Independent candidates, 1990 Manitoba provincial election


Independent candidates, 1990 Manitoba provincial election

There were several Independent candidates in the 1990 Manitoba provincial election. Information about these candidates may be found on this page.

William Hawryluk (Point Douglas)

William Hawryluk was a perennial candidate for political office in Winnipeg. He received 108 votes (2.0%), finished fourth against George Hickes of the New Democratic Party.

Roy Price (Point Douglas)

Roy Price was a businessman, civic activist and perennial candidate in north-end Winnipeg. He was the owner of Harmony Music, and served as president of the Norquay Community Centre in 1991.

Price opposed several social outreach programs in north-end Winnipeg, claiming that they brought unwelcome persons into the region. He spoke out against a Christian mission soup kitchen for this reason in 1998, and subsequently opposed a needle exchange program. In 1994, he complained about "satanic and obscene" graffiti in Winnipeg's subway system.

He first ran for the Manitoba legislature in the 1988 provincial election, in the constituency of St. Johns. He received 68 votes, finishing fifth against New Democratic Party incumbent Judy Wasylycia-Leis. He received 66 votes (1.3%) in 1990, finishing fifth against NDP candidate George Hickes. Price also campaigned for the Winnipeg School Board in 1992, 1995 and 1998, and lost all times.

Price died on March 4, 2002, at age 71.

Stephen Keki (Wellington)

Stephen Keki ran for political office at the federal, provincial and municipal levels between 1986 and 1990. He was described as a meat processor in the 1988 federal election. [ [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Cresdetail&Election=9663 History of Federal Ridings since 1867: Winnipeg North (1988/11/21)] , Parliament of Canada, accessed 19 Monday 2008.]

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