Whitford (provincial electoral district)

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This article is about the Albertan electoral district. For the Western Australian electoral district, see Electoral district of Whitford.

Whitford was a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district was created in 1913 out of the south west part of the Pakan district and the north part of Vegreville.

In 1940 the district was split between Redwater, Willingdon and Vegreville.

The district was named after the north west town of Whitford, Alberta.

Election results 1913 - 1935[edit]

Single Transferable Vote 1935[edit]

Year Count Candidate Party Votes
1935 2nd William Tomyn Social Credit 1,370
2nd Isidore Goresky United Farmers 1,121
1935 1st William Tomyn Social Credit 1,265
1st M. Novakowski Communist 966
1st Isidore Goresky United Farmers 940
1st Andrew Shandro Liberal 615

First Past the Post 1913 - 1930[edit]

1921 - 1930[edit]

1930 Results 1926 Results 1921 Results
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Affiliation Candidate Votes % Affiliation Candidate Votes
United Farmers Isidore Goresky 1,799 67.30%      United Farmers G. Mihalcheon 1,449 54.29%      Liberal Andrew Shandro Acclaimed
  Liberal George Szkwarok 766 28.66% Independent United Farmers Andrew Shandro 373 13.98%
  Independent S. Suwala 47 4.04% Liberal N. Grekol 371 13.90%
Conservative E. Michajluk 274 10.27%
Independent United Farmers L.M. Ferguson 88 7.56%

1913 - 1917[edit]

1917 Results 1915 By-Election Results 1913 Results
Affiliation Candidate Votes Affiliation Candidate Votes % Affiliation Candidate Votes %
  Liberal Andrew Shandro Acclaimed Under Section 38      Liberal Andrew Shandro 697 59.02%      Liberal Andrew Shandro 499
Conservative R. Kremar 484 40.98% Independent Paul Rudyk 312
Independent C.F. Connolly 148
Conservative R.L. Hughson 133

By-Election reasons[edit]

  • March 15, 1915—Election of Mr. Andrew Shandro declared void by the courts.
  • July 10, 1922—Election of Mr. Andrew Shandro declared void by the courts

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