Westlock—St. Paul

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Westlock—St. Paul
Alberta electoral district
Alberta federal ridings (rural) - Westlock - St Paul.svg
Westlock–St. Paul in relation to the other Alberta federal electoral districts
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 2003
District abolished 2013
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 108,518
Electors (2011) 73,791
Area (km²)[2] 22,155.73
Census divisions Division No. 10, Division No. 11, Division No. 12, Division No. 13
Census subdivisions Sturgeon County, Cold Lake, Bonnyville No. 87, County of Vermilion River, Westlock County, Morinville, Lac La Biche County, County of St. Paul No. 19, Bonnyville, St. Paul

Westlock—St. Paul (briefly known as Battle River) was a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 2004 to 2015. It included Westlock County, Sturgeon County, Thorhild County, Smoky Lake County, the County of St. Paul No. 19 and the Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87. Following the Canadian federal electoral redistribution, 2012 this riding was abolished into Lakeland (35%), Sturgeon River—Parkland (32%), Fort McMurray—Cold Lake (20%), Peace River—Westlock (13%) and a small section outside of St. Albert being transferred to St. Albert—Edmonton.

History[edit]

This riding was created in 2003 as "Westlock—St. Paul" from parts of Lakeland, Elk Island, St. Albert, Yellowhead and Athabasca ridings. The riding was known as "Battle River" from 2004 to 2005, despite the Battle River not actually running through the riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Lakeland, Elk Island, St. Albert,
Yellowhead and Athabasca
38th  2004–2006     David Chatters Conservative
39th  2006–2008 Brian Storseth
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
Riding dissolved into Lakeland, Fort McMurray—Cold Lake,
Peace River—Westlock, Sturgeon River—Parkland
and St. Albert—Edmonton

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brian Storseth 32,652 77.8 +5.1 $35,498
New Democratic Lyndsay Henderson 5,103 12.2 +2.1 $11
Liberal Rob Fox 2,569 6.1 -3.0% $17,113
Green Lisa Grant 1,634 3.9 -2.8 $837
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,958 100.0
Total rejected ballots 166 0.4 +0.1
Turnout 42,124 56.5 +5.0
Eligible voters 74,575
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brian Storseth 27,338 72.7 4.5 $64,754
New Democratic Della Drury 3,809 10.1 +0.1 $107
Liberal Leila Houle 3,418 9.1 -5.9 $19,436
Green Aden Murphy 2,522 6.7 +1.8
Christian Heritage Sip Hofstede 510 1.4 -- $5,698
Total valid votes/Expense limit 37,597 100.0 $90,419
Total rejected ballots 131 0.3 0.0
Turnout 37,728 51 -11
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Brian Storseth 29,698 68.2 +1.5 $40,610
Liberal Cory Ollikka 6,531 15.0 -4.4 $26,436
New Democratic Peter Opryshko 4,368 10.0 +1.2 $2,393
Green Richard De Smet 2,136 4.9 -0.2 $963
Independent Werner Gisler 416 1.0 $2,212
Independent Clarence Schultz 381 0.9 $3,437
Total valid votes 43,530 100.0
Total rejected ballots 125 0.29 -0.09
Turnout 43,655 61.53 +4.97
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative David Chatters 26,435 66.7 $25,254
Liberal Joe Dion 7,694 19.4 $79,419
New Democratic Peggy Kirkeby 3,482 8.8 $2,112
Green John A. McDonald 2,037 5.1 $486
Total valid votes 39,568 100.0
Total rejected ballots 151 0.38
Turnout 39,719 56.56

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Coordinates: 53°56′02″N 111°53′17″W / 53.934°N 111.888°W / 53.934; -111.888