Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills

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Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills
Alberta electoral district
LacLaBicheStPaulTwoHills in Alberta.jpg
2010 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Dave Hanson
Wildrose
District created 2010
First contested 1971
Last contested 2015

Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills is a provincial electoral district in northern Alberta, Canada. The district is mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first-past-the-post method of voting.

The district was created in the 2010 boundary redistribution, and was first contested in the 2012 election. It was last contested in the 2015 election, when it returned Dave Hanson of the Wildrose Party.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created from the electoral district of Lac La Biche-St. Paul which was altered to bound current municipal boundaries. Two Hills was added to the name at the request of local residents.[1]

Boundary history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills
Assembly Years Member Party
See Lac La Biche-St. Paul 1993-2012
28th 2012 - 2015 Shayne Saskiw Wildrose
29th 2015 - present Dave Hanson

Electoral history[edit]

Since the riding was renamed, it has been represented only by the Wildrose Party of Alberta, although its antecedent had been held by several parties, most prominently the Progressive Conservatives. The first MLA was Shayne Saskiw, who was elected in 2012 and resigned prior to the 2015 election. The current incumbent MLA is Dave Hanson who won the district in the 2015 election.

Legislature results[edit]

2012 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Wildrose Shayne Saskiw 5,949 46.56%
Progressive Conservative Ray Danyluk 5,418 42.40% -28.88%
New Democratic Phil Johnson 706 5.53% -5.42%
Liberal John Nowak 704 5.51% -12.26%
Total Valid Votes 12,777
Rejected, spoiled and declined 99
Electors/turnout 21,729 59.26% +15.03%
Wildrose notional gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +37.72%

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Wildrose Dave Hanson 4,760 38.65% -7.91%
New Democratic Catherine Harder 4,213 34.21% +28.68%
Progressive Conservative Darrell Younghans 3,002 24.38% -18.02%
Green Brian Deheer 340 2.76%
Total valid votes 12,315
Rejected, spoiled and declined 73
Electors/turnout 23,476 52.77% -6.49%
Wildrose hold Swing -18.30%

Senate nominee results[edit]

2012 Senate nominee election district results[edit]

Student vote results[edit]

2012 student election[edit]

2012 Alberta Student Vote results
Affiliation Candidate
Progressive Conservative Ray Danyluk
Wildrose Shayne Saskiw
Liberal John Nowak
New Democratic Phil Johnson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Proposed Electoral Division Areas, Boundaries, and Names for Alberta" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. June 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 

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