Doyle Vermette

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Doyle Vermette
MLA
Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Cumberland
Assumed office
November 7, 2007
Preceded by Joan Beatty
Personal details
Born Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Political party New Democratic Party

Doyle Vermette (born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician. He is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, representing the electoral district of Cumberland as a member of the New Democratic Party. He was first elected in the 2007 general election, and was most recently re-elected in the 2016 general election.

Political career[edit]

Vermette won a nomination race over two other candidates to run for the NDP in the Cumberland provincial electoral district by-election held on June 25, 2008,[1] following the resignation of Joan Beatty from the legislature. He won the electoral district in the by-election defeating two other candidates.[2] On election night, the results see-sawed back and forth between Vermette and Saskatchewan Party candidate Dale McAuley, with Vermette ultimately being elected with a majority of 164.[3]

Vermette is the Opposition Whip in the Legislature, and serves in various portfolios within the provincial shadow cabinet.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

2016 Saskatchewan general election[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 2016: Meadow Lake
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Doyle Vermette 3,337
Saskatchewan Thomas Sierzycki 1,577
Liberal George Morin 347
Green Mick Taylor-Lessard 74
Total valid votes 100.0  
Eligible voters
New Democratic hold Swing -
Source: Elections Saskatchewan[5][6]

2011 Saskatchewan general election[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 2011: Cumberland
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Doyle Vermette 3,319 63.19 +13.46
Saskatchewan Joe Hordyski 1,755 33.42 –11.10
Green Samuel Hardlotte 178 3.39 –2.37
Total valid votes 5,252 100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing +12.28

2008 Cumberland by-election[edit]

Saskatchewan provincial by-election, 25 June 2008: Cumberland
On the resignation of Joan Beatty
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Doyle Vermette 1,564 49.73 –16.23
Saskatchewan Dale McAuley 1,400 44.52 +21.55
Green Tory McGregor 181 5.76 –0.45
Total valid votes 3,145 100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing –18.89

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NDP Nominates Candidate For Cumberland By-Election". Saskatchewan NDP. May 12, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Cumberland Preliminary Results" (PDF). Elections Saskatchewan. June 25, 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  3. ^ "NDP narrowly regain seat in Cumberland byelection". Canadian Press. June 26, 2008. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  4. ^ [Doyle Vermette "MR. DOYLE VERMETTE - NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY"] Check |url= value (help). Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Register of Official Candidates by Constituency - March 19 - FINAL" (PDF). Elections Saskatchewan. 19 March 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Preliminary voting results". Elections Saskatchewan. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 

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