Saskatchewan (Provisional District)

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A 1900 map showing the District of Saskatchewan

The Provisional District of Saskatchewan was a federal electoral district in Northwest Territories, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1887 to 1905.

This riding was created in 1886. It consisted of the Provisional District of Saskatchewan.

The electoral district of Saskatchewan was originally within the geographical region of the Northwest Territories. With the creation of the province of Saskatchewan in 1905, this riding, with territory in Alberta as well, was replaced in 1907 by Saskatchewan riding within the province of Saskatchewan.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Day Hort MacDowall 718
Liberal David Laird 552
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Day Hort MacDowall 950
Liberal Hugh John Montgomery 667
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Laurier 988
Conservative James McKay 944
Independent CRAIG, William 213

By-election: Hon. W. Laurier appointed Prime Minister, 11 July 1896

By-election on 19 December 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Osborne Davis 1,060
Conservative MCPHAIL, J.R. 876
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas Osborne Davis 1,635
Conservative SPENCE, T.C. 894
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Henderson Lamont 2,183
Conservative McKay, Thomas 1,347

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