Jim McLachlan

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Jim McLachlan
MLA for Faro
In office
1985–1989
Preceded by Maurice Byblow
Succeeded by Maurice Byblow
MLA for Faro
In office
2000–2002
Preceded by Trevor Harding
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Leader of the Yukon Liberal Party
In office
May 9, 1986 – 1989
Preceded by Roger Coles
Succeeded by Paul Thériault
Personal details
Born (1943-09-01) September 1, 1943 (age 73)
Flin Flon, Manitoba
Political party Liberal

James Robert McLachlan is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Faro in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1985 to 1989 and from 2001 to 2002. He was a member of the Yukon Liberal Party, and the party's leader from 1986 to 1989.[1]

He became the party's interim leader after the resignation of Roger Coles due to criminal charges.[2]

Electoral record[edit]

2002 general election[edit]

Pelly-Nisutlin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Dean Hassard 297 46.4%
     Liberal Jim McLachlan 181 28.3%
     NDP Buzz Burgess 162 25.3%
Total 640 100.0%

2000 By-election[edit]

2000 Faro By-election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Jim McLachlan 129 65.5% +42.6%
     NDP Harold Boehm 66 33.5% -43.1%
Total 197 100.0%

2000 general election[edit]

Faro[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     NDP Trevor Harding 177 76.6% -17.7%
     Liberal Jim McLachlan 53 22.9% +17.7%
Total 231 100.0%

1992 general election[edit]

Faro[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     NDP Trevor Harding 388 53.2% +10.4%
     Liberal Jim McLachlan 337 46.2% +9.1%
Total 729 100.0%

1989 general election[edit]

Faro[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     NDP Maurice Byblow 194 42.8% +9.3%
     Liberal Jim McLachlan 168 37.1% -2.2%
Progressive Conservative Mel Smith 90 19.9% -7.0%
Total 453 100.0%

1985 general election[edit]

Faro[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Jim McLachlan 142 39.3% +17.1%
     NDP Sibyl Frei 121 33.5% -15.8%
Progressive Conservative Ted Bartsch 97 26.9% -1.4%
Total 361 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Normandin, P.G. (1985). Guide Parlementaire Canadien. Gale Canada. ISSN 0315-6168. Retrieved 2014-11-16. 
  2. ^ Yukon History at Hougen Group of Companies
  3. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of the Yukon on a By-election in Faro - November 27, 2000 Elections Yukon, 2000. Retrieved January 24, 2017
  4. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2000 General Election Elections Yukon, 2000. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 1992 General Election Elections Yukon, 1992. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  6. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 1989 General Election Elections Yukon, 1989. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  7. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 1985 General Election Elections Yukon, 1985. Retrieved January 21, 2017