Calgary Forest Lawn

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Calgary Forest Lawn
Alberta electoral district
Calgary-Forest-Lawn 2013 Riding.png
Calgary Forest Lawn in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Deepak Obhrai
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]108,251
Electors (2015)74,620
Area (km²)[1]53
Pop. density (per km²)2,042.5
Census divisionsDivision No. 6
Census subdivisionsCalgary

Calgary Forest Lawn is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

Calgary Forest Lawn was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for October 2015.[2] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Calgary East and Calgary Northeast.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[4][4]

Ethnic groups: 47.4% White, 11.0% South Asian, 7.9% Filipino, 6.7% Southeast Asian, 6.1% Black, 5.2% Chinese, 5.0% Arab, 5.0% Indigenous, 2.6% Latino, 3.1% Other
Languages: 59.1% English, 5.2% Vietnamese, 4.7% Chinese, 4.7% Tagalog, 4.6% Punjabi, 3.8% Arabic, 2.6% Spanish, 1.5% Urdu, 1.4% French, 12.4% Other
Religions: 49.6% Christian, 11.6% Muslim, 6.0% Buddhist, 4.7% Sikh, 2.2% Hindu, 0.7% Other, 25.2% None
Median income: $27,331 (2010)
Average income: $33,458 (2010)

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Calgary Forest Lawn
Riding created from Calgary East and Calgary Northeast
42nd  2015–Present     Deepak Obhrai Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Deepak Obhrai 19,694 47.98 –15.37 $94,875.17
Liberal Cam Stewart 14,762 35.96 +18.50 $22,574.93
New Democratic Abdou Souraya 4,006 9.76 –3.39 $36,479.40
Green Judson Hansell 1,229 2.99 –2.31 $2,422.51
Libertarian Matt Badura 832 2.03
Communist Jason Devine 390 0.95
Democratic Advancement Max Veress 134 0.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,047 100.00   $207,423.03
Total rejected ballots 345 0.83
Turnout 41,392 55.47
Eligible voters 74,620
Conservative hold Swing –16.93
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 19,574 63.35
  Liberal 5,397 17.47
  New Democratic 4,064 13.15
  Green 1,638 5.30
  Others 227 0.73

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Report – Alberta
  4. ^ a b http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=48006&Data=Count&SearchText=calgary&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Calgary Forest Lawn (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections