Edmonton-Beverly

Edmonton-Beverly was a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada, mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting from 1971 to 1993.[1]

Edmonton-Beverly
Alberta electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Alberta
District created1971
District abolished1993
First contested1971
Last contested1989

HistoryEdit

The Edmonton-Beverly electoral district was formed in the 1970 boundary redistribution from Edmonton North East.

The Edmonton-Beverly electoral district was abolished in the 1993 boundary redistribution, and formed Edmonton-Beverly-Belmont, with a small portion of the district was combined with Edmonton-Belmont to form Edmonton-Manning.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)Edit

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Beverly
Assembly Years Member Party
See Edmonton North East electoral district from 1959-1971
17th  1971–1975     Bill Diachuk Progressive Conservative
18th  1975–1979
19th  1979–1982
20th  1982–1986
21st  1986–1989     Ed Ewasiuk New Democratic
22nd  1989–1993
See Edmonton-Manning electoral district from 1993-Present
and Edmonton-Beverly-Belmont electoral district from 1993-1997

Election resultsEdit

1971 general electionEdit

1971 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk 4,471 42.68%
Social Credit Lou Heard 3,050 29.12%
New Democratic Barrie Chivers 2,769 26.43%
Liberal John Lambert 185 1.77%
Total 10,475
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 60
Eligible electors / Turnout 15,591 67.57%
Progressive Conservative pickup new district.
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Beverly Official Results 1971 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1975 general electionEdit

1975 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk 5,046 61.94% 19.26%
New Democratic Bill Kobluk 1,902 23.35% -3.09%
Social Credit Patrick Moore 764 9.38% -19.74%
Liberal Rudy Pisesky 374 4.59% 2.83%
Communist Paul Jarbeau 60 0.74%
Total 8,146
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined N/A
Eligible electors / Turnout 16,882 48.25%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing 12.51%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Beverly Official Results 1975 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1979 general electionEdit

1979 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk 3,756 50.53% -11.41%
New Democratic Gene Mitchell 2,592 34.87% 11.52%
Social Credit Pat G. A. O'Hara 854 11.49% 2.11%
Liberal Teresa McKerral 231 3.11% -1.48%
Total 7,433
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined N/A
Eligible electors / Turnout 13,741 54.09%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -11.47%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Beverly Official Results 1979 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1982 general electionEdit

1982 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk 6,894 50.62% 0.09%
New Democratic Winston Gereluk 5,638 41.40% 6.53%
Western Canada Concept Dexter B. Dombro 819 6.01%
Social Credit Steve Kostiuk 268 1.97% -9.52%
Total 13,619
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 29
Eligible electors / Turnout 21,759 62.72%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -3.22%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Beverly Official Results 1982 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1986 general electionEdit

1986 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Ed Ewasiuk 6,699 58.76% 17.37%
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk 3,917 34.36% -16.26%
Liberal Jim Shinkaruk 784 6.88%
Total 11,400
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 20
Eligible electors / Turnout 24,854 45.95%
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing 7.59%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Beverly Official Results 1986 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1989 general electionEdit

1989 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Ed Ewasiuk 6,408 49.48% -9.28%
Progressive Conservative Gary Kump 3,835 29.61% -4.75%
Liberal Daryl Robb 2,520 19.46% 12.58%
Independent Bonny Royce 188 1.45%
Total 12,951
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 17
Eligible electors / Turnout 25,874 50.12%
New Democratic hold Swing -2.27%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Beverly Official Results 1989 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

Also seeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Election results for Edmonton-Beverly". abheritage.ca. Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 22 May 2020.

Further readingEdit

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Coordinates: 53°34′12″N 113°24′11″W / 53.570°N 113.403°W / 53.570; -113.403