South Surrey—White Rock

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South Surrey—White Rock
British Columbia electoral district
Coordinates:49°03′25″N 122°47′10″W / 49.057°N 122.786°W / 49.057; -122.786Coordinates: 49°03′25″N 122°47′10″W / 49.057°N 122.786°W / 49.057; -122.786
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Kerry-Lynne Findlay
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]94,678
Electors (2017)79,359
Area (km²)[1]154
Pop. density (per km²)614.8
Census divisionsMetro Vancouver
Census subdivisionsSemiahmoo, Surrey, White Rock

South Surrey—White Rock (French: Surrey-Sud—White Rock) is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015. It encompass a portion of British Columbia previously included in the electoral districts of Fleetwood—Port Kells, Newton—North Delta, and South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale.[2]

South Surrey—White Rock 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, on October 19, 2015.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in South Surrey White Rock (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 69,005 68.3%
Chinese 12,925 12.8%
South Asian 8,640 8.5%
Aboriginal 2,965 2.9%
Korean 1,495 1.5%
Filipino 1,340 1.3%
Black 685 0.7%
Latin American 680 0.7%
Japanese 655 0.6%
Southeast Asian 405 0.4%
Arab 320 0.3%
West Asian 200 0.2%
Multiple minorities 625 0.6%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 245 0.2%
Total population 101,105 100%
According to the Canada 2011 Census[4][4]

Ethnic groups: 78.5% White, 7.1% Chinese, 6.0% South Asian, 2.6% Indigenous, 1.7% Korean, 1.3% Filipino, 2.8% Other
Religions: 52.1% Christian, 4.3% Sikh, 1.4% Buddhist, 1.1% Muslim, 2.0% Other, 39.1% None.
Median income: $34,974 (2010)
Average income: $50,826 (2010)

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
South Surrey—White Rock
Riding created from Fleetwood—Port Kells, Newton—North Delta
and South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale
42nd  2015–2017     Dianne Watts Conservative
 2017–2019     Gordie Hogg Liberal
43rd  2019–present     Kerry-Lynne Findlay Conservative

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Kerry-Lynne Findlay 24,310 41.9 -0.24
Liberal Gordie Hogg 21,692 37.4 -10.09
New Democratic Stephen Crozier 6,716 11.6 +6.72
Green Beverly Pixie Hobby 4,458 7.7 +3.58
People's Joel Poulin 852 1.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,028 100.0
Total rejected ballots 326
Turnout 58,354 69.4
Eligible voters 84,138
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +3.3
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]

On November 5, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a by-election which was held on December 11, 2017.[7]

Canadian federal by-election, December 11, 2017
Resignation of Dianne Watts
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Gordie Hogg 14,369 47.49 +6.00
Conservative Kerry-Lynne Findlay 12,752 42.14 -1.89
New Democratic Jonathan Silveira 1,478 4.88 -5.53
Green Larry Colero 1,247 4.12 +0.70
Christian Heritage Rod Taylor 238 0.79
Libertarian Donald Wilson 89 0.29 -0.17
Progressive Canadian Michael Huenefeld 86 0.28 +0.09
Total valid votes/Expense limit 30,259 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 30,259 38.13 -36.60
Eligible voters 79,359
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +1.40
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Dianne Watts 24,934 44.03 -8.85 $161,579.40
Liberal Judith Higginbotham 23,495 41.49 +22.40 $40,658.82
New Democratic Pixie Hobby 5,895 10.41 -8.78 $38,925.44
Green Larry Colero 1,938 3.42 -2.44 $12.62
Libertarian Bonnie Hu 261 0.46
Progressive Canadian Brian Marlatt 108 0.19 $400.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,631 100.00   $208,357.11
Total rejected ballots 219 0.39
Turnout 56,850 74.73
Eligible voters 76,078
Conservative hold Swing -15.63
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 23,890 52.9
  New Democratic 8,671 19.2
  Liberal 8,624 19.0
  Green 2,648 5.9
  Others 1,344 3.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ a b Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (May 8, 2013). "2011 National Household Survey Profile - Federal electoral district (2013 Representation Order)". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Prime Minister of Canada announces by-elections". Prime Minister's Office. November 5, 2017.
  8. ^ Canada, Elections. "Voter Information Service - Find your electoral district". www.elections.ca. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  9. ^ Canada, Elections. "Error page". www.elections.ca. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  10. ^ Funke, Alice. "South Surrey—White Rock, BC (2013 Rep. Order)". www.punditsguide.ca. Retrieved June 11, 2019.