2017 Battlefords—Lloydminster federal by-election

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.

2017 Battlefords—Lloydminster federal by-election

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Seat of Battlefords—Lloydminster
Turnout27.05% (Decrease 39.46pp)
  First party Second party
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
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

Elected MP

Rosemarie Falk

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

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