John Barlow (Canadian politician)

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John Barlow
MP
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Foothills
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Riding Created
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Macleod
In office
June 30, 2014 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by Ted Menzies
Succeeded by Riding Abolished
Personal details
Born (1971-10-13) October 13, 1971 (age 45)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Political party Conservative
Residence Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
Profession Newspaper editor

John Barlow (born October 13, 1971) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Macleod in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2014 by-election.[1]

Prior to his election, Barlow was a newspaper editor.[2] Barlow had previously run for the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta in Highwood during the 2012 Alberta general election,[3] losing to Wildrose leader Danielle Smith.

Electoral record[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012: Highwood
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Wildrose Danielle Smith 10,094 52.59% 41.14%
Progressive Conservative John Barlow 8,159 42.51% −22.11%
Liberal Keegan Gibson 547 2.85% −10.90%
New Democratic Miles Dato 392 2.04% −1.30%
Total 19,192
Eligible electors / Turnout 32,649 58.8%
Canadian federal by-election, June 30, 2014: Macleod
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative John Barlow 12,616 69.16 −8.33
Liberal Dustin Fuller 3,092 16.95 +13.27
Green Larry Ashmore 991 5.43 +0.81
Christian Heritage David J. Reimer 774 4.24 +3.75
New Democratic Aileen Burke 770 4.22 −6.11
Total valid votes/Expense limit 18,243 100.0
Total rejected ballots 81 0.44
Turnout 18,324 19.92 −41.60
Eligible voters 92,007
Conservative hold Swing −10.80
By-election due to the resignation of Ted Menzies.
Source: Elections Canada[4]
Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative John Barlow 46,166 75.70 -2.12
Liberal Tanya MacPherson 8,149 13.36 +9.84
New Democratic Alison Thompson 3,919 6.43 -3.67
Green Romy S. Tittel 1,983 3.25 -1.50
Libertarian Cory Morgan 424 0.70 -3.12
Christian Heritage Marc Slingerland 345 0.57
Total valid votes/Expense limit 60,986 100.00   $234,738.91
Total rejected ballots 141 0.23
Turnout 61,127 74.20
Eligible voters 82,380
Conservative hold Swing -5.98
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]

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