Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan

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Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan
Alberta electoral district
Sherwood-Park–Fort-Saskatchewan 2013 Riding.png
Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Garnett Genuis
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]111,541
Electors (2019)95,317
Area (km²)[1]1,271
Pop. density (per km²)87.8
Census division(s)Division No. 11
Census subdivision(s)Fort Saskatchewan, Strathcona County

Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan 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.[2] It was created out of parts of Edmonton—Sherwood Park and Vegreville—Wainwright.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[4][5]

Ethnic groups: 90.6% White, 4.2% Aboriginal, 1.4% South Asian
Languages: 90.2% English, 2.2% French, 1.8% German, 1.1% Ukrainian
Religions: 67.3% Christian (26.8% Catholic, 10.0% United Church, 5.5% Lutheran, 4.2% Anglican, 2.3% Baptist, 1.6% Christian Orthodox, 1.5% Pentecostal, 15.4% Other), 30.6% No religion
Median income (2010): $44,302
Average income (2010): $60,210

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan
Riding created from Edmonton—Sherwood Park and Vegreville—Wainwright
42nd  2015–2019     Garnett Genuis Conservative
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Sherwood Park - Fort Saskatchewan (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted; *Most of the "Other" vote belonged to James Ford)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Garnett Genuis 53,600 73.4 +9.46 $59,435.26
New Democratic Aidan Theroux 8,867 12.1 +2.29 $8,662.98
Liberal Ron Thiering 7,357 10.1 -10.32 $9,038.34
Green Laura Sanderson 1,592 2.2 -0.27 $0.00
People's Darren Villetard 1,334 1.8 - $1,638.00
Veterans Coalition Patrick McElrea 300 0.4 - $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 73,050 100.0
Total rejected ballots 321
Turnout 73,371 77.0
Eligible voters 95,317
Conservative hold Swing +3.59|- Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Garnett Genuis 42,642 63.94 +14.48 $114,842.36
Liberal Rod Frank 13,615 20.42 +13.95 $23,559.35
New Democratic Joanne Cave 6,540 9.81 -1.42 $15,416.14
Green Brandie Harrop 1,648 2.47 -1.59 $3,796.57
Independent James Ford 1,563 2.34 -26.44 $5,420.41
Libertarian Stephen C. Burry 678 1.02 * $3,387.73
Total valid votes/Expense limit 66,686 100.00   $228,934.10
Total rejected ballots 180 0.27
Turnout 66,866 75.24
Eligible voters 88,876
Conservative hold Swing +0.27
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]


2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 24,890 49.46
  Others 14,485 28.78
  New Democratic 5,649 11.23
  Liberal 3,254 6.47
  Green 2,046 4.07

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Report – Alberta
  4. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (2012-02-08). "Statistics Canada: 2011 Census Profile". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  5. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (2013-05-08). "2011 National Household Survey Profile - Federal electoral district (2013 Representation Order)". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  8. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Final Candidates Election Expenses Limits
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections