Calgary Shepard

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Calgary Shepard
Alberta electoral district
Canada 2013 48011 Calgary Shepard.svg
Boundaries of Calgary Shepard as of the 2013 Representation Order
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Tom Kmiec
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]110,296
Electors (2019)111,936
Area (km²)[2]186
Pop. density (per km²)593
Census divisionsDivision No. 6
Census subdivisionsCalgary

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

Calgary Shepard was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for October 2015.[3] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Calgary East and Calgary Southeast.[4]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2016 Census
  • Languages: (2016) 77.7% English, 3.6% Tagalog, 2.3% Spanish, 1.6% French, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.8% Russian, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Polish, 0.6% German, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Romanian[5]

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Calgary Shepard
Riding created from Calgary East and Calgary Southeast
42nd  2015–2019     Tom Kmiec Conservative
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Calgary Shepard (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Tom Kmiec 58,614 75.0 +9.13
Liberal Del Arnold 8,644 11.1 -13.59
New Democratic David Brian Smith 6,828 8.7 +1.87
Green Evelyn Tanaka 2,345 3.0 +0.39
People's Kyle Scott 1,709 2.2 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 78,140 100.0
Total rejected ballots 441
Turnout 78,581 70.2
Eligible voters 111,936
Conservative hold Swing +11.36
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Tom Kmiec 43,706 65.87 –9.64 $153,176.93
Liberal Jerome James 16,379 24.69 +17.50 $7,037.44
New Democratic Dany Allard 4,532 6.83 –4.30 $10,097.24
Green Graham MacKenzie 1,734 2.61 –2.95
Total valid votes/Expense limit 66,351 100.00   $241,369.87
Total rejected ballots 208 0.31
Turnout 66,559 68.78
Eligible voters 93,769
Conservative hold Swing –13.57
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 29,904 75.52
  New Democratic 4,407 11.13
  Liberal 2,846 7.19
  Green 2,202 5.56
  Others 241 0.61

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Report – Alberta
  5. ^ https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/dt-td/Rp-eng.cfm?LANG=E&APATH=3&DETAIL=0&DIM=0&FL=A&FREE=0&GC=0&GID=0&GK=0&GRP=1&PID=109979&PRID=10&PTYPE=109445&S=0&SHOWALL=0&SUB=888&Temporal=2016,2017&THEME=118&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  8. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Calgary Shepard (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections