Edmonton-Kingsway

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

HistoryEdit

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

The Edmonton-Kingsway electoral district was abolished in the 1993 boundary redistribution and formed Edmonton-Mayfield.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)Edit

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Kingsway
Assembly Years Member Party
See Edmonton North electoral district from 1959-1971
17th  1971–1975     Kenneth Paproski Progressive Conservative
18th  1975–1979
19th  1979–1982
20th  1982–1986 Carl Paproski
21st  1986–1989     Alex McEachern New Democratic
22nd  1989–1993
See Edmonton-Mayfield electoral district from 1993-1997

Election resultsEdit

1971 general electionEdit

1971 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Kenneth Paproski 6,316 55.70%
Social Credit Ethel Sylvia Wilson 3,535 31.17%
New Democratic Paulette Atterbury 1,290 11.38%
Liberal Roderick Woodcock 199 1.75%
Total 11,340
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 92
Eligible electors / Turnout 16,597 68.88%
Progressive Conservative pickup new district.
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Kingsway 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 Kenneth Paproski 4,897 66.23% 10.53%
New Democratic Jane Weaver 1,406 19.02% 7.64%
Social Credit Jake Johnson 619 8.37% -22.80%
Liberal Roy Landreth 472 6.38% 4.63%
Total 7394
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 30
Eligible electors / Turnout 15851 46.84%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing 11.35%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Kingsway 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 Kenneth Paproski 4,387 50.66% -15.57%
New Democratic Alex McEachern 2,563 29.60% 10.58%
Social Credit Martin Hattersley 975 11.26% 2.89%
Liberal Dorothy A. Richardson 684 7.90% 1.51%
Independent Eddie Keehn 51 0.59%
Total 8,660
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined N/A
Eligible electors / Turnout 16,847 51.40%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -13.08%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Kingsway 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 Carl Paproski 4,294 41.68% -8.98%
New Democratic Alex McEachern 3,879 37.65% 8.06%
Independent Mark Byington 950 9.22% 8.63%
Western Canada Concept Curtis Long 669 6.49%
Liberal Bill Broad 318 3.09% -4.81%
Social Credit George Klimiuk 192 1.86% -9.39%
Total 10,302
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 16
Eligible electors / Turnout 16,375 63.01%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -8.52%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Kingsway 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 Alex McEachern 4,669 51.12% 13.46%
Progressive Conservative Allen Wasnea 3,491 38.22% -3.46%
Liberal Patrick Reid 896 9.81% 6.72%
Heritage Party Bowden John Zachara 78 0.85%
Total 9,134
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 17
Eligible electors / Turnout 17,591 52.02%
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing 4.43%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Kingsway 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 Alex McEachern 4,314 44.40% -6.72%
Progressive Conservative Allen Wasnea 2,818 29.00% -9.22%
Liberal Joan Cowling 2,585 26.60% 16.79%
Total 9,717
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 26
Eligible electors / Turnout 17,238 56.52%
New Democratic hold Swing 1.25%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Kingsway Official Results 1989 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

Also seeEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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