Shaunavon (electoral district)

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Shaunavon is a former provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. This district was created before the 8th Saskatchewan general election in 1934 as "Gull Lake". Redrawn and renamed "Shaunavon" in 1952, the constituency was abolished before the 23rd Saskatchewan general election in 1995.

It is now part of the districts of Wood River and Cypress Hills.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Gull Lake (1934 – 1952)[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Herman Henry Kemper 1934 – 1938 Farmer-Labour
     2. Harvey Harold McMahon 1938 – 1944 Liberal
     3. Al Murray 1944 – 1949 CCF
     4. Thomas Bentley Nov. 1949 – 1952 CCF

Shaunavon (1952 – 1995)[edit]

# MLA Served Party
     1. Thomas Bentley 1952 – 1960 CCF
     2. Arthur Kluzak 1960 – 1964 CCF
     3. Fernand Larochelle 1964 – 1971 Liberal
     4. Allan Oliver 1971 – 1975 New Democrat
     5. Eiliv "Sonny" Anderson 1975 – 1978 Liberal
     6. Dwain Lingenfelter 1978 – 1986 New Democrat
     7. Ted Gleim 1986 – 1991 Progressive Conservative
     8. Glen McPherson 1991 – 1995 New Democrat

Election results[edit]

Gull Lake (1934 – 1952)[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1934:

Gull Lake electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Farmer-Labour Herman Henry Kemper 2,404 38.27%
     Liberal Sydney John Smith 2,153 34.27%
     Conservative John Frederick Frook 1,725 27.46%
Total 6,282 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1938:

Gull Lake electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Harvey Harold McMahon 3,901 51.11% +16.84
     CCF Herman Henry Kemper 3,732 48.89% +10.62
Total 7,633 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1944:

Gull Lake electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Al Murray 3,942 52.57% +3.68
     Liberal Harvey Harold McMahon 2,200 29.34% -21.77
     Prog. Conservative Charles H. Howlett 1,356 18.09% -
Total 7,498 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1948:

Gull Lake electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Al Murray 4,251 52.03% -0.54
Liberal-Progressive Conservative Jonas A. Johnson 2,983 36.51%
     Social Credit William E. Cowie 936 11.46%
Total 8,170 100.00%


November 10, 1949 By-Election:

Gull Lake electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Thomas Bentley 3,627 51.36% -0.67
     Liberal Harold M. Haney 2,792 39.54% -
     Prog. Conservative Charles H. Howlett 643 9.10% -
Total 7,062 100.00%


Shaunavon (1952 – 1995)[edit]

Saskatchewan general election, 1952:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Thomas Bentley 3,625 54.22% +2.86
     Liberal H. Loken 3,061 45.78% +6.24
Total 6,686 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1956:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Thomas Bentley 3,185 45.00% -9.22
     Liberal Fernand Larochelle 2,545 35.96% -9.82
     Social Credit Lloyd J. Hunter 1,348 19.04% -
Total 7,078 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1960:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Arthur Kluzak 2,743 39.28% -5.72
     Liberal Fernand Larochelle 2,516 36.02% +0.06
     Social Credit Lloyd J. Hunter 876 12.54% -6.50
     Prog. Conservative Donald McLennan 849 12.16% -
Total 6,984 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1964:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Fernand Larochelle 2,955 43.94% +7.92
     CCF Arthur Kluzak 2,545 37.84% -1.44
     Prog. Conservative Clifford B. Clark 1,225 18.22% +6.06
Total 6,725 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1967:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Fernand Larochelle 3,091 53.52% +9.58
     NDP Robert B. Fulton 2,684 46.48% +8.64
Total 5,775 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1971:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Allan Oliver 3,127 52.12% +5.64
     Liberal Fernand Larochelle 2,872 47.88% -5.64
Total 5,999 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1975:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Eiliv "Sonny" Anderson 3,370 45.92% -1.96
     NDP Allan Oliver 2,593 35.34% -16.78
     Prog. Conservative Eric Slater 1,375 18.74% -
Total 7,338 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1978:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Dwain Lingenfelter 2,778 38.01% +2.67
     Liberal Eiliv "Sonny" Anderson 2,385 32.64% -13.28
     Prog. Conservative Jim Lacey 2,145 29.35% +10.61
Total 7,308 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1982:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Dwain Lingenfelter 2,897 38.57% +0.56
     Progressive Conservative John Bleackley 2,730 36.35% +7.00
     Western Canada Concept Barry W. Dixon 1,139 15.16%
     Liberal Gratton Murray 745 9.92% -22.72
Total 7,511 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1986:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Ted Gleim 3,311 47.70% +11.35
     NDP Dwain Lingenfelter 2,968 42.76% +4.19
     Liberal Jules Larochelle 662 9.54% -0.38
Total 6,941 100.00%


Saskatchewan general election, 1991:

Shaunavon electoral district

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Glen McPherson 2,350 37.27% -5.49
     Prog. Conservative Ted Gleim 2,222 35.24% -12.46
     Liberal Jerry Ruehs 1,733 27.49% +17.95
Total 6,305 100.00%


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Coordinates: 49°40′N 108°25′W / 49.667°N 108.417°W / 49.667; -108.417