September 7, 2015 9:43 pm
Updated: August 5, 2016 9:34 pm

Federal Election 2015: Regina-Qu’Appelle riding results

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Summary: Now the sole urban-rural seat in Regina, Conservative MP Andrew Scheer seeks re-election in one of the few Saskatchewan ridings barely changed by redistribution.

Boundaries: Includes roughly all of Regina north of the CN rail line and east of Pasqua Street, along with Fort Qu’Appelle and several other small towns extending north to Wynard.

Last Election: Scheer, the Speaker of the House of Commons since 2011, defeated NDP candidate Fred Clipsham by 17.1 per cent to win his fourth term.

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History: Scheer has held the riding since 2004, but prior to that the area was an NDP stronghold, held by Lorne Nystrom from 1997 to 2004, and Simon De Jong from 1979 to 1997.

Demographics: 22.5 per cent of people identified as Aboriginal in the 2011 National Household Survey, the third highest number in the province.

Candidates

Conservative: Andrew Scheer, MP since 2004

NDP: Nial Kuyek, former general manager of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan

Liberal: Della Anaquod, education administrator and board member of the First Nations University of Canada

Green: Gregory Chatterson, retired artistic stone mason

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