Airdrie (electoral district)

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Alberta electoral district
Airdrie in Alberta.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Angela Pitt
United Conservative
District created 2010
First contested 2012
Last contested 2015

Airdrie is a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. This riding consists of the entire city of Airdrie and was created in the 2010 boundary redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post voting system.


The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created from the old Airdrie-Chestermere.[1]

Boundary history[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Assembly Years Member Party
See Airdrie-Chestermere and Foothills-Rocky View 2004-2012
28th 2012–2014 Rob Anderson Wildrose
2014–2015 PC
29th 2015–2017 Angela Pitt Wildrose
2017–2019 UCP
See Airdrie-Cochrane and Airdrie-East 2019-

The electoral district was created in 2010. Incumbent Airdrie-Chestermere MLA Rob Anderson, who had been elected as a PC in 2008 but crossed the floor to Wildrose, was elected in Airdrie under the Wildrose banner in 2012. However, he subsequently crossed the floor back to the PCs.

Wildrose would re-gain the seat in 2015, sending Angela Pitt to the Legislative Assembly. She would also cross the floor, joining the new United Conservative Party when the PCs and Wildrose decided to merge in 2017.

The riding will be abolished when the 29th Legislature expires. Therefore, Airdrie has twice elected Wildrose MLAs, but neither served their full term with the party.

Legislature results[edit]

2012 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Wildrose Rob Anderson 9,568 58.2%
Progressive Conservative Kelly Hegg 5,376 32.7%
New Democratic Bryan Young 685 4.2%
Liberal Joel Steacy 525 3.2%
Independent Jeff Willerton 297 1.8%
Total 16,451
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 113%
Eligible Electors / Turnout 31,258 52.9%
Wildrose pickup new district.
Source: The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the 2012 Provincial General Election for the Twenty-eighth Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. 27 Apr 2012. pp. 276–280. 

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Wildrose Angela Pitt 7,499 35.1% -23.1%
New Democratic Chris Noble 6,368 29.8% +25.6%
Progressive Conservative Peter Brown 6,168 28.9% -3.8%
Alberta Party Jeremy Klug 913 4.3%
Independent Jeff Willerton 400 1.9% +0.1%
Total valid votes 21,348
Wildrose gain from Progressive Conservative Swing -9.7%

Senate nominee results[edit]

2012 Senate nominee election district results[edit]

Student vote results[edit]

2012 election[edit]

2012 Alberta Student Vote results
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Kelly Hegg %
Wildrose Rob Anderson
  Liberal %
  NDP Bryan Young %
Total ' 100%


  1. ^ "Proposed Electoral Division Areas, Boundaries, and Names for Alberta" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. June 2010. p. 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 

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