Edmonton-Parkallen

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

HistoryEdit

The Edmonton-Parkallen electoral district was formed in the 1970 boundary redistribution from Strathcona West and a small portion of Strathcona Centre.

The Edmonton-Kingsway electoral district was abolished in the 1993 boundary redistribution with portions going into the already existing Edmonton-Strathcona and Edmonton-Whitemud electoral districts, and a portion going to the newly formed Edmonton-Rutherford electoral district.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)Edit

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Parkallen
Assembly Years Member Party
See Strathcona West electoral district from 1959-1971
and Strathcona Centre electoral district from 1959-1971
17th  1971–1975     Neil Stanley Crawford Progressive Conservative
18th  1975–1979
19th  1979–1982
20th  1982–1986
21st  1986–1989
21st  1986–1989 Doug Main
See Edmonton-Strathcona electoral district from 1971-Present,
Edmonton-Rutherford electoral district from 1993-Present
and Edmonton-Whitemud electoral district from 1971-Present

Election resultsEdit

1971 general electionEdit

1971 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Neil Stanley Crawford 5,300 49.50%
Social Credit Gordon V. Rasmussen 3,875 36.19%
New Democratic Hart Horn 1,311 12.24%
Liberal Vic Yanda 221 2.06%
Total 10,707
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 104
Eligible electors / Turnout 14,815 72.97%
Progressive Conservative pickup new district.
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Parkallen 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 Neil Stanley Crawford 4,810 62.30% 12.80%
New Democratic Brian Fish 1,546 20.02% 7.78%
Social Credit Glen Carlson 904 11.71% -24.48%
Liberal Brian Erickson 461 5.97% 3.91%
Total 7,721
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 15
Eligible electors / Turnout 19,583 39.50%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing 14.48%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Parkallen 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 Neil Stanley Crawford 6,457 50.58% -11.72%
New Democratic Jim Russell 4,102 32.13% 12.11%
Social Credit Morley MacCalder 1,483 11.62% -0.09%
Liberal Phillip Lister 724 5.67% -0.30%
Total 12,766
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined N/A
Eligible electors / Turnout 19,583 65.19%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -11.91%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Parkallen 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 Neil Stanley Crawford 8229 55.37% 4.79%
New Democratic Jim Russell 5,771 38.83% 6.70%
Western Canada Concept Merv Gray 823 5.54%
Communist Chris Frazer 39 0.26%
Total 14,862
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 19
Eligible electors / Turnout 20,154 73.84%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -0.95%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Parkallen Official Results 1982 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1986 general electionEdit

1986 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Neil Stanley Crawford 5,612 44.49% -10.88%
New Democratic Jim Russell 5,310 42.09% 3.26%
Liberal Jerry Paschen 1,100 8.72%
Representative James Carson 593 4.70%
Total 12,615
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 16
Eligible electors / Turnout 23,675 53.35%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -7.07%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Parkallen Official Results 1986 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1989 general electionEdit

1989 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Doug Main 6,169 40.19% -4.30%
New Democratic Jim Selby 4,979 32.43% -9.66%
Liberal Nadene Thomas 4,203 27.38% 18.66%
Total 15,351
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 48
Eligible electors / Turnout 24,312 63.34%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing 2.68%
Source(s)
Source: "Edmonton-Parkallen Official Results 1989 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

Also seeEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Further readingEdit

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Coordinates: 53°30′11″N 113°30′58″W / 53.503°N 113.516°W / 53.503; -113.516