Lyle Stewart

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Lyle Stewart
Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Lumsden-Morse
Thunder Creek (1999-2016)
Assumed office
August 16, 1999
Preceded by Gerard Aldridge
Personal details
Born 1951 (age 66–67)[1]
Pense, Saskatchewan
Political party Saskatchewan Party
Residence Pense, Saskatchewan
Occupation Farmer, Rancher

Lyle Eldon Stewart is a Canadian provincial politician. He is a current Saskatchewan Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. First elected in 1999, Stewart represented the constituency of Thunder Creek until its abolition in 2016.[2] Stewart was subsequently elected in Lumsden-Morse, a new electoral district encompassing most of the former Thunder Creek constituency.

Stewart has been the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation since May 25, 2012, a role he maintained following the August 23, 2016 cabinet shuffle.[3] He has been a member of the Executive Council of Saskatchewan since 2007, previously serving as the Minister for Enterprise and Innovation.[2] On August 9, 2018, he announced he will resign from Cabinet due to health concerns.

Electoral record

Saskatchewan general election, 2007: Thunder Creek
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Saskatchewan Lyle Stewart 5,558 64.45% +10.92
     NDP Larry Hall 1,997 23.16% -7.65
Liberal Rod Haugerud 590 6.84% -6.84
     Prog. Conservative Richard Swenson 295 3.42% -
Green Russ Rudd 184 2.13% -
Total 8,624 100.00%

Saskatchewan general election, 2003: Thunder Creek
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Saskatchewan Lyle Stewart 4,430 53.53% +0.58
New Democratic Larry Hall 2,550 30.81% +10.85
Liberal Rod Haugerud 1,132 13.68% −13.41
Western Independence Harold Stephan 164 1.98%
Total 8,276 100.00%
Saskatchewan general election, 1999: Thunder Creek
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Saskatchewan Lyle Stewart 3,969 52.95% -
Liberal Gerard Aldridge 2,031 27.09% -10.40
     NDP Ivan Costley 1,496 19.96% -10.90
Total 7,496 100.00%

Cabinet positions

Saskatchewan Provincial Government of Scott Moe
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
con'd from Wall Ministry Minister of Agriculture
February 2, 2018–August 15, 2018
Dave Marit
Saskatchewan Provincial Government of Brad Wall
Cabinet posts (2)
Predecessor Office Successor
Bob Bjornerud Minister of Agriculture
May 25, 2012–February 2, 2018
con'd into Moe Ministry
Ministry Established Minister of Enterprise and Innovation
November 21, 2007–May 29, 2009
Ken Cheveldayoff


  1. ^ Members of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan Archived 2011-07-25 at the Wayback Machine.. Saskatchewan Archives.
  2. ^ a b "Honourable Lyle Stewart". Cabinet. Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2016-08-24.
  3. ^ "Premier announces Saskatchewan cabinet shuffle". Regina Leader-Post. August 23, 2016.

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