Len Derkach (PC)
This riding has existed since the 1958 election. The Roblin-Russell riding became Russell in 1999. It has been PC since 1981. This is a rural riding in southwest Manitoba. The western boundary is the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border. Riding Mountain National Park forms most of the northern and part of the eastern boundaries. Russell is the main community in this riding. Other communities include Birtle, Inglis, Angusville, Rossburn, Erickson, and Hamiota. Asessippi Provincial Park, in the northwest corner of the riding, has many tourist attractions.The population in 2001 was 17,920. The average family income was $45,139, with an unemployment rate of 5.4 per cent. The major industry was agriculture (29.5 per cent of the workforce).
|2003||PC Len Derkach defeated NDP Don Yanick by 879 votes.|
|1999||PC Derkach defeated NDP Vince Lelond by 595 votes.|
|1995||PC Derkach defeated NDP Fred Embryk by 1,984 votes.|
|1990||PC Derkach defeated NDP William Nicholson by 2,144 votes.|
|1988, 1986||PC Derkach elected.|
|1981||PC Wally McKenzie, incumbent from Roblin, defeated NDP Zane Wonitoway by 835 votes.|
|1977, 1973, 1969, 1966||PC Wally McKenzie elected.|
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- Updated: Nov 30, 2007, 10:50 CST
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