Okanagan Centre

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This article is about the former electoral district. For the neighbourhood within Lake Country, see Okanagan Centre, British Columbia.
Okanagan Centre
British Columbia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1987
District abolished 1996
First contested 1988
Last contested 1993

Okanagan Centre was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1997. This riding was created in 1987 from parts of Okanagan North and Okanagan—Similkameen, and eliminated in 1996 when it was merged into Kelowna.

Okanagan Centre consisted of the Central Okanagan Regional District.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Okanagan North and Okanagan—Similkameen
34th  1988–1993     Al Horning Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Werner Schmidt Reform
Riding dissolved into Kelowna

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Reform Werner Schmidt 30,653 46.62 +32.09
Liberal Murli Pendharkar 15,667 23.83 +6.77
Progressive Conservative Al Horning 12,608 19.18 -18.07
New Democratic Bryan Mciver 4,556 6.93 -23.28
National Jack Davis 1,080 1.64
Green David Hughes 665 1.01 +0.06
Natural Law Douglas Walker 208 0.32
Canada Party Faye Stroo 179 0.27
Independent Trevor L. Adams 134 0.20
Total valid votes 65,750 100.0  
Reform gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +12.66
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Al Horning 19,485 37.25
New Democratic Bryan Mciver 15,800 30.21
Liberal Murli Pendharkar 8,922 17.06
Reform Werner Schmidt 7,599 14.53
Green David Hughes 496 0.95
Total valid votes 52,302 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Okanagan North and Okanagan—Similkameen, both of which elected a Progressive Conservative in the previous election.

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