Wayne Stetski

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Wayne Stetski
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Kootenay—Columbia
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by David Wilks
Mayor of Cranbrook
In office
December 5, 2011 – December 8, 2014
Preceded by Scott Manjak
Succeeded by Lee Pratt
Personal details
Born (1952-05-23) May 23, 1952 (age 66)
Churchill, Manitoba
Political party New Democratic Party of Canada
Spouse(s) Audrey Stetski

Wayne Stetski MP (born May 23, 1952) is a Canadian politician, who was elected in the Canadian federal election, 2015 to represent the riding of Kootenay—Columbia in the 42nd Canadian Parliament.[1][2] In June 2016 he introduced a private member bill (Bill C-281) that would make the Friday before Thanksgiving Day be known as "National Local Food Day".[3]

From 2011 to 2014, he served as mayor of Cranbrook, British Columbia.[4] He was defeated along with the rest of the Cranbrook town council in the 2014 British Columbia municipal elections.[5]

Stetski also served as the Kootenay Regional Manager for the BC Ministry of Environment.

Electoral record

Federal

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Wayne Stetski 23,529 37.23 -1.62
Conservative David Wilks 23,247 36.78 -13.31
Liberal Don Johnston 12,315 19.48 +16.00
Green Bill Green 4,115 6.51 +0.08
Total valid votes/Expense limit 63,206 100.00   $275,709.19
Total rejected ballots 197 0.31
Turnout 63,403 74.02
Eligible voters 85,653
New Democratic gain from Conservative Swing +5.84
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]

Municipal

2011 Cranbrook Mayoral election
Candidate Votes %
Wayne Stetski 2,185 44.96
Jim Wavrecan 1,704 35.06
Pat O'Connell 863 17.76
John York 107 2.22
Total 4,859 100.00
2008 Cranbrook Mayoral election
Candidate Votes %
Scott Manjak 2,254 51.0
Wayne Stetski 2,050 46.3
John York 119 2.7
Total 4,423 100.00

References

  1. ^ http://globalnews.ca/news/2285544/ndp-claims-south-okanagan-west-kootenay/
  2. ^ Wayne Stetski – Parliament of Canada biography
  3. ^ Crawley, Trevor (September 27, 2016). "Stetski looks forward to fall session in Ottawa". Daily Townsman. Cranbrook, British Columbia. p. 1.
  4. ^ http://www.revelstokecurrent.com/2015/03/04/former-cranbrook-mayor-wayne-stetski-to-run-federally/
  5. ^ Coulter, Barry; Crawley, Trevor; Petryshen, Arne (November 16, 2014). "Cranbrook wipes the slate clean - Cranbrook News". Cranbrook Daily Townsman. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Kootenay—Columbia, 30 September 2015
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

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