Moose Jaw—Lake Centre

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Moose Jaw—Lake Centre was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1953 to 1968 and from 1988 to 1997.

This riding was created in 1953 from parts of Lake Centre, Moose Jaw, Qu'Appelle, and Rosthern ridings

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Moose Jaw, Regina East and Regina—Lake Centre ridings.

It was re-created in 1987 from parts of Assiniboia, Humboldt—Lake Centre and Moose Jaw ridings.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed into Blackstrap, Cypress Hills—Grasslands, Palliser and Regina—Arm River ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Lake Centre, Moose Jaw, Qu'Appelle, and Rosthern prior to 1953
22nd 1953–1957     Wilbert Ross Thatcher Co-operative Commonwealth
23rd 1957–1958
24th 1958–1962     James Ernest Pascoe Progressive Conservative
25th 1962–1963
26th 1963–1965
27th 1965–1968
Moose Jaw, Assiniboia, and Humboldt—Lake Centre from 1968 to 1988
34th 1988–1993     Rod Laporte New Democratic
35th 1993–1997     Allan Kerpan Reform
Blackstrap, Cypress Hills—Grasslands, Palliser
and Regina—Lumsden—Lake Centre from 1997 to present

Election results[edit]

1953-1968[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Wilbert Ross Thatcher 12,436
Liberal James Lawrence Gemmell 6,021
Progressive Conservative James Ernest Pascoe 4,480
Labor–Progressive Frederick Nelson Clarke 792
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Louis Harrington Lewry 9,834
Progressive Conservative James Ernest Pascoe 9,455
Liberal Richard Neild Lillico 6,876
Social Credit Martin Kelln 2,740
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ernest Pascoe 18,736
Co-operative Commonwealth Louis Harrington Lewry 8,535
Liberal Jim De Rosenroll 4,030
Independent W. Elvy Rogers 146
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ernest Pascoe 19,456
New Democratic Carl Wells 8,347
Liberal Harvey D. Ross 7,924
Social Credit Ed Chamberlin 1,720
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ernest Pascoe 20,958
Liberal Ted Pudden 8,283
New Democratic Carl Wells 7,439
Social Credit Ed Chamberlin 1,581
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ernest Pascoe 18,087
New Democratic Ken Fowler 10,495
Liberal Bill Clarke 10,332
Social Credit Alma Leech 977

1988 - 1997[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Rod Laporte 15,916
Progressive Conservative Bill Gottselig 15,508
Liberal Linda Boxall 5,980
Confederation of Regions Edwin W. Appenheimer 287
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Reform Allan Kerpan 10,432
New Democratic Rod Laporte 10,122
Liberal John Morris 9,354
Progressive Conservative Bill Gottselig 4,204
Natural Law Jack Heilman 158
Canada Party Walton Eddy 117

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