Calgary-Acadia

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Calgary-Acadia
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta electoral district
CalgaryAcadia in Calgary.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
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.

History[edit]

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
Calgary-Acadia
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.

Elections[edit]

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%

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]