Red Deer—Lacombe

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Red Deer—Lacombe
Alberta electoral district
Red-Deer–Lacombe 2013 Riding.png
Red Deer—Lacombe in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Blaine Calkins
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]113,693
Electors (2019)93,050
Area (km²)[1]6,316
Pop. density (per km²)18
Census division(s)Division No. 8
Census subdivision(s)Blackfalds, Lacombe, Lacombe County, Ponoka, Ponoka County, Red Deer, Red Deer County, Rimbey, Samson 137, Sylvan Lake

Red Deer—Lacombe is an electoral district in Alberta. It was created in 2012 from the districts of Wetaskiwin (51%) and Red Deer (49%).[2]

The riding was originally intended to be named Red Deer—Wolf Creek.[3]

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Red Deer—Lacombe
Riding created from Red Deer and Wetaskiwin
42nd  2015–2019     Blaine Calkins Conservative
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Red Deer—Lacombe (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Blaine Calkins 53,843 79.8 +9.09 $98,245.70
New Democratic Lauren Pezzella 6,012 8.9 -2.54 none listed
Liberal Tiffany Rose 3,540 5.2 -9.78 none listed
People's Laura Lynn Thompson 2,453 3.6 - none listed
Green Sarah Palmer 1,596 2.4 -0.48 $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 67,444 100.0
Total rejected ballots 325
Turnout 67,769 72.8
Eligible voters 93,050
Conservative hold Swing +5.82|- Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Blaine Calkins 43,599 70.71 -6.72 $75,006.35
Liberal Jeff Rock 9,235 14.98 +11.41 $16,605.92
New Democratic Doug Hart 7,055 11.44 -2.85 $5,541.40
Green Les Kuzyk 1,773 2.88 -1.84
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,662 100.00   $224,841.10
Total rejected ballots 176 0.28
Turnout 61,838 71.40
Eligible voters 86,609
Conservative hold Swing -9.07
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 31,453 77.43
  New Democratic 5,805 14.29
  Green 1,917 4.72
  Liberal 1,448 3.56

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Report – Alberta
  3. ^ http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&DocId=6654879&File=4
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  6. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Red Deer—Lacombe (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections