Calgary Centre-North

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Calgary Centre-North
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta electoral district
Calgary Centre-North in relation to the other Calgary ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Michelle Rempel
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 114,784
Electors (2011) 83,832
Area (km²)[2] 48.05
Pop. density (per km²) 2,388.8
Census divisions Division No. 6
Census subdivisions Calgary

Calgary Centre-North (formerly known as Calgary North Centre) is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. It is a mixed urban and suburban constituency in Calgary – with a dense urban area close to the Bow River in the south and suburbs in the north of the riding, west of Deerfoot Trail and east of Nose Hill Park.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2006 Census :

History[edit]

This riding was created as "Calgary North Centre" in 2003 from Calgary Centre, Calgary Northeast and Calgary—Nose Hill ridings.

In 2004, it was renamed "Calgary Centre-North".

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

Parliament Years Member Party
Calgary North Centre
Riding created from Calgary Centre, Calgary Northeast
and Calgary—Nose Hill
38th  2004 − 2006     Jim Prentice Conservative
Riding renamed — Calgary Centre-North
39th  2006 − 2008     Jim Prentice Conservative
40th  2008 − 2010
41st  2011 − Present     Michelle Rempel Conservative

Current Member of Parliament[edit]

Its Member of Parliament is Michelle Rempel, a former administrative employee of the University of Calgary. She was first elected in the 2011 federal election, as a candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Election results[edit]

Calgary Centre-North[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michelle Rempel 28,443 56.53 0.00 $82,363.77
New Democratic Paul Vargis 8,048 15.99 +0.67 $15,914.50
Liberal Stephen Randall 7,046 14.00 +2.23 $55,742.32
Green Heather MacIntosh 6,578 13.07 -2.22 $42,457.33
Marxist–Leninist Peggy Askin 203 0.40 +0.02 $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,318 100.00   $
Total rejected ballots 200 0.40
Turnout 50,518 60.55
Eligible voters 83,431


Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jim Prentice 27,371 56.53 +0.53 $67,126
New Democratic John Chan 7,417 15.32 -1.46 $24,957
Green Eric Donovan 7,403 15.29 +3.49 n/a
Liberal Doug James 5,699 11.77 -1.93 $12,026
Libertarian Jason McNeil 345 0.71 +0.71 $3,315
Marxist–Leninist Peggy Askin 184 0.38 +0.04 n/a
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,419 100.00   $88,582
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
     Conservative hold Swing +1.0
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jim Prentice 31,174 56.00 +1.82 $69,871
New Democratic John Chan 9,341 16.78 +4.66 $23,559
Liberal Matthew Moody 7,628 13.70 -7.65 $16,352
Green Marc Andrew MacGillivray 6,573 11.80 +0.56 $4,212
Independent Michael Falconar 383 0.68 -0.05 $1,133
First Peoples National Doug Dokis 206 0.37 $0
Marxist–Leninist Margaret Peggy Askin 194 0.34 -0.01 $59
Canadian Action James Kohut 168 0.30 $0
Total valid votes 55,667 100.00
Total rejected ballots 213 0.38
Turnout 55,880 63.80

Calgary North Centre[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jim Prentice 28,143 54.18 * $55,236
Liberal Cathy McClusky 11,093 21.35 * $43,208
New Democratic John Chan 6,298 12.12 * $15,764
Green Mark MacGillivray 5,840 11.24 * $3,450
Independent Michael Falconar 380 0.73 * $3,076
Marxist–Leninist Margaret Peggy Askin 184 0.35 * $46
Total valid votes 51,938 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 188 0.36
Turnout 52,126 60.97

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