Portage—Lisgar

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Portage—Lisgar
Manitoba electoral district
Portage—Lisgar 2013 Riding.png
Portage—Lisgar in relation to other Manitoba federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Candice Bergen
Conservative
District created1996
First contested1997
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]91,019
Electors (2015)61,350
Area (km²)[2]12,665
Pop. density (per km²)7.2
Census subdivisionsPortage la Prairie, Winkler, Morden, Stanley, Macdonald, Rhineland, Altona, Cartier, Carman

Portage—Lisgar is a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.

Demographics

Population, 2016 census[3] 97,354
Electors 60,246[4]
Area (km²) 12,509.09
Population density (people per km²) 7.8

Portage—Lisgar is the riding with the highest percentage of native German speakers (23.6% of the population) in all of Canada.[5] Only Inuktitut (Nunavut: 66.8%) and Panjabi (Punjabi) (Newton—North Delta, in British Columbia: 33.4%) exceed this concentration of native speakers of a non-official language in a single riding.

Geography

This is a rural district that includes the cities of Portage la Prairie, Winkler, and Morden, and the towns of Carman and Altona.

History

The electoral district was created in 1996 from the former districts of Lisgar—Marquette, Portage—Interlake and Provencher.

This riding lost territory to Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa and Brandon—Souris, and gained territory from Provencher and Selkirk—Interlake during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Portage—Lisgar
Riding created from Lisgar—Marquette,
Portage—Interlake and Provencher
36th  1997–2000     Jake Hoeppner Reform
 2000–2000     Alliance
37th  2000–2003 Brian Pallister
 2003–2004     Conservative
38th  2004–2006
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011 Candice Bergen
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–2019
43rd  2019–present

Current Member of Parliament

Its Member of Parliament is Candice Bergen. She was first elected in the 2008 Canadian federal election

Election results

Graph of election results in Portage—Lisgar (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Candice Bergen 31,600 70.8 $60,166.75
Liberal Ken Werbiski 4,779 10.7 $18,673.74
New Democratic Cindy Friesen 3,872 8.7 $0.00
Green Beverley Eert 2,356 5.3 $6,945.06
People's Aaron Archer 1,169 2.6 $1,048.91
Christian Heritage Jerome Dondo 860 1.9 $21,830.60
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,636 100.0
Total rejected ballots 275
Turnout 44,911 68.5
Eligible voters 65,546
Source: Elections Canada[6][4]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Candice Bergen 25,060 60.84 -14.95 $91,365.21
Liberal Ken Werbiski 10,621 25.79 +19.81 $12,481.25
New Democratic Dean Harder 2,554 6.20 -4.01 $7,315.22
Green Bev Eert 1,637 3.97 -1.67 $7,832.39
Christian Heritage Jerome Dondo 1,315 3.19 +.89 $20,134.89
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,187 100.00   $208,924.52
Total rejected ballots 159 0.38
Turnout 41,346 66.52
Eligible voters 62,153
Conservative hold Swing -17.38
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 25,738 75.79
  New Democratic 3,467 10.21
  Liberal 2,031 5.98
  Green 1,916 5.64
  Others 807 2.38
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Candice Hoeppner 26,899 76.0 +7.7
New Democratic Mohamed Alli 3,478 9.8 +2.5
Liberal MJ Willard 2,221 6.3 -7.3
Green Matthew Friesen 1,996 5.6 -2.5
Christian Heritage Jerome Dondo 805 2.3 -0.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 35,399 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 147 0.4 0.0
Turnout 35,546 60.6 +6.8
Eligible voters 58,624
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Candice Hoeppner 22,036 68.3 -1.5 $57,186
Liberal Ted Klassen 4,374 13.6 +2.2 $19,807
Green Charlie Howatt 2,606 8.1 +3.0 $3,649
New Democratic Mohamed Alli 2,353 7.3 -4.1 $2,873
Christian Heritage Len Lodder 911 2.8 +0.1 $8,429
Total valid votes/Expense limit 32,280 100.0   $83,296
Total rejected ballots 116 0.4 0.0
Turnout 32,396 53.8
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Brian Pallister 25,719 69.8 +3.9 $44,321
Liberal Garry McLean 4,199 11.4 -6.3 $13,875
New Democratic Daren Van Den Bussche 4,072 11.0 +1.7 $2,450
Green Charlie Howatt 1,880 5.1 +2.6 $4,073
Christian Heritage David Reimer 987 2.7 -1.5 $9,372
Total valid votes 36,857 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 123 0.3 -0.1
Turnout 36,980 62
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Brian Pallister 22,939 65.9 +0.1 $55,524
Liberal Don Kuhl 6,174 17.7 -0.1 $70,474
New Democratic Daren Van Den Bussche 3,251 9.3 +3.3 $13,159
Christian Heritage David Reimer 1,458 4.2 $10,620
Green Marc Payette 856 2.5 $649
Communist Allister Cucksey 117 0.3 $741
Total valid votes 34,795 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 146 0.4 +0.1
Turnout 34,941 57.4 -4.2
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Alliance Brian Pallister 17,318 50.3 +10.1 $44,417
Liberal Gerry J.E. Gebler 6,133 17.8 +3.2 $44,267
Progressive Conservative Morley McDonald 5,339 15.5 -20.4 $16,872
Independent Jake Hoeppner 3,558 10.3 $40,395
New Democratic Diane Beresford 2,073 6.0 -1.2 $3,880
Total valid votes 34,421 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 101 0.3 -0.2
Turnout 34,522 61.6 +0.9
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Reform Jake Hoeppner 13,532 40.2 $55,221
Progressive Conservative Brian Pallister 12,083 35.9 $52,473
Liberal Heather Mack 4,913 14.6 $14,412
New Democratic Glen Hallick 2,420 7.2 $9,391
Christian Heritage Martin Dewit 517 1.5 $2,674
Canadian Action Roy Lyall 159 0.5 $1,210
Total valid votes 33,624 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 149 0.4
Turnout 33,773 60.6

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