Surrey—Newton

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Surrey—Newton
British Columbia electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Sukh Dhaliwal
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]114,605
Electors (2015)62,855
Area (km²)[2]30
Pop. density (per km²)3,820.2
Census divisionsMetro Vancouver
Census subdivisionsSurrey

Surrey—Newton is a federal electoral district in British Columbia. It encompasses a portion of British Columbia previously included in the electoral districts of Fleetwood—Port Kells, Newton—North Delta and Surrey North.[3]

Surrey—Newton 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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Surrey Newton (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group South Asian 68,880 60.7%
European 25,500 22.5%
Filipino 5,405 4.8%
Chinese 3,250 2.9%
Aboriginal 2,940 2.6%
Black 2,270 2%
Latin American 1,640 1.4%
Southeast Asian 1,245 1.1%
Arab 860 0.8%
West Asian 830 0.7%
Japanese 360 0.3%
Korean 155 0.1%
Multiple minorities 1,205 1.1%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 335 0.3%
Total population 113,490 100%

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Surrey—Newton
Riding created from Fleetwood—Port Kells,
Newton—North Delta and Surrey North
42nd  2015–Present     Sukh Dhaliwal Liberal

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal 24,869 55.98 +21.90 $165,371.15
New Democratic Jinny Sims 11,602 26.12 -9.17 $123,083.62
Conservative Harpreet Singh 6,978 15.71 -11.71 $89,371.95
Green Pamela Sangha 975 2.19 -0.40
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,424 100.00   $199,113.86
Total rejected ballots 328 0.73
Turnout 44,752 69.06
Eligible voters 64,798
Liberal notional gain from New Democratic Swing +15.54
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 11,459 35.29
  Liberal 11,066 34.08
  Conservative 8,903 27.42
  Green 844 2.60
  Others 199 0.61

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Surrey—Newton, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  7. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections