8th Saskatchewan Legislature
The 8th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the Saskatchewan general election held in June 1934. The assembly sat from November 15, 1934, to May 14, 1938. The Liberal Party led by James Garfield Gardiner formed the government. After Gardiner resigned to join the federal cabinet in November 1935, William John Patterson became party leader and premier. The Farmer-Labour Group, subsequently known as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and led by George Hara Williams, formed the official opposition.
Members of the Assembly
The following members were elected to the assembly in 1934:
- Election held July 24, 1934
| Government Majority
By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:
|Electoral district||Member elected||Party||Election date||Reason|
|Humboldt||James Chisholm King||Liberal||November 19, 1935||J Hogan died in January, 1935|
|Gravelbourg||Edward Milton Culliton||Liberal||November 26, 1935||B F McGregor died in 1935|
|Regina City||William Franklin Kerr||Liberal||December 2, 1935||WF Kerr ran for reelection after being named to cabinet|
|Melville||Ernest Walter Gerrand||Liberal||December 9, 1935||JG Gardiner named to federal cabinet|
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