Melfort (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see Melfort (provincial electoral district).

Melfort was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1953. It was created in 1924 from Prince Albert riding, and was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed into Humboldt—Melfort, Mackenzie, Prince Albert, and Rosthern ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Malcolm McLean, Liberal (1925–1930)
  2. Robert Weir, Conservative (1930–1935)
  3. Malcolm McLean, Liberal (1935–1940)
  4. Percy Ellis Wright, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (1940–1953)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCLEAN, Malcolm 3,688
Conservative KEOWN, Herbert Elwood 2,646
Progressive GREAVES, Rupert James 2,178
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCLEAN, Malcolm 7,270
Conservative KEOWN, Herbert Elwood 4,306
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WEIR, Robert 8,689
Liberal MCLEAN, Malcolm 7,367
     Farmer DOYLE, Ferman E. 1,435

By-election: On Mr. Weir's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 8 August 1930

Canadian federal by-election, 25 August 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WEIR, Hon. Robert acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCLEAN, Malcolm 6,389
Conservative WEIR, Hon. Robert 4,814
Social Credit LEWIS, Arthur John 4,721
Co-operative Commonwealth POPE, Dorothy C. 2,977
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth WRIGHT, Percy Ellis 11,358
Liberal MCLEAN, Malcolm 8,019
New Democracy HAVER, Malcolm James 1,732
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth WRIGHT, Percy Ellis 9,849
Progressive Conservative HOPE, Ernest Charles 5,793
Liberal FRASER, Finlay Thomas 5,408
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth WRIGHT, Percy Ellis 7,208
Liberal MACNUTT, Thomas Russell 7,117
Progressive Conservative CAMPBELL, Andrew McCallum 2,228

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