John Barlow (Canadian politician)

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John Barlow
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Macleod
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 30, 2014
Preceded by Ted Menzies
Personal details
Political party Conservative
Residence Okotoks, Alberta
Profession Newspaper editor

John Barlow is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Macleod in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2014 by-election.

Prior to his election, Barlow was a newspaper editor.[1] Barlow had previously ran for the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta in Highwood during the 2012 Alberta general election, losing to Wildrose leader Danielle Smith.

Electoral record[edit]

2012 Alberta general election Turnout % Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Wildrose Danielle Smith 10,094 53% 41.14% *
     Progressive Conservative John Barlow 8,159 43% -22.11% *
     Liberal Keegan Gibson 547 3% -10.90% *
     NDP Miles Dato 392 2% -1.30% *
Total 19,192 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined '*
32,649 Eligible Electors
     Wildrose gain *
Canadian federal by-election, June 30, 2014: Macleod
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative John Barlow 12,616 69.16 -8.33
Liberal Dustin Fuller 3,092 16.95 +13.27
Green Larry Ashmore 991 5.43 +0.81
Christian Heritage David J. Reimer 774 4.24 +3.75
New Democratic Aileen Burke 770 4.22 -6.11
Total valid votes/Expense limit 18,243 100.0
Total rejected ballots 81 0.44
Turnout 18,324 19.92 -41.60
Eligible voters 92,007
Conservative hold Swing -10.80
By-election due to the resignation of Ted Menzies.
Source: Elections Canada[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Graveland, Bill (March 9, 2014). "John Barlow wins hotly contested federal Conservative nomination for Macleod byelection". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved March 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Elections Canada". Elections Canada. June 30, 2014. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 

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