Ted Falk

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Ted Falk

Ted Falk MP.png
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Provencher
Assumed office
November 25, 2013
Preceded byVic Toews
Personal details
Born (1960-05-23) May 23, 1960 (age 59)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Political partyConservative
ResidenceSteinbach, Manitoba, Canada

Theodore J. "Ted" Falk MP (born May 23, 1960) is a Canadian politician, who currently represents the electoral district of Provencher in the House of Commons of Canada.[1] A member of the Conservative Party of Canada, he was first elected in a by-election on November 25, 2013,[2] succeeding former cabinet minister Vic Toews, who had retired from politics three months earlier after almost 13 years as the area's MP.[3]

Early life and career[edit]

Prior to his election, Falk was chairman and president of the Steinbach Credit Union (SCU), and the president of a construction and gravel-crushing company.[4]

When Falk became SCU President in 1998, the credit union had $728 million in assets. On February 18, 2014, after 16 years with Falk as President, the SCU reported $4.16 billion in assets.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election: Provencher
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Ted Falk 31,821 65.9
Liberal Trevor Kirczenow 6,347 13.1
New Democratic Erin McGee 6,187 12.8
Green Janine G. Gibson 2,884 6.0
People's Wayne Sturby 1,066 2.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,305 100.0
Total rejected ballots 322
Turnout 48,627 70.5
Eligible voters 68,979
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2015 Canadian federal election: Provencher
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Ted Falk 25,086 56.1 -14.26
Liberal Terry Hayward 15,509 34.7 +27.97
New Democratic Les Lilley 2,371 5.3 -12.86
Green Jeff Wheeldon 1,779 4 +1.03
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,745 100.0     $215,088.68
Total rejected ballots 169 0.38 -0.22
Turnout 44,914 69.52 +35.67
Eligible voters 64,598
Conservative hold Swing -21.12
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
Canadian federal by-election, November 25, 2013: Provencher
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Ted Falk 13,046 58.20 −12.40 $ 83,542.19
Liberal Terry Hayward 6,711 29.94 +23.23 66,455.27
New Democratic Natalie Courcelles Beaudry 1,843 8.22 −9.67 17,878.16
Green Janine Gibson 817 3.64 +0.69 1,074.97
Total valid votes/Expense limit 22,417 100.0   –   $ 97,453.98
Total rejected ballots 136 0.60 +0.17
Turnout 22,553 33.85 −27.88
Eligible voters 66,624    
Conservative hold Swing −17.86
By-election due to the resignation of Vic Toews.
Source(s)
"November 25, 2013 By-elections". Elections Canada. November 26, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
"November 25, 2013 By-election – Financial Reports". Retrieved October 29, 2014.


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