Kitchener (electoral district)

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Kitchener was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1968 to 1997. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1966 from parts of Waterloo North and Waterloo South ridings.

It initially consisted of the City of Kitchener, Ontario.

In 1976, it was redefined to exclude the northeastern part of the city.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed between Kitchener Centre and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Kitchener
Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Waterloo North and Waterloo South
28th  1968–1972     Keith Hymmen Liberal
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979 Patrick Flynn
31st  1979–1980     John Reimer Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984     Peter Lang Liberal
33rd  1984–1988     John Reimer Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997     John English Liberal
Riding dissolved into Kitchener Centre and Waterloo—Wellington

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal HYMMEN, Keith R. 16,471
New Democratic ROSENBERG, Morley 12,799
Progressive Conservative YOUNG, Jack 11,217
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal HYMMEN, Keith R. 18,351
Progressive Conservative LAWRENCE, Barney 18,104
New Democratic SHEPPARD, Mike 11,272
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FLYNN, Patrick Joseph 21,091
Progressive Conservative LAWRENCE, Barney 15,965
New Democratic SURICH, Susan 10,859
Communist CROWLEY, Theresa 146
Marxist–Leninist RATHWELL, Gail Margaret 112
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative REIMER, John 23,230
Liberal COOKE, David 16,900
New Democratic HERMAN, James 11,345
Libertarian WILTON, Rodney C. 214
Communist PUGH, Paul 83
Marxist–Leninist CONWAY, Jeff 81
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LANG, Peter 19,502
Progressive Conservative REIMER, John 17,990
New Democratic HERMAN, James 11,494
Libertarian BAILEY, Ron 309
Rhinoceros WRIGHT, Douglas 292
Marxist–Leninist CONWAY, Jeff 59
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative REIMER, John 26,710
Liberal LANG, Peter 16,130
New Democratic FERGUSON, Will 13,873
Libertarian MYSZKOWIEC, Gerald 306
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative REIMER, John 22,400
Liberal ENGLISH, John 19,344
New Democratic COULTER, Sue 11,571
Libertarian TARBACK, Joel 211
Not affiliated DI CARLO, Anna 114
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ENGLISH, John 26,379
Reform GOSSE, Reg 12,107
Progressive Conservative REIMER, John 10,281
New Democratic MACFARLANE, Ian 2,355
Christian Heritage SCHIEBEL, Pat 474
Natural Law FINLAY, Katherine 438
Libertarian TARBACK, Joel 164

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