Jasvir Deol

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Jasvir Deol
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Meadows
Assumed office
April 16, 2019
Personal details
Born1968 or 1969 (age 51–52)[1]
Punjab, India
Political partyAlberta NDP
Occupationinsurance broker

Jasvir Singh Deol (born 1968/1969) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-Meadows.[2] He was previously the federal NDP candidate for the riding of Edmonton Mill Woods during the 2015 Canadian election. Born and raised in Punjab, Deol immigrated to Canada from India in 1993.[3][4]

Electoral record[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election: Edmonton Mill Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Amarjeet Sohi 20,423 41.24 +29.52 $136,379.94
Conservative Tim Uppal 20,331 41.06 -17.88 $126,472.41
New Democratic Jasvir Deol 6,330 12.78 -12.61 $55,302.53
Green Ralph McLean 1,096 2.21 -0.78 $1,671.63
Independent Colin Stubbs 560 1.13 $5,091.44
Libertarian Allen K.W. Paley 396 0.80
Christian Heritage Peter Downing 285 0.58 $3,798.53
Communist Naomi Rankin 96 0.19
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,517 99.54   $206,234.63
Total rejected ballots 227 0.46
Turnout 49,744 67.84
Eligible voters 73,323
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +23.70
These results were subject to a judicial recount,[5] and modified from the validated results in accordance with the Judge's rulings. The margin of Sohi over Uppal increased from 79 votes to 92 votes as a result of the recount.[6]
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]


2019 general election[edit]

2019 Alberta general election: Edmonton-Meadows
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Jasvir Deol 10,231 49.9% -6.0%
United Conservative Len Rhodes 7,375 36.0% +3.6%
Alberta Party Amrit Matharu 2,093 10.2% --
Liberal Maria Omar 407 2.0% -9.8%
  Alberta Advantage Thomas Vargese 211 1.0% --
  Independence Phil Batt 178 0.9% --
Total valid votes 20,495
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 82 45 11
Registered electors 33,387
Turnout 61.7%
New Democratic hold Swing -6.0%
Source(s)
"2019 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2019-05-05. Retrieved 2019-05-05.

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