Langley—Abbotsford


Langley—Abbotsford

Langley—Abbotsford (formerly known as Langley—Matsqui) was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2004.

Geography

It consisted of the western part of Central Fraser Valley Regional District and the northwestern part of Langley District Municipality.

History

"Langley—Matsqui" riding was created in 1996 from parts of Fraser Valley East, Fraser Valley West and Surrey—White Rock—South Langley. The riding was renamed "Langley—Abbotsford" in 1997. It was only used in the 1997 and 2000 federal elections. The riding was abolished in 2003, divided between the ridings of Abbotsford and Langley.

Member of Parliament

This riding elected only one Member of Parliament:

#Randy White - Reform Party, Canadian Alliance, Conservative (1993-2005).

Election results

-
Canadian Alliance
Randy White
align="right"|38,810
align="right"|70.11%|
align="right"|$56,408
Liberal
Steve Ferguson
align="right"|9,554
align="right"|17.25%|
align="right"|$14,677
-
Progressive Conservative
Bev Braaten
align="right"|4,218
align="right"|7.61%|
align="right"|$6,593
New Democratic Party
Paul Latham
align="right"|2,353
align="right"|4.25%|
align="right"|$1,300
No Affiliation
Harold John Ludwig
align="right"|420
align="right"|0.75%|
align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total valid votes!align="right"|55,355!align="right"|100.00%!!
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total rejected ballots!align="right"|186!align="right"|0.33%!!
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Turnout!align="right"|55,541!align="right"|66.94%!!
-
Reform
Randy White
align="right"|31,664
align="right"|62.02%|
align="right"|$47,566
Liberal
Peter Warkentin
align="right"|12,733
align="right"|24.94%|
align="right"|$62,704
-
New Democratic Party
Paul Latham
align="right"|3,418
align="right"|6.69%|
align="right"|$6,322
Progressive Conservative
Don Nundal
align="right"|1,800
align="right"|3.52%|
align="right"|$4,778
Green
Doug Warkentin
align="right"|790
align="right"|1.54%|
align="right"|$34
Christian Heritage
Harold John Ludwig
align="right"|495
align="right"|0.96%|
align="right"|$1,502
Natural Law
Meri Papetti
align="right"|151
align="right"|0.29%|
align="right"|$4
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total valid votes!align="right"|51,051!align="right"|100.00%!!
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total rejected ballots!align="right"|151!align="right"|0.29%!!
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Turnout!align="right"|51,202!align="right"|67.27%!!

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

Riding history from the Library of Parliament:
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=1226&Include= Langley—Matsqui]
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=1025&Include= Langley—Abbotsford]
* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/ecCandidates2/Default.asp?L=E&Page=SearchByEdResult&DB=AsSubmitted&EL=226&ST=ED&ID=59010 Expenditures - 2000]
* [http://www.elections.ca/eccandidates/district.asp?ran=2008.092&objectType=district&action=provinces&ul=1&ElectionID=191 Expenditures – 1997]
* Website of the [http://www.parl.gc.ca/ Parliament of Canada]


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