Kerri Irvin-Ross (NDP)Irvin-Ross is the minister responsible for healthy living, the minister responsible for seniors, and the minister responsible for Healthy Child Manitoba.
This riding has existed since the 1958 election. The past two general elections in Fort Garry have been won by less than 100 votes. The riding is in the southern part of Winnipeg. It runs from the CNR Main Line/Jubilee in the north to Sifton/Chancellor in the south, with the Red River as its eastern border. The western boundary is Waverley Street. The riding consists of mostly middle-class residential areas, with some small businesses.The population in 2001 was 20,475. The average family income was $61,074, with an unemployment rate of 5.3 per cent. The major industry was health and social services (13.2%) followed by retail (11.9%).
|2003||NDP Kerri Irvin-Ross defeated PC Joy Smith by 87 votes.|
|1999||PC Smith defeated NDP Lawrie Cherniak by 30 votes.|
|1995||PC Rosemary Vodrey defeated LIB Jim Woodman by 1,525 votes.|
|1990||PC Vodrey defeated LIB Evans by 1,113 votes.|
|1988||LIB Laurie Evans defeated PC Charlie Birt by 882 votes.|
|1986||PC Birt defeated NDP Nora Losey by 1,988 votes.|
|1984||In a byelection, PC Birt defeated LIB Sharon Carstairs by 1,568 votes.|
|1969||PC Bud Sherman defeated NDP Grant Crosby by 1,507 votes. He was re-elected in 1973, 1977 and 1981. He resigned in 1984 to run federally.|
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- Updated: Nov 30, 2007, 10:50 CST
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