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STRATHCONA WEST was a provincial electoral district in Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. It was created in 1959 when Edmonton broke up into nine ridings.

In 1971 the riding was split between Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
and Edmonton-Parkallen .

1959 REDISTRIBUTION

The historic 1959 redistribution of the provincial ridings of Calgary and Edmonton standardized the voting system back to First Past the Post . From 1926 to 1959 Calgary and Edmonton members were elected by Single Transferable Vote . The rest of the province had the option of how to count ballots. The redistribution created nine ridings in Edmonton.

The other eight ridings were Edmonton Centre , Edmonton North , Edmonton Norwood , Edmonton North East , Edmonton North West , Strathcona East , Strathcona Centre and Jasper West .

ELECTION RESULTS 1959 - 1967

1967 RESULTS 1963 RESULTS 1959 RESULTS

AFFILIATION CANDIDATE VOTES % AFFILIATION CANDIDATE VOTES % AFFILIATION CANDIDATE VOTES %

Progressive Conservative Donald Getty 6,764 48.39%

Social Credit Randolph McKinnon 5,029 47.47%

Social Credit Randolph McKinnon 3,639 41.63%

Social Credit Randolph McKinnon 5,153 36.87%

Liberal Arthur Crossley 2,557 24.14%

Progressive Conservative Eric Duggan 2,683 30.69%

N.D.P. Frank Kuzemski 1,115 7.98%

Progressive Conservative Arnold H. Lane 1,863 17.59%

Liberal Frank Edwards 1,982 22.67%

Liberal Edmund Leger 1,627 6.76%

N.D.P. George Field 936 10.80%

C.C.F. H. Douglas Trace 423

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