Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon

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Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon.png
Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon in relation to other British Columbia federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Mark Strahl
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 121,737
Electors (2011) 81,677
Area (km²)[2] 29,553.57
Pop. density (per km²) 4.1
Census subdivisions Chilliwack, Hope, Kent, Fraser Valley E, Lillooet, Pemberton

Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon is a federal electoral district in the province of British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the City of Chilliwack, the Districts of Hope and Kent (which includes the town of Agassiz, the small towns along the Fraser Canyon north to and including the Village of Lytton and the District of Lillooet, plus the rural settlements and mountain towns of the Bridge River Country.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003 principally from Fraser Valley riding with additional parts from Cariboo—Chilcotin, Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission, Okanagan—Coquihalla and West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon
Riding created from Fraser Valley, Cariboo—Chilcotin,
Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission, Okanagan—Coquihalla
and West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast
38th  2004 − 2006     Chuck Strahl Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Mark Strahl Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Strahl 28,160 57.20 -5.12
New Democratic Gwen O'Mahony 12,691 25.78 +7.02
Liberal Diane Janzen 5,320 10.81 +2.29
Green Jamie Hoskins 2,706 5.50 -3.27
Western Block Clive Edwards 180 0.37
Marxist–Leninist Dorothy-Jean O'Donnell 173 0.35 +0.11
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,230 100.00
Total rejected ballots 152 0.31 +0.04
Turnout 49,382 58.99 +1
Eligible voters 83,713
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Chuck Strahl 29,198 62.32 +6.34 $50,912
New Democratic Helen Kormendy 8,791 18.76 -2.13 $15,877
Green Barbara Lebeau 4,107 8.77 +4.75 $1,335
Liberal Myra Sweeney 3,990 8.52 -8.38 $2,984
Christian Heritage Harold J. Ludwig 653 1.39 -0.56 $10,242
Marxist–Leninist Dorothy-Jean O'Donnell 113 0.24 +0.01 --
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,852 100.00 $97,307
Total rejected ballots 129 0.27
Turnout 46,981 58
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Chuck Strahl 26,842 55.98 +2.31 $73,315
New Democratic Malcolm James 10,015 20.89 +0.30 $17,764
Liberal Myra Sweeney 8,106 16.90 -1.47 $5,744
Green Ed Baye 1,929 4.02 +0.80 $15
Christian Heritage Ron Gray 935 1.95 -0.62 $14,108
Marxist–Leninist Dorothy-Jean O'Donnell 114 0.23 +0.02 --
Total valid votes 47,941 100.00
Total rejected ballots 134 0.28
Turnout 48,075 63
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Chuck Strahl 24,096 53.67 $61,610
New Democratic Rollie L. Keith 9,244 20.59 $15,156
Liberal Bob Besner 8,249 18.37 $26,832
Green Aisha Coghlan 1,449 3.22
Christian Heritage Ron Gray 1,156 2.57 $24,136
Marijuana Norm Siefken 603 1.34
Marxist–Leninist Dorothy-Jean O'Donnell 95 0.21 $173
Total valid votes 44,892 100.00
Total rejected ballots 101 0.22
Turnout 44,993 62

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