Lac du Bonnet (electoral district)
|Manitoba electoral district|
The 2011- boundaries for Lac du Bonnet highlighted in red
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Manitoba|
Lac du Bonnet is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1957, and has formally existed since the provincial election of 1958. It is a relatively large constituency, located to the northeast of Winnipeg.
Lac du Bonnet is bordered to the west by Selkirk and Springfield, to the south by La Verendrye, to the north by Rupertsland and to the east by the Ontario border. Communities in the riding include Lac Du Bonnet, Pinawa, Beausejour (known as the birthplace of Edward Schreyer) and Whitemouth.
The riding's population in 1996 was 20,035. In 1999, the average family income was $45,693, and the unemployment rate was 9.00%. There are a number of diverse economic communities in the riding, including farming, forestry and nuclear research. The service sector accounted for 12% of the riding's industry in 1999, followed by 10% in health and social services.
Lac Du Bonnet is an ethnically diverse riding. Eighteen per cent of the riding's residents are aboriginal, along with 9% German and 6% Ukrainian. Six per cent of the riding's residents are francophone.
List of provincial representatives
This riding has elected the following MLAs:
|23rd||1959-1962||Oscar Bjornson||Progressive Conservative|
|26th||1969-1973||Sam Uskiw||New Democratic Party|
|30th||1986-1988||Clarence Baker||New Democratic Party|
|31st||1988-1990||Darren Praznik||Progressive Conservative|
|2002-2003||Gerald Hawranik||Progressive Conservative|
|37th||2011-2016||Wayne Ewasko||Progressive Conservative|
|Manitoba general election, 2016|
|Progressive Conservative||Wayne Ewasko||5,666||77.47||+22.53|
|New Democratic||Wendy Sol||1,647||22.52||-14.22|
|Total valid votes||7,313||100.0|
|Source: Elections Manitoba|
|Manitoba general election, 2011|
|Progressive Conservative||Wayne Ewasko||4,266||54.94||−3.87|
|New Democratic||Elana Spence||2,853||36.74||+3.23|
|Total valid votes||8,011|
|Rejected and declined votes||24|
|Manitoba general election, 2007|
|Progressive Conservative||Gerald Hawranik||4,866||58.81||+7.56||$24,695.70|
|New Democratic||Patrick O'Connor||2,773||33.51||−11.83||$11,782.23|
|Total valid votes||8,246||99.67|
|Rejected and declined votes||27|
|Progressive Conservative||Gerald Hawranik||4,380||51.25%|
|Progressive Conservative||Gerald Hawranik||3,398||40.9%|
|Manitoba general election, 1999|
|Progressive Conservative||Darren Praznik||4,835||50.44%||$26,804.49|
|New Democratic||Michael Hameluck||4,686||48.89%||$29,666.00|
|Total valid votes||9,521|
|Rejected and declined votes||64|
- "Candidates: 41st General Election". Elections Manitoba. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
- http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/en/Results/39_division_results/39_lac-du-bonnet_summary_results.html - 2007 results
- "41ST GENERAL ELECTION, APRIL 19, 2016 - OFFICIAL RESULTS". Elections Manitoba. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/apps/results/37gen/pbp.asp?ED=22 - 1999 Results