|Alberta electoral district|
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
Calgary-Shaw is a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district is one of 87 current districts mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting.
This urban riding was created from parts of Calgary-Fish Creek and Calgary-Glenmore in the 1986 boundary redistribution. It covers the central southern portion of city of Calgary, and has seen its borders change numerous times since it was created. The riding in its current boundaries contains the neighbourhoods of Midnapore, Shawnessy, Somerset, Lake Sundance and Lake Chaparral.
The riding was named after former Liberal leader Joseph Tweed Shaw.
- 1 History
- 2 Legislature results
- 3 Senate nominee results
- 4 Student Vote results
- 5 References
- 6 External links
The electoral district was created in the 1986 boundary redistribution from the south end of Calgary-Glenmore and the west half of Calgary-Fish Creek. Over the years the riding boundaries have caused the riding to shift southward from its original boundaries.
The 2010 boundary redistribution saw all land south of Alberta Highway 22X move into the electoral district of Calgary-South East. The west boundaries with Calgary-Lougheed were altered in the north west corner to gain land in the community of Millrise and the Shawnee Slopes golf course from Lougheed.
|22 Calgary-Shaw 2003 Boundaries|
|Calgary-Fish Creek||Calgary-Hays||Calgary-Lougheed||Highwood and Foothills-Rocky View|
|riding map goes here|
|Legal description from the Statutes of Alberta 2003, Electoral Divisions Act.|
|Starting at the intersection of Macleod Trail S with Fish Creek; then 1. southeast along Fish Creek to the right bank of the Bow River; 2. generally southeast along the right bank of the Bow River to the south Calgary city boundary; 3. west and north along the city boundary to 14 Street SW; 4. north along 14 Street SW and James McKevitt Road SW to Shawnessy Boulevard SW; 5. east along Shawnessy Boulevard SW to Macleod Trail S; 6. north along Macleod Trail S to the starting point.|
|24 Calgary-Shaw 2010 Boundaries|
|Calgary-Fish Creek||Calgary-Hays||Calgary-South East||Calgary-Lougheed|
|Legal description from the Statutes of Alberta 2010, Electoral Divisions Act.|
|Members of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-Shaw|
|See: Calgary-Fish Creek 1979-1986 and Calgary-Glenmore 1959-1986|
|21st||1986-1989||Jim Dinning||Progressive Conservative|
|29th||2015–present||Graham Sucha||New Democratic|
The electoral district was created in the 1986 boundary redistribution. The election that year saw Progressive Conservative candidate Jim Dinning win with a landslide majority. He ran for a second term in the 1989 general election and won a bigger popular vote but his percentage decreased.
The 1993 boundary redistribution changed the boundaries for Calgary-Shaw. Dinning ran in the new electoral district of Calgary-Lougheed for the 1993 election and won. The election in this district saw former Calgary alderman Jon Havelock run as the Progressive Conservative candidate and win a landslide. He won his second term in the 1997 general election with an even bigger landslide taking 78% of the popular vote. He retired from provincial office at dissolution of the legislature in 2001.
The 2001 general election saw Progressive Conservative candidate Cindy Ady win the largest majority in Alberta history. She became the first candidate to top 20,000 votes and took over 80%. She ran for a second term in office in the 2004 general election. She lost almost 14,000 voters from 2001 but still took the district with 63%.
Premier Ed Stelmach appointed Ady in 2007 to the cabinet with the junior portfolio of Associate Minister of Tourism Promotion. She was promoted to be a full minister in 2008. Ady was re-elected to her third term in the 2008 general election taking just over half the popular vote.
In the 2012 general election Jeff Wilson of the Wildrose Party was elected. In 2014 Jeff Wilson left the Wildrose Party and crossed the floor of the Alberta Legislature to sit with the Progressive Conservative Party.
In the 2015 general election Graham Sucha of the New Democratic Party was elected with 31% of the vote.
1986 general election
|1986 Alberta general election results||Turnout 44.62%||Swing|
|Progressive Conservative||Jim Dinning||6,694||61.51%||*|
|New Democratic||Len Curle||1,166||10.72%||*|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||23|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||24,442||%|
|Progressive Conservative pickup new district||Swing N/A|
1989 general election
|1989 Alberta general election results||Turnout 50.06%||Swing|
|Progressive Conservative||Jim Dinning||7,412||52.92%||-8.59%|
|New Democratic||Gordon Christie||1,728||12.34%||1.62%||*|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||29|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||28,037||%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing||-9.14%|
1993 general election
|1993 Alberta general election results||Turnout 62.60%||Swing|
|Progressive Conservative||Jon Havelock||9,328||62.38%||9.46%||*|
|New Democratic||Jason Ness||526||3.52%||-8.82%||*
|Natural Law||Ken Nielsen||136||0.91%||*|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||35|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||23,941||%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing||5.51%|
1997 general election
|1997 Alberta general election results||Turnout 49.41%||Swing|
|Progressive Conservative||Jon Havelock||12,304||75.29%||12.91%|
|Social Credit||Michael Roth||624||3.82%||*|
|New Democratic||Shawn Keown||485||2.97%||-0.55%||*
|Natural Law||Almas Walden||69||0.42%||-0.49%||*|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||35|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||33,108||%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing 14.30%|
2001 general election
|Alberta general election, 2001|
|Progressive Conservative||Cindy Ady||20,306||80.72%||5.43%|
|New Democratic||Ryan Falkenberg||729||2.90%||−0.07%|
|Alberta First||Peter Singleton||222||0.88%|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||55|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||49,366||51.0%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing||4.32%|
|Source: "Calgary-Shaw Official Results 2001 Alberta general election" (PDF). Elections Alberta. Retrieved March 9, 2010.|
2004 general election
|Alberta general election, 2004|
|Progressive Conservative||Cindy Ady||6,735||63.44%||−17.28%|
|Alberta Alliance||Barry Chase||620||5.84%|
|New Democratic||Jarrett Young||300||2.83%||−0.07%|
|Rejected, spoiled, and declined||83|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||26,408||40.51%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing||−12.85%|
|Source: "Calgary-Shaw Statement of Official Results 2004 Alberta general election" (PDF). Elections Alberta. Retrieved April 11, 2010.|
2008 general election
|2008 Alberta general election results||Turnout 36.40%||Swing|
|Progressive Conservative||Cindy Ady||7,010||58.12%||-5.32%|
|Wildrose Alliance||Richard Dur||1,268||10.51%||4.67%||*|
|New Democratic||Jenn Carlson||334||2.77%||-0.06%||*|
|Rejected, spoiled, and declined||72|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||33,332||%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing||-3.58%|
2012 general election
|Alberta general election, 2012|
|Progressive Conservative||Farouk Adatia||6,864||42.13||-15.99|
|New Democratic||Ashley Fairall||599||3.68||+0.91|
|Alberta Party||Brandon Beasley||337||2.07|
2015 general election
|Alberta general election, 2015|
|New Democratic||Graham Sucha||5,449||31.3|
|Progressive Conservative||Jeff Wilson||5,348||30.7|
|Alberta Party||Evert Smith||661||3.8|
|Total valid votes||17,427||100.0|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||97|
|Source: Elections Alberta|
Senate nominee results
2004 Senate nominee election district results
|2004 Senate nominee election results: Calgary-Shaw||Turnout 39.74%|
|Affiliation||Candidate||Votes||% Votes||% Ballots||Rank|
|Progressive Conservative||Bert Brown||5,115||17.89%||56.33%||1|
|Progressive Conservative||Betty Unger||4,132||14.45%||45.50%||2|
|Progressive Conservative||Jim Silye||4,098||14.33%||45.13%||5|
|Progressive Conservative||Cliff Breitkreuz||3,293||11.52%||36.26%||3|
|Progressive Conservative||David Usherwood||3,015||10.54%||33.20%||6|
|Alberta Alliance||Vance Gough||1,839||6.43%||20.25%||8|
|Alberta Alliance||Michael Roth||1,686||5.90%||18.57%||7|
|Alberta Alliance||Gary Horan||1,590||5.56%||17.51%||10|
|Total Ballots||9,081||3.15 Votes Per Ballot|
|Rejected, Spoiled and Declined||1,519|
Voters had the option of selecting 4 Candidates on the Ballot
2012 Senate nominee election district results
Student Vote results
|Bishop OByrne High School|
|Centennial High School|
On November 19, 2004 a Student Vote was conducted at participating Alberta schools to parallel the 2004 Alberta general election results. The vote was designed to educate students and simulate the electoral process for persons who have not yet reached the legal majority. The vote was conducted in 80 of the 83 provincial electoral districts with students voting for actual election candidates. Schools with a large student body that reside in another electoral district had the option to vote for candidates outside of the electoral district then where they were physically located.
|2004 Alberta Student Vote results|
|Progressive Conservative||Cindy Ady||44||52.38%|
|Alberta Alliance||Barry Chase||4||4.76%|
|Rejected, Spoiled and Declined||2|
|2012 Alberta Student Vote results|
|Progressive Conservative||Farouk Adatia||%|
|Alberta Party||Brandon Beasley|
- "E‑4.1". Statutes of the Province of Alberta. Government of Alberta. 2003. p. 14.
- "Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta 1905-2006" (PDF). Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 30, 2007. Retrieved February 27, 2010.
- "Calgary-Shaw results 1986 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Calgary-Shaw results 1989 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Calgary-Shaw results 1993 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Calgary-Shaw results 1997 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 256–259.
- "2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
- "Senate Nominee Election 2004 Tabulation of Official Results" (PDF). Elections Alberta. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 4, 2009. Retrieved March 1, 2010.
- "School by School results". Student Vote Canada. Archived from the original on October 5, 2007. Retrieved 2008-04-18.
- "Riding by Riding Results - the Candidates". Student Vote Canada. Archived from the original on February 13, 2012. Retrieved 2008-04-19.
- Electoral Divisions Act 2003
- Demographics for Calgary Shaw
- Riding Map for Calgary Shaw
- Website of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
- Student Vote Alberta