Sedgewick-Coronation

Sedgewick-Coronation was a provincial electoral district in Alberta mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting from 1963 to 1979.[1]

Sedgewick-Coronation
Alberta electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Alberta
District created1963
District abolished1979
First contested1963
Last contested1975

Sedgewick-Coronation is named for the Town of Sedgewick, Alberta and the Town of Coronation, Alberta.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)Edit

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Sedgewick-Coronation
Assembly Years Member Party
See Sedgewick electoral district from 1909-1963
and Acadia-Coronation electoral district from 1940-1963
15th  1963–1967     Jack Charles Hillman Social Credit
16th  1967–1971
17th  1971–1975 Ralph Sorenson
18th  1975–1979     Henry Kroeger Progressive Conservative
See Chinook electoral district from 1979-1997

Electoral historyEdit

1963 general electionEdit

1963 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Social Credit Jack Charles Hillman 3,999 67.83%
Liberal James Leland Sims 1,368 23.20%
New Democratic Karl O. Peterson 529 8.97%
Total 5,896
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 9
Eligible electors / Turnout 8,860 66.65%
Social Credit pickup new district.
Source(s)
Source: "Sedgewick-Coronation Official Results 1963 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1967 general electionEdit

1967 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Social Credit Jack Charles Hillman 3,470 59.83% -8.00%
Progressive Conservative Ernie Moore 1,103 19.02%
New Democratic Art Bunney 680 11.72% 2.75%
Liberal Eugene F. Price 547 9.43% -13.77%
Total 5,800
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 41
Eligible electors / Turnout 8,559 68.24%
Social Credit hold Swing -1.91%
Source(s)
Source: "Sedgewick-Coronation Official Results 1967 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

1971 general electionEdit

1971 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Social Credit Ralph Sorenson 2,272 47.67% -12.16%
Progressive Conservative Herb Losness 2,005 42.07% 23.05%
New Democratic Ron Chalmers 489 10.26% -1.46%
Total 4,766
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 16
Eligible electors / Turnout 19,656 24.33%
Social Credit hold Swing -17.60%
Source(s)
Source: "Sedgewick-Coronation 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 Henry Kroeger 2,757 56.32% 14.25%
Social Credit Ralph Sorenson 1,768 36.12% -11.55%
New Democratic Gladys Creasy 370 7.56% -2.70%
Total 4,895
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 15
Eligible electors / Turnout 6,718 73.09%
Progressive Conservative gain from Social Credit Swing 7.30%
Source(s)
Source: "Sedgewick-Coronation Official Results 1975 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

Also seeEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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