Moose Jaw (electoral district)

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Moose Jaw was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1908 to 1953 and from 1968 to 1988.

This riding was created in 1907 from parts of Assiniboia West and Calgary ridings. It was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed into Assiniboia, Moose Jaw—Lake Centre and Rosetown—Biggar ridings.

It was re-created in 1966 from parts of Assiniboia, Moose Jaw—Lake Centre, Rosetown—Biggar, Rosthern, Saskatoon, and Swift Current ridings. The electoral district was abolished in 1987 when it was redistributed into Moose Jaw—Lake Centre and Regina—Lumsden ridings.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal KNOWLES, William Erskine 3,860
Conservative WHEELER, Frank Howard 2,796
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal KNOWLES, William Erskine 8,285
Conservative RATHWELL, Samuel K. 5,953
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) CALDER, Hon. James Alexander 8,866
  Opposition-Labour SOMERVILLE, James 2,946
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive JOHNSON, Robert Milton 6,744
Liberal KNOWLES, William Erskine 5,815
Conservative HAMILTON, Samuel Alexander 3,857

By-election: On Mr. Johnson's election being declared void, 22 February 1923

By-election on 10 April 1923
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive HOPKINS, Edward Nicholas 8,960
Liberal KNOWLES, William Erskine 7,362
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ROSS, John Gordon 5,654
Conservative WHITE, Wellington 5,356
Progressive HOPKINS, Edward Nicholas 2,801
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ROSS, John Gordon 8,487
Conservative WHITE, Wellington 6,060
Progressive JOHNSON, Robert Milton 1,798
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BEYNON, William Addison 9,290
Liberal ROSS, John Gordon 8,351
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ROSS, John Gordon 7,353
Conservative BEYNON, William Addison 4,553
Co-operative Commonwealth STUART, Charles Anderson 2,272
Social Credit JOHNSON, Robert Milton 2,235
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ROSS, John Gordon 9,373
National Government PATTERSON, Joseph Victor 7,807
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth THATCHER, Wilbert Ross 9,831
Liberal ROSS, John Gordon 5,862
Progressive Conservative GILMOUR, Frederick James 4,358
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth THATCHER, W. Ross 10,026
Liberal PUDDEN, Edward Langdon 7,444
Progressive Conservative SMILEY, Leila Elsie 3,334
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic SKOBERG, John L. 11,982
Progressive Conservative PASCOE, Ernest 10,496
Liberal DUDDRIDGE, Lew C. 7,000
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative NEIL, Doug 11,967
New Democratic SKOBERG, John L. 11,685
Liberal KALLIO, Willard 5,767
Social Credit GUILLAUME, Henry G. 526
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative NEIL, Doug 11,678
New Democratic SKOBERG, John L. 10,113
Liberal BRYAN, Alf 6,120
Social Credit GUILLAUME, Henry 281
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative NEIL, Doug C. 16,031
New Democratic HENLEY, David H. 11,122
Liberal BROWN, Vern R. 5,583
Social Credit GUILLAUME, Henry G. 313
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative NEIL, Doug 14,330
New Democratic HENLEY, David H. 10,641
Liberal BROWN, Vern R. 5,713
Independent SENGER, Edward J. 124
Libertarian QUENETT, Bob 64
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative GOTTSELIG, William Andrew 15,803
New Democratic KINDRACHUK, Glenn 13,338
Liberal HART, Larry 4,762
Confederation of Regions BOECHLER, Brant 446

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