8
Natural Law Thomas Mitchell 370 0.7
Total valid votes 56,248 100.0

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