Larry Schneider (politician)

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Larry Schneider
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Regina—Wascana
In office
November 21, 1988 – October 25, 1993
Preceded byNew riding
Succeeded byRalph Goodale
Personal details
Born (1938-03-23) March 23, 1938 (age 84)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Political partyProgressive Conservative
CabinetMinister of Western Economic Diversification (1993)
CommitteesChair, Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs (1991–1993)

Lawrence "Larry" Schneider, PC (born March 23, 1938) is a Canadian politician.

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he was mayor of Regina from 1979 until 1988. In the 1988 federal election, he was elected as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Regina—Wascana. Under Kim Campbell's government, from June 25, 1993 until November 3, 1993, he was Minister of Western Economic Diversification. He lost his seat in the 1993 election to Ralph Goodale.

He was president of the Prairie Implement Manufacturers' Association.

Schneider supported Conservative Party candidate Michael Kram in the riding of Regina-Wascana in the 2015 federal election.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

Regina—Wascana[edit]

1993 Canadian federal election: Regina—Wascana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ralph Goodale 19,555 44.3 +11.5
New Democratic Donna Shire 9,323 21.1 -11.8
Progressive Conservative (x)Larry Schneider 6,943 15.7 -18.3
Reform Andrew Jackson 6,935 15.7
National John Keen 734 1.7
Natural Law C. Angus Hunt 228 0.5
Christian Heritage Hugh Owens 192 0.4
Independent Barry James Farr 185 0.4
Canada Party Walter P. Sigda 64 0.1
Total valid votes 44,159 100.0
1988 Canadian federal election: Regina—Wascana
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative (x) Larry Schneider 15,339 34.0
New Democratic Dickson Bailey 14,829 32.9
Liberal Ralph Goodale 14,804 32.8
Communist Kimball Cariou 76 0.2
Libertarian Ian Christopher Madsen 65 0.1
Total valid votes 45,113 100.0

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Campaign Close Up (and Personal) - Michael Kram, Conservative | News Talk 650 CKOM". ckom.com. Archived from the original on 2017-06-28. Retrieved 2015-11-25.
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