Calgary Skyview

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Calgary Skyview
Alberta electoral district
Calgary-Skyview 2013 Riding.png
Calgary Skyview in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Darshan Kang
Independent
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]110,189
Electors (2015)73,643
Area (km²)[2]123
Pop. density (per km²)895.8
Census divisionsDivision No. 6
Census subdivisionsCalgary

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

Calgary Skyview 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 the electoral district of Calgary Northeast.[4]

Geography[edit]

The district consists of the Northeasternmost corner of the city. It includes the communities surrounding the Calgary International Airport.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[5][6]

Ethnic groups: 37.1% White, 31.4% South Asian, 7.8% Filipino, 5.2% Black, 4.2% Chinese, 3.3% Indigenous, 2.8% Southeast Asian, 2.5% Latino, 2.0% Arab, 1.9% West Asian, 1.8% Other
Languages: 50.0% English, 16.7% Punjabi, 6.5% Urdu, 4.4% Tagalog, 3.7% Chinese, 2.7% Spanish, 1.7% Arabic, 1.5% Vietnamese, 1.4% Hindi, 1.2% Persian, 1.2% French, 1.0% Bengali, 8.0% Other
Religions: 42.4% Christian, 16.3% Sikh, 14.3% Muslim, 4.5% Hindu, 2.2% Buddhist, 0.5% Other, 19.8% None
Median income: $30,961 (2010)
Average income: $37,064 (2010)

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Calgary Skyview
Riding created from Calgary Northeast
42nd  2015–2017     Darshan Kang Liberal
 2017–Present     Independent

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Darshan Singh Kang 20,664 45.88 +17.24 $125,611.09
Conservative Devinder Shory 17,885 39.75 -16.50 $155,284.22
New Democratic Sahajvir Singh 3,605 8.01 -2.03 $91,462.67
Progressive Canadian Najeeb Butt 957 2.13 $5,050.00
Green Ed Reddy 846 1.88 -2.75 $682.50
Democratic Advancement Stephen Garvey 786 1.75 $31,134.16
Independent Joseph Young 182 0.40 $1,614.02
Marxist–Leninist Daniel Blanchard 88 0.20 –0.24
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,993 100.00   $206,487.35
Total rejected ballots 310 0.68
Turnout 45,303 61.52
Eligible voters 73,643
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +16.87
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 16,573 56.25
  Liberal 8,438 28.64
  New Democratic 2,959 10.04
  Green 1,364 4.63
  Marxist–Leninist 129 0.44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Report – Alberta
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=48013&Data=Count&SearchText=calgary&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=47001&Data=Count&SearchText=battlefords&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Calgary Skyview (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections