|British Columbia electoral district|
Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke in relation to other electoral districts in the Vancouver Island area
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
|Pop. density (per km²)||279.7|
|Census subdivision(s)||Belcher Bay 1, Capital H, Colwood, Esquimalt (district municipality), Esquimalt (Indian reserve), Metchosin, New Songhees 1A, Saanich, Sooke, T'Sou-ke, View Royal|
It was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution, came into effect in 2013, and first contested in the general election on Monday October 19th, 2015. Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke encompasses portions of the south Island previously included in the electoral districts of Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca and Saanich—Gulf Islands. The riding contains the Township of Esquimalt, the City of Colwood, the District of Metchosin, View Royal, Sooke, as well as the North Quadra, Swan Lake and Cloverdale neighbourhoods in Saanich East and all of Saanich West. The population of the district was 113,004 in 2011.
The district was originally planned to be named "Saanich—Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca".
|Ethnic groups in Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke (2016)
|Visible minority, n.i.e.||165||0.1%|
Languages: 86.2% English, 2.4% French, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.1% German, 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Tagalog
Religions (2011): 43.0% Christian (13.7% Catholic, 7.9% Anglican, 5.6% United Church, 2.6% Baptist, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Presbyterian, 9.4% Other), 1.4% Sikh, 52.6% No religion
Median income (2015): $37,275
Average income (2015): $45,081
Members of Parliament
This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:
Riding created from Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca and Saanich—Gulf Islands
|42nd||2015–2019||Randall Garrison||New Democratic|
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Randall Garrison||23,887||34.1||-0.91||$91,278.46|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||70,125||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||304|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||-4.27|-||Source: Elections Canada|
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Randall Garrison||23,836||35.01||-4.39||$119,644.07|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||68,081||100.00||$229,301.98|
|Total rejected ballots||199||–||–|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||-11.02|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
- Statistics Canada: 2011
- Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
- Report – British Columbia (PDF)
- "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
- "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke, 30 September 2015
- Official Voting Results - Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke
- "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.
- Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections