Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam

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Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
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Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam in relation to other Greater Vancouver federal electoral ridings.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
James Moore
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 129,706
Electors (2011) 79,772
Area (km²)[2] 649.35
Pop. density (per km²) 199.7
Census divisions Greater Vancouver
Census subdivisions Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Greater Vancouver A, Coquitlam 2, Anmore, Belcarra

Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 109,394
Electors 72,670
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Consisting of the following parts of the Greater Vancouver Regional District:

(a) the villages of Anmore and Belcarra;

(b) the City of Port Coquitlam;

(c) the following parts of Subdivision A:

(i) that part lying easterly of Indian Arm and the Indian River and northerly of the City of Coquitlam and the Village of Anmore;

(ii) that part on the north shoreline of Burrard Inlet within the City of Port Moody;

(iii) Boulder Island;

(d) that part of the City of Coquitlam lying northerly of Highway No. 7A (Barnet Highway, Lougheed Highway);

(e) that part of the City of Port Moody lying northerly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the easterly limit of said city with Guildford Drive; thence westerly along said drive, its production and Murray Street to the southerly production of the most southeasterly point of Port Moody in Burrard Inlet (at Inlet Park); thence northerly along said production to said port; thence generally westerly along said port to the westerly limit of said city; and

(f) Coquitlam Indian Reserve No. 2.

History[edit]

This riding was created by the 2003 Representation Order from Port Moody—Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam riding.

Member of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam
Riding created from Port Moody—Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam
38th  2004 − 2006     James Moore Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Its Member of Parliament is The Honourable James Moore, a former broadcaster. He was first elected in 2000, and is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. He was re-elected in the 2004, 2006, and 2008 elections. Moore was the Secretary of State for Official Languages, Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics before the cabinet shuffle announced on October 30, 2008, when he was appointed Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative James Moore 27,181 56.07 +1.46 $83,988.73
New Democratic Mark Ireland 14,600 30.12 +7.84 $2,513.96
Liberal Stewart McGillivray 4,110 8.48 -6.31 $3,574.30
Green Kevin Kim 2,161 4.46 +-3.17 $1,335.48
Libertarian Paul Geddes 421 0.87 +0.18 $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,473 100.00
Total rejected ballots 188 0.39 +0.03
Turnout 48,661 57.23 -2.49
Eligible voters 85,028
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative James Moore 25,535 54.61 +13.49 $76,521
New Democratic Zoë Royer 10,418 22.28 -0.78 $14,957
Liberal Ron McKinnon 6,918 14.79 -12.26 $32,213
Green Rod Brindamour 3,568 7.63 +4.29 $2,240
Libertarian Lewis Dahlby 321 0.69 +0.06 --
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,760 100.00 $85,284
Total rejected ballots 168 0.36 +0.07
Turnout 46,928 59.72 -3.47
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Conservative James Moore (incumbent) 19,961 41.12 +0.18 $73,295
     Liberal Jon Kingsbury 13,134 27.05 -0.25 $60,975
     New Democratic Party Mary-Woo Sims 11,196 23.06 -3.31 $25,809
     Independent Greg Watrich 2,317 4.77 $26,558
Green Scott Froom 1,623 3.34 -0.98 $1,530.93
     Libertarian Lewis Dahlby 309 0.63 +0.03 $508
Total valid votes 48,540 100.00
Total rejected ballots 141 0.29 -0.08
Turnout 48,681 63.19 +0.23
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Conservative James Moore (incumbent) 18,664 40.94 $65,906
     Liberal Kwangyul Peck 12,445 27.30 $69,875
     New Democratic Party Charley King 12,023 26.37 $54,851
Green Richard Voigt 1,971 4.32 $643
     Libertarian Lewis Dahlby 276 0.60
     Canadian Action Pat Goff 111 0.24 $869
     Communist George Gidora 94 0.20 $389
Total valid votes 45,584 100.00
Total rejected ballots 169 0.37
Turnout 45,753 62.96

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