Airdrie (electoral district)

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Airdrie
Alberta electoral district
Airdrie in Alberta.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Angela Pitt
Wildrose
District created 2010
First contested 2012
Last contested 2015

Airdrie is a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. This riding is home to the city of Airdrie and was created in the 2010 boundary redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created from the old Airdrie-Chestermere.[1]

Boundary history[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Aidrie
Assembly Years Member Party
See Airdrie-Chestermere 2004-2012
and Foothills-Rocky View 2004-2012
28th 2012–2014 Rob Anderson Wildrose
2014–2015 Progressive Conservative
29th 2015–present Angela Pitt Wildrose

The electoral district was created in 2010. The area has been returning Progressive Conservative MLA's in recent elections. The current incumbent is Rob Anderson who was first elected as MLA for Airdrie-Chestermere in 2008 as a Progressive Conservative candidate but crossed the floor to the Wildrose in 2010. Anderson was re-elected under the Wildrose banner in the 2012 provincial election.

Legislature results[edit]

2012 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Wildrose Rob Anderson 9,568 58.2
Progressive Conservative Kelly Hegg 5,376 32.7
New Democratic Bryan Young 685 4.2
Liberal Joel Steacy 525 3.2
Independent Jeff Willerton 297 1.8
Total 16,451
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 113
Eligible Electors / Turnout 31,258 52.9%
Source: The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the 2012 Provincial General Election for the Twenty-eighth Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. 27 Apr 2012. pp. 276–280. 

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Wildrose Angela Pitt 7,499 35.1%
New Democratic Chris Noble 6,368 29.8%
Progressive Conservative Peter Brown 6,168 28.9%
Alberta Party Jeremy Klug 913 4.3%
Independent Jeff Willerton 400 1.9%
Total valid votes

Senate nominee results[edit]

2012 Senate nominee election district results[edit]

Student vote results[edit]

2012 election[edit]

2012 Alberta Student Vote results
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Kelly Hegg %
Wildrose Rob Anderson
     Liberal %
     NDP Bryan Young %
Total ' 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Proposed Electoral Division Areas, Boundaries, and Names for Alberta" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. June 2010. p. 19. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 

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