Steveston—Richmond East

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Steveston—Richmond East
British Columbia electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Kenny Chiu
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]99,913
Electors (2015)70,676
Area (km²)[1]102
Pop. density (per km²)979.5
Census divisionsMetro Vancouver
Census subdivisionsRichmond

Steveston—Richmond East (French: Steveston—Richmond-Est) is a federal electoral district in British Columbia. It encompasses a portion of British Columbia previously included in the electoral districts of Delta—Richmond East and Richmond.[2]

The riding consists of the eastern part of Richmond, British Columbia and the western part of Richmond south of Steveston Highway, including Steveston.

Steveston—Richmond East 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, scheduled for October 2015.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Steveston Richmond East (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group Chinese 46,700 47%
European 26,510 26.7%
South Asian 10,175 10.3%
Filipino 7,655 7.7%
Japanese 2,260 2.3%
Aboriginal 1,110 1.1%
Southeast Asian 1,090 1.1%
Latin American 860 0.9%
Arab 780 0.8%
West Asian 695 0.7%
Black 685 0.7%
Korean 585 0.6%
Multiple minorities 2,500 2.5%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 225 0.2%
Total population 99,265 100%

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Steveston—Richmond East
Riding created from Delta—Richmond East and Richmond
42nd  2015–2019     Joe Peschisolido Liberal
43rd  2019–present     Kenny Chiu Conservative

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Kenny Chiu 17,478 41.7 +3.3
Liberal Joe Peschisolido 14,731 35.1 -9.9
New Democratic Jaeden Dela Torre 6,321 15.1 +3.0
Green Nicole Iaci 2,972 7.1 +3.5
Independent Ping Chan 449 1.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,951 100.0 105,107.07
Total rejected ballots 431 1.0
Turnout 42,382 57.4
Eligible voters 73,840
Conservative notional gain from Liberal Swing
Source: Elections Canada[4][5][6]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Peschisolido 19,486 45.08 +26.48 $76,684.16
Conservative Kenny Chiu 16,630 38.47 -15.44 $152,116.66
New Democratic Scott Stewart 5,248 12.14 -10.68 $12,292.51
Green Laura-Leah Shaw 1,587 3.67 -0.46 $1,891.69
Libertarian Matthew Swanston 274 0.63
Total valid votes/Expense limit 43,225 100.00   $204,726.35
Total rejected ballots 287 0.66
Turnout 43,512 60.83
Eligible voters 71,526
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +20.96
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 18,224 53.92
  New Democratic 7,714 22.82
  Liberal 6,287 18.60
  Green 1,399 4.14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Steveston—Richmond East, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  9. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections