Independent candidates, 2007 Manitoba provincial election

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There were six independent candidates in the 2007 Manitoba provincial election, none of whom were elected.

One independent candidate, Conrad Santos, was formerly a Member of the Legislative Assembly with the New Democratic Party. Information about the other candidates may be found here.

Candidates[edit]

Minnedosa: Colin George Atkins[edit]

Colin George Atkins was born in Leeds, England on June 24, 1931, and moved to Canada in 1952.[1] Now retired, he lives in Souris, Manitoba. He has been a member of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada (CHP) since its formation in 1987, and was the president of its Manitoba division for three years. (The CHP does not run candidates at the provincial level.)

Electoral record
Election Division Party Votes  % Place Winner
1997 federal Brandon—Souris Christian Heritage 229 0.62 6/6 Rick Borotsik, Progressive Conservative
2000 federal Brandon—Souris N/A (Christian Heritage) 94 0.26 6/6 Rick Borotsik, Progressive Conservative
2003 provincial Minnedosa Independent 106 1.54 4/4 Leanne Rowat, Progressive Conservative
2004 federal Brandon—Souris Christian Heritage 351 1.00 5/6 Merv Tweed, Conservative
2006 federal Brandon—Souris Christian Heritage 290 0.78 6/7 Merv Tweed, Conservative
2007 provincial Minnedosa Independent 70 1.00 5/5 Leanne Rowat, Progressive Conservative

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colin Atkins: No Affiliation", "Election 2000", Globe and Mail, accessed 15 October 2007.