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Kitchener (electoral district)

Kitchener was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 1997. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1966 from parts of Waterloo North and Waterloo South ridings.

Kitchener
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1966
District abolished1996
First contested1968
Last contested1993

It initially consisted of the City of Kitchener, Ontario.

In 1976, it was redefined to exclude the northeastern part of the city.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed between Kitchener Centre and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Kitchener
Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Waterloo North and Waterloo South
28th  1968–1972     Keith Hymmen Liberal
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979 Patrick Flynn
31st  1979–1980     John Reimer Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984     Peter Lang Liberal
33rd  1984–1988     John Reimer Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997     John English Liberal
Riding dissolved into Kitchener Centre and Waterloo—Wellington

Election resultsEdit

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Keith Hymmen 16,471
New Democratic Morley Rosenberg 12,799
Progressive Conservative Jack Young 11,217
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Keith Hymmen 18,351
Progressive Conservative Barney Lawrence 18,104
New Democratic Mike Sheppard 11,272
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Patrick Flynn 21,091
Progressive Conservative Barney Lawrence 15,965
New Democratic Susan Surich 10,859
Communist Theresa Crowley 146
Marxist–Leninist Gail Margaret Rathwell 112
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John Reimer 23,230
Liberal David Cooke 16,900
New Democratic James Herman 11,345
Libertarian Rodney C. Wilton 214
Communist Paul Pugh 83
Marxist–Leninist Jeff Conway 81
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Peter Lang 19,502
Progressive Conservative John Reimer 17,990
New Democratic James Herman 11,494
Libertarian Ron Bailey 309
Rhinoceros Douglas Wright 292
Marxist–Leninist Jeff Conway 59
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John Reimer 26,710
Liberal Peter Lang 16,130
New Democratic Will Ferguson 13,873
Libertarian Gerald Myszkowiec 306
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John Reimer 22,400
Liberal John English 19,344
New Democratic Sue Coulter 11,571
Libertarian Joel Tarback 211
Not affiliated Anna Di Carlo 114
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John English 26,379
Reform Reg Gosse 12,107
Progressive Conservative John Reimer 10,281
New Democratic Ian MacFarlane 2,355
Christian Heritage Pat Schiebel 474
Natural Law Katherine Finlay 438
Libertarian Joel Tarback 164

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