Okanagan—Revelstoke

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Okanagan—Revelstoke
British Columbia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1952
District abolished 1966
First contested 1953
Last contested 1965

Okanagan—Revelstoke was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1953 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1952 from parts of Kamloops and Yale ridings.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Kootenay West, Okanagan Boundary and Okanagan—Kootenay ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Kamloops and Yale
22nd  1953–1957     George McLeod Social Credit
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Stuart Fleming Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968     Howard Earl Johnston Social Credit
Riding dissolved into Kootenay West, Okanagan Boundary
and Okanagan—Kootenay

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit Howard Earl Johnston 4,294 27.44 +7.34
Liberal Frank F. Becker 4,060 25.95 +2.78
Progressive Conservative John Gracey 3,983 25.45 -9.72
New Democratic Walter Inglis 3,176 20.30 -1.25
Communist Alexander Mowers 135 0.86
Total valid votes 15,648 100.0  
Social Credit gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +2.28
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Stuart Fleming 5,800 35.17 +1.11
Liberal Everard Clarke 3,821 23.17 -0.15
New Democratic Isobel Pothecary 3,554 21.55 -2.72
Social Credit Peer Paynter 3,314 20.10 +1.75
Total valid votes 16,489 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +0.63
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Stuart Fleming 5,265 34.06 -13.88
New Democratic Les McLean 3,751 24.27 +11.55
Liberal Franklyn Valair 3,604 23.32 +7.38
Social Credit Bob Thomas 2,837 18.35 -3.64
Total valid votes 15,457 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -12.72
Change for the New Democrats is based on the Co-operative Commonwealth.
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Stuart Fleming 7,004 47.94 +23.55
Social Credit George William McLeod 3,213 21.99 -17.68
Liberal Hilda Cryderman 2,329 15.94 -9.26
Co-operative Commonwealth Jack Dyck 1,859 12.72 +1.98
Labor–Progressive Alexander W. Mowers 205 1.40
Total valid votes 14,610 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Social Credit Swing +20.62
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit George William McLeod 5,376 39.67 +9.57
Liberal Hilda Cryderman 3,415 25.20 -3.22
Progressive Conservative Stuart Fleming 3,305 24.39 +6.25
Co-operative Commonwealth Jacob Jack Dyck 1,455 10.74 -9.24
Total valid votes 13,551 100.0  
Social Credit hold Swing +6.40
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes %
Social Credit George William McLeod 3,537 30.10
Liberal Hilda Luella Cryderman 3,340 28.42
Co-operative Commonwealth Arthur Southcombe Parker 2,348 19.98
Progressive Conservative Theodore Robert Bruce Adams 2,132 18.14
Labor–Progressive John Henry Codd 395 3.36
Total valid votes 11,752 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Kamloops and Yale, which elected a Progressive Conservative and a Co-operative Commonwealth candidate, respectively, in the previous election.

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