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Swift Current—Maple Creek

Swift Current—Maple Creek (previously known as Swift Current) was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1988.

This riding was created in 1914 as “Swift Current” from parts of Moose Jaw riding.

The name of the electoral district was changed to “Swift Current—Maple Creek” in 1953.

The electoral district was abolished in 1987 when it was merged into Swift Current—Maple Creek—Assiniboia riding.

Members of Parliament

This riding elected the following members of Parliament:

  1. Ira Eugene Argue, Unionist (1917–1921)
  2. Arthur John Lewis, Progressive (1921–1925)
  3. Charles Edward Bothwell, Liberal (1925–1940)
  4. Roy Theodore Graham, Liberal (1940–1945)
  5. Thomas J. Bentley, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (1945–1949)
  6. Harry B. Whiteside, Liberal (1949–1953)
  7. Irvin Studer, Liberal (1953–1958)
  8. Jack McIntosh, Progressive Conservative (1958–1972)
  9. Frank Hamilton, Progressive Conservative (1972–1984)
  10. Geoff Wilson, Progressive Conservative (1984–1988)

Election results

1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Ira Eugene Argue 7,703
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Michael James Reilly 3,931
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Arthur John Lewis 9,848
Liberal William P. MacLachlan 4,223
Conservative Ira Eugene Argue 2,158
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 4,555
Progressive Arthur John Lewis 3,668
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 5,788
Progressive Arthur John Lewis 3,094
Conservative Archibald Livingston 2,097
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 6,382
Conservative Oscar M. Irwin 5,456
Farmer–Labour Joseph Gilbert Laycock 2,091
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Edward Bothwell 5,682
Social Credit Oliver Reid 3,556
Co-operative Commonwealth Joseph Gilbert Laycock 2,927
Conservative James Oswald Begg 2,536
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roy Theodore Graham 6,042
Co-operative Commonwealth Henry Peter Thiessen 5,507
National Government James P. Whyte 3,965
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas John Bentley 7,813
Liberal Roy Theodore Graham 6,169
Progressive Conservative Genevieve Ethel Begg 2,537
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Harry B. Whiteside 7,595
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas John Bentley 6,776
Progressive Conservative John Kinchen Rosa 1,761
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Irvin Studer 10,088
Co-operative Commonwealth William Kenneth Rutherford 9,947
Social Credit John Wilfred MacPherson 1,471
Progressive Conservative John Wilkinson 1,432
Labor–Progressive Frederick James Schofield 392
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Irvin Studer 9,639
Co-operative Commonwealth Harry Gibbs 8,930
Progressive Conservative John K. Rosa 4,255
Social Credit Raymond G. Miller 3,028
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 11,618
Liberal Irvin Studer 6,932
Co-operative Commonwealth Arthur H. Johnson 6,921
Labor–Progressive Fred J. Schofield 196
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 10,814
Liberal Irvin Studer 7,809
New Democratic Art Johnson 6,009
Social Credit Ted Kouri 1,711
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 12,963
Liberal Irvin Studer 7,058
New Democratic Art Johnson 4,917
Social Credit Ted Kouri 1,444
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 11,227
Liberal J. Fred Polley 6,700
New Democratic Bev Currie 6,238
Social Credit Ted Kouri 923
1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack McIntosh 11,237
New Democratic Bev Currie 10,207
Liberal Donald J. Strath 6,930
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 11,500
New Democratic Merv Johnson 9,275
Liberal George Leith 7,165
Social Credit Ted Kouri 584
Independent Charles Kieling 138
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 11,336
Liberal George Leith 8,091
New Democratic Ed Wallace 7,477
Social Credit Isaac Klaassen 390
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 15,213
New Democratic Ron Gates 8,720
Liberal Gene Maurice 5,171
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Fletcher Hamilton 12,917
New Democratic Ron Gates 8,338
Liberal Gene Maurice 5,673
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Geoff Wilson 14,590
New Democratic Don Beveridge 8,196
Liberal Jack Wiebe 5,967
Confederation of Regions Lorne Larson 582
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