Chilliwack—Hope

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Chilliwack—Hope
British Columbia electoral district
Chilliwack—Hope (Canadian electoral district).svg
Chilliwack—Hope in relation to other British Columbia federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Mark Strahl
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]92,734
Electors (2015)70,240
Area (km²)[1]3,355
Pop. density (per km²)27.6
Census divisionsFraser Valley Regional District
Census subdivisionsAitchelitch 9, Cheam 1, Chilliwack, Fraser Valley B, Fraser Valley D, Fraser Valley E, Hope, Kwawkwawapilt 6, Ohamil 1, Peters 1, Popkum 1, Schelowat 1, Schkam 2, Skowkale, Skwah 4, Skwahla 2, Skwali 3, Skway 5, Soowahlie 14, Squiaala, Tzeachten 13, Yakweakwioose 12

Chilliwack—Hope is a federal electoral district in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia.

Chilliwack—Hope 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.[2] It was created out of 76% of the electoral district of Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Chilliwack—Hope (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 78,980 80.5%
Aboriginal 9,670 9.9%
South Asian 1,480 1.5%
Chinese 1,045 1.1%
Filipino 835 0.9%
Black 730 0.7%
Latin American 555 0.6%
Korean 545 0.6%
Southeast Asian 530 0.5%
Japanese 245 0.2%
West Asian 115 0.1%
Arab 105 0.1%
Multiple minorities 265 0.3%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 115 0.1%
Total population 100,126 100%
According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[4][5]

Ethnic groups: 86.0% White, 9.2% Aboriginal, 1.0% South Asian
Languages: 87.8% English, 3.2% German, 2.0% Dutch, 1.6% French
Religions: 55.5% Christian (13.1% Catholic, 5.8% United Church, 4.0% Anglican, 2.3% Lutheran, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.0% Baptist, 1.3% Presbyterian, 24.8% Other), 42.0% No religion
Median income (2010): $26,035
Average income (2010): $34,587

Riding Associations[edit]

Riding associations are the local branches of political parties:

Party Association Name CEO HQ Address HQ City
Christian Heritage Christian Heritage Party EDA for Chilliwack—Hope Gary Yendall 45452 Bernard Avenue Chilliwack
Conservative Chilliwack—Hope Conservative Association Jeremy Giesbrecht 4314 Kehler Street Chilliwack
Green Chilliwack—Hope Federal Green Party Association Thomas S. A. Cheney 26-45545 Tamihi Way Chilliwack
Liberal Chilliwack—Hope Federal Liberal Association Bob Besner 460-580 Hornby Street Vancouver
New Democratic Chilliwack—Hope Federal NDP Riding Association Al Ens 45915 Stevenson Road Chilliwack

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Chilliwack—Hope
Riding created from Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon
42nd  2015–present     Mark Strahl Conservative

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
People's Rob Bogunovic
Green Arthur Green
Christian Heritage Daniel Lamache
New Democratic Heather McQuillan
Marxist–Leninist Dorothy-Jean O'Donnell
Conservative Mark Strahl
Liberal Kelly Velonis
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
Source: Elections Canada[6]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Strahl 21,445 42.33 -17.23 $123,128.62
Liberal Louis De Jaeger 17,114 33.78 +22.60 $60,637.40
New Democratic Seonaigh MacPherson 9,218 18.20 -5.30 $33,220.27
Green Thomas Cheney 2,386 4.71 -0.32 $1,715.67
Libertarian Alexander Johnson 416 0.82
Marxist–Leninist Dorothy-Jean O'Donnell 82 0.16
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,661 100.00   $204,841.51
Total rejected ballots 154 0.30
Turnout 50,815 69.73
Eligible voters 72,874
Conservative hold Swing -19.92
Source: Elections Canada[7][8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 22,748 59.57
  New Democratic 8,972 23.49
  Liberal 4,272 11.19
  Green 1,922 5.03
  Others 276 0.72

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59006&Data=Count&SearchText=Chilliwack&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59006&Data=Count&SearchText=Chilliwack&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1#tabs2
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Chilliwack—Hope, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Official Voting Results - Chilliwack—Hope
  9. ^ "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections