Edmonton Griesbach

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Edmonton Griesbach
Alberta electoral district
Edmonton Griesbach.png
Edmonton Griesbach in relation to other federal electoral districts in Edmonton (2013 boundaries)
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Kerry Diotte
Conservative
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 107,809
Electors (2015) 79,980
Area (km²)[2] 46
Pop. density (per km²) 2,343.7
Census divisions Division No. 11
Census subdivisions Edmonton

Edmonton Griesbach is a federal electoral district in Alberta. Edmonton Griesbach 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 19 October 2015.[3] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Edmonton East and Edmonton—St. Albert.[4]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[5][6]

Ethnic groups: 65.9% White, 9.4% Aboriginal, 6.0% Black, 4.9% Chinese, 3.2% Southeast Asian, 2.7% Arab, 2.3% Filipino, 2.1% Latin American, 1.7% South Asian
Languages: 71.8% English, 4.1% Chinese, 2.5% Ukrainian, 2.5% French, 2.3% Arabic, 1.8% Vietnamese, 1.7% Spanish, 1.2% Italian, 1.2% Tagalog, 1.1% Portuguese, 1.1% German, 1.0% Polish
Religions: 57.4% Christian (28.2% Catholic, 4.9% United Church, 3.2% Christian Orthodox, 2.7% Anglican, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist, 13.5% Other), 6.9% Muslim, 3.3% Buddhist, 31.0% No religion
Median income (2010): $29,059
Average income (2010): $36,696

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Edmonton Griesbach
Riding created from Edmonton East and Edmonton—St. Albert
42nd  2015–Present     Kerry Diotte Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Kerry Diotte 19,157 39.96 –12.55 $93,048.30
New Democratic Janis Irwin 16,309 34.02 –3.45 $150,799.22
Liberal Brian Gold 10,397 21.69 +15.11 $14,575.14
Green Heather Workman 1,129 2.35 –1.08 $1,404.61
Libertarian Maryna Goncharenko 415 0.87 $150.44
Marijuana Linda Northcott 279 0.58
Rhinoceros Bun Bun Thompson 144 0.30
Marxist–Leninist Mary Joyce 112 0.23
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,942 100.00   $214,842.90
Total rejected ballots 289 0.60
Turnout 48,231 60.03
Eligible voters 79,980
Conservative hold Swing –4.55
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 19,832 52.51
  New Democratic 14,151 37.47
  Liberal 2,484 6.58
  Green 1,299 3.44

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