Elk Island (electoral district)

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Elk Island was a federal electoral district in the province of Alberta, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 2004.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2000 101,628
Electors 78,983
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 1987 from Pembina and Vegreville ridings.

It was abolished in 2003 with parts being transferred mostly to Edmonton—Sherwood Park, Vegreville—Wainwright and Westlock—St. Paul ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Alliance Ken Epp 33,730 64.23% $44,810
Liberal Paul Bokowski 9,289 17.68% $7,720
Progressive Conservative Rod Scarlett 6,178 11.76% $5,618
New Democratic Chris Harwood 3,316 6.31% $1,372
Total valid votes 52,513 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 118 0.22%
Turnout 52,631 66.63%
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Reform Ken Epp 26,276 60.64% $43,022
Liberal Vic Bidzinski 8,536 19.69% $39,857
Progressive Conservative Peter Tadman 5,416 12.49% $24,995
New Democratic Mary Ellen VanDusen 2,544 5.87% $7,182
Independent Ace Cetinski 559 1.29% $8,143
Total valid votes 43,331 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 73 0.17%
Turnout 43,404 62.91%
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Reform Ken Epp 26,298
Liberal Jean Boisvert 11,554
Progressive Conservative Brian O'Kurley 6,054
National James Keith Steinhubl 4,061
New Democratic Steve Jacobs 1,293
Natural Law Lorne Hoff 234
Canada Party Gerry Averes 108
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Brian O'Kurley 19,447
New Democratic Rolf E. Nielsen 9,046
Reform Dennis Tindall 8,131
Liberal Patricia L. Hunter 3,613
Confederation of Regions Warren Henrickson 123

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