Saskatoon—Humboldt

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Saskatoon—Humboldt
Saskatchewan electoral district
Saskatoon-Humboldt.png
Saskatoon—Humboldt in relation to other Saskatchewan federal electoral districts
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1987
District abolished 2013
First contested 1988
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 82,743
Electors (2011) 56,377
Area (km²)[2] 11,664.04
Census subdivisions Saskatoon, Humboldt, Corman Park No. 344

Saskatoon—Humboldt was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1968 to 1979, and from 1988 to 2015.

Geography[edit]

The riding consisted of the northeastern quadrant of Saskatoon and the city of Humboldt and the rural towns of Naicam, Wakaw and Watson. The riding extended to Quill Lake in the east, Pleasantdale in the northeast and St. Louis in the north.

History[edit]

This electoral district was first created in 1966 from Humboldt—Melfort, Rosthern (electoral district) and Saskatoon ridings.

It was abolished in 1976 and divided amongst Humboldt—Lake Centre, Prince Albert and Saskatoon East ridings.

It was re-created in 1987 from Humboldt—Lake Centre, Prince Albert and Saskatoon East ridings.

It was abolished in 2013. Most of the Saskatoon portion became part of Saskatoon—University, with a smaller portion going to Saskatoon—Grasswood. The rural portion was split between Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek, Yorkton—Melville and Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons:

Parliament Years Member Party
Saskatoon—Humboldt
Riding created from Humboldt—Melfort, Rosthern and Saskatoon
28th  1968–1972     Otto Lang Liberal
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
Riding dissolved into Humboldt—Lake Centre, Prince Albert and Saskatoon East
Riding re-created from Humboldt—Lake Centre, Prince Albert and Saskatoon East
34th  1988–1993     Stanley Hovdebo New Democratic
35th  1993–1997     Georgette Sheridan Liberal
36th  1997–2000     Jim Pankiw Reform
 2000–2000     Alliance
37th  2000–2002
 2002–2004     Independent
38th  2004–2006     Brad Trost Conservative
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
Riding dissolved into Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek, Yorkton—Melville,
Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan, Saskatoon—University and Saskatoon—Grasswood

Political geography[edit]

Once a safe Liberal seat, the NDP took over the new creation in 1988. The Liberals stole it back in 1993, but the Reform party and its successor the Canadian Alliance took it over with a strong win in 2000. However, the riding remained split three ways between the Liberals, the new Conservative Party and the NDP. In 2004, with the incumbent, Jim Pankiw running as an independent on the ticket made for the closest four-way race in the country with the winning party receiving just 26.7% of the vote just 4.5 points ahead of the fourth place finisher.

Election results[edit]

1988–2011[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brad Trost 19,954 52.7 -1.1 $61,713
New Democratic Denise Kouri 13,271 35.1 +7.3 $72,371
Liberal Darren Hill 3,013 8.0 -4.0 $45,694
Green Sandra Finley 926 2.4 -4.0 $5,443
Independent Jim Pankiw 682 1.8
Total valid votes/Expense limit 37,846 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 106 0.3 +0.1
Turnout 37,952 67.7 +6.2
Eligible voters 56,047
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brad Trost 18,610 53.8 +4.7 $57,441
New Democratic Scott Ruston 9,632 27.8 -1.7 $43,654
Liberal Karen Parhar 4,135 12.0 -4.9 $27,728
Green Jean-Pierre Ducasse 2,211 6.4 +2.7 $5,910
Total valid votes/Expense limit 34,588 100.0   $80,987
Total rejected ballots 83 0.2 0.0
Turnout 34,671 61.5 -5
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brad Trost 18,285 49.1 +22.4 $70,424
New Democratic Andrew Mason 10,975 29.5 +3.9 $51,091
Liberal Peter Stroh 6,281 16.9 -8.6 $44,850
Green Mike Jones 1,382 3.7 +1.8 $1,814
Independent Tim Nyborg 342 0.9 $1,160
Total valid votes 37,265 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 90 0.2 0.0
Turnout 37,355 67 +4
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brad Trost 9,444 26.7 -23.0 $61,922
New Democratic Nettie Wiebe 9,027 25.6 -0.9 $58,415
Liberal Patrick Wolfe 9,009 25.5 +3.8 $66,060
Independent Jim Pankiw 7,076 20.0 $73,828
Green Ron Schriml 680 1.9 +0.6 $25
Independent Larry Zarysky 71 0.2 $2,594
Total valid votes 35,307 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 66 0.2 0.0
Turnout 35,373 63 -1
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Alliance Jim Pankiw 15,780 44.3 +11.2 $57,144
New Democratic Armand Roy 9,420 26.4 -6.0 $42,212
Liberal Morris Bodnar 7,740 21.7 -4.7 $35,455
Progressive Conservative Lori K. Isinger 1,963 5.5 -1.9 $8,073
Green Jason Hanson 488 1.4 $2,532
Canadian Action Michelle Luciuk 245 0.7
Total valid votes 35,636 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 81 0.2 -0.2
Turnout 35,717 64 -1
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Reform Jim Pankiw 11,218 33.1 +3.2 $55,562
New Democratic Dennis Gruending 10,998 32.4 +9.6 $59,376
Liberal Georgette Sheridan 8,972 26.4 -7.9 $37,643
Progressive Conservative Paul Day 2,499 7.4 -2.1 $13,911
Natural Law Harmon van Bergen 234 0.7 +0.0
Total valid votes 33,921 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 135 0.4
Turnout 34,056 65
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Georgette Sheridan 12,837 34.4 +13.7
Reform Bob Head 11,160 29.9
New Democratic Barrett Halderman 8,512 22.8 -20.5
Progressive Conservative Tom Gossen 3,535 9.5 -26.7
National Larry Buhr 900 2.4
Natural Law Dale L. Monson 255 0.7
Independent Bryan Sandberg 158 0.4
Total valid votes 37,357 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Stan Hovdebo 17,703 43.2 +18.2
Progressive Conservative Don Ravis 14,793 36.1 +11.6
Liberal C.M. Red Williams 8,442 20.6 -28.6
Total valid votes 40,938 100.0

1968–1979[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Otto Lang 23,243 49.2 3.7
New Democratic Julius Friesen 11,826 25.1 -5.2
Progressive Conservative Eugène Rhéaume 11,592 24.6 +1.5
Social Credit Garry Holtorf 548 1.2 +0.3
Total valid votes 47,209 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Otto Lang 24,733 45.5 +11.2
New Democratic George Taylor 16,426 30.2 -2.8
Progressive Conservative Lewis Brand 12,533 23.1 -9.5
Social Credit Gerald G. Black 463 0.9
Independent James Reid 102 0.2
Independent Brian Zamulinski 89 0.2
Total valid votes 54,346 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Otto Lang 15,210 34.3
New Democratic George Taylor 14,655 33.1
Progressive Conservative Lewis Brand 14,444 32.6
Total valid votes 54,346 100.0

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