Greg Selinger (NDP)
Greg Selinger is the minister of finance, the minister responsible for the civil service, the minister charged with administration of the Crown Corporations Public Review and Accountability Act, and the minister charged with administration of the Manitoba Hydro Act.
This riding has existed since 1879. It's a central Winnipeg riding between the Red River/Seine River to the west and Panet to the east, and between Carriere Avenue/Windsor Park Golf Course/Elizabeth to the south and Tyne Avenue/Thomas Avenue to the north. It includes the St. Boniface Hospital.The population in 2001 was 19,425. The average family income was $53,204, with an unemployment rate of 5.3 per cent. The main industry was health and social services (12.7%) followed by manufacturing (11.1%).
|2003||NDP Greg Selinger defeated LIB Dougald Lamont by 3,952 votes.|
|1999||NDP Selinger defeated LIB Jean-Paul Boily by 2,445 votes.|
|1995||LIB Neil Gaudry defeated NDP Rachel Massicotte by 1,192 votes. Gaudry died of a heart attack on February 18, 1999.|
|1990||LIB Gaudry defeated NDP Robert Gooding by 2,882 votes.|
|1988||LIB Gaudry defeated NDP Lorette Beaudry-Ferland by 3,682 votes.|
|1986, 1981, 1977, 1974||NDP Laurent Desjardins elected. He first won in a 1974 byelection, defeating LIB Paul Marion by 619 votes.|
|1973||LIB Marion defeated NDP Desjardins by one vote. The election was declared void.|
|1969||LIB-DEM Desjardins, who was first elected in 1959, defeated NDP Kam Gajdosik by 1,325 votes. Desjardins crossed the floor to the NDP in 1971.|
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