The Maples (electoral district)

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The Maples
Flag of Manitoba.svg Manitoba electoral district
TheMaplesED2011.jpg
The 2011- boundaries for The Maples highlighted in red
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
MLA
 
 
 
Mohinder Saran
New Democratic
District created 1989
First contested 1990
Last contested 2007
Demographics
Population (1996) 19,234
Census divisions Winnipeg

The Maples is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. The riding was created by redistribution in 1989, has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba since the provincial election of 1990. It is located in the north end of Winnipeg. The riding is bordered by Kildonan to the east, Inkster to the west, Burrows to the south and Gimli to the north.

The riding's population in 1996 was 19,234. The average family income in 1999 was $45,853, with an unemployment rate of 9.30%. 25% of the riding's residents are categorized as low-income.

The Maples has the second-highest immigrant population in Manitoba, at 32.6% of the total. Its ethnic base is diverse; 12% of the riding's residents are Filipino, 8% are Ukrainian, 7% are East Indian, 3% are Italian, and a further 3% are Chinese. Manufacturing jobs accounted for 20% of the riding's industry in 1999.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
35th 1990-1993     Gulzar Cheema Liberal
1993-1995     Gary Kowalski Liberal
36th 1995-1997
1997-1998     Independent
1998-1999     Liberal
37th 1999-2003     Cris Aglugub New Democrat
38th 2003-2007
39th 2007-present     Mohinder Saran New Democrat

Electoral results[edit]

Manitoba general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     New Democrat Mohinder Saran 3,894 51.83 -3.81 $26562.23
     Progressive Conservative Jose Tomas 1,943 25.86 -3.29 $36087.69
Liberal Pablito Sarinas 1,395 18.57 +4.30 $829.64
Green John Redekopp 281 3.74 $299.89
Total valid votes 7,513 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 49
Turnout 7,562 54.91 -0.14
Registered voters 13,772


Manitoba general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     New Democrat Mohinder Saran 3,617 55.64 -12.47 $24,669.15
     Progressive Conservative Lou Fernandez 1,895 29.15 +13.21 $17,646.04
Liberal Pritam Brar 928 14.27 -1.64 $21,652.60
Total valid votes 6,440 99.06
Rejected and declined votes 61
Turnout 6,501 55.05 +5.94
Registered voters 11,809

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Manitoba general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     New Democrat Cris Aglugub 3,781 68.11 +13.98 $17,536.04
Liberal Angelina Olivier-Job 885 15.94 +0.52 $4,237.43
     Progressive Conservative Tammy Witko 885 15.94 -12.94 $801.41
Total valid votes 5,551 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 33
Turnout 5,584 49.11 -20.45
Registered voters 11,371

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Manitoba general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     New Democratic Party Cris Aglugub 4,329 54.13 $24,398.00
     Progressive Conservative Ellen Kowalski 2,310 28.88 $29,457.64
Liberal Sudhir Sandhu 1,233 15.42 $24,842.64
     Independent Caneda Menard 73 0.91 $0.00
Total valid votes 7,945 99.34
Rejected and declined votes 53
Turnout 7,998 69.56
Registered voters 11,498

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Previous boundaries[edit]

The 1998-2011 boundaries for The Maples highlighted in red

References[edit]

Coordinates: 49°57′22″N 97°09′54″W / 49.956°N 97.165°W / 49.956; -97.165