Melville-Saltcoats

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Melville-Saltcoats
Saskatchewan electoral district
SK 2016 Melville Saltcoats.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
MLA
 
 
 
Warren Kaeding
Saskatchewan
District created 2002
First contested 2003
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Electors 9,131
Census divisions Division 5, 9
Census subdivisions Melville

Melville-Saltcoats is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. Located in southeastern Saskatchewan, this constituency was created through the Representation Act, 1994 (Saskatchewan) by combining the district of Saltcoats with part of the constituency of Melville.

The largest centre in the riding is the city of Melville (pop. 4,531). Melville is the smallest incorporated city in Saskatchewan. It is also a major transportation hub, with provincial Highways 10, 15, and 47 running through the city – as well as the Canadian National Railway mainline.

Smaller centers in the district include the towns of Langenburg, Esterhazy, Saltcoats and Churchbridge; and the villages of Calder, Grayson, Spy Hill, Neudorf and Stockholm.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Legislature Years Member Party
25th 2003 – 2007     Bob Bjornerud Saskatchewan Party
26th 2007 – 2011
27th 2011 – 2016
28th 2016 – present Warren Kaeding

Election results[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Warren Kaeding 5,311 72.74 -0.72
New Democratic Leonard Dales 1,595 21.84 -2.63
Progressive Conservative Diana Lowe 192 2.62 +2.62
Liberal Igor Riabchyk 138 1.89 +1.89
Independent Trever Ratti 65 0.89 +0.89
Total valid votes 7,301 100.0  
Eligible voters
Source: Elections Saskatchewan[1][2]
Saskatchewan general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 5,071 73.46% +11.18
New Democratic Len Dales 1,689 24.47% −7.34
Green Jordan Fieseler 143 2.07%
Total 6,903 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 5,039 62.28% +23.24
New Democratic Marlys Knezacek 2,574 31.81% −0.36
Liberal Henry Farmer 375 4.64% −5.31
Western Independence Frank Serfas 103 1.27%
Total 8,091 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes %
Saskatchewan Bob Bjornerud 3,439 39.04%
New Democratic Ron Osika 2,834 32.17%
Independent Grant Schmidt 1,660 18.84%
Liberal Brian Tochor 877 9.95%
Total 8,810 100.00%

History[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly – Melville[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. James Garfield Gardiner 1934–1935 Liberal
     2. Ernest Walter Gerrand 1935–1938 Liberal
     3. John Frederick Herman 1938–1944 Social Credit
  4. William James Arthurs 1944–1948 CCF
     5. V. Patrick Deshaye 1948–1952 Liberal
  6. Allan Brown 1952–1956 CCF
     7. James W. Gardiner 1956–1967 Liberal
  8. John Kowalchuk 1967–1982 New Democrat
  9. Grant Schmidt 1982–1991 Progressive Conservative
  10. Evan Carlson 1991–1995 New Democrat
     11. Ron Osika 1995–2001 Liberal
  12. Ron Osika 2001–2003 Independent

Members of the Legislative Assembly – Saltcoats (1905–1934)[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Thomas MacNutt 1905–1908 Liberal
     2. James Alexander Calder 1908–1917 Liberal
     3. George William Sahlmark 1918–1929 Liberal
     4. Asmundur A. Loptson 1929–1934 Liberal

Members of the Legislative Assembly – Saltcoats (1938–2003)[edit]

# MLA Served Party
  1. Joseph Lee Phelps 1938–1948 CCF
     2. Asmundur A. Loptson 1948–1960 Liberal
     3. James Snedker 1960–1971 Liberal
  4. Edgar Kaeding 1971–1982 New Democrat
  5. Walter Johnson 1982–1991 Progressive Conservative
  6. Reg Knezacek 1991–1995 New Democrat
     7. Bob Bjornerud 1995–1997 Liberal
  8. Bob Bjornerud 1997–2003 Saskatchewan Party

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Register of Official Candidates by Constituency - March 19 - FINAL" (PDF). Elections Saskatchewan. 19 March 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 General Election Results". Elections Saskatchewan. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°50′N 102°15′W / 50.833°N 102.250°W / 50.833; -102.250