The Battlefords (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see The Battlefords (provincial electoral district).

The Battlefords was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1933 from parts of North Battleford, Rosetown and South Battleford ridings.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Meadow Lake, Battleford—Kindersley and Saskatoon—Biggar ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This ridings elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Joseph Needham, Social Credit (1935–1940)
  2. John Albert Gregory, Liberal (1940–1945)
  3. Max Campbell, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) (1945–1949)
  4. Arthur James Bater, Liberal (1949–1953)
  5. Max Campbell, CCF (1953–1958)
  6. Albert Horner, Progressive Conservative (1958–1968)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Joseph Needham 6,314
Liberal John Vallance 5,990
Co-operative Commonwealth Louise Lucas 3,247
Conservative Ariel Franklin Sallows 2,766
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Albert Gregory 7,195
New Democracy Joseph Needham 5,453
Unknown I.C. Nollet 4,512
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 7,579
Liberal John Albert Gregory 5,156
Progressive Conservative John David Deans 2,994
Social Credit Anders Olav Aalborg 1,346
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur James Bater 8,034
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 6,715
Progressive Conservative John George Walker 1,948
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 8,922
Liberal Arthur James Bater 8,481
Progressive Conservative Alfred V. Svoboda 1,345
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 8,320
Liberal Duff Noble 6,287
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 4,325
Social Credit Peter J. Klippenstein 2,298
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 10,970
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 6,363
Liberal William J. Burak 2,975
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 11,740
New Democratic Joe Phelps 5,166
Liberal S. Duff Noble 5,045
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 12,108
Liberal Hugh James Maher 4,179
New Democratic Fred Woloshyn 3,771
Social Credit John Boskay 746
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 10,297
New Democratic Don Sinclair 6,107
Liberal Ed Odishaw 4,478

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