Cut Knife (electoral district)

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Cut Knife is a former provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. This constituency was created before the 4th Saskatchewan general election in 1917. Redrawn to include the former district of Lloydminster in 1934, the constituency was renamed "Cut Knife-Lloydminster" in 1964.

This district was dissolved before the 23rd Saskatchewan general election in 1995. It is now part of the Lloydminster and Cut Knife-Turtleford constituencies.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Cut Knife (1917 – 1964)[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. William Hamilton Dodds 1917–1929 Liberal
  2. George John McLean 1929–1934 Independent, Conservative
     3. Andrew James Macauley 1934–1938 Farmer-Labour
     4. William Roseland 1938–1944 Social Credit
     5. Isidore Nollet 1944–1964 CCF

Cut Knife-Lloydminster (1964 – 1995)[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Isidore Nollet 1964–1967 CCF
  2. Miro Kwasnica 1967–1978 New Democrat
  3. Robert Long 1978–1982 New Democrat
  4. Michael Hopfner 1982–1991 Progressive Conservative
  5. Violet Stanger 1991–1995 New Democrat

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1917: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Hamilton Dodds 799 54.88%
  Conservative Samson J. Graham 657 45.12%
Total 1,456 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1921: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Hamilton Dodds 931 57.47% +2.59
     Independent Tom C. Raymond 689 42.53%
Total 1,620 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1925: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Hamilton Dodds 829 50.67% -6.80
Progressive Ernest R. Reid 807 49.33%
Total 1,636 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1929: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Independent George John McLean 1,452 56.67% -
Liberal John Allan Young 1,110 43.33% -7.34
Total 2,562 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1934: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Farmer-Labour Andrew James Macauley 3,268 46.13%
Liberal Robert James Gordon 2,718 38.36% -4.97
  Conservative George John McLean 1,099 15.51% -41.16
Total 7,085 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1938: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Social Credit William Roseland 2,471 37.35%
Liberal John A. Gordon 2,379 35.96% -2.40
  CCF Andrew James Macauley 1,766 26.69% -19.44
Total 6,616 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1944: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF Isidore Nollet 2,726 59.97% +33.28
Liberal John A. Gordon 1,820 40.03% +4.07
Total 4,546 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1948: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF Isidore Nollet 3,027 48.82% -11.15
Social Credit Fred F. Wilson 1,642 26.48% -
Liberal William Bradley 1,531 24.70% -15.33
Total 6,200 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1952: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF Isidore Nollet 3,598 52.69% +3.87
Liberal E.C. Burlingham 2,268 33.21% +8.51
Social Credit William R. Appleton 963 14.10% -12.38
Total 6,829 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1956: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF Isidore Nollet 3,338 50.70% -1.99
Liberal Guy Powers 1,862 28.29% -4.92
Social Credit Stanley Phillips 1,383 21.01% +6.91
Total 6,583 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1960: Cut Knife electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF Isidore Nollet 2,396 42.38% -8.32
Liberal Hans V. Nielson 1,844 32.61% +4.32
  Prog. Conservative Charles W. Taylor 785 13.88% -
Social Credit Stanley Phillips 629 11.13% -9.88
Total 5,654 100.00%

Cut Knife-Lloydminster (1964 – 1995)[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1964: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF Isidore Nollet 2,927 45.99% +3.61
Liberal Raymond R. Rooney 1,821 28.61% -4.00
  Prog. Conservative Gordon Goodfellow 1,617 25.40% +11.52
Total 6,365 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1967: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP Miro Kwasnica 2,862 44.47% -1.52
Liberal Ben Gulak 2,121 32.95% +4.34
  Prog. Conservative Gordon Goodfellow 1,289 20.03% -5.37
Social Credit Walter B. Hoover 164 2.55% -
Total 6,436 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1971: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP Miro Kwasnica 3,748 59.59% +15.12
Liberal Ben Gulak 2,542 40.41% +7.46
Total 6,290 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1975: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP Miro Kwasnica 2,794 40.01% -19.58
  Prog. Conservative Fred Baynton 2,113 30.26% -
Liberal Sam Herman 2,076 29.73% -10.68
Total 6,983 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1978: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP Robert Long 3,828 52.44% +12.43
  Prog. Conservative Bob Kent 3,213 44.01% +13.75
Liberal Bill Taylor 259 3.55% -26.18
Total 7,300 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1982: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Michael Hopfner 4,968 54.95% +10.94
  NDP Robert Long 3,963 43.84% -8.60
Liberal L. Allison Henderson 109 1.21% -2.34
Total 9,040 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1986: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Michael Hopfner 4,526 52.32% -2.63
  NDP Robert Long 3,677 42.50% -1.34
Liberal Virginia Fox 448 5.18% +3.97
Total 8,651 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1991: Cut Knife-Lloydminster electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP Violet Stanger 3,843 47.59% +5.09
  Prog. Conservative Michael Hopfner 2,899 35.90% -16.42
Liberal Aldo Del Frari 1,333 16.51% +11.33
Total 8,075 100.00%

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Coordinates: 53°00′N 109°25′W / 53.000°N 109.417°W / 53.000; -109.417