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
Born1968/1969 (age 50–51)[1]
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. He immigrated to Canada from India in 1993.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election
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 49,517 100.00   $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,[4] 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.[5]
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]

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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