Melville (electoral district)

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Melville was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1968. This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Saltcoats riding.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Regina East and Yorkton—Melville ridings.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Richard Motherwell 5,305
Progressive William James Hepburn 2,302
Conservative John Robert Dinnin 1,692
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Richard Motherwell 7,946
Conservative John A.M. Patrick 3,796
By-election on 2 November 1926

On Motherwell's acceptance of an office of emolument
under the Crown, 11 October 1926

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Richard Motherwell acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Richard Motherwell 6,965
Conservative George Nelson Hart 4,041
  Farmer John Morris Thomas 3,221
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Richard Motherwell 8,726
Social Credit Holger Munch 3,727
Conservative George Nelson Hart 3,010
Co-operative Commonwealth Leslie Milford Switzer 2,892
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Garfield Gardiner 10,158
Co-operative Commonwealth Louise Lucas 9,042
  Unity Gilbert Henry Bartlett 1,837
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Garfield Gardiner 10,095
Co-operative Commonwealth Helmer John Benson 10,067
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Garfield Gardiner 11,120
Co-operative Commonwealth William James Arthurs 6,388
Progressive Conservative Thomas William Drever 1,465
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Garfield Gardiner 10,024
Co-operative Commonwealth Percy Ellis Wright 8,092
Progressive Conservative James Norris Ormiston 1,142
Social Credit Louis Wendell 783
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Garfield Gardiner 7,949
Co-operative Commonwealth John Burton 7,590
Progressive Conservative James Ormiston 2,596
Social Credit David Mercier 1,429
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ormiston 8,440
Co-operative Commonwealth John Burton 5,698
Liberal James Garfield Gardiner 5,673
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ormiston 8,520
Liberal Robert A. Monteith 5,702
New Democratic John Burton 4,313
Social Credit John Lang 859
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ormiston 9,412
Liberal Jack Kreiser 5,629
New Democratic Joe L. Phelps 3,464
Social Credit John Lang 925
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Ormiston 8,843
Liberal Jack Kreiser 5,242
New Democratic Walter M. Blahey 4,122
Social Credit Louis E. Obenauer 734

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