Fort McMurray—Cold Lake

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Fort McMurray—Cold Lake
Alberta electoral district
Fort-McMurray–Cold-Lake 2013 Riding.png
Fort McMurray—Cold Lake in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
David Yurdiga
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]101,538
Electors (2015)76,190
Area (km²)[2]147,412
Pop. density (per km²)0.69
Census divisionsDivision No. 12, Division No. 16, Division No. 17
Census subdivisionsBonnyville No. 87, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, Opportunity No. 17, Wood Buffalo

Fort McMurray—Cold Lake is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015. It was created in 2012 from portions of the former districts of Fort McMurray—Athabasca (78%) and Westlock—St. Paul (22%).[3]

The new riding consists of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the city of Cold Lake, and Lac La Biche County. It also contains CFB Cold Lake and most of the Athabasca oil sands.

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Fort McMurray—Cold Lake
Riding created from Fort McMurray—Athabasca and Westlock—St. Paul
42nd  2015–present     David Yurdiga Conservative

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative David Yurdiga 40,706 79.9
Liberal Maggie Farrington 4,848 9.5
New Democratic Matt Gilks 2,883 5.7
People's Matthew Barrett 1,674 3.3
Green Brian Deheer 865 1.7
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,976 100.0
Total rejected ballots 258
Turnout 51,234 65.6
Eligible voters 78,157
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative David Yurdiga 28,625 60.56 -11.95 $81,523.68
Liberal Kyle Harrietha 13,403 28.36 +17.57 $77,417.78
New Democratic Melody Lepine 3,663 7.75 -5.38 $18,491.32
Green Brian Deheer 743 1.57 -2.00 $7.50
Libertarian Scott Berry 552 1.17 $715.09
Christian Heritage Roelof Janssen 280 0.59 $9,136.23
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,266 100.00   $260,378.41
Total rejected ballots 158 0.33
Turnout 47,424 62.24
Eligible voters 76,190
Conservative hold Swing -14.76
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 18,601 72.51
  New Democratic 3,367 13.13
  Liberal 2,768 10.79
  Green 916 3.57

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Report – Alberta
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  6. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Fort McMurray—Cold Lake (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections