Calgary-Nose Hill

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Calgary-Nose Hill
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta electoral district
Calgary Provincial Riding - Calgary Nose Hill.svg
2004 boundaries
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
District created 2004
District abolished 2012
First contested 2004
Last contested 2008

Calgary-Nose Hill was a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district was mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting.

The electoral district was created in the 2004 boundary redistribution from portions of Calgary-Foothills, Calgary-North Hill and Calgary-Nose Creek. With the riding being named after Nose Hill Park in Calgary.

Calgary-Nose Hill history[edit]

Boundary history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-Nose Hill[2]
Assembly Years Member Party
See Calgary-Foothills, 1971–2004, Calgary-North Hill 1971-2004
and Calgary-Nose Creek 1993-2004
26th 2004–2008 Neil Brown Progressive Conservative
27th 2008–present

Electoral history[edit]

The electoral district was created from parts of three different riding's in the 2004 boundary redistribution. The first election held in 2004 saw Progressive Conservative candidate Neil Brown pickup the district with under half of the popular vote. He defeated a field of four other candidates.

Brown stood for re-election against four other candidates in the 2008 general election. He was returned to power with a slight increase in his popular vote but still won under 50%.

Election results[edit]

2004 general election[edit]

2004 Alberta general election results[3] Turnout 39.72% Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Neil Brown 4,372 47.01% *
     Liberal Len Borowski 2,607 28.03% *
     Alberta Alliance Bill McGregor 1,009 10.85% *
Greens John Johnson 583 6.27% *
     NDP Dick Huysman 549 5.90% *
     Social Credit Raymond Hurst 180 1.94% *
Total 9,300 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 63
23,572 Eligible Electors
     Progressive Conservative pickup new district Swing N/A

2004 Senate nominee election district results[edit]

2004 Senate nominee election results: Calgary-Nose Hill[4] Turnout 39.74%
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Votes % Ballots Rank
     Progressive Conservative Bert Brown 4,144 17.47% 51.88% 1
     Progressive Conservative Jim Silye 3,138 13.23% 39.29% 5
     Progressive Conservative Betty Unger 2,941 12.40% 36.82% 2
     Independent Link Byfield 2,390 10.08% 29.92% 4
     Progressive Conservative Cliff Breitkreuz 2,151 9.07% 26.93% 3
     Progressive Conservative David Usherwood 2,013 8.49% 25.20% 6
     Alberta Alliance Vance Gough 1,841 7.76% 23.05% 8
     Independent Tom Sindlinger 1,761 7.43% 22.05% 9
     Alberta Alliance Michael Roth 1,712 7.22% 21.44% 7
     Alberta Alliance Gary Horan 1,624 6.85% 20.33% 10
Total Votes 23,715 100%
Total Ballots 7,987 2.97 Votes Per Ballot
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 1,381

Voters had the option of selecting 4 Candidates on the Ballot

2008 general election[edit]

2008 Alberta general election results[5] Turnout 33.26% Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Neil Brown 4,586 49.24% -2.23%
     Liberal Len Borowski 2,761 29.65% 1.62%
     Wildrose Alliance John Murdoch 954 10.24% -0.61% *
Greens Nick Burman 624 6.70% 0.43% *
     NDP Tristan Ridley 388 4.17% -1.73% *
Total 9,313 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 49
28,148 Eligible Electors
     Progressive Conservative hold Swing 1.93%

2004 Student Vote[edit]

Participating Schools[6]
John G. Diefenbaker High School
Sir John A Macdonald Junior High School
St. Hubert School

On November 19, 2004 a Student Vote was conducted at participating Alberta schools to parallel the 2004 Alberta general election results. The vote was designed to educate students and simulate the electoral process for persons who have not yet reached the legal majority. The vote was conducted in 80 of the 83 provincial electoral districts with students voting for actual election candidates. Schools with a large student body that reside in another electoral district had the option to vote for candidates outside of the electoral district then where they were physically located.

2004 Alberta Student Vote results[7]
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Progressive Conservative Neil Brown 133 27.65%
     Liberal Len Borowski 107 22.25%
     NDP Dick Huysman 92 19.13%
Greens John Johnson 66 13.72%
     Alberta Alliance Bill McGregor 60 12.47%
     Social Credit Raymond Hurst 23 4.78%
Total 481 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "E‑4.1". Statutes of the Province of Alberta. Government of Alberta. 2003. p. 14. 
  2. ^ "Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta 1905-2006". Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Retrieved February 27, 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Calgary-Nose Hill Statement of Official Results 2004 Alberta general election". Elections Alberta. Retrieved March 20, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Senate Nominee Election 2004 Tabulation of Official Results". Elections Alberta. Retrieved March 1, 2010. 
  5. ^ The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 252–255. 
  6. ^ "School by School results". Student Vote Canada. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Riding by Riding Results - the Candidates". Student Vote Canada. Retrieved 2008-04-19. [dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°06′07″N 114°05′06″W / 51.102°N 114.085°W / 51.102; -114.085