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 CONSTITUENCY: SASKATOON MEEWASIN
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Frank Quennell New Democratic Party 3227 40.78% X
David Karwacki Liberal Party 2635 33.3%
Shelley Hengen Saskatchewan Party 1976 24.97%
David Greenfield New Green Alliance 76 0.96%
 Last Update Wed Nov 5 11:14:01 CST 2003 47 of 47 polls reporting


 

SASKATOON MEEWASIN

 

Candidates:

  NDP: Frank Quennell
  SASK: Shelley Hengen
  Liberal: David Karwacki (leader - Liberal Party)
  NGA: David Greenfield

Current MLA: The boundaries have changed since the last election. Carolyn Jones (NDP) is the MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin. David Forbes (NDP) is the MLA for Saskatoon Idylwyld.

Constituency Profile: An urban constituency in Saskatoon, this riding is split between residential, business, and industrial land use. Residential areas along the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River contain older, upscale neighbourhoods. The other main residential area in the riding is the less-wealthy neighbourhood west of Idylwyld Drive. Idylwyld Drive and Circle Drive are major service and retail districts. Saskatoon's airport is in this constituency. It is bounded by 51st Street on the north, the South Saskatchewan River on the east, 29th and Queen Streets on the south and Avenue D on the west.

 

 

Political History: Saskatoon Meewasin was created as a new riding in 1995. The boundaries have changed slightly since the last election. The Saskatoon Meewasin constituency now includes some polls from the Saskatoon Idylwyld and Saskatoon Northwest ridings.

 
 

Saskatoon Meewasin:

  1995-2003: NDP
 
 


Saskatoon Idylwyld:
(new riding in 1991)

  1991-2003:

NDP

 

 


 

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 Overall Election Results
Party E L T Pop. Vote %
NDP 30 0 30 44.62%
SP 28 0 28 39.35%
LIB 0 0 0 14.17%
OTH 0 0 0 1.87%
 Last Update Wed Nov 5 11:14:01 CST 2003

 
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