Airdrie-East

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Airdrie-East
Alberta electoral district
Airdrie East 2017.svg
Airdrie-East within the Calgary Metropolitan Region (2017 boundaries).
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Angela Pitt
United Conservative
District created2017
First contested2019
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]49,978
Area (km²)714
Pop. density (per km²)70
Census divisions6
Census subdivisionsAirdrie, Rocky View, Wheatland

Airdrie-East is a future provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district will be one of 87 districts mandated to return a single member (MLA) to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting. It will be contested for the first time in the 2019 Alberta election.

Geography[edit]

The district is located north-east of Calgary, containing most of Airdrie, except the area west of 8 St SW and south of 1 Ave NW. It stretches west past Keoma to RR253.

History[edit]

Members for Airdrie-East
Assembly Years Member Party
See Airdrie and Chestermere-Rocky View 2012-2019
30th 2019 Angela Pitt United Conservative

The district was created in 2017 when the Electoral Boundaries Commission recommended abolishing Airdrie and Chestermere-Rocky View, completely reorganizing the ridings surrounding Calgary to reflect the rapid growth in the area.[2]

Electoral results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Redistributed results, Alberta general election, 2015
Wildrose 7,044 36.54%
Progressive Conservative 6,006 31.15%
New Democratic 5,703 29.58%
Others 527 2.73%
2019 Alberta general election
The 2019 general election will be held on April 16.
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Roxie Baez Zamora
Indpendent Richard Absalom D. Herdman
Alberta Party Alex Luterbach
Freedom Conservative Rick Northey
  Independence Jeff Olson
United Conservative Angela Pitt
Total valid votes
Rejected, spoiled, and declined
Registered electors
Turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2016
  2. ^ "Final Report" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. 2017-10-01. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-01-24.