Langley (electoral district)

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For the historical provincial riding of the same name, see Langley (provincial electoral district).
Langley
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
Langley, riding.png
Langley in relation to other British Columbia federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Mark Warawa
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 129,824
Electors (2011) 85,861
Area (km²)[2] 320.62
Pop. density (per km²) 404.9
Census divisions Greater Vancouver
Census subdivisions Langley

Langley 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. It is a 327 km² riding with 117,858 people located in the suburbs of the Lower Mainland.

The electoral district was created in the 2003 Representation Order with 82,070 people from the former riding of Langley—Abbotsford, and 28,976 people from South Surrey—White Rock—Langley. This new riding includes the City of Langley, the Township of Langley, and the Indian reserves of Katzie IR No. 2, Matsqui IR No. 4 and McMillan Island IR No. 6.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Langley
Riding created from Langley—Abbotsford
and South Surrey—White Rock—Langley
38th  2004 − 2006     Mark Warawa Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Its Member of Parliament is Mark Warawa, a former loss prevention officer. He was first elected in the 2004 election. He is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada caucus. He serves as a member on the Legislative Committee on Bill C-38 and the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. During the 40th Parliament, he was the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of the Environment and served as a member of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 35,569 64.52 +3.07 $53,982.10
New Democratic Piotr Majkowski 11,277 20.45 +3.68 $16,297.61
Liberal Rebecca Darnell 4,990 9.05 -2.05 $38,125.25
Green Carey Poitras 2,943 5.34 -4.19 $4,855.42
Pirate Craig Nobbs[3] 353 0.64
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,132 100.00
Total rejected ballots 158 0.29 +0.01
Turnout 55,290 62.15 +0.21
Eligible voters 88,964
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 32,594 61.45 +8.88 $41,721
New Democratic Andrew Claxton 8,898 16.77 -1.61 $4,837
Liberal Jake Gray 5,888 11.10 -11.99 $4,003
Green Patrick Meyer 5,059 9.53 +3.97 $3,740
Christian Heritage Ron Gray 594 1.12 $7,888
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,033 100.00 $88,558
Total rejected ballots 147 0.28 +0.07
Turnout 53,180 61.94 -4.14
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 28,577 52.57 +4.87 $52,552
Liberal Bill Brooks 12,553 23.09 -1.65 $23,836
New Democratic Angel Claypool 9,993 18.38 +1.63 $5,097
Green Patrick Meyer 3,023 5.56 -0.52 $1,017
Canadian Action Vicki Lee Sloan 211 0.38 $394
Total valid votes 54,357 100.00
Total rejected ballots 116 0.21 -0.05
Turnout 54,473 66.08 -0.7
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 24,390 47.70 $56,502
Liberal Kim Richter 12,649 24.74 $17,578
New Democratic Dean Morrison 8,568 16.75 $3,207
Green Patrick Meyer 3,108 6.08 $3,130
Independent Mel Kositsky 2,422 4.74 $15,220
Total valid votes 51,137 100.00
Total rejected ballots 131 0.26
Turnout 51,268 65.4

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References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Stastistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Stastistics Canada: 2012
  3. ^ Mikkel Paulson (July 23, 2010). "[ELECTED] British Columbia | Langley | Craig Nobbs". Pirate Party of Canada. Retrieved February 12, 2011.