Sturgeon River—Parkland

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Sturgeon River—Parkland
Alberta electoral district
Sturgeon-River–Parkland 2013 Riding.png
Sturgeon River—Parkland in relation to other Alberta federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Dane Lloyd
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2017
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]120,784
Electors (2017)87,968
Area (km²)[2]3,982.274
Pop. density (per km²)30.3
Census divisionsDivision No. 11, Division No. 13
Census subdivisionsAlexander 134, Birch Cove, Bon Accord, Gibbons, Lac Ste. Anne, Legal, Morinville, Parkland, Nakamun Park, Onoway, Parkland, Redwater, Sandy Beach, Spring Lake, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Stony Plain 135, Sturgeon, Sunrise Beach

Sturgeon River—Parkland is a federal electoral district in the Edmonton Capital Region of northern Alberta, Canada, and has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015. It was created in 2012 from the electoral districts of Edmonton—Spruce Grove (61%), Westlock—St. Paul (33%) and Yellowhead (6%).[3]

The riding was originally intended to be named Sturgeon River.[4]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2016 Census[5] or Canada 2011 Census[6][7]

Ethnic groups: 86.9% White, 9.8% Indigenous, 0.8% Filipino, 0.6% South Asian, 0.6% Black, 1.3% Other (2011)
Languages: 91.0% English, 3.1% French, 1.3% German (2016)
Religions: 65.8% Christian, 0.6% Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality, 0.6% Muslim, 0.7% Other, 32.3% None (2011)
Median income: $47,406 (2015)

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Sturgeon River—Parkland
Riding created from Edmonton—Spruce Grove,
Westlock—St. Paul and Yellowhead
42nd  2015–2017     Rona Ambrose Conservative
 2017–Present Dane Lloyd

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal by-election, October 23, 2017
Resignation of Rona Ambrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Dane Lloyd 16,125 77.36 +7.13
Liberal Brian Gold 2,508 12.03 -3.55
New Democratic Shawna Gawreluck 1,606 7.70 -2.32
Christian Heritage Ernest Chauvet 605 2.90 +1.78
Total valid votes/Expense limit 20,844  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
Conservative hold Swing +5.34
Source: Elections Canada
Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Rona Ambrose 43,220 70.23 -7.26 $98,166.59
Liberal Travis Dueck 9,586 15.58 +10.11 $258.78
New Democratic Guy Desforges 6,166 10.02 -2.95 $7,730.56
Green Brendon Greene 1,875 3.05 -0.95 $3,593.60
Christian Heritage Ernest Chauvet 690 1.12 $10,477.93
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,537 100.00   $222,470.71
Total rejected ballots 157 0.25
Turnout 61,694 70.91
Eligible voters 86,994
Conservative hold Swing -8.68
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 33,791 77.49
  New Democratic 5,655 12.97
  Liberal 2,384 5.47
  Green 1,742 3.99
  Libertarian 35 0.08

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  3. ^ Report – Alberta
  4. ^ http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&DocId=6654879&File=4
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED&Code1=48033&Geo2=PR&Code2=48&Data=Count&SearchText=Sturgeon%20River&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&TABID=1
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=48033&Data=Count&SearchText=sturgeon%20river&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=48033&Data=Count&SearchText=sturgeon%20river&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1#tabs2
  8. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Sturgeon River—Parkland (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 24 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections