Abbotsford West

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Abbotsford West
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Abbotsford West.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Mike de Jong
Liberal
District created 2008
First contested 2009
Demographics
Population (2006) 48,549
Area (km²) 105.03
Pop. density (per km²) 462.2
Census divisions Fraser Valley Regional District
Census subdivisions Abbotsford

Abbotsford West is a provincial electoral district in British Columbia, Canada established by the Electoral Districts Act, 2008. It will came into effect in 2009, and was first be contested in the British Columbia general election, 2009.

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

On account of the realignment of electoral boundaries, most incumbents did not represent the entirety of their listed district during the preceding legislative term. Mike de Jong, British Columbia Liberal Party was re-elected in 1996, 2001 and 2005 to the Abbotsford-Mount Lehman riding. He was also elected in this new redistricted riding in the 2009 election.

Electoral history[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
The 2017 general election will be held on May 9.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Mike de Jong
Green Kevin Allan Eastwood
New Democratic Preet Rai
Libertarian Dave Sharkey
Independent Daljit Singh Sidhu
Christian Heritage Lynn Simcox
Total valid votes 100.0  
B.C. General Election 2013: Abbotsford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Mike de Jong 9,473 50.38
New Democratic Sukhi Dhami 5,530 29.41
Conservative Paul Redekopp 1,791 9.53
Independent Moe Gill 1,082 5.75
Green Stephen O'Shea 877 4.66
Excalibur Kerry-Lynn Osbourne 49 0.26
Total Valid Votes 18,802
Total Rejected Ballots
Turnout
B.C. General Election 2009 Abbotsford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Mike de Jong 8,992 55.81 -2.5
  NDP Taranjit Purewal 5,106 31.69 +0.4
Conservative Dalbir Benipal 1,043 6.48 n/a
Green Karen Durant 970 6.02 n/a
Total 16,111 100.00%