Swift Current—Maple Creek

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For the provincial electoral district, pleas see Swift Current (provincial electoral district).

Swift Current—Maple Creek (formerly known as Swift Current) was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1988.

This riding was created in 1914 as “Swift Current” from parts of Moose Jaw riding.

The name of the electoral district was changed to “Swift Current—Maple Creek” in 1953.

The electoral district was abolished in 1987 when it was merged into Swift Current—Maple Creek—Assiniboia riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Ira Eugene Argue, Unionist (1917–1921)
  2. Arthur John Lewis, Progressive (1921–1925)
  3. Charles Edward Bothwell, Liberal (1925–1940)
  4. Roy Theodore Graham, Liberal (1940–1945)
  5. Thomas J. Bentley, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (1945–1949)
  6. Harry B. Whiteside, Liberal (1949–1953)
  7. Irvin Studer, Liberal (1953–1958)
  8. Jack McIntosh, Progressive Conservative (1958–1972)
  9. Frank Hamilton, Progressive Conservative (1972–1984)
  10. Geoff Wilson, Progressive Conservative (1984–1988)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Ira Eugene Argue 7,703
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Michael James Reilly 3,931
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Arthur John Lewis 9,848
Liberal William P. MacLachlan 4,223
Conservative Ira Eugene Argue 2,158
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 4,555
Progressive Arthur John Lewis 3,668
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 5,788
Progressive Arthur John Lewis 3,094
Conservative Archibald Livingston 2,097
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 6,382
Conservative Oscar M. Irwin 5,456
Farmer Labour Joseph Gilbert Laycock 2,091
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 5,682
Social Credit Oliver Reid 3,556
Co-operative Commonwealth Joseph Gilbert Laycock 2,927
Conservative James Oswald Begg 2,536
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roy Theodore Graham 6,042
Co-operative Commonwealth Henry Peter Thiessen 5,507
National Government James P. Whyte 3,965
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas John Bentley 7,813
Liberal Roy Theodore Graham 6,169
Progressive Conservative Genevieve Ethel Begg 2,537
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Harry B. Whiteside 7,595
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas John Bentley 6,776
Progressive Conservative John Kinchen Rosa 1,761
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Irvin Studer 10,088
Co-operative Commonwealth William Kenneth Rutherford 9,947
Social Credit John Wilfred MacPherson 1,471
Progressive Conservative John Wilkinson 1,432
Labor–Progressive Frederick James Schofield 392
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Irvin Studer 9,639
Co-operative Commonwealth Harry Gibbs 8,930
Progressive Conservative John K. Rosa 4,255
Social Credit Raymond G. Miller 3,028
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 11,618
Liberal Irvin Studer 6,932
Co-operative Commonwealth Arthur H. Johnson 6,921
Labor–Progressive Fred J. Schofield 196
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 10,814
Liberal Irvin Studer 7,809
New Democratic Art Johnson 6,009
Social Credit Ted Kouri 1,711
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 12,963
Liberal Irvin Studer 7,058
New Democratic Art Johnson 4,917
Social Credit Ted Kouri 1,444
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 11,227
Liberal J. Fred Polley 6,700
New Democratic Bev Currie 6,238
Social Credit Ted Kouri 923
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 11,237
New Democratic Bev Currie 10,207
Liberal Donald J. Strath 6,930
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 11,500
New Democratic Merv Johnson 9,275
Liberal George Leith 7,165
Social Credit Ted Kouri 584
Independent Charles Kieling 138
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 11,336
Liberal George Leith 8,091
New Democratic Ed Wallace 7,477
Social Credit Isaac Klaassen 390
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 15,213
New Democratic Ron Gates 8,720
Liberal Gene Maurice 5,171
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 12,917
New Democratic Ron Gates 8,338
Liberal Gene Maurice 5,673
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Geoff Wilson 14,590
New Democratic Don Beveridge 8,196
Liberal Jack Wiebe 5,967
Confederation of Regions Lorne Larson 582

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