Saltcoats (provincial electoral district)

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Saltcoats was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada, centered on the town of Saltcoats. One of 25 districts created before the 1st Saskatchewan general election in 1905, it was abolished before the 8th Saskatchewan general election in 1934.

The district was reconstituted before the 1938 election. It is now part of the constituency of Melville-Saltcoats.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

1905–1934[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Thomas MacNutt 1905–1908 Liberal
     2. James Alexander Calder Jan. 1909–
June 1918
Liberal
     3. George William Sahlmark Sept. 1918
–1929
Liberal
     4. Asmundur A. Loptson 1929–1934 Liberal

1938–2003[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Joseph Lee Phelps 1938–1948 CCF
     2. Asmundur A. Loptson 1948–1960 Liberal
     3. James Snedker 1960–1971 Liberal
     4. Edgar Kaeding 1971–1982 New Democrat
     5. Walt Johnson 1982–1991 Progressive Conservative
     6. Reg Knezacek 1991–1995 New Democrat
     7. Bob Bjornerud 1995–1997 Liberal
  8. Bob Bjornerud 1997–2003 Saskatchewan Party

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1905:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Thomas MacNutt 1,006 67.34%
     Provincial Rights Archibald Crooke Thompson 488 32.66%
Total 1,494 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1908:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Thomas MacNutt 1,002 64.94% -2.40
     Provincial Rights Archibald Crooke Thompson 541 35.06% +2.40
Total 1,543 100.00%


December 7, 1908 By-election:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Alexander Calder 1,101 81.25% +16.31
     Independent Hugh Alexander Green 254 18.75%
Total 1,355 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1912:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Alexander Calder 1,357 74.07% -7.18
     Conservative James Nixon 475 25.93% -
Total 1,832 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1917:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Alexander Calder 2,699 71.14% -2.93
     Conservative Henry Leppington 1,095 28.86% +2.93
Total 3,794 100.00%


July 11, 1918 By-election:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal George Sahlmark 1,495 57.48% -13.66
     Conservative Amos Burkell 1,106 42.52% +13.66
Total 2,601 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1921:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal George Sahlmark Acclaimed 100.00%
Total Acclamation


Saskatchewan general election, 1925:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal George Sahlmark 2,376 62.41% -
     Progressive Johannes Einarsson 1,431 37.59%
Total 3,807 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1929:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Asmundur A. Loptson 2,620 52.16% -10.25
     Independent Amos Burkell 2,403 47.84% -
Total 5,023 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1938:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Joseph L. Phelps 3,409 45.29%
     Liberal Asmundur A. Loptson 3,114 41.38% -
     Social Credit Alexander E. Sahlmark 1,003 13.33%
Total 7,526 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1944:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Joseph L. Phelps 3,461 50.98% +5.69
     Liberal Donald A. MacKenzie 2,874 42.33% +0.95
     Prog. Conservative Rae Melville Salkeld 454 6.69% -
Total 6,789 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1948:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Asmundur A. Loptson 3,945 47.12% +4.79
     CCF Joseph L. Phelps 3,620 43.24% -7.74
     Social Credit George A. Dulmage 807 9.64% -
Total 8,372 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1952:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Asmundur A. Loptson 4,000 51.78% +4.66
     CCF Linton A. McDonald 3,725 48.22% +4.98
Total 7,725 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1956:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Asmundur A. Loptson 3,097 42.63% -9.15
     CCF Alexander Lukiwski 2,684 36.95% -11.27
     Social Credit C.F. Wagner 1,483 20.42% -
Total 7,264 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1960:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Snedker 3,215 47.12% +4.49
     CCF Frederick Rupert Kirkham 2,251 32.99% -3.96
     Prog. Conservative Thomas Jones Neal 793 11.62% -
     Social Credit Anthony Batza 564 8.27% -12.15
Total 6,823 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1964:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Snedker 3,260 46.10% -1.02
     CCF Baldur M. Olson 2,275 32.17% -0.82
     Prog. Conservative David Arthur Keyes 1,537 21.73% +10.11
Total 7,072 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1967:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Snedker 3,639 52.47% +6.37
     NDP Charles Woolfitt 2,392 34.49% +2.32
     Prog. Conservative Cliff Obre 904 13.04% -8.69
Total 6,935 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1971:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Edgar E. Kaeding 3,574 50.63% +16.14
     Liberal James Snedker 3,485 49.37% -3.10
Total 7,059 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1975:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Edgar E. Kaeding 2,887 40.93% -9.70
     Progressive Conservative Wilfred J. Walker 2,109 29.90% -
     Liberal William H. Peasley 2,058 29.17% -20.20
Total 7,054 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1978:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Edgar E. Kaeding 3,354 45.95% +5.02
     Progressive Conservative Walt Johnson 3,265 44.73% +14.83
     Liberal Gabriel R. Neumeier 680 9.32% -19.85
Total 7,299 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1982:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Walt Johnson 3,921 49.83% +5.10
     NDP Edgar E. Kaeding 3,531 44.88% -1.07
     Liberal James R. Coueslan 416 5.29% -4.03
Total 7,868 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1986:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Walt Johnson 3,612 47.47% -2.36
     NDP Reg Knezacek 3,549 46.64% +1.76
     Liberal Leslie Popp 448 5.89% +0.60
Total 7,609 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1991:

Saltcoats electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Reg Knezacek 3,745 52.49% +5.85
     Prog. Conservative Rod Roden 2,356 33.03% -14.44
     Liberal Leslie Popp 1,033 14.48% +8.59
Total 7,134 100.00%



Saskatchewan general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bob Bjornerud 3,635 45.53% +31.05
New Democratic Reg Knezacek 3,053 38.25% -14.24
Progressive Conservative Ken Johnson 1,295 16.22% -16.81
Total 7,983 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 4,688 62.47%
New Democratic Leo Fuhr 1,884 25.10% -13.15
Liberal Vic Polsom 933 12.43% -33.10
Total 7,505 100.00%

See also[edit]

Saltcoats – Northwest Territories territorial electoral district (1870–1905).

References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°57′N 101°57′W / 50.950°N 101.950°W / 50.950; -101.950