World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

St. Johns (provincial electoral district)

Article Id: WHEBN0001274788
Reproduction Date:

Title: St. Johns (provincial electoral district)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kildonan (Manitoba electoral district), Saul Cherniack, Manitoba provincial election, 2003/St. Johns, Saint John's, Donald Malinowski (politician)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

St. Johns (provincial electoral district)

The 2011- boundaries for St. Johns highlighted in red

St. Johns is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1957, and has formally existed since 1958. It is located in the north-end of Winnipeg. The constituency is bordered by Kildonan to the north and west, Burrows to the west, Elmwood to the east, and Point Douglas to the south.

The riding's population in 1996 was 20,023. The average family income in 1999 was $40,443, with an unemployment rate of 10.90%. Over 35% of the riding's residents are categorized as low-income.

St. Johns has a diverse population. Ten per cent of the riding's residents listed Ukrainian as their ethnic origin in 1999, with a further 6% Polish and 5% Jewish. Twelve per cent of the riding's residents are aboriginal. Manufacturing jobs accounted for 18% of the riding's industry, with a further 15% in services.

Since its creation, St. Johns has been represented by members of the Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and its successor, the New Democratic Party (NDP). It is considered safe for the party. The current MLA is Gord Mackintosh, who was re-elected with over 72% of the vote in the provincial election of 2003.

Contents

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly 1
  • Electoral history 2
  • Previous boundaries 3
  • References 4

Members of the Legislative Assembly

This riding has elected the following MLAs:

Parliament Years Member Party
22nd 1958-1959     David Orlikow CCF
23rd 1959-1961
1961-1962     New Democratic Party
24th 1962-1966     Saul Cherniack New Democratic Party
25th 1966-1969
26th 1969-1973
27th 1973-1977
28th 1977-1981
29th 1981-1986     Don Malinowski New Democratic Party
30th 1986-1988     Judy Wasylycia-Leis New Democratic Party
31st 1988-1990
32nd 1990-1993
1993-1995     Gord Mackintosh New Democratic Party
33rd 1995-1999
34th 1999-2002
35th 2003-2007
36th 2007-

Electoral history

Manitoba general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Gord Mackintosh 4,157 65.55 −3.04
     Progressive Conservative Ray Larkin 1,405 22.15 +5.62
Green Alon David Weinberg 392 6.18
Liberal Trevor Mueller 348 5.49 −4.32
Total valid votes 6,302
Rejected and declined votes 40
Turnout 6,342 48.34
Registered voters 13,119
Manitoba general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Gord Mackintosh 4,223 68.59 −3.81 $22,084.23
     Progressive Conservative Tim Hooper 1,018 16.53 +6.04 $7,896.80
Liberal Selina Sapong-Beiber 604 9.81 −2.96 $4,981.08
Green Dawn Carey 291 4.72 −0.93 $39.55
Total valid votes 6,136 99.67
Rejected and declined votes 21
Turnout 6,157 51.44 +3.72
Registered voters 11,969
[1]
Manitoba general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Gord Mackintosh 4,224 72.40 +0.83 $13,571.43
Liberal Ed Kolodziej 745 12.77 +5.24 $4041.92
     Progressive Conservative E. Ray Garnett 612 10.49 −9.81 $967.69
Green Alon Weinberg 221 3.79 +3.79 $532.73
Libertarian Chris Buors 32 0.55 +0.55 $0.00
Total valid votes 5,834 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 43
Turnout 5,877 47.72
Registered voters 12,315
[2]
Manitoba general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Gord Mackintosh 5,776 71.57 $22,442.00
     Progressive Conservative Ray Larkin 1,635 20.3 $14,847.38
Liberal Patrick Fontaine 607 7.53 $5,400.00
Total valid votes 8,008 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 43
Turnout 8,056 65.1
Registered voters 12,374
[3]
Manitoba provincial by-election, September 21, 1993
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Gord Mackintosh 3,232 67.11
Liberal Naty Yankech 878 18.23
Progressive Conservative June Robertson 465 9.66
Progressive Neil Schipper 241 5.00
Total valid votes 4,816 100
Rejected and declined ballots 34
Turnout 4,850 44.48
Electors on the lists 10,903

Previous boundaries

The 1999-2011 boundaries for St. Johns highlighted in red

References

  1. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/en/Results/39_division_results/39_stjohns_summary_results.html - 2007 results
  2. ^ http://www.elections.mb.ca/en/Results/38_division_results/38_st-johns_summary_results.html - 2003 results
  3. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/apps/results/37gen/pbp.asp?ED=44 - 1999 Results

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.