Corey Tochor

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Corey Tochor

Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Saskatoon Eastview
Assumed office
November 7, 2011
Preceded byJudy Junor
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
In office
May 17, 2016 – January 5, 2018
PremierBrad Wall
Lieutenant GovernorVaughn Schofield
Preceded byDan D'Autremont
Succeeded byMark Docherty
Personal details
NationalityCanadian
Political partyConservative (federal) Saskatchewan Party (provincial)

Corey Tochor is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan in the 2011 election.[1] He represents the constituency of Saskatoon Eastview as a member of the Saskatchewan Party caucus.

Tochor was re-elected in the 2016 general election, held on April 4, 2016.

On May 17, 2016, he was elected the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, defeating the previous Speaker, Dan D'Autremont.[2] After being elected Speaker, Tochor joked that his two young sons will think he is now a pirate, when he wears the Speaker's tricorne hat.[3] On January 5, 2018, Tochor resigned as Speaker, announcing that he is considering entering federal politics.[4] On March 10, 2018 he defeated incumbent MP Brad Trost for the Conservative nomination in Saskatoon—University.[5]

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 2016: Saskatoon Eastview
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Saskatchewan Corey Tochor 4,169 53.4% -4.1
New Democratic Jesse Todd 3,198 41.0% +1.4
Liberal Ana Ashraf 272 3.5% +3.5
Green Shawn Setyo 170 2.2% -0.7
Total 7,809 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2011: Saskatoon Eastview
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Saskatchewan Corey Tochor 5,217 57.5% +15.3
New Democratic Judy Junor 3,588 39.6% -5.8
Green Shawn Setyo 266 2.9% +0.4
Total 9,071 100.00%

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