David J. Reimer

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David J. Reimer served as the interim leader of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada, effective February 1, 2014, succeeding Jim Hnatiuk, until November 7, 2014 when Rod Taylor was affirmed leader at the national leadership convention.

Reimer first ran in the 1988 federal election, and has run in subsequent elections.[1] He served the party as Prayer, Ethics and Personnel (PEP) Director, and has previously served as interim leader and as deputy leader. Most recently, he served as interim provincial president for Manitoba.[2][better source needed] He was appointed to serve as interim leader, pending the next party leadership convention, in January 2014, to succeed Jim Hnatiuk who had submitted his resignation. At the leadership convention on November 7, 2014, Rod Taylor was elected as leader of the party, and Reimer accepted appointment as Prayer, Ethics and Personnel Director.

Electoral record[edit]

Election Division Party Votes % Place Winner
1988 federal Wetaskiwin CHP 3087 7.71 5/7 Willie Littlechild, Progressive Conservative
1997 federal Winnipeg North—St. Paul CHP 442 1.22 5/6 Rey Pagtakhan, Liberal
2004 federal Portage—Lisgar CHP 1449 4.20 5/7 Brian Pallister, Conservative
2006 federal Portage—Lisgar CHP 987 2.68 5/5 Brian Pallister, Conservative
2008 federal[3] Provencher CHP 1170 3.23 5/5 Vic Toews, Conservative
2011 federal[4] Provencher CHP 510 1.29 5/6 Vic Toews, Conservative
2014 federal by-election Macleod CHP 774 4.24 4/5 John Barlow, Conservative


  1. ^ "David Reimer Running CHP In Provencher - Local News". Pembinavalleyonline.com. April 9, 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Elections Canada Online | Christian Heritage Party – Provincial Divisions". Elections.ca. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Provencher". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.theinterim.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/CHPchart.pdf