Chestermere-Rocky View

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Chestermere-Rocky View
Alberta electoral district
ChestermereRockyView in Alberta.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Leela Aheer
Wildrose
District created 2010
First contested 2012
Last contested 2015

Chestermere-Rocky View is a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district was created in the 2010 boundary redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created from large portions of the old electoral district of Airdrie-Chestermere and Foothills-Rocky View.[1] The district surrounds the western, northern and eastern boundaries of the city of Calgary.

Boundary history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Chestermere-Rocky View
Assembly Years Member Party
See Airdrie-Chestermere 2004-2012 and Foothills-Rocky View 2004-2012
28th 2012–2014 Bruce McAllister Wildrose
2014–2015 Progressive Conservative
29th 2015–present Leela Aheer Wildrose

Representation history[edit]

The electoral district and its antecedent has been electing Progressive Conservative candidates with solid majorities in recent years. The former riding of Airdrie-Chestermere saw incumbent Rob Anderson cross the floor to the Wildrose Party while Foothills-Rocky View MLA Ted Morton remains a Progressive Conservative.

Legislature results[edit]

2012 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes
Wildrose Bruce McAllister 10,374
Progressive Conservative Ted Morton 6,237
Liberal Siân Ramsden 584
New Democratic Nathan Salmon 542
Source: "Unofficial Poll Results - 54 CHESTERMERE-ROCKY VIEW - 77 Polls Reporting Out of 77". Elections Alberta. April 24, 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-05-04. 

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes
Wildrose Leela Aheer 7,679
Progressive Conservative Bruce McAllister 7,457
New Democratic William Pelech 3,704
Independent Jamie Lall 1,096
Green Coral Bliss Taylor 415
Independent Matt Grant 384

Senate nominee results[edit]

2012 Senate nominee election district results[edit]

Student vote results[edit]

2012 election[edit]

2012 Alberta Student Vote results
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Ted Morton 258 29.22%
Wildrose Bruce McAllister 454 51.42%
     Liberal Siân Ramsden 126 14.27%
     NDP Nathan Salmon 45 5.10%
Total 883 100%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Proposed Electoral Division Areas, Boundaries, and Names for Alberta" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. June 2010. p. 19. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.studentvote.ca/ab2012/results/?id=53

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