Corey Tochor

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Corey Tochor
MLA
Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Saskatoon Eastview
Assumed office
November 7, 2011
Preceded by Judy Junor
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
In office
May 17, 2016 – January 5, 2018
Premier Brad Wall
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Schofield
Preceded by Dan D'Autremont
Succeeded by Mark Docherty
Personal details
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative (federal) Saskatchewan Party (provincial)

Corey Tochor is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan in the 2011 election.[1] He represents the constituency of Saskatoon Eastview as a member of the Saskatchewan Party caucus.

Tochor was re-elected in the 2016 general election, held on April 4, 2016.

On May 17, 2016, he was elected the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, defeating the previous Speaker, Dan D'Autremont.[2] After being elected Speaker, Tochor joked that his two young sons will think he is now a pirate, when he wears the Speaker's tricorne hat.[3] On January 5, 2018, Tochor resigned as Speaker, announcing that he is considering entering federal politics.[4] On March 10, 2018 he defeated incumbent MP Brad Trost for the Conservative nomination in Saskatoon—University.[5]

Election results

Saskatchewan general election, 2016: Saskatoon Eastview
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Saskatchewan Corey Tochor 4,169 53.4% -4.1
New Democratic Jesse Todd 3,198 41.0% +1.4
Liberal Ana Ashraf 272 3.5% +3.5
Green Shawn Setyo 170 2.2% -0.7
Total 7,809 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 2011: Saskatoon Eastview
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Saskatchewan Corey Tochor 5,217 57.5% +15.3
New Democratic Judy Junor 3,588 39.6% -5.8
Green Shawn Setyo 266 2.9% +0.4
Total 9,071 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "Sask Party takes over Saskatoon". Regina Leader-Post, November 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "MLAs elect new Speaker". Regina Leader-Post, May 17, 2016.
  3. ^ "New young Speaker Corey Tochor says he'll be fair but different". CBC News, May 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Corey Tochor stepping down as Speaker of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly". CBC News, January 5, 2018.
  5. ^ "Corey Tocher wins Conservative Party Saskatoon-University nomination" CTV News, March 10, 2018


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