Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke

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Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke
British Columbia electoral district
Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke (Canadian electoral district).svg
Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke in relation to other electoral districts in the Vancouver Island area
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Randall Garrison
New Democratic
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]113,004
Electors (2019)99,285
Area (km²)[1]404
Pop. density (per km²)279.7
Census division(s)Capital
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

Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke is a federal electoral district in Greater Victoria, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

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.[2] Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke encompasses portions of the south Island previously included in the electoral districts of Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca and Saanich—Gulf Islands.[3] 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.[3]

The district was originally planned to be named "Saanich—Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca".[4]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 92,360 78.2%
Aboriginal 8,365 7.1%
South Asian 3,665 3.1%
Chinese 3,650 3.1%
Filipino 2,370 2%
Black 1,300 1.1%
Southeast Asian 970 0.8%
Latin American 785 0.7%
Japanese 665 0.6%
Korean 505 0.4%
Arab 340 0.3%
West Asian 250 0.2%
Multiple minorities 450 0.4%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 165 0.1%
Total population 120,834 100%
According to the Canada 2016 Census[5][6][7]

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[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke
Riding created from Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca and Saanich—Gulf Islands
42nd  2015–2019     Randall Garrison New Democratic
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Esquimalt—Sannich—Sooke (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Randall Garrison 23,887 34.1 -0.91 $91,278.46
Green David Merner 18,506 26.4 +6.46 $84,289.59
Conservative Randall Pewarchuk 13,409 19.1 +1.60
Liberal Jamie Hammond 12,554 17.9 -9.45 $69,892.94
People's Jeremy Gustafson 1,089 1.6
Libertarian Josh Steffler 287 0.4
Communist Tyson Strandlund 111 0.2
Independent Louis Lesosky 100 0.1
Independent Fidelia Godron 99 0.1
Independent Philip Ney 83 0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 70,125 100.0
Total rejected ballots 304
Turnout 70,429 70.9
Eligible voters 99,285
New Democratic hold Swing -4.27|- Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Randall Garrison 23,836 35.01 -4.39 $119,644.07
Liberal David Merner 18,622 27.35 +17.65 $33,914.59
Green Frances Litman 13,575 19.94 +7.08 $119,498.62
Conservative Shari Lukens 11,912 17.50 -20.11 $108,944.43
Communist Tyson Strandlund 136 0.20
Total valid votes/Expense limit 68,081 100.00   $229,301.98
Total rejected ballots 199
Turnout 68,280 74.99
Eligible voters 91,056
New Democratic hold Swing -11.02
Source: Elections Canada[10][11][12]
2011 federal election redistributed results[13]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 22,324 39.40
  Conservative 21,305 37.61
  Green 7,287 12.86
  Liberal 5,496 9.70
  Others 242 0.43

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ a b Report – British Columbia (PDF)
  4. ^ http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&DocId=6654879&File=4
  5. ^ https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED&Code1=59026&Geo2=PR&Code2=59&SearchText=esquimalt&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&TABID=1&type=0
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59026&Data=Count&SearchText=Esquimalt&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59026&Data=Count&SearchText=Esquimalt&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1#tabs2
  8. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  9. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke, 30 September 2015
  11. ^ Official Voting Results - Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke
  12. ^ "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.
  13. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections