Nanaimo—Ladysmith

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Nanaimo—Ladysmith
British Columbia electoral district
Nanaimo—Ladysmith (Canadian electoral district).svg
Nanaimo—Ladysmith in relation to other electoral districts in the Vancouver Island area
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Paul Manly
Green
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]114,998
Electors (2015)91,240
Area (km²)[1]1,753
Pop. density (per km²)65.6
Census divisionsCowichan Valley, Nanaimo
Census subdivisionsCowichan Valley G, Cowichan Valley H, Ladysmith, Lantzville, Nanaimo, Nanaimo A, Nanaimo B, Nanaimo C

Nanaimo—Ladysmith is a federal electoral district in British Columbia.

Nanaimo—Ladysmith was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order.[2] It has come into effect with the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, on August 2, 2015.[3] 55% of the riding came from the previous riding of Nanaimo—Cowichan and 44% from Nanaimo—Alberni.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Nanaimo—Ladysmith (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 94,940 79.5%
Aboriginal 11,430 9.6%
Chinese 2,475 2.1%
South Asian 2,065 1.7%
Filipino 1,095 0.9%
Southeast Asian 855 0.7%
Black 785 0.7%
Japanese 645 0.5%
Latin American 510 0.4%
Korean 430 0.4%
Arab 275 0.2%
West Asian 190 0.2%
Multiple minorities 340 0.3%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 75 0.1%
Total population 122,710 100%
According to the Canada 2011 Census[5][6]

Ethnic groups: 86.4% White, 7.1% Aboriginal, 1.8% South Asian, 1.6% Chinese
Languages: 89.9% English, 1.7% French, 1.4% German, 1.0% Chinese
Religions: 43.2% Christian (11.0% Catholic, 7.4% United Church, 7.0% Anglican, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.3% Presbyterian, 11.2% Other), 53.0% No religion
Median income (2010): $27,826
Average income (2010): $35,078

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Nanaimo—Ladysmith
Riding created from Nanaimo—Alberni and Nanaimo—Cowichan
42nd  2015–2019     Sheila Malcolmson New Democratic
 2019–2019     Paul Manly Green
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Nanaimo—Ladysmith (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Green Paul Manly 24,844 34.6 –2.66
Conservative John Hirst 18,634 25.9 +1.02
New Democratic Bob Chamberlin 16,985 23.6 +0.6
Liberal Michelle Corfield 9,735 13.6 +2.51
People's Jennifer Clarke 1,049 1.5 –2.4
Independent Geoff Stoneman 235 0.3 +0.3
Progressive Canadian Brian Marlatt 207 0.3 –0.32
Communist James Chumsa 104 0.1 +0.1
Independent Echo White 71 0.1 +0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 71,864 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 255
Turnout 72,089
Eligible voters 103,762
Green hold Swing -1.84
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
Canadian federal by-election, May 6, 2019
Resignation of Sheila Malcolmson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Paul Manly 15,302 37.26 +17.51
Conservative John Hirst 10,215 24.88 +1.52
New Democratic Bob Chamberlin 9,446 23.00 –10.20
Liberal Michelle Corfield 4,515 10.99 –12.52
People's Jennifer Clarke 1,268 3.09 +3.09
Progressive Canadian Brian Marlatt 253 0.62 +0.62
National Citizens Alliance Jakob Letkemann 66 0.16 +0.16
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,065 99.68
Total rejected ballots 130 0.32 +0.09
Turnout 41,195 41.44 -33.56
Eligible voters 99,413
Green gain from New Democratic Swing +13.85
Source: Elections Canada[9]; MacLean's[10]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Sheila Malcolmson 23,651 33.20 -12.06 $136,135.63
Liberal Tim Tessier 16,753 23.52 +16.84 $21,699.17
Conservative Mark Allen MacDonald 16,637 23.35 -17.04 $132,376.87
Green Paul Manly 14,074 19.76 +12.58 $145,016.61
Marxist–Leninist Jack East 126 0.18
Total valid votes/Expense limit 71,241 99.78   $236,098.07
Total rejected ballots 158 0.22
Turnout 71,399 75.00
Eligible voters 95,200
New Democratic notional hold Swing -14.45
Source: Elections Canada[11][12][13]


2011 federal election redistributed results[14]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 25,294 45.26
  Conservative 22,572 40.39
  Green 4,009 7.17
  Liberal 3,733 6.68
  Others 276 0.49

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ "Proclamation Declaring the Representation Order to be in Force Effective on the First Dissolution of Parliament that Occurs after May 1, 2014, SI/2013-102" (PDF). Minister of Justice.
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  5. ^ "National Household Survey (NHS) Profile, 2011". 8 May 2013.
  6. ^ "National Household Survey (NHS) Profile, 2011". 8 May 2013.
  7. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  8. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  9. ^ Validated Results - Nanaimo—Ladysmith
  10. ^ MacLean's (May 7, 2019). "Nanaimo–Ladysmith by-election 2019: Live results". MacLean's. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  11. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Nanaimo—Ladysmith, 30 September 2015
  12. ^ Official Voting Results - Nanaimo—Ladysmith
  13. ^ Elections Canada – Final Candidates Election Expenses Limits
  14. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections