Cypress Hills (electoral district)
|Saskatchewan electoral district|
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan|
|Census divisions||Division 4, 8|
Cypress Hills is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. Located in the extreme southwest corner of the province, this constituency was formed by the Representation Act, 1994 (Saskatchewan) through combining the districts of Shaunavon, Maple Creek, and portions of Swift Current.
The district has an economy based on agriculture, cattle ranching and major oil and gas production. The constituency also contains the Great Sand Hills in its northern areas and Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. A near-complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton – one of only 12 in the world – was found near the town of Eastend.
The largest communities include Maple Creek and Shaunavon with populations of 2,270 and 1,775 respectively. Smaller centers in the district include the towns of Gull Lake, Leader, Cabri, Eastend and Burstall; and the villages of Frontier, Fox Valley, Tompkins, Abbey, Webb and Consul.
Members of the Legislative Assembly
|23rd||1995 – 1998||Jack Goohsen||Progressive Conservative|
|1999||Wayne Elhard||Saskatchewan Party|
|24th||1999 – 2003|
|25th||2003 – 2007|
|26th||2007 – 2011|
|27th||2011 – 2016|
|28th||2016 – present||Doug Steele||Saskatchewan Party|
|Saskatchewan general election, 2016|
|New Democratic||Barb Genert||875||12.04||-0.31|
|Progressive Conservative||John Goohsen||382||5.25||+5.25|
|Total valid votes||7,263||100.0|
|Source: Elections Saskatchewan|
|Western Independence||David Sawkiw||59||0.83||–|
|Prog. Conservative||Jack Goohsen||2,863||38.31||–|
- "Register of Official Candidates by Constituency - March 19 - FINAL" (PDF). Elections Saskatchewan. 19 March 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
- "2016 General Election Results". Elections Saskatchewan. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
- Website of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
- Elections Saskatchewan: Official Results of the 2007 Provincial Election By Electoral District
- Elections Saskatchewan - Official Results of the 2007 Provincial Election
- Saskatchewan Archives Board – Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral District