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Kelowna–Lake Country
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
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Kelowna–Lake Country in relation to other British Columbia federal electoral districts

Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP       Ron Cannan
Conservative
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2006
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2006) 122,214
Electors (2006) 90,574
Area (km²) 1,689
Pop. density (per km²) 72.4
Census divisions
Census subdivisions Kelowna, Lake Country, Central Okanagan

Kelowna–Lake Country (formerly known as Kelowna) is a federal electoral district in the province of British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997.

There is also a British Columbia provincial electoral district called "Kelowna-Lake Country". It is covered by a separate article.

Contents

History

This district was created as "Kelowna" electoral district in 1996 from a portion of Okanagan Centre riding.

In 2003, it was renamed "Kelowna–Lake Country".

Member of Parliament

The Member of Parliament is Ron Cannan, former Kelowna City Councillor. During the 40th Parliament, since January 2009, he has been a member of the Standing Committee on International Trade, and the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

Members of Parliament

  1. Werner Schmidt, Reform/Canadian Alliance/Conservative (1997-2006)
  2. Ron Cannan, Conservative (2006-present)

Election results

Kelowna–Lake Country

Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Conservative Ron Cannan 31,907 56.0% +6.7% $66,354
     New Democrat Tish Lakes 8,624 15.1% -1.6% --
     Liberal Diana Cabott 8,469 14.8% -11.0% $37,576
     Green Angela Reid 7,821 13.7% +5.7% $13,334
     Communist Mark Haley 218 0.4% $566
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,039 100.0% $95,647
Total rejected ballots 168 0.3%
Turnout 57,207 63.3%
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Conservative Ron Cannan 28,174 49.2% +1.2% $79,928
     Liberal Vern Nielsen 14,807 25.8% -0.7% $51,137
     New Democrat Kevin Hagglund 9538 16.6% -0.2% $13,654
     Green Angela Reid 4562 8.0% +0.7% $3,640
     Canadian Action David Thomson 223 0.4% -0.1% $1,290
Total valid votes 57,204 100.0%
Total rejected ballots 116 0.2%
Turnout 57,420 64.1%
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Conservative Werner Schmidt 25,553 48.0% -19.7% $61,185
     Liberal Vern Nielsen 14,109 26.5% +2.7% $58,986
     New Democrat Starleigh Grass 8,954 16.8% +10.5% $14,000
     Green Kevin Ade 3,903 7.3% $4,993
     Marijuana Huguette Plourde 447 0.8%
     Canadian Action Michael Cassidyne-Hook 271 0.5% -1.6%
Total valid votes 53,237 100.0%
Total rejected ballots 159 0.3
Turnout 53,396 62.1%

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.

Kelowna

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Canadian Alliance Werner Schmidt 33,810 59.5% +9.5% $44,990
     Liberal Joe Leask 13,564 23.9% +1.5% $46,876
     Progressive Conservative Doug Mallo 4,708 8.3% -8.5% $9,791
     New Democrat John O. Powell 3,572 6.3% -1.3% $9,493
     Canadian Action Jack W. Peach 1,199 2.1% $3,652
Total valid votes 56,853 100.0%
Total rejected ballots 223 0.4%
Turnout 57,076 64.0%

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Reform Werner Schmidt 25,246 50.0% $48,355
     Liberal Janna Francis 11,306 22.4% $32,838
     Progressive Conservative Al Horning 8,477 16.8% $47,498
     New Democrat Fred Steele 3,838 7.6% $11,443
     Green David Hughes 1,612 3.2% $1,014
Total valid votes 50,479 100.0%
Total rejected ballots 123 0.2%
Turnout 50,602 62.8%

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