November 7, 2011 6:48 pm

Sask Party incumbent wins in Meadow Lake riding


Incumbent Jeremy Harrison of the Sask Partytakes the Meadow Lake riding for the 2011 Saskatchewan provincial election.

In the 2007 provincial election Jeremy Harrison won in the second closest race in Saskatchewan. He ended up winning by 36 votes after a recount.

In 2007, Harrison defeated incumbent Maynard Sonntang of the NDP after a recount. Orignally, Sonntang was announced the winner, but after counting absentee ballots, Harrison won by 36 votes.

Jeremy Harrison grew up in the Meadow Lake area. He has a degree in Political Science and Canadian History from the University of Alberta. Harrison graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Law in 2004.

At 26-years-old, Jeremy became one of the youngest Canadian to ever to sit in the House of Commons. During his term, Jeremy became the youngest Canadian to ever chair a meeting of a Standing Committee of the House of Commons.

He served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources, Northern Resources and Oil Sands Development.

Currently, Jeremy is Minister of Enterprise, Minister Responsible for Trade and Deputy Government House Leader.

The Sask Party’s Jeremy Harrison defeated the NDP candidate Helen Ben and Green Party of Saskatchewan candidate Mary Susan Merasty.

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