Cut Knife-Turtleford

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Cut Knife-Turtleford
Saskatchewan electoral district
SK 2016 Cut Knife Turtleford.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
MLA
 
 
 
Larry Doke
Saskatchewan
District created 2002
First contested 2003
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Electors 8,363
Census divisions Division 12, 13, 17, 16

Cut Knife-Turtleford is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. Located in northwest Saskatchewan, this constituency has an economy based primarily on farming – while oil and gas development is rising. The Battlefords Provincial Park is located here. Communities in the riding include the towns of Cut Knife (population 610), Maidstone (1,037), Lashburn (914), and Turtleford (461); and the villages of Neilburg, Meota, Glaslyn, Marsden, and Edam.

The riding was last contested in the 2016 general election. It returned incumbent MLA Larry Doke of the Saskatchewan Party.

This constituency was created by the Representation Act, 2002 (Saskatchewan) out of the district of Battleford-Cut Knife and the former district of Turtleford.

History[edit]

Cut Knife-Turtleford has elected Saskatchewan Party members since it was first contested in 2003. It is considered a safe seat for the Saskatchewan Party, and typically returns members of that party with large majorities.[1]

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
Cut Knife-Turtleford
Riding created from Battleford-Cut Knife and Turtleford
25th  2003–2007     Michael Chisholm Saskatchewan
26th  2007–2011
27th  2011–2016 Larry Doke
28th  2016–Present

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Saskatchewan Larry Doke 5,765 80.83 +17.56
New Democratic Danica Lorer 958 13.43 -19.93
Liberal Rod Gopher 255 3.57 +3.57
Progressive Conservative Rick Cline 154 2.15 +2.15
Green Tammy Fairley Saunders 90 1.26 -2.13
Total valid votes 100.0  
Eligible voters
Saskatchewan hold Swing -
Source: Elections Saskatchewan,[2][3] Global News[1]
Saskatchewan general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Saskatchewan Larry Doke 3,977 63.27 +2.24
New Democratic Bernadette Gopher 2,096 33.34 +1.89
Green Vinessa Currie 213 3.39 +1.29
Total valid votes 6,286 100.0  
Saskatchewan hold Swing +0.18
Saskatchewan general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Saskatchewan Michael Chisholm 4,060 61.03 +12.55
New Democratic Roger Emberley 2,092 31.45 –7.35
Liberal Margaret MacGowan 294 4.42 –5.60
Green Vinessa Currie 140 2.10
Western Independence John Nesdoly 66 0.99 –1.71
Total valid votes 6,652 100.0  
Saskatchewan hold Swing +9.95
Saskatchewan general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes %
Saskatchewan Michael Chisholm 3,130 48.48
New Democratic John Vinek 2,505 38.80
Liberal Larry Ingram 647 10.02
Western Independence Josiah Rise 174 2.70
Total valid votes 6,456 100.0  
Saskatchewan pickup new district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McElroy, Justin (5 April 2015). "Saskatchewan election results 2016: Sask. Party wins Cut Knife-Turtleford riding". Global News. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Register of Official Candidates by Constituency - March 19 - FINAL" (PDF). Elections Saskatchewan. 19 March 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 April 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "2016 General Election Results". Elections Saskatchewan. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°50′N 109°00′W / 52.833°N 109.000°W / 52.833; -109.000