Calgary Signal Hill

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Calgary Signal Hill
Alberta electoral district
Calgary-Signal-Hill 2013 Riding.png
Calgary Signal Hill in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Ron Liepert
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]109,647
Electors (2015)84,765
Area (km²)[2]66
Pop. density (per km²)1,661.3
Census divisionsDivision No. 6
Census subdivisionsCalgary

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

Calgary Signal Hill 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 19, 2015.[3] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Calgary West and Calgary Centre.[4]

Geography[edit]

The Calgary Signal Hill riding extends from the Bow River south to Glenmore Trail SW and from 101 St SW east to 37 St SW. It contains the neighbourhoods of Aspen Woods, Bowness, Christie Park, Coach Hill, Cougar Ridge, Crestmont, Discovery Ridge, Glamorgan, Glenbrook, Glendale, Patterson, Rosscarrock, Signal Hill, Springbank Hill, Spruce Cliff, Strathcona Park, The Slopes, Valley Ridge, Wentworth, Westgate, West Springs and Wildwood.

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Calgary Signal Hill
Riding created from Calgary Centre and Calgary West
42nd  2015–Present     Ron Liepert Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Ron Liepert 37,858 60.55 –4.33 $130,725.18
Liberal Kerry Cundal 19,108 30.56 +15.12 $45,722.45
New Democratic Khalis Ahmed 3,128 5.00 –5.58 $20,771.13
Green Taryn Knorren 1,586 2.54 –6.24 $3,474.13
Libertarian Tim Moen 679 1.09 $41,422.27
Christian Heritage Jesse Rau 160 0.26 $5,538.70
Total valid votes/Expense limit 62,519 100.00   $222,240.38
Total rejected ballots 189 0.30
Turnout 62,708 73.98
Eligible voters 84,765
Conservative hold Swing –9.74
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 29,199 64.93
  Liberal 6,946 15.44
  New Democratic 4,760 10.58
  Green 3,948 8.78
  Others 120 0.27

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Report – Alberta
  5. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Calgary Signal Hill (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 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