Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission

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This article is for the Canadian federal electoral district formerly named Dewdney—Alouette. For the former regional district by that name, see Dewdney-Alouette Regional District.
Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
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Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission in relation to other Fraser Valley federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Randy Kamp
Conservative
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 131,746
Electors (2011) 85,174
Area (km²)[2] 2,601.09
Pop. density (per km²) 50.7
Census subdivisions Maple Ridge, Mission, Pitt Meadows

Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission (formerly Dewdney—Alouette) is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 110,577
Electors 77,280
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Geography[edit]

The district includes the northwestern quarter of the Fraser Valley Regional District (which includes Mission, Kent, Nicomen Island, and Lake Erock), and the District Municipalities of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows and their vicinities.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 1996 as "Dewdney—Alouette" riding from parts of Fraser Valley East and Mission—Coquitlam ridings. Its name was changed in 2004 to "Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission" in 2004.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Dewdney—Alouette
Riding created from Fraser Valley East and Mission—Coquitlam
36th  1997 − 2000     Grant McNally Reform
 2000 − 2000     Alliance
37th  2000 − 2003
 2003 − 2004     Conservative
Riding renamed — Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission
38th  2004 − 2006     Randy Kamp Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Current Member of Parliament[edit]

The Member of Parliament is Randy Kamp, former linguist and academic Kamp was the Executive Assistant to Grant McNally, the former MP, for seven years prior to being elected as MP. Kamp has also been a retail store manager and a clergyperson. He was first elected in 2004. He is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. Since 2006, Kamp has served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and as a member of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

Election results[edit]

Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Randy Kamp 28,803 54.34 +2.53
New Democratic Craig Speirs 18,835 35.53 +2.52
Liberal Mandeep Bhuller 2,739 5.17 -1.46
Green Peter Tam 2,629 4.96 -2.53
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,006 100.00
Total rejected ballots 158 0.30 +0.03
Turnout 53,164 60.04 0
Eligible voters 88,555
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Randy Kamp 26,512 51.81 +11.63 $86,100
New Democratic Mike Bocking 16,894 33.01 -1.95 $52,669
Green Mike Gildersleeve 3,833 7.49 +4.24 $665
Liberal Dan Olson 3,394 6.63 -13.62 $6,665
Libertarian Jeff Monds 300 0.59 --
Independent Evans Nicholson 137 0.27 $1,941
Independent Chum Richardson 101 0.20 --
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,171 100.00 $88,209
Total rejected ballots 137 0.27 +0.03
Turnout 51,308 60 -4
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Randy Kamp 20,946 40.18 +1.68 $76,400
New Democratic Mike Bocking 18,225 34.96 +2.28 $62,086
Liberal Keith Henry 10,556 20.25 -1.61 $42,447
Green Robert Hornsey 1,694 3.25 -2.02 $200
Marijuana Dan Banov 327 0.62 $960
Independent Erin Knipstrom 277 0.53 --
Marxist–Leninist Frank Martin 95 0.18 --
Total valid votes 52,120 100.00
Total rejected ballots 128 0.24 -0.02
Turnout 52,248 64 +2
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Randy Kamp 18,490 38.50 -31.95 $51,279
New Democratic Mike Bocking 15,693 32.68 +21.21 $34,357
Liberal Blanche Juneau 10,500 21.86 +3.79 $14,179
Green Tammy Lea Meyer 2,535 5.27 $1,789
Independent Scott Etches 1,156 1.66 $707
Total valid votes 48,016 100.00
Total rejected ballots 125 0.26 -0.15
Turnout 48,141 62 -1

Dewdney-Alouette[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Alliance Grant McNally 28,181 58.42 +11.17 $32,313
Liberal Jatinder Sidhu 8,717 18.07 -7.03 $37,270
Progressive Conservative Gord Kehler 5,804 12.03 +5.98 $8,033
New Democratic Malcolm James Crockett 5,535 11.47 -7.70 $15,196
Total valid votes 48,237 100.00
Total rejected ballots 210 0.43 +0.13
Turnout 48,447 63.38 +0.37
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Reform Grant McNally 20,446 47.25 $28,213
Liberal Lorne Riding 10,861 25.10 $32,253
New Democratic Malcolm James Crockett 8,296 19.17 $31,458
Progressive Conservative Jon Harris 2,619 6.05 $14,410
Green Elizabeth Nolan 634 1.46
Christian Heritage Harry Hannis 215 0.49 $440
Natural Law William Alexander Cameron 195 0.45
Total valid votes 43,266 100.00
Total rejected ballots 132 0.30
Turnout 43,398 63.01

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Coordinates: 49°13′55″N 122°42′50″W / 49.232°N 122.714°W / 49.232; -122.714