Selkirk (electoral district)

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Selkirk was a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1871 to 1979.

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This riding was created in 1871 when the province of Manitoba was created.

It was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed into Provencher, Selkirk—Interlake, Winnipeg North Centre and Winnipeg—Birds Hill ridings.

It was recreated in 1987 from parts Selkirk—Interlake, Winnipeg North Centre and Winnipeg—Birds Hill ridings. For information about that riding, see Selkirk—Red River. This new incarnation was renamed in 1990 to Selkirk—Red River and abolished in 1996.

Election results

1871–1882

By-election: On Manitoba joining Confederation, 15 July 1870

By-election on 2 March 1871
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Conservative SMITH, Donald Alexander 239
UnknownTAYLOR, John103
1872 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Conservative SMITH, Donald A. 258
UnknownWILSON, A.E.62
UnknownMULVEY, S.0
UnknownSUTHERLAND, J.0
1874 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Conservative SMITH, Donald A. 329
Liberal BANNATYNE, A.G.B. 225
1878 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Conservative SMITH, Donald A. 555
Conservative MORRIS, Hon. A.546

By-election: On election being declared void

By-election on 10 September 1880
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative SCOTT, Thomas 735
Independent Conservative SMITH, Donald A. 577

1882–1896

During this time, the riding was moved from being in the Winnipeg area to the southwestern corner of the province.

1882 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal SUTHERLAND, Hugh 1,487
UnknownMULVEY, Stewart1,064
1887 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal–Conservative DALY, Thomas Mayne 2,787
Liberal CHRISTIE, J.A.2,608
1891 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal–Conservative DALY, T.M.3,660
Liberal MARTIN, Joseph 3,225

By-election: On Mr. Daly being appointed Minister of the Interior and Superintendent General of Indian Affairs

By-election on 2 November 1892
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal–Conservative DALY, Thomas Mayneacclaimed

1896–1974

Selkirk was moved out of the southwest, to the area north of Winnipeg.

1896 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal MACDONELL, John A. 1,713
Conservative ARMSTRONG, Hugh1,712
1900 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal MCCREARY, William Forsythe2,172
Conservative HASLAM, John Heber2,171
1904 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal JACKSON, S.J.2,104
Conservative COLEMAN, W.W.1,607
1908 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative BRADBURY, George Henry2,874
Liberal JACKSON, Samuel Jacob2,776
1911 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative BRADBURY, George Henry3,098
Liberal BREDIN, Albert Ryerson3,011
Independent HOLOWACKY, Wasil234
1917 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Government (Unionist) HAY, Thomas 5,860
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) ADAMSON, John Evans3,045
1921 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Progressive BANCROFT, Leland Payson 6,529
Independent ADAMSON, John Evans3,315
Conservative HAY, Thomas2,347
Labour DUNN, Thomas1,425
Liberal JOHANNESSON, Sigurdur Julius1,239
1925 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative HANNESSON, Hannes Marino 3,831
Liberal–Progressive BANCROFT, Leland Payson 3,319
Liberal GIBBS, Walter Henry Gabriel2,524
1926 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal–Progressive BANCROFT, Leland Payson 7,016
Conservative HANNESSON, Hannes Marino 5,104
1930 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative STITT, James Herbert6,581
Liberal–Progressive BANCROFT, Leland Payson 6,098
Communist NAWIZOWSKY, John1,709
1935 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal–Progressive THORSON, Joseph T.9,230
Conservative THORVALDSON, Gunnar S.4,098
Communist NAWIZOWSKY, John1,953
Co-operative Commonwealth LANGTON, Wenman1,633
Reconstruction GORDON, William Earl1,275
Social Credit MILLS, Edward Robert Rufus1,273
1940 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal THORSON, Joseph T.11,023
Co-operative Commonwealth WISE, Richard Ambrose6,869
National Government PARTRIDGE, Edmund3,890

By-election: On Mr. Thorson's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 6 October 1942

By-election on 9 August 1943
PartyCandidateVotes
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, William9,396
Liberal FILLMORE, Charles Elwyn3,781
Social Credit HALLDORSON, Salome833
1945 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, William7,556
Liberal WOOD, Robert James6,448
Progressive Conservative DE PENCIER, Charles Edwin3,499
Labor–Progressive HRYNCHYSHYN, Nick1,978
Social Credit BROKOVSKI, Theodore William1,197
1949 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, William7,819
Liberal RÉGNIER, Laurier Arthur7,593
Progressive Conservative MCDOWELL, John6,158
1953 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal WOOD, Robert James6,265
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, W. Scottie6,076
Progressive Conservative BARYLUK, Mike898
Social Credit YANCHYSHYN, Walter586
Labor–Progressive KOSTANIUK, Constantine307
Independent GRIFFIN, Walter John141

By-election: On Mr. Wood's death, 8 August 1954

By-election on 8 November 1954
PartyCandidateVotes
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, W. Scottie8,462
Liberal SHANSKI, John5,715
Progressive Conservative VEITCH, David B.2,471
1957 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, W. Scottie7,432
Liberal WOOD, William James5,530
Progressive Conservative SETTER, Ernest2,107
Social Credit LUINING, Frederik Louis1,796
1958 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Progressive Conservative STEFANSON, Eric8,878
Co-operative Commonwealth BRYCE, W. Scottie5,291
Liberal WOOD, William James4,467
1962 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Progressive Conservative STEFANSON, Eric8,797
Liberal MCMILLAN, J. Crawford6,272
New Democratic ARNASON, Valdimar M.4,198
Social Credit TERGESEN, Terence P.J.920
1963 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Progressive Conservative STEFANSON, Eric10,096
Liberal USICK, Rudy E.6,937
New Democratic CROMARTY, Raymond2,211
Social Credit HOLLBORN, Carl E.718
1965 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Progressive Conservative STEFANSON, Eric8,573
Liberal GARSON, Graeme4,765
New Democratic PAWLEY, Howard Russell 4,456
Social Credit EPPS, Rodger678
1968 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
New Democratic SCHREYER, Ed 17,310
Liberal WOLFE, Bernie12,020
Progressive Conservative STEFANSON, Eric8,781
Social Credit BOWDEN, Walter707

By-election: On Mr. Schreyer's resignation, 9 June 1969

By-election on 31 April 1970
PartyCandidateVotes
New Democratic ROWLAND, Doug 16,595
Liberal REIMER, Phil6,947
Progressive Conservative ENNS, Vera4,993
Social Credit LUINING, Bob541
Independent FITCH, Travis I.143
1972 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
New Democratic ROWLAND, Doug 17,872
Progressive Conservative WHITEWAY, Dean 17,842
Liberal SIGFUSSON, Svein8,709
Social Credit LUINING, Robert418
1974 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Progressive Conservative WHITEWAY, Dean 22,441
New Democratic ROWLAND, Doug 20,667
Liberal COUTU, Eddie7,239
Marxist–Leninist KALTURNYK, Bill148

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