2017 Battlefords—Lloydminster federal by-election

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2017 Battlefords—Lloydminster federal by-election

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Seat of Battlefords—Lloydminster
Turnout27.05% (Decrease 39.46pp)
  First party Second party
  Rosemarie Falk in the House of Commons - 2018 (26120505928) (cropped).jpg
NDP
Candidate Rosemarie Falk Matt Fedler
Party Conservative New Democratic
Popular vote 8,965 1,698
Percentage 69.56% 13.17%
Swing Increase 8.55pp Decrease 4.44pp

  Third party Fourth party
 
LPC
Ind.
Candidate Larry Ingram Ken Finlayson
Party Liberal Independent
Popular vote 1,345 681
Percentage 10.44% 5.28%
Swing Decrease 6.04pp N/A

MP before election

Gerry Ritz
Conservative

Elected MP

Rosemarie Falk
Conservative

The 2017 Battlefords—Lloydminster federal by-election took place in the federal voting area of Battlefords—Lloydminster in Saskatchewan. It happened on December 11, 2017. The by-election was called after Conservative MP Gerry Ritz decided he didn't want to be MP anymore.

The seat stayed in control of the Conservatives. Rosemarie Falk won the seat with more votes than the time before.[1]

The by election was held on the same day as 3 others in Canada. These were Bonavista—Burin—Trinity in Newfoundland and Labrador, Scarborough—Agincourt in Ontario and South Surrey—White Rock in British Columbia.

References[change | change source]

  1. Brown, Angela. "Falk retains seat in Battlefords-Lloydminster". battlefordsNOW. Retrieved 2020-12-23.