Kaslo (electoral district)

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Kaslo was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It made its first appearance in the election of 1903 and its last in the general election of 1920. It was succeeded by the Kaslo-Slocan riding in the 1924 election.

For other current and historical electoral districts in the Kootenay region, please see Kootenay (electoral districts).

Demographics[edit]

Population, 1901
Population Change, 1901–1921
Area (km²)
Pop. Density (people per km²)

Political Geography[edit]

Notable Elections[edit]

Notable MLAs[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

Note: Winners in each election are in bold.

10th British Columbia election, 1903
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Conservative Robert Francis Green 268 40.42%
  Liberal John Ley Retallack 231 34.84%
Socialist Samuel Shannon 164 24.74%
Total valid votes 663 100.00%
11th British Columbia election, 1907
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  Liberal John Keen 189 44.79% unknown
Conservative Neil Franklin MacKay 233 55.21% unknown
Total valid votes 422 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
12th British Columbia election, 1909
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  Liberal John Keen 134 31.38% unknown
Conservative Neil Franklin MacKay 293 68.62% unknown
Total valid votes 427 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
13th British Columbia election, 1912
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Conservative Neil Franklin MacKay Accl. -.-% unknown
Total valid votes n/a -.-%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
14th British Columbia election, 1916
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  Liberal John Keen 456 54.94% unknown
Conservative Robert John Long 374 45.06% unknown
Total valid votes 830 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
15th British Columbia election, 1920
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  Liberal John Keen 744 49.47% unknown
Conservative Fred W. Lister 1 760 50.53% unknown
Total valid votes 1,504 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
%
1 Also referred to as "Conservative-United Farmer" candidate.

The 1920 election was the last appearance of the Kaslo riding. For the 1924 election it was merged with Slocan to form Kaslo-Slocan.

Sources[edit]

Elections BC historical returns