Mark Warawa

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Mark Warawa
MP
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Langley—Aldergrove
Langley (2004-2015)
Assumed office
June 28, 2004
Preceded by Riding Established
Chair of the Standing Committee on
The Environment
In office
21 June 2011 – 28 January 2013
Minister Peter Kent
Preceded by James Bezan
Succeeded by Harold Albrecht
Personal details
Born (1950-05-07) May 7, 1950 (age 66)
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Diane Warawa
Residence Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Profession insurance executive
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Mission Canadian M.P. Mark Warawa and Linda Duncan fill out Observation forms at a Polling Station in Lviv on 2014 Ukrainian Parliamentary Election Day

Mark Warawa (born May 7, 1950) is a Canadian politician. Formerly a businessman and loss prevention officer as well as a city councillor in Abbotsford, British Columbia from 1990 to 2004, Warawa has been the Member of Parliament for Langley—Aldergrove, (originally called Langley) since 2004.

On February 10, 2006, Warawa was named parliamentary secretary to the Minister of the Environment. Less recently, he served as a member of the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.

Warawa has introduced a private member's bill in the House of Commons, condemning discrimination against females in sex-selective pregnancy termination.[1][2]

He and his wife, Diane, live in Langley and have five children. His son Ryan was the Conservative candidate in Vancouver East in the 2008 election, losing to Libby Davies of the NDP.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Langley—Aldergrove
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 27,333 45.6 -20.22
Liberal Leon Jensen 21,894 36.6 +27.62
New Democratic Margot Sangster 7,490 12.5 -6.85
Green Simmi Kaur Dhillon 2644 4.4 -0.86
Libertarian Lauren Southern 535 0.9 +0.41
Total valid votes/Expense limit 59,896 100.0     $216,042.49
Total rejected ballots 204
Turnout 60,100
Eligible voters 80,360
Conservative hold Swing -23.92
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
Canadian federal election, 2011: Langley
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 35,569 64.52 +3.07 $53,982.10
New Democratic Piotr Majkowski 11,277 20.45 +3.68 $16,297.61
Liberal Rebecca Darnell 4,990 9.05 -2.05 $38,125.25
Green Carey Poitras 2,943 5.34 -4.19 $4,855.42
Pirate Craig Nobbs 353 0.64
Total valid votes 55,132 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 158 0.29 +0.01
Turnout 55,290 62.15 +0.21
Eligible voters 88,964
Conservative hold Swing -0.30
Canadian federal election, 2008: Langley
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 32,594 61.45 +8.88 $41,721
New Democratic Andrew Claxton 8,898 16.77 -1.61 $4,837
Liberal Jake Gray 5,888 11.10 -11.99 $4,003
Green Patrick Meyer 5,059 9.53 +3.97 $3,740
Christian Heritage Ron Gray 594 1.12 $7,888
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,033 100.0     $88,558
Total rejected ballots 147 0.28 +0.07
Turnout 53,180 61.94 -4.14
Conservative hold Swing +5.24
Canadian federal election, 2006: Langley
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 28,577 52.57 +4.87 $52,552
Liberal Bill Brooks 12,553 23.09 -1.65 $23,836
New Democratic Angel Claypool 9,993 18.38 +1.63 $5,097
Green Patrick Meyer 3,023 5.56 -0.52 $1,017
Canadian Action Vicki Lee Sloan 211 0.38 $394
Total valid votes 54,357 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 116 0.21 -0.05
Turnout 54,473 66.08 -0.7
Conservative hold Swing +3.26
Canadian federal election, 2004: Langley
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Conservative Mark Warawa 24,390 47.70 $56,502
Liberal Kim Richter 12,649 24.74 $17,578
New Democratic Dean Morrison 8,568 16.75 $3,207
Green Patrick Meyer 3,108 6.08 $3,130
Independent Mel Kositsky 2,422 4.74 $15,220
Total valid votes 51,137 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 131 0.26
Turnout 51,268 65.4
This riding was created from parts of Langley—Abbotsford and South Surrey—White Rock—Langley, both of which elected a Canadian Alliance candidate in the previous election.

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