Surrey North

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Surrey North
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
Surrey North.png
Surrey North in relation to other federal electoral districts in Vancouver
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Jasbir Sandhu
New Democratic
District created 1986
First contested 1988
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 125,963
Electors (2011) 68,137
Area (km²)[2] 44.88
Pop. density (per km²) 2,806.7
Census divisions Metro Vancouver
Census subdivisions Surrey

Surrey North is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. It covers the northern part of Surrey.

It is home to 106,904 residents in 2001, more than 46 percent of whom are immigrants—21 percent of residents are East Indian, the second-highest concentration in Canada.[1] Most residents are employed in the manufacturing and service sectors, with an average family income of $50,445 and an unemployment rate of nine percent.[2]

Geography[edit]

Bounded by the Fraser River at the north and west, the riding stretches south to 88th Avenue, King George Highway, 120th Street, and 96th Avenue, and east to Fraser Highway and 152nd Street.

History[edit]

The riding was formed in 1986 from portions of Surrey—White Rock—North Delta, Surrey Central, and Fraser Valley West ridings. The riding was revised in 1996 and 2003.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Surrey—White Rock—North Delta Surrey Central, and Fraser Valley West prior to 1986
34th 1988–1993     Jim Karpoff New Democratic
35th 1993–1997     Margaret Bridgman Reform
36th 1997–2000     Chuck Cadman Reform
2000     Canadian Alliance
37th 2000–2003
2003–2004     Conservative
38th 2004–2005     Independent
39th 2006–2008     Penny Priddy New Democratic
40th 2008–2011     Dona Cadman Conservative
41st 2011–present     Jasbir Sandhu New Democratic

Current Member of Parliament[edit]

Surrey North's Member of Parliament is Jasbir Sandhu. He is a member of the New Democratic Party (NDP) and was first elected in the 2011 federal election.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Jasbir Sandhu 14,678 39.69 +3.52
Conservative Dona Cadman 13,181 35.64 -3.71
Liberal Shinder Purewal 6,797 18.38 +3.37
Green Bernadette Keenan 1,289 3.49 -2.08
Independent Jamie Scott 451 1.22
Christian Heritage Kevin Pielak 303 0.82 -0.57
Libertarian Norris Barens 284 0.77 -0.23
Total valid votes/Expense limit 36,983 100.00
Total rejected ballots 267 0.72 -0.13
Turnout 37,250 52.31 0
Eligible voters 71,212
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Dona Cadman 13,718 39.35 +11.61 $68,144
New Democratic Rachid Arab 12,608 36.17 -9.46 $67,292
Liberal Marc Muhammed 5,232 15.01 -4.54 $38,326
Green Dan Kashagama 1,941 5.57 +2.88 --
Christian Heritage Kevin Pielak 484 1.39 +0.23 $6,530
Libertarian Alex Joehl 347 1.00 --
Independent Bernadette Keenan 271 0.78 $10
Progressive Canadian Nikolas Langlands 152 0.44 -0.18 $2,098
Canadian Action Psam Frank 105 0.30 --
Total valid votes/Expense limit 34,808 100.00 $80,200
Total rejected ballots 297 0.85 +0.42
Turnout 35,130 52 -4
     Conservative gain from New Democratic Party Swing +10.5
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Penny Priddy 16,226 45.63 +21.51 $69,873
Conservative David Matta 9,864 27.74 +15.15 $72,366
Liberal Surjit Kooner 6,951 19.55 +3.84
Green Roy Whyte 956 2.7 +0.78 $411.02
Independent Nina Rivet 512 1.44 $4,065
Independent John Baloun 420 1.18 $2,545
Christian Heritage Kevin Pielak 411 1.16 -0.17 $8,647
Progressive Canadian Nikolas Langlands 221 0.62 $2,247
Total valid votes 35,687 100.00
Total rejected ballots 156 0.43 -0.30
Turnout 35,843 56 +1
     NDP gain from Independent Swing +3.2
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Independent Chuck Cadman 15,089 43.79 * $67,419
New Democratic Jim Karpoff 8,312 24.12 +16.77 $42,786
Liberal Dan Sheel 5,413 15.71 -13.16 $62,788
Conservative Jasbir Singh Cheema 4,340 12.59 -48.32 $68,848
Green Sunny Athwal 658 1.91 $6,169
Christian Heritage Gerhard Herwig 460 1.33 $5,235
Communist Joyce Holmes 93 0.26 -0.22 $512
Canadian Action Roy Tyler Whyte 85 0.24 $444
Total valid votes 34,450 100.00
Total rejected ballots 254 0.73 +0.29
Turnout 34,704 55.4 0

* Note: Chuck Cadman's share of the popular vote as an independent candidate declined by -12.31 from his share as the Canadian Alliance candidate in the 2000 election.

Note: Conservative Party vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative vote in the 2000 election.

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Alliance Chuck Cadman 19,973 56.10 +9.30 $54,054
Liberal Shinder Purewal 10,279 28.87 +0.71 $60,897
New Democratic Art Hildebrant 2,619 7.35 -11.70 $6,657
Progressive Conservative Dareck Faichuk 1,714 4.81 +1.65 $2,651
Green Brian Lutes 556 1.56 +0.75
Independent Gerhard Herwig 285 0.80 $2,138
Communist Tyler Campbell 174 0.48 $189
Total valid votes 35,600 100.00
Total rejected ballots 192 0.54 -0.13
Turnout 35,792 55.4 -6

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform Party vote in the 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Reform Chuck Cadman 16,158 46.80 +9.84 $56,674
Liberal Clayton J. Campbell 9,723 28.16 +1.82 $55,219
New Democratic Judy Villeneuve 6,579 19.05 +1.93 $44,861
Progressive Conservative David Sikal 1,093 3.16 -10.64 $11,791
Christian Heritage Allen Gray 291 0.84 -0.65 $1,573
Green Suzanne Shephard 280 0.81
Independent Donald I. Knight 200 0.57 $10,505
Canadian Action Vlad Marjanovic 87 0.25 $2,335
Natural Law Anthony Quance 70 0.20 -0.43
Marxist–Leninist Mardi Couture 42 0.12
Total valid votes 34,523 100.00
Total rejected ballots 234 0.67
Turnout 34,757 61
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Reform Margaret Bridgman 22,302 36.96 +34.65
Liberal Prem S. Vinning 15,893 26.34 +1.45
New Democratic Jim Karpoff 10,332 17.12 -19.88
Progressive Conservative Cliff Blair 8,326 13.80 -19.00
National Shirley Ann Stonier 1,997 3.31
Christian Heritage Bill Stilwell 900 1.49 -0.15
Natural Law Anthony F. Quance 378 0.63
Independent Braden Karringten 125 0.21
Commonwealth of Canada Louise J. Belanger 83 0.14
Total valid votes 60,336 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Jim Karpoff 19,940 37.01
Progressive Conservative Cliff Blair 17,674 32.80
Liberal Don Ross 13,412 24.89
Reform Ray Herd 1,247 2.31
Christian Heritage Bill Stilwell 883 1.64
Libertarian Jack Boulogne 247 0.46
Rhinoceros Toney The Weasel Wiezoreck 219 0.41
Green Child Buffalo 156 0.29
Independent Harbhajan Cheema 103 0.19
Total valid votes 53,881 100.00

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