Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon

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Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon
British Columbia electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Brad Vis
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]90,871
Electors (2015)61,105
Area (km²)[1]21,769
Pop. density (per km²)4.2
Census divisionsFraser Valley, Squamish-Lillooet
Census subdivisionsAbbotsford, Kent, Lillooet, Mission

Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon is a federal electoral district located in Fraser Valley of British Columbia.

Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, which occurred on October 19, 2015.[2] It was created out of the electoral districts of Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission, Abbotsford and Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon(2016)
Source: [2]
Population %
Ethnic group European 57,030 61.8%
South Asian 19,115 20.7%
Aboriginal 11,340 12.3%
Chinese 795 0.9%
Filipino 585 0.6%
Latin American 580 0.6%
Southeast Asian 565 0.6%
Black 515 0.6%
Korean 370 0.4%
Japanese 330 0.4%
Arab 75 0.1%
West Asian 65 0.1%
Multiple minorities 260 0.3%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 145 0.2%
Total population 94,825 100%

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon
Riding created from Abbotsford, Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon
and Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission
42nd  2015–2019     Jati Sidhu Liberal
43rd  2019–present     Brad Vis Conservative

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Brad Vis 19,535 42.4
Liberal Jati Sidhu 12,299 26.7
New Democratic Michael Nenn 8,089 17.6
Green John Kidder 5,019 10.9
People's Julius Nick Csaszar 1,055 2.3
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Wismer 69 0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,066 100.0
Total rejected ballots 439
Turnout 46,505 67.2
Eligible voters 69,190
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Jati Sidhu 16,625 37.23 +28.84 $101,945.63
Conservative Brad Vis 15,587 34.91 -19.58 $97,837.00
New Democratic Dennis Adamson 9,174 20.55 -11.48
Green Arthur Alexander Green 2,293 5.15 +0.50 $13,329.06
Independent Wyatt Scott 914 2.05
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Wismer 58 0.13
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,651 100.00   $217,198.40
Total rejected ballots 209 0.47
Turnout 44,860 71.79
Eligible voters 62,486
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +24.21
Source: Elections Canada[6][7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 18,328 54.49
  New Democratic 10,771 32.02
  Liberal 2,824 8.40
  Green 1,560 4.64
  Others 152 0.45

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  6. ^ elections.ca/Scripts/vis/candidates?L=e&ED=59017&EV=41&EV_TYPE=1&PC=&PROV=BC&PROVID=59&MAPID=&QID=8&PAGEID=17&TPAGEID=&PD=&STAT_CODE_ID=-1 Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon, 30 September 2015 Archived 20 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections