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The Battlefords (federal electoral district)

The Battlefords was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1935 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1933 from parts of North Battleford, Rosetown and South Battleford ridings.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Meadow Lake, Battleford—Kindersley and Saskatoon—Biggar ridings.

History

Historical boundaries

Members of Parliament

This ridings elected the following members of Parliament:

  1. Joseph Needham, Social Credit (1935–1940)
  2. John Albert Gregory, Liberal (1940–1945)
  3. Max Campbell, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) (1945–1949)
  4. Arthur James Bater, Liberal (1949–1953)
  5. Max Campbell, CCF (1953–1958)
  6. Albert Horner, Progressive Conservative (1958–1968)

Election results

1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Joseph Needham 6,314
Liberal John Vallance 5,990
Co-operative Commonwealth Louise Lucas 3,247
Conservative Ariel Franklin Sallows 2,766
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Albert Gregory 7,195
New Democracy Joseph Needham 5,453
Unknown I.C. Nollet 4,512
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 7,579
Liberal John Albert Gregory 5,156
Progressive Conservative John David Deans 2,994
Social Credit Anders Olav Aalborg 1,346
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur James Bater 8,034
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 6,715
Progressive Conservative John George Walker 1,948
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 8,922
Liberal Arthur James Bater 8,481
Progressive Conservative Alfred V. Svoboda 1,345
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 8,320
Liberal Duff Noble 6,287
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 4,325
Social Credit Peter J. Klippenstein 2,298
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 10,970
Co-operative Commonwealth Max Campbell 6,363
Liberal William J. Burak 2,975
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 11,740
New Democratic Joe Phelps 5,166
Liberal S. Duff Noble 5,045
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 12,108
Liberal Hugh James Maher 4,179
New Democratic Fred Woloshyn 3,771
Social Credit John Boskay 746
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Albert Horner 10,297
New Democratic Don Sinclair 6,107
Liberal Ed Odishaw 4,478

See also

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