Fraser Valley (electoral district)

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Fraser Valley was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1968 and from 1997 to 2004.

For the historical provincial electoral district Central Fraser Valley, please see Central Fraser Valley (electoral district).

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

This electoral district has existed twice. It was first created in 1924 from Westminster District. In 1966, it was abolished when it was redistributed into Fraser Valley East, Fraser Valley West and Coast Chilcotin ridings.

It was reformed in 1996 from Fraser Valley East and Fraser Valley West ridings.

It was again abolished in 2003 when it was divided between Abbotsford and Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Alliance Chuck Strahl 38,509 69.97% $60,527
Liberal Hal H. Singleton 8,965 16.28% $36,188
New Democratic Rob Lees 3,185 5.78% $2,392
Progressive Conservative Rocky Nenka 2,330 4.23% $2,582
Marijuana Norm Siefken 811 1.47%
Green Carol Battaglio 528 0.95%
Canadian Action Debbie Anderson 425 0.77%
Independent Ed Van Woudenberg 212 0.38% $1,798
Communist Chris Bolster 69 0.12% $189
Total valid votes 55,034 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 164 0.30%
Turnout 55,198 63.70%
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Reform Chuck Strahl 33,101 62.85% $57,306
Liberal John Les 11,569 21.96% $63,061
New Democratic Rob Lees 4,680 8.88% $21,339
Progressive Conservative Harry Wiens 1,714 3.25% $6,999
Christian Heritage Rodger N. Brown 1,047 1.98% $23,870
Green Carol Battaglio 342 0.64%
Natural Law Patrick Boylan 118 0.22% $5
Independent Sa Tan 95 0.18%
Total valid votes 52,666 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 182 0.34%
Turnout 52,848 67.02%

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