Revelstoke-Slocan

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Revelstoke-Slocan was the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1966 to 1986. The riding was formed from a merger of the Revelstoke riding with the Slocan riding. The successor riding in this region is the current Columbia River-Revelstoke riding.

For other historical and current ridings in the region see Kootenay (electoral districts) and Okanagan (electoral districts).

Demographics[edit]

Population, 1966
Population change, 1966–1986
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Political geography[edit]

Notable elections[edit]

Notable MLAs[edit]

William Stewart King served as Minister of Labour in the 1972 NDP government.

Electoral history[edit]

Note: Winners in each election are in bold.

28th British Columbia election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Burton Peter Campbell 2,020 41.81% unknown
     Independent David Roy Collier 105 2.17% unknown
     New Democrat Randolph Harding 2,158 44.67% unknown
     Liberal George Wilfred Laforme 548 11.34% unknown
Total valid votes 4,831 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 32
Turnout %
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Burton Peter Campbell 3,103 50.62% unknown
     New Democrat William Stewart King 2,611 42.59% unknown
     Liberal Douglas Charles Stewart 416 6.79% unknown
Total valid votes 6,130 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 44
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Burton Peter Campbell 2,580 37.55% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Margaret Rose Illman 158 2.30% unknown
     New Democrat William Stewart King 3,748 54.56% unknown
     Liberal Bernard Charles Lavallee 384 5.59% unknown
Total valid votes 6,870 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 60
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Ronald Harvey Holoday 428 5.76% unknown
     New Democrat William Stewart King 3,988 53.68% unknown
Social Credit Sam Olynyk 3,013 40.56% unknown
Total valid votes 7,429 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 99
Turnout %

The riding was redistributed after the 1975 election. In 1979 the area was in the Shuswap-Revelstoke riding while the Slocan area became represented by Nelson-Creston.

Source[edit]

Elections BC Historical Returns