Yorkton (provincial electoral district)

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Yorkton
Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Saskatchewan electoral district
SK Electoral District - Yorkton.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
MLA
 
 
 
Greg Ottenbreit
Saskatchewan
District created 1905
First contested 1905
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Electors 10,961
Census divisions Division 9
Census subdivisions Yorkton

Yorkton is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. It has historically almost always voted for the governing party, selecting an opposition candidate only twice in its history (1938 & 1960).

The current boundaries of the constituency were set by the Representation Act, 2002 (Saskatchewan).

Founded as "York City" in 1882, Yorkton (pop. 15,038) became a city on February 1, 1928.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
22nd 1991–1995     Clay Serby New Democrat
23rd 1995–1999
24th 1999–2003
25th 2003–2007
26th 2007–2011     Greg Ottenbreit Saskatchewan Party
27th 2011–present

Election results (1991–present)[edit]

Saskatchewan General Election 2011,

Yorkton electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Saskatchewan Greg Ottenbreit 5,446 72.45% +12.99
     NDP Chad Blenkin 1,932 25.70% -11.82
Green Kathryn McDonald 139 1.85%
Total 7,517 100.00%


Saskatchewan General Election 2007,

Yorkton electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Saskatchewan Greg Ottenbreit 5,005 59.46% +18.29%
     NDP Randy Goulden 3,158 37.52% -13.72%
     Liberal Joyce Landry 254 3.02% -1.76%
Total 8,417 100.00%


Saskatchewan General Election 2003,

Yorkton electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Clay Serby 3,979 51.24% +10.31%
Saskatchewan Randy Atkinson 3,197 41.17% +4.46%
     Liberal Charles Gunning 371 4.78% -17.58%
Western Independence Bruce Ritter 218 2.81%
Total 7,765 100.00%


Saskatchewan General Election 1999,

Yorkton electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Clay Serby 2,874 40.93% -8.64%
Saskatchewan Lorne Gogal 2,578 36.71%
     Liberal Richard Yaholnitsky 1,570 22.36% -16.19%
Total 7,022 100.00%


Saskatchewan General Election 1995,

Yorkton electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Clay Serby 3,588 49.57% -9.41%
     Liberal David Bucsis 2,791 38.55% +19.76%
     Prog. Conservative Howard W. Evans 860 11.88% -10.35%
Total 7,239 100.00%


Saskatchewan General Election 1991,

Yorkton electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Clay Serby 4,897 58.98%
     Prog. Conservative Brian Fromm 1,846 22.23%
     Liberal Donna Taylor Yaholnitsky 1,560 18.79%
Total 8,303 100.00%


History[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Thomas Henry Garry 1905–1929 Liberal
     2. Alan Carl Stewart 1929–1934 Independent
     3. Vincent Reynolds Smith 1934–1938 Liberal
     4. Alan Carl Stewart 1938–1944 Unity
     5. Arthur Percy Swallow 1944–1956 CCF
     6. Frederick Neibrandt 1956–1960 CCF
     7. Bernard David Gallagher 1960–1971 Liberal
     8. Irving Wensley Carlson 1971–1975 NDP
     9. Randall Neil Nelson 1975–1982 NDP
     10. Lorne Aubrey McLaren 1982–1991 PC
     11. Clay Serby 1991–2007 NDP
     12. Greg Ottenbreit 2007–present Saskatchewan Party

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Coordinates: 51°12′N 102°42′W / 51.200°N 102.700°W / 51.200; -102.700