Bob Bjornerud

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Bob Bjornerud
Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Melville-Saltcoats
Saltcoats (1995-2003)
In office
June 21, 1995 – April 4, 2016
Preceded by Reg Knezacek
Succeeded by Warren Kaeding
Personal details
Born (1945-09-08) September 8, 1945 (age 71)
Kelvington, Saskatchewan, Canada
Political party LiberalSaskatchewan Party
Occupation farmer
Religion Lutheran

Bob Bjornerud (born September 8, 1945) is a Canadian provincial politician.[1] He is the Saskatchewan Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan for the constituency of Melville-Saltcoats. Bjornerud has been the Minister of Agriculture since 2007, but in 2012 requested not to be considered for a cabinet post in the next cabinet shuffle.[2]

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1995: Saltcoats
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bob Bjornerud 3,635 45.53% +31.05
New Democratic Reg Knezacek 3,053 38.25% −14.24
Progressive Conservative Ken Johnson 1,295 16.22% −16.81
Total 7,983 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1999: Saltcoats
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 4,688 62.47%
New Democratic Leo Fuhr 1,884 25.10% −13.15
Liberal Vic Polsom 933 12.43% −33.10
Total 7,505 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2003: Melville-Saltcoats
Party Candidate Votes %
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 3,439 39.04%
New Democratic Ron Osika 2,834 32.17%
Independent Grant Schmidt 1,660 18.84%
Liberal Brian Tochor 877 9.95%
Total 8,810 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2007: Melville-Saltcoats
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 5,039 62.28% +23.24
New Democratic Marlys Knezacek 2,574 31.81% −0.36
Liberal Henry Farmer 375 4.64% −5.31
Western Independence Frank Serfas 103 1.27%
Total 8,091 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2011: Melville-Saltcoats
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 5,071 73.46% +11.18
New Democratic Len Dales 1,689 24.47% −7.34
Green Jordan Fieseler 143 2.07%
Total 6,903 100.00%

Cabinet positions[edit]

Provincial Government of Brad Wall
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Mark Wartman Minister of Agriculture
November 21, 2007–May 25, 2012
Lyle Stewart

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Ag Minister Bjornerud to exit cabinet". CBC News. March 14, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 

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