Calgary Shepard

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Calgary Shepard
Alberta electoral district
Calgary-Shepard 2013 Riding.png
Calgary Shepard in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Tom Kmiec
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]110,296
Electors (2015)96,769
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–Present     Tom Kmiec Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
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[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
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. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Calgary Shepard (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections