Jim Tredger

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Jim Tredger
MLA for Mayo-Tatchun
In office
Preceded by Eric Fairclough
Succeeded by Don Hutton
Personal details
Political party Yukon New Democratic Party

Jim Tredger is a Canadian politician, who was elected to in the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the 2011 election.[1] He represented the electoral district of Mayo-Tatchun as a member of the Yukon New Democratic Party caucus from 2011 to 2016.

Prior to elected office, Tredger served as president of both the Association of Yukon School Administrators and the Yukon Teachers Association. He has also sat on the boards of the Canadian Association of Principals, Yukon College, United Way Yukon and Food for Learning Yukon.[2]

During his term in office, Tredger served as the NDP critic for education, energy, mines and resources, and rural issues.[3] He was defeated by Liberal candidate Don Hutton in the 2016 Yukon general election.

Tredger is married with four children and four grandchildren.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

2016 general election[edit]

Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Don Hutton 331 45.3% +18.6%
     NDP Jim Tredger 233 31.9% -9.8%
Yukon Party Cory Bellmore 166 22.7% -8.9%
Total 730 100.0%

2011 general election[edit]

Party Candidate Votes % ±
     NDP Jim Tredger 282 41.7% +24.2%
Yukon Party Elaine Wyatt 214 31.6% +2.3%
     Liberal Eric Fairclough 181 26.7% -26.5%
Total 677 100.0%