Kelsey (Saskatchewan provincial electoral district)

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Kelsey was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada, encompassing the towns of Hudson Bay and Carrot River. The district was named after 17th century explorer Henry Kelsey.

Created before the 12th Saskatchewan general election in 1952, this riding was combined with part of the Melfort-Tisdale district (as "Tisdale-Kelsey") before the 17th Saskatchewan general election in 1971. It is now part of the constituency of Carrot River Valley.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

# MLA Served Party
  1. John Hewgill Brockelbank 1952 – 1967 CCF
  2. John Rissler Messer 1967 – 1971 New Democrat

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1952: Kelsey electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF John Hewgill Brockelbank 4,188 53.44%
Liberal Donald L.W. Hood 3,109 39.67%
Social Credit E. Pugh 540 6.89%
Total 7,837 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1956: Kelsey electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF John Hewgill Brockelbank 3,189 44.41% -9.03
Social Credit Robert S. Claypool 2,125 29.59% +22.70
Liberal Donald Wheaton 1,867 26.00% -13.67
Total 7,181 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1960: Kelsey electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF John Hewgill Brockelbank 2,736 41.19% -3.22
Liberal Lawrence Wassill 1,542 23.21% -2.79
Social Credit Elmer Boschman 1,487 22.38% -7.21
  Prog. Conservative Allan Oliver Anderson 878 13.22%
Total 6,643 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1964: Kelsey electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  CCF John Hewgill Brockelbank 2,561 39.00% -2.19
Liberal William John McHugh 2,518 38.34% +15.13
  Prog. Conservative Carsten Johnson 1,488 22.66% +9.44
Total 6,567 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1967: Kelsey electoral district
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP John Rissler Messer 2,473 45.29% +6.29
Liberal William John McHugh 2,381 43.61% +5.27
  Prog. Conservative Carsten Johnson 606 11.10% -11.56
Total 5,460 100.00%

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