Edmonton Griesbach

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Edmonton Griesbach
Alberta electoral district
Edmonton Griesbach 2013.svg
Edmonton Griesbach in relation to other federal electoral districts in Edmonton (2013 boundaries)
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Kerry Diotte
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]107,809
Electors (2019)82,242
Area (km²)[2]46
Pop. density (per km²)2,343.7
Census divisionsDivision No. 11
Census subdivisionsEdmonton

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  2015–2019     Kerry Diotte Conservative
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Kerry Diotte 24,120 51.4% +11.44
New Democratic Mark Cherrington 11,800 25.1% -8.92
Liberal Habiba Mohamud 8,100 17.2% -4.49
Green Safi Khan 1,189 2.5% +0.15
People's Barbara Ellen Nichols 1,074 2.3% -
Independent Andrzej Gudanowski 216 0.5% -
Christian Heritage Christina Alva Armas 203 0.4% -
Communist Alex Boykowich 170 0.4% -
Marxist–Leninist Mary Joyce 91 0.2% -0.03
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,963 100.0
Total rejected ballots 319
Turnout 47,282 57.5
Eligible voters 82,242
Conservative hold Swing +10.18
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2015 Canadian federal election
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[9][10]
2011 federal election redistributed results[11]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 19,832 52.51
  New Democratic 14,151 37.47
  Liberal 2,484 6.58
  Green 1,299 3.44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Report – Alberta
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=48015&Geo2=PR&Code2=48&Data=Count&SearchText=Edmonton%20Griesbach&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=48015&Data=Count&SearchText=Edmonton%20Griesbach&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  8. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  9. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Edmonton Griesbach (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  11. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections