Riverdale North

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Riverdale North
Yukon electoral district
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Yukon Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Nils Clarke
Liberal
First contested 1978
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Electors (2016) 1,448
Census subdivisions Riverdale, Long Lake

Riverdale North is an electoral district which elects a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) to the Legislative Assembly of the Yukon Territory in Canada. Along with Riverdale South, it makes up the subdivision of Whitehorse of Riverdale. The district also includes the residents of Long Lake Road.

Riverdale North is bordered by the Whitehorse ridings of Riverdale South, Whitehorse Centre, Takhini-Kopper King, Porter Creek North, and Porter Creek Centre, as well as the rural riding of Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes.[1]

It is currently represented by Liberal Nils Clarke, the 12th Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly. It was also represented by the 9th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Ted Staffen, from 2002-2011.

MLAs[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
1978 1978–1982     Chris Pearson Progressive Conservative
1982 1982–1985
1985 1985–1989 Doug Phillips
1989 1989–1992
1991–1992     Yukon Party
1992 1992–1996
1996 1996–2000
2000 2000–2002     Dale Eftoda Yukon Liberal Party
2002 2002–2006     Ted Staffen Yukon Party
2006 2006–2011
2011 2011–2016 Scott Kent
2016 2016–present     Nils Clarke Liberal

Election history[edit]

2016 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2016[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Nils Clarke 486 43.5% +14.2%
New Democratic Rod Snow 337 30.2% +0.2%
Yukon Party Mark Beese 258 23.1% -14.0%
Green Kristina Calhoun 36 3.2% -0.3%
Total 1117 100.0%

2011 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2011[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Scott Kent 366 37.1% -6.9%
New Democratic Peter Lesniak 296 30.0% +12.4%
Liberal Christie Richardson 289 29.3% -9.0%
Green Kristina Calhoun 35 3.5% +3.5%
Total 986 100.0%

2006 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Ted Staffen 429 44.0% +0.5%
  Liberal Lesley Cabott 373 38.3% +3.6%
  NDP James McCullough 172 17.6% -4.2%
Total 974 100.0%

2002 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2002[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Ted Staffen 446 43.5% +23.5%
  Liberal Dale Eftoda 355 34.7% -18.2%
  NDP Jan Slipetz 223 21.8% -5.3%
Total 1024 100.0%

2000 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2000[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Dale Eftoda 454 52.9% +37.4%
  NDP Rachael Lewis 233 27.1% -9.7%
Yukon Party Daphne White 172 20.0% -27.7%
Total 859 100.0%

1996 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 1996[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Doug Phillips 450 47.7% -10.6%
  NDP Dave Stockdale 347 36.8% +6.2%
  Liberal Flo Leblanc-Hutchinson 146 15.5% +4.4%
Total 943 100.0%

1992 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 1992[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Doug Phillips 557 58.3%
  NDP Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld 292 30.6%
  Liberal Lesley Cabott 106 11.1%
Total 955 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitehorse Electoral Districts Elections Yukon, 2009. Retireved January 24, 2017
  2. ^ Unofficial Results, Riverdale North Elections Yukon, November 7, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2017
  3. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2011 General Election Elections Yukon, 2011. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  4. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2006 General Election Elections Yukon, 2006. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  5. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2002 General Election Elections Yukon, 2002. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  6. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2000 General Election Elections Yukon, 2000. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  7. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the General Election Held on September 30, 1996 Elections Yukon, 1996. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  8. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 1992 General Election Elections Yukon, 1992. Retrieved January 21, 2017