Yorkton (electoral district)

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Yorkton was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Mackenzie and Saltcoats ridings.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Regina East, Regina—Lake Centre and Yorkton—Melville ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. George Washington McPhee, Liberal (1925–1940)
  2. George Hugh Castleden, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) (1940–1949)
  3. Alan Carl Stewart, Liberal (1949–1953)
  4. George Hugh Castleden, CCF (1953–1958)
  5. G. Drummond Clancy, Progressive Conservative (1958–1968)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal George Washington McPhee 3,702
Progressive Alan Carl Stewart 2,579
Conservative Frederick George Garvin 1,212
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal George Washington McPhee 4,421
Progressive Roy David Loucks 3,121
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal George Washington McPhee 6,887
Independent Robert Barbour 5,406
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal George Washington McPhee 7,491
Co-operative Commonwealth Jacob Benson 4,129
Conservative John Hnatyshyn 4,123
Reconstruction William Kelso 2,088
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth George Hugh Castleden 7,658
Liberal Allan Grant McLean 6,773
National Government John Hnatyshyn 4,690
Communist Thomas Gerald McManus 1,047
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth George Hugh Castleden 9,158
Liberal Alan Carl Stewart 5,591
Progressive Conservative John Hnatyshyn 3,966
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alan Carl Stewart 8,706
Co-operative Commonwealth George Hugh Castleden 8,419
Social Credit Stanley Wowk 1,111
Progressive Conservative John Renton Dunlop 858
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth George Hugh Castleden 11,027
Liberal Patrick Sheehan O'Dwyer 7,399
Social Credit Stanley Obodiac 1,915
Labor–Progressive John Paluck 751
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth George Hugh Castleden 9,712
Liberal Dmytro Hluchaniuk 8,414
Progressive Conservative Gordon Drummond Clancy 2,342
Social Credit Robert John Craig 1,967
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Gordon Drummond Clancy 9,882
Co-operative Commonwealth George Hugh Castleden 7,644
Liberal Dmytro Hluchaniuk 4,986
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Gordon Drummond Clancy 10,202
Liberal Dmytro Hluchaniuk 5,768
New Democratic Leonard M. Larson 5,453
Social Credit Martin Kelln 1,775
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Gordon Drummond Clancy 12,443
New Democratic Leonard M. Larson 5,083
Liberal J.H. Ross 4,425
Social Credit Wilfrid D. Burnley 1,148
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Gordon Drummond Clancy 10,561
New Democratic Alex G. Kuziak 7,326
Liberal John A. Simpson 4,338

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