Shuswap-Revelstoke

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Shuswap-Revelstoke was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1979 to 1991. The riding was formed by merging the northern portions of the Revelstoke-Slocan riding with the Shuswap riding. The successor riding for the Revelstoke area 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, 1976
Population change, 1976–1986
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Political geography[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

Note: The name of the winner in each election is printed in bold.

32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Leonard Bawtree 10,008 45.04% unknown
     New Democrat William Stewart King 10,654 47.95% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Harold A. Smiley 1,557 7.01% unknown
Total valid votes 22,219 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 293
Turnout %
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     New Democrat William Stewart King 12,340 45.56% unknown
Social Credit Cliff Michael 14,102 52.07% unknown
     Liberal Basil Edward Studer 642 2.37% unknown
Total valid votes 27,084 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 320
Turnout %
34th British Columbia election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Green Constance Katherine (Connie) Harris 397 1.64% unknown
Social Credit Cliff Michael 12,302 50.72% unknown
     New Democrat Gordon S. Priestman 10,768 44.40 unknown
     Liberal Basil Edward Studer 786 3.24% unknown
Total valid votes 24,253 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 452
Turnout %

Following the 1986 election the area was redistributed. The Shuswap area became the Shuswap riding while the Revelstoke area became part of Columbia River-Revelstoke.

Sources[edit]

Elections BC Historical Returns