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Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta electoral district
CalgaryAcadia in Calgary.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Jonathan Denis
Progressive Conservative
District created 2010
First contested 2012

Calgary-Acadia is a provincial electoral district in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The district 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.


The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created primarily from the old electoral district of Calgary-Egmont and a portion of Calgary-Glenmore. Egmont also had some other areas redistributed to Glenmore and Calgary-Fort

Boundary history[edit]

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Assembly Years Member Party
See Calgary-Egmont 1971-2012
28th 2012–present Jonathan Denis Progressive Conservative

This area of Calgary that Calgary-Acadia currently bounds has been returning Progressive Conservative candidates to the Alberta Legislature since 1971 with large majorities. The current incumbent who was elected to his first term in Calgary-Egmont in the 2008 general election after a controversial race against Craig Chandler is Jonathan Denis. He currently holds a ministerial portfolio in the government of Alison Redford as Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security.


2012 general election[edit]

2012 Alberta general election Turnout % Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Jonathan Denis 6,847 45.71% %
     Wildrose Richard Jones 6,312 42.14% %
     Liberal Nicole Hankel 940 6.28% % *
     NDP Nick Lepora 676 4.51% % *
Total ' 100%
Rejected Ballots '
Eligible Electors
     Progressive Conservative gain new district Swing %

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 Jonathan Denis 341 33.46%
     Wildrose Richard Jones 319 31.31%
     Liberal Nicole Hankel 171 16.78%
     NDP Nick Lepora 98 9.62%
Evergreen Antoni Grochowski 90 8.83%
Total 1,019 100%


  1. ^ "Bill 28 Electoral Divisions Act". Legislative Assembly of Alberta. 2010. 

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