Edmonton—Spruce Grove

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Edmonton—Spruce Grove
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta electoral district
Edmonton–Spruce Grove in relation to other federal electoral districts in Edmonton
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Rona Ambrose
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 151,389
Electors (2011) 99,397
Area (km²)[2] 1,009.36
Pop. density (per km²) 150
Census divisions Division No. 11
Census subdivisions Edmonton, Parkland County, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain

Edmonton—Spruce Grove is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. It is a suburban riding in Edmonton.

The electoral district was created in 2003 from St. Albert, Edmonton Southwest and Edmonton West ridings.

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Edmonton—Spruce Grove
Riding created from St. Albert, Edmonton Southwest and Edmonton West
38th  2004 − 2006     Rona Ambrose Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Current Member of Parliament[edit]

Its Member of Parliament is Rona Ambrose, a former columnist and communication consultant, who was first elected to Parliament in the 2004 election as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. She has served as the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of Labour, Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Minister of Western Economic Diversification, and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada. She currently serves as the Minister of Health. In the 2004-2005 parliamentary session, she served as a member of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-38, Standing Committee on Finance, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Subcommittee on Fiscal Imbalance of the Standing Committee on Finance.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Rona Ambrose 41,782 71.10 +2.56 $88,882
New Democratic Catherine Chaulk-Stokes 9,272 15.78 +3.30 $50
Liberal Chris Austin 5,483 9.33 -2.17 $9,593
Green Josh Lund 2,232 3.80 -3.68 $0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,769 100.00
Total rejected ballots 146 0.25 +0.08
Turnout 58,915 56.53 +3.01
Eligible voters 104,226
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Rona Ambrose 36,402 68.54 +1.71 $94,219
New Democratic Barbara Phillips 6,627 12.48 +2.00 $10,939
Liberal Chris Austin 6,099 11.50 -5.33 $20,611
Green Wendy Walker 3,975 7.48 +1.62
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,103 100.00 $97,141
Total rejected ballots 91 0.17 -0.02
Turnout 53,194 53.52 -9.93
     Conservative hold Swing -0.1
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Rona Ambrose 38,826 66.83 +6.43 $67,100
Liberal Brad Enge 9,776 16.83 -8.74 $17,620
New Democratic Jason Rockwell 6,091 10.48 +1.56 $5,315
Green John Lackey 3,404 5.86 +0.77 $2,097
Total valid votes 58,097 100.00
Total rejected ballots 109 0.19 -0.02
Turnout 58,206 63.45 +3.12
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Rona Ambrose 30,497 60.40 $73,732
Liberal Neil Mather 12,912 25.57 $63,512
New Democratic Hayley Phillips 4,508 8.92 $2,802
Green Jerry Paschen 2,572 5.09 $154
Total valid votes 50,489 100.00
Total rejected ballots 106 0.21
Turnout 50,595 60.33

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