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Encyclopedia > Calgary Southwest
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Calgary Southwest in relation to the other Calgary ridings
Population, 2001 107,920
Electors 80,296
Area (km2)
Population density (people per km2)

Calgary Southwest is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1988. The district is in the southwest part of the City of Calgary, south of Glenmore Trail, and west of the Canadian Pacific railway. Image File history File links Calgary_Southwest. ... An electoral district is a geographically-based constituency upon which Canadas representative democracy is based. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 28 6 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 6th 661,848 km² 2. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Onward City of Calgary, Alberta, Canadas Location. ... The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR; AAR reporting marks CP, CPAA, CPI), known as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a Canadian Class I railway that is operated by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. ...

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History

The electoral district was created in 1987 from Bow River, Calgary East, and Calgary South ridings. Bow River was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Alberta. ... For the provincial electoral district, see Calgary East (provincial electoral district) Calgary East is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada. ... Calgary South was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Alberta. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ...


Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons: The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ...

  1. 1988-1993: Bobbie Sparrow - Progressive Conservative
  2. 1993-2002: Preston Manning - Reform (1993-2000), Canadian Alliance (2000-2002)
  3. 2002-present: Stephen Harper - Canadian Alliance (2002-2003), Conservative (2003-present) - He previously represented Calgary West.

The Honourable Barbara Jane (Bobbie) Sparrow, PC is a former Canadian politician. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Image:Preston manning. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ... The Canadian Alliance (in full, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance) was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... The Canadian Alliance (in full, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance) was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... For the provincial electoral district, see Calgary West (provincial electoral district) Calgary West is a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada. ...

Current Member of Parliament

Its Member of Parliament is Stephen Harper, an economist and a lecturer. He was first elected in 1993. He represents the Conservative Party of Canada and is the Prime Minister-Designate after winning the plurality of the seats in the 2006 federal election. A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... Popular vote map with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories PC leader Kim Campbell. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), the head of the Government of Canada, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... On January 23, 2006, voting in the 2006 Canadian federal election (more formally, the 39th general election) concluded. ...


Election results

Party 2006 2004 2002 by-election 2000 1997 1993 1988
    Liberal   Michael Swanson
  Avalon Roberts
9,501
    Barry J. Rust
7,954
  Paul Drager
9,706
  Bill Richards
11,209
  Percy Baker
7,147
    Conservative1   Stephen Harper
  Stephen Harper
35,297
    Paul Monaghan
8,679
  Jan Brown
8,617
  Bobbie Sparrow
12,887
  Bobbie Sparrow
40,397
    Canadian Alliance2 3       Stephen Harper
13,200
  Preston Manning
34,529
  Preston Manning
27,912
  Preston Manning
42,019
  Janet Jessop
8,316
    New Democrat   Holly Heffernan
  Daria Fox
2,884
  Bill Phipps
3,813
  Jennifer Stewart
2,113
  Mara Vogel
1,322
  Catherine Rose
1,111
  Vera Vogel
5,024
    Green Party   Kim Warnke
  Darcy Kraus
3,210
  James S. Kohut
660
      Sol Candel
310
  Sol Candel
319
   
    Christian Heritage   Larry Heather
  Larry Heather
229
  Ron Gray
320
    Larry Heather
89
   
    Marijuana Party     Mark de Pelham
516
         
    Natural Law           Richard Shelford
175
  Ida Bugmann
249
 
    National Party             Lea Russell
919
 
    Confed. of Regions               Bill Sinclair
68
    Independent       Gordon Barrett
428
        Miel S.R. Gabriel
59
Darrell T. Rankin
27
  Larry Heather
669

1 Progressive Conservative prior to 2003
2 Reform Party prior to 2000 3 Ceased to exist after December 2003. On January 23, 2006, voting in the 2006 Canadian federal election (more formally, the 39th general election) concluded. ... The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... Popular vote map with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories PC leader Kim Campbell. ... Map of the Popular Vote with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian Parliament after the 1988 election The Canadian federal election of 1988 was held November 21, 1988, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... Janet (Jan) Corinne Brown (born June 22, 1947 in Nanaimo, British Columbia) is a former Canadian politician. ... The Honourable Barbara Jane (Bobbie) Sparrow, PC is a former Canadian politician. ... The Honourable Barbara Jane (Bobbie) Sparrow, PC is a former Canadian politician. ... The Canadian Alliance (in full, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance) was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... Image:Preston manning. ... Image:Preston manning. ... Image:Preston manning. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Very Rev. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Christian Heritage Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... Ronald O. Gray is the current leader of the minor federal level Christian Heritage Party of Canada. ... The Marijuana Party is a Canadian federal political party that aims to end prohibition of cannabis. ... The Natural Law Party of Canada was the Canadian branch of the international Natural Law Party, the political arm of Maharishi Mahesh Yogis Transcendental Meditation movement. ... The National Party was a short-lived Canadian political party that contested the 1993 Canadian election. ... The Confederation of Regions Party (CoR) was a right-wing Canadian political party founded in 1984 by Elmer Knutson. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ...

Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Conservative Stephen Harper 41,549 71.96%
     Liberal Michael Swanson 6,573 11.38%
     New Democratic Party Holly Heffernan 4,628 8.02%
     Green Kim Warnke 4,407 7.63%
     Christian Heritage Larry Heather 579 1%
Total valid votes 57,736 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Conservative Stephen Harper 35,297 68.35% $62,955
     Liberal Avalon Roberts 9,501 18.39% $55,529
     Green Darcy Kraus 3,210 6.21% $521
     New Democratic Party Daria Fox 2,884 5.58% $3,648
     Marijuana Mark de Pelham 516 0.99%
     Christian Heritage Larry Heather 229 0.44% $1,630
Total valid votes 51,637 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 149 0.29%
Turnout 51,786 64.49%
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Canadian Alliance Preston Manning 34,529 64.81% $69,676
     Progressive Conservative Paul Monaghan 8,679 16.29% $8,592
     Liberal Barry J. Rust 7,954 14.93% $13,233
     New Democratic Party Jennifer Stewart 2,113 3.96% $720
Total valid votes 53,275 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 158 0.30%
Turnout 53,433 62.93%
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Reform Preston Manning 27,912 57.99% $62,515
     Liberal Paul Drager 9,706 20.16% $61,666
     Progressive Conservative Jan Brown 8,617 17.90% $34,551
     New Democratic Party Mara Vogel 1,322 2.74% $1,064
     Green Sol Candel 310 0.64%
     Natural Law Richard Shelford 175 0.36%
     Christian Heritage Larry Heather 89 0.18% $176
Total valid votes 48,131 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 107 0.22%
Turnout 48,238 66.78%
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
     Reform MANNING, Preston 42,019
     Progressive Conservative SPARROW, Bobbie 12,887
     Liberal RICHARDS, Bill 11,209
     New Democrat ROSE, Catherine 1,111
     National RUSSELL, Lea 919
     Green CANDEL, Sol 319
     Natural Law BUGMANN, Ida 249
     Independent GABRIEL, Miel S.R. 59
     Independent RANKIN, Darrell T. 27
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
     Progressive Conservative SPARROW, Bobbie 40,397
     Reform JESSOP, Janet 8,316
     Liberal BAKER, Percy 7,147
     New Democrat VOGEL, Vera 5,024
     Independent HEATHER, Larry 669
     Rhino BARRETTO, Johnny 372
     Confederation of Regions SINCLAIR, Bill 68

On January 23, 2006, voting in the 2006 Canadian federal election (more formally, the 39th general election) concluded. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Christian Heritage Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Marijuana Party is a Canadian federal political party that aims to end prohibition of cannabis. ... The Christian Heritage Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... The Canadian Alliance (in full, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance) was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... Image:Preston manning. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Image:Preston manning. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Janet (Jan) Corinne Brown (born June 22, 1947 in Nanaimo, British Columbia) is a former Canadian politician. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Natural Law Party of Canada was the Canadian branch of the international Natural Law Party, the political arm of Maharishi Mahesh Yogis Transcendental Meditation movement. ... The Christian Heritage Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... Popular vote map with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories PC leader Kim Campbell. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The National Party was a short-lived Canadian political party that contested the 1993 Canadian election. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Natural Law Party of Canada was the Canadian branch of the international Natural Law Party, the political arm of Maharishi Mahesh Yogis Transcendental Meditation movement. ... Map of the Popular Vote with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian Parliament after the 1988 election The Canadian federal election of 1988 was held November 21, 1988, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Parti_Rhinocéros. ... The Confederation of Regions Party (CoR) was a right-wing Canadian political party founded in 1984 by Elmer Knutson. ...

See also

This is a list of Canadas 308 electoral districts (also known as ridings in Canadian English) as defined by the 2003 Representation Order, which came into effect on May 23, 2004. ... This is a list of past arrangements of Canadas electoral districts. ...

External links

  • Library of Parliament Riding Profile
  • Expenditures - 2004
  • Expenditures - 2000
  • Expenditures - 1997
  • Elections Canada
  • Website of the Parliament of Canada

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