MANITOBA VOTES 2007

Riding Profiles

DISTRICT: ST. VITAL
Candidate Party Vote Count Vote Share Elected
Nancy Allan NDP 4,611 61.55% X
Grant Cooper PC 1,754 23.41%
Harry Wolbert LIB 776 10.36%
Kristine Koster GRN 351 4.68%
Updated: Nov. 30, 2007 10:50 CST 50 of 50 polls reporting

St. Vital


Current MLA:

Nancy Allan (NDP)

Allan is the minister of labour and immigration, the minister responsible for multiculturalism, the minister responsible for the status of women, and the minister charged with administration of the Workers Compensation Act.

Candidates:

LIBLIB: Harry Wolbert
NDPNDP: Nancy Allan
PCPC: Grant Cooper
GREGRE: Kristine Koster

Riding Profile:

This riding has existed since the 1958 election. It is a mainly middle-class riding in central Winnipeg that runs between the Red River to the west and the Seine River to the east, and between Bishop Grandin Boulevard to the south and Carriere Avenue to the north.

The population in 2001 was 19,880. The average family income was $53,436, with an unemployment rate of 5.2 per cent. The leading industries in this riding were manufacturing (11.7%) and retail (11.2%).




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Riding History:

2003 turnout: 52.16%

2003 NDP Nancy Allan defeated PC Kirsty Reilly by 2,753 votes.
1999 NDP Allan defeated incumbent PC Shirley Render by 1,519 votes.
1995 PC Render defeated NDP Sig Laser by 664 votes.
1990 PC Render defeated incumbent LIB Bob Rose by 118 votes.
1988 LIB Rose defeated PC Paul Herriot by 817 votes. NDP Gerri Urwin was third.
1986, 1981, 1977, 1973, 1971 NDP Jim Walding elected. He was first elected in a byelection. Walding voted against the NDP budget in 1988 and the government fell.
1969 PC Jack Hardy defeated NDP Walding by 23 votes. Hardy resigned in 1971.

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Overall Election Results
Party Elected Leading Total Vote Share
NDP 36 0 36 48%
PC 19 0 19 37.89%
LIB 2 0 2 12.39%
GRN 0 0 0 1.34%
OTH 0 0 0 0.38%
  • Updated: Nov 30, 2007, 10:50 CST

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