Battlefords—Lloydminster

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Battlefords—Lloydminster
Saskatchewan electoral district
Battlefords—Lloydminster 2013 Riding.png
Battlefords—Lloydminster in relation to other Saskatchewan federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Rosemarie Falk
Conservative
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2017
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1] 73,506
Electors (2015) 48,638
Area (km²)[2] 29,491.82
Pop. density (per km²) 2.5
Census divisions Division No. 12, Division No. 13, Division No. 16, Division No. 17
Census subdivisions Antelope Park No. 322, Aquadeo, Battleford, Battle River No. 438, Britannia No. 502, Buffalo No. 409, Cochin, Coleville, Cut Knife, Cut Knife No. 439, Denzil, Dodsland, Edam, Eldon No. 471, Eye Hill No. 382, Frenchman Butte No. 501, Glaslyn, Glenside No. 377, Grandview No. 349, Grass Lake No. 381, Grizzly Bear's Head 110 and Lean Man 111, Heart's Hill No. 352, Hillsdale No. 440, Kerrobert, Kivimaa-Moonlight Bay, Landis, Lashburn, Little Pine 116, Lloydminster, Luseland, Macklin, Maidstone, Major, Makoo 120, Manitou Lake No. 442, Mariposa No. 350, Marsden, Marshall, Mayfield No. 406, Medstead, Medstead No. 497, Meota, Meota No. 468, Mervin, Mervin No. 499, Metinota, Min-A-He-Quo-Sis 116C, Moosomin 112B, Mosquito 109, Neilburg, North Battleford, North Battleford (crown colony), North Battleford No. 437, Oakdale No. 320, Onion Lake 119-1, Paradise Hill, Parkdale No. 498, Paynton, Paynton No. 470, Plenty, Poundmaker 114, Prairiedale No. 321, Primate, Progress No. 351, Red Pheasant 108, Reford No. 379, Rosemount No. 378, Round Hill No. 467, Round Valley No. 410, Salteaux 159, Scott, Seekaskootch 119, Senlac, Senlac No. 411, Smiley, St. Walburg, Sweet Grass 113, Sweet Grass 113-M16, Thunderchild First Nation 115B, Thunderchild First Nation 115C, Tramping Lake, Tramping Lake No. 380, Turtleford, Turtle River No. 469, Unity, Waseca, Wilkie, Wilton No. 472, Winslow No. 319

Battlefords—Lloydminster is a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.

Geography[edit]

The district is in Central-Western Saskatchewan. It includes the communities of North Battleford, Battleford and Unity; as well as the Saskatchewan portion of Lloydminster.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[3][4]

Ethnic groups: 74.7% White, 22.2% Indigenous, 1.6% Filipino, 1.5% Other
Languages: 87.4% English, 4.5% Cree, 2.5% German, 1.4% French, 1.0% Tagalog, 3.2% Other
Religions: 71.4% Christian, 3.6% Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality, 0.8% Other, 24.2% None
Median income: $29,976 (2010)
Average income: $37,724 (2010)

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 1996 from Kindersley—Lloydminster and The Battlefords—Meadow Lake ridings.

This riding lost territory to Cypress Hills—Grasslands and gained a fraction of territory from Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following member of the House of Commons of Canada:

Battlefords—Lloydminster
Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Kindersley—Lloydminster
and The Battlefords—Meadow Lake
36th  1997–2000     Gerry Ritz Reform
 2000–2000     Alliance
37th  2000–2003
 2003–2004     Conservative
38th  2004–2006
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–2017
 2017–Present Rosemarie Falk

Election results[edit]

On November 5, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a by-election will be held on December 11, 2017.[5]

Canadian federal by-election, December 11, 2017
Resignation of Gerry Ritz
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosemarie Falk 8,965 69.56 +8.55
New Democratic Matt Fedler 1,698 13.17 -4.44
Liberal Larry Ingram 1,345 10.44 -6.04
Independent Ken Finlayson 681 5.28
Green Yvonne Potter-Pihach 200 1.55 -0.16
Total valid votes/Expense limit 12,889 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 12,889 27.05 -39.46
Eligible voters 47,651
Conservative hold Swing +6.49
Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Gerry Ritz 20,547 61.01 -4.94 $70,973.30
New Democratic Glenn Tait 5,930 17.61 -10.45 $6,284.73
Liberal Larry Ingram 5,550 16.48 +13.10 $17,912.01
Independent Doug Anguish 1,076 3.19 n/a
Green Mikaela Tenkink 575 1.71 -0.90 $56.97
Total valid votes/Expense limit 33,678 99.45   $214,778.83
Total rejected ballots 186 0.55
Turnout 33,864 66.51
Eligible voters 50,917
Conservative hold Swing +2.76
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote  %
  Conservative 17,168 65.95
  New Democratic 7,304 28.06
  Liberal 881 3.38
  Green 680 2.61
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative (x) Gerry Ritz 19,203 66.9 +6.8 $57,125
New Democratic Glenn Tait 7,767 27.1 +1.8 $57,552
Liberal Jordan LaPlante 950 3.3 -4.9 $4,043
Green Norbert Kratchmer 785 2.7 -2.3 $345
Total valid votes/Expense limit 28,705 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 109 0.4 0.0
Turnout 28,814 58.2 +7
Eligible voters 49,530
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures[9]
Conservative (x) Gerry Ritz 15,621 60.1 +6.1 $60,942
New Democratic Bob Woloshyn 6,572 25.3 +9.6 $52,759
Liberal Greg Nyholt 2,140 8.2 -4.6
Green Norbert Kratchmer 1,287 5.0 +2.9 $4,638
Christian Heritage Harold Stephan 368 1.4 +0.4 $6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 25,988 100.0   $87,340
Total rejected ballots 96 0.4 +0.1
Turnout 26,084 51 -9
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative (x) Gerry Ritz 16,491 54.1 -4.2 $54,526
New Democratic Elgin Wyatt 4,829 15.7 -4.6 $20,468
Independent Jim Pankiw 4,396 14.4 $77,133
Liberal Dominic LaPlante 3,901 12.8 -4.6
Green Norbert Kratchmer 637 2.1 -0.8 $145
Christian Heritage Harold Stephan 306 1.0 -0.2 $562
Total valid votes 30,560 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 89 0.3 -0.1
Turnout 30,649 60 +8
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative (x) Gerry Ritz 15,441 58.3 -7.0 $45,813
New Democratic Shawn McKee 5,367 20.2 +2.9 $41,961
Liberal Del Price 4,617 17.4 +0.1 $32,265
Green Kelsey Pearson 766 2.9  
Christian Heritage Diane Stephan 316 1.2  
Total valid votes 26,507 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 94 0.4
Turnout 26,601 52 -8.3
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Alliance (x) Gerry Ritz 17,691 60.2 +17.5 $43,761
New Democratic Elgin Wayne Wyatt 5,107 17.4 -10.4 $22,558
Liberal Peter Frey 5,098 17.4 -2.7 $15,510
Progressive Conservative Harry Zamonsky 1,474 5.0 -4.4 $3,102
Total valid votes 29,370 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 107 0.4
Turnout 29,477 60 -3.3
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Reform Gerry Ritz 13,125 42.7 $37,206
New Democratic (x) Len Taylor 8,535 27.8 $49,152
Liberal Glenn Hornick 6,155 20.0 $43,136
Progressive Conservative Ken Ritter 2,888 9.4 $22,635
Total valid votes 30,703 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 91 0.3
Turnout 30,794 63

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