Delta—Richmond East

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Delta—Richmond East
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
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Delta—Richmond East in relation to other federal electoral districts in Vancouver
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Kerry-Lynne Findlay
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 111,411
Electors (2011) 78,706
Area (km²)[2] 246.69
Pop. density (per km²) 451.6
Census subdivisions Richmond, Delta

Delta—Richmond East 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]

It is located in the Metro Vancouver, and consists of:

  • the south east part of the City of Richmond,
  • the village of Steveston in Richmond,
  • the west part of the Corporation of Delta,
  • Musqueam Indian Reserve No. 4, and
  • Tsawwassen Indian Reserve.

Demographics[edit]

This riding's population is 38% immigrants. About 20% is Chinese-Canadian. The service sector, retail trade, construction, and manufacturing are the major sources of employment in this riding. The average family income is almost $90,000. Unemployment is around 4.8%.[3]

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003 from Delta—South Richmond and Richmond ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
38th 2004–2006     John Cummins Conservative
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present     Kerry-Lynne Findlay Conservative

Its Member of Parliament is Kerry-Lynne Findlay. She was first elected in the 2011 federal election, and is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures
Conservative Kerry-Lynne Findlay 26,059 54.24 -1.51
New Democratic Nic Slater 11,181 23.27 +8.82
Liberal Alan Beesley 8,112 16.88 -5.14
Green Duane Laird 2,324 4.84 -2.94
Independent John Shavluk 220 0.46
Libertarian Jeff Monds 147 0.31
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,043 100.00
Total rejected ballots 168 0.35 -0.03
Turnout 48,211 60.39 +0.39
Eligible voters 79,831
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures
Conservative John Cummins 26,252 55.75 +7.31 $29,991
Liberal Dana L. Miller 10,371 22.02 -9.86 $16,071
New Democratic Szilvia Barna 6,803 14.45 -0.28 $2,821
Green Matthew Laine 3,663 7.78 +2.82 $308
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,089 100.00 $84,246
Total rejected ballots 180 0.38 +0.06
Turnout 47,269 60 -4
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures
Conservative John Cummins 23,595 48.44 +2.84 $56,094
Liberal Patricia Whittaker 15,527 31.88 -1.32 $29,342
New Democratic William Jonsson 7,176 14.73 +0.10 $2,682
Green Jean-Philippe Laflamme 2,414 4.96 -1.60 $4
Total valid votes 48,712 100.00
Total rejected ballots 156 0.32 -0.03
Turnout 48,868 64
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures
Conservative John Cummins 21,308 45.60 $70,602
Liberal Shelley Leonhardt 15,515 33.20 $64,818
New Democratic Itrath Syed 6,838 14.63 $10,645
Green Dana L. Miller 3,066 6.56 $2,005
Total valid votes 46,727 100.00
Total rejected ballots 163 0.35
Turnout 46,890 64

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