Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley

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Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley
Alberta electoral district
DunveganCentralPeaceNotley in Alberta.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Margaret McCuaig-Boyd
New Democratic
District created 2010
First contested 2012
Last contested 2015

Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley is a provincial electoral district in northern 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.


The electoral district was created in the 2010 boundary redistribution from the old electoral district of Dunvegan-Central Peace. The distribution saw the north end of the constituency that resided with the Municipal District of Northern Lights being redistributed to the Peace River electoral district.[1] The electoral district is one of two in the province that is considered a special district and allowed to have less than the average population due to the lack of population and distance between communities.[1]

The change in name came from a write in campaign from Alberta New Democratic Party members who wanted to tack on Notley after their former leader Grant Notley onto the electoral district name because he was an MLA for Spirit River-Fairview an old electoral district that existed in the area.[2] They pressed for the change due to other former provincial Premiers and Opposition leaders getting districts named after them such as Edmonton-Decore and Calgary-Lougheed.[1]

Boundary history[edit]

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley
Assembly Years Member Party
See Dunvegan-Central Peace 2004-2012
28th 2012–2015 Hector Goudreau Progressive Conservative
29th 2015–present Margaret McCuaig-Boyd New Democratic

The former Progressive Conservative MLA Hector Goudreau served three terms in office after first being elected in the 2001 election, but after resigning as chair of the Cabinet Policy Committee on Community Development after allegations of bullying local school officials, he did not run again in the 2015 provincial election. NDP MLA Marg McCuaig-Boyd was elected in the orange wave that swept the province in the 2015 election, and currently also serves as the provincial Energy Minister.

General election results[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%[4]
Progressive Conservative Hector Goudreau 3,981 45.14% -6.85%
Wildrose Kelly Hudson 3,755 42.57% +13.24%
New Democratic Nathan Macklin 846 9.59% -5.48%
Liberal Carole Carby 238 2.70% -0.91%
Total valid votes 8,820 100.00%
Rejected, spoiled and declined 65
Registered voters and turnout 15,067 58.54% +9.83%
Progressive Conservative notional hold Swing -10.05%
Alberta general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%[5]
New Democratic Marg McCuaig-Boyd 3,692 38.44% +28.85%
Wildrose Kelly Hudson 3,147 32.76% -9.81%
Progressive Conservative Rhonda Clarke-Gauthier 2,766 28.80% -16.34%
Total valid votes 9,605 100.00%
Rejected, spoiled and declined 32
Registered voters and turnout 16,392 58.60% +0.06%
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +19.33%

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 Hector Goudreau %
  Liberal Carole Carby %
  NDP Nathan Macklin %
Total ' 100%


  1. ^ a b c "Proposed Electoral Division Areas, Boundaries, and Names for Alberta" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. June 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Remo Zaccagna. "Dunvegan riding renamed in honour of Notley". The Record Gazette. 
  3. ^ "Bill 28 Sub Amendment 1" (PDF). Legislative Assembly of Alberta. November 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Election Results, 2012, Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley". 
  5. ^ "Election Results, 2015, Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley". 

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