Calgary-Acadia

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Calgary-Acadia
Alberta electoral district
CalgaryAcadia in Calgary.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Brandy Payne
New Democratic
District created 2010
First contested 2012

Calgary-Acadia is a provincial electoral district in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The district 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.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created primarily from the old electoral district of Calgary-Egmont and a portion of Calgary-Glenmore. Egmont also had some other areas redistributed to Glenmore and Calgary-Fort

Boundary history[edit]

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Calgary-Acadia
Assembly Years Member Party
See Calgary-Egmont 1971-2012
28th 2012–2015 Jonathan Denis Progressive Conservative
29th 2015–present Brandy Payne New Democratic

This area of Calgary that Calgary-Acadia currently bounds has been returning Progressive Conservative candidates to the Alberta Legislature since 1971 with large majorities. The current incumbent who was elected to her first term is Brandy Payne, who defeated the incumbent, Jonathan Denis in the 2015 general election.

Elections[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Brandy Payne 5,503 34.71 +30.20
Wildrose Linda Carlson 4,981 31.42 -10.66
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Denis 4,604 29.04 -16.74
Liberal Nicholas Borovsky 764 4.82 -1.45
Total valid votes 15,852
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +23.47

2012 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Denis 6,863 45.78
Wildrose Richard Jones 6,308 42.08
Liberal Nicole Hankel 940 6.27
New Democratic Nick Lepora 677 4.52
Evergreen Antoni Grochowski 202 1.35

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 Jonathan Denis 341 33.46%
Wildrose Richard Jones 319 31.31%
     Liberal Nicole Hankel 171 16.78%
New Democratic Nick Lepora 98 9.62%
Evergreen Antoni Grochowski 90 8.83%
Total 1,019 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bill 28 Electoral Divisions Act" (PDF). Legislative Assembly of Alberta. 2010. 

External links[edit]