Edmonton Riverbend

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Edmonton Riverbend
Alberta electoral district
Edmonton Riverbend 2013 Riding.jpg
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Matt Jeneroux
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]106,302
Electors (2015)80,938
Area (km²)[2]60
Pop. density (per km²)1,771.7
Census divisionsDivision No. 11
Census subdivisionsEdmonton

Edmonton Riverbend is a federal electoral district in Alberta. Edmonton Riverbend 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.[3] It was created out of part of the electoral district of Edmonton—Leduc.[4] On October 19, 2015 Matt Jeneroux was the first elected Member of Parliament for the Electoral District receiving 50% of the vote.

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Edmonton Riverbend
Riding created from Edmonton—Leduc
42nd  2015–Present     Matt Jeneroux Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Matt Jeneroux 28,805 49.89 -9.49 $126,240.74
Liberal Tariq Chaudary 17,428 30.18 +15.69 $62,340.29
New Democratic Brian Fleck 9,846 17.05 -4.12 $44,795.24
Green Valerie Kennedy 1,275 2.21 -2.75 $6,040.67
Libertarian Steven Lack 386 0.67 $500.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,740 100.00   $216,148.06
Total rejected ballots 178 0.31
Turnout 57,918 71.56
Eligible voters 80,938
Conservative hold Swing -12.59
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 25,690 59.38
  New Democratic 9,159 21.17
  Liberal 6,271 14.49
  Green 2,147 4.96

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Report – Alberta
  5. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Edmonton Riverbend (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  7. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections