Cowichan—Malahat—Langford

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Cowichan—Malahat—Langford
British Columbia electoral district
Cowichan—Malahat—Langford (Canadian electoral district).svg
Cowichan—Malahat—Langford in relation to other electoral districts in the Vancouver Island area
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Alistair MacGregor
New Democratic
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]99,160
Electors (2015)78,148
Area (km²)[2]4,749
Pop. density (per km²)20.9
Census divisionsCapital, Cowichan Valley
Census subdivisionsCapital H, Cowichan Valley A, Cowichan Valley B, Cowichan Valley C, Cowichan Valley D, Cowichan Valley E, Duncan, Lake Cowichan, Langford, North Cowichan

Cowichan—Malahat—Langford is a federal electoral district in British Columbia. It encompasses a portion of British Columbia previously included in the electoral districts of Nanaimo—Cowichan and Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca.[3]

Cowichan—Malahat—Langford 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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Cowichan—Malahat—Langford (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 83,195 78.5%
Aboriginal 11,450 10.8%
South Asian 2,160 2%
Chinese 1,380 1.3%
Filipino 935 0.9%
Latin American 520 0.5%
Black 510 0.5%
Southeast Asian 505 0.5%
Japanese 325 0.3%
Korean 215 0.2%
Arab 150 0.1%
West Asian 100 0.1%
Multiple minorities 210 0.2%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 100 0.1%
Total population 108,052 100%

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Cowichan—Malahat—Langford
Riding created from Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca and Nanaimo—Cowichan
42nd  2015–present     Alistair MacGregor New Democratic

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
People's Rhonda Chen
Conservative Alana DeLong
Liberal Blair Herbert
Green Lydia Hwitsum
New Democratic Alistair MacGregor
Christian Heritage Robin Stanbridge
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Alistair MacGregor 22,200 35.94 -7.65 $104,734.63
Liberal Luke Krayenhoff 14,685 23.77 +17.97 $18,683.24
Conservative Martin Barker 14,091 22.81 -20.25 $77,247.07
Green Fran Hunt-Jinnouchi 10,462 16.93 +9.71 $99,481.30
Marxist–Leninist Alastair Haythornthwaite 340 0.55
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,778 100.00   $214,942.07
Total rejected ballots 230 0.37
Turnout 62,008 75.72
Eligible voters 81,888
New Democratic hold Swing -12.81
Source: Elections Canada[5][6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 20,818 43.6
  Conservative 20,565 43.1
  Green 3,452 7.2
  Liberal 2,772 5.8
  Others 153 0.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Cowichan—Malahat—Langford, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Official Voting Results - Cowichan—Malahat—Langford
  7. ^ "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections