Saskatoon West

New Democratic Party Conservative Party of Canada Liberal Party of Canada
Saskatoon West
Saskatchewan electoral district
Saskatoon-West2 2013 Riding.png
Saskatoon West in relation to other Saskatchewan federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order. Dotted line shows Saskatoon city limits.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Brad Redekopp
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]83,711
Electors (2011)54,086
Area (km²)[2]91.4
Pop. density (per km²)915.9
Census divisionsDivision No. 11
Census subdivisionsCorman Park No. 344, Saskatoon

Saskatoon West (French: Saskatoon-Ouest) is a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1988, and again in 2015.

This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Moose Jaw and Saskatoon—Biggar ridings.

It was abolished in 1987 when it was redistributed into Kindersley—Lloydminster, Saskatoon—Clark's Crossing and Saskatoon—Dundurn ridings.

The riding was recreated for the 2015 election, mostly out of the portions of Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar and Saskatoon—Wanuskewin located in the city of Saskatoon.

Boundaries Description

Consisting of those parts of the Province of Saskatchewan and the City of Saskatoon described as follows: commencing at the intersection of Highway No. 11 with Range Road 3052; thence southerly along Range Road 3052 and Wanuskewin Road to the easterly limit of the City of Saskatoon; thence generally southerly along said limit to Wanuskewin Road at approximate latitude 52°11'43"N and longitude 106°37'23"W; thence generally southerly along said road and Warman Road to 33rd Street East; thence easterly along said street and its production to the South Saskatchewan River; thence generally southwesterly along said river to the southerly limit of the City of Saskatoon; thence southwesterly, generally northwesterly and generally northeasterly along the southerly, westerly and northerly limits of said city to Beam Road; thence easterly and northeasterly along said road to Marquis Drive; thence easterly along said drive to Thatcher Avenue; thence northerly along said avenue to 71st Street West; thence easterly along said street to Highway No. 11 (the northwesterly limit of the City of Saskatoon); thence northerly and northeasterly along said highway and said limit to the point of commencement.[3]

Demographics

According to the 2011 Census; 2016 Census; 2013 representation[4][5]

Ethnic groups (2011): 66.9% White, 18.1% Aboriginal, 5.5% Filipino, 2.0% South Asian, 1.8% Chinese, 1.5% Southeast Asian, 1.2% Black
Languages (2011): 82.1% English, 3.2% Tagalog, 1.7% French, 1.5% Ukrainian, 1.4% German, 1.2% Chinese, 1.2% Cree
Religions (2011): 64.5% Christian (29.3% Catholic, 9.0% United Church, 3.9% Anglican, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Christian Orthodox, 15.3% Other), 2.1% Muslim, 1.3% Buddhist, 1.1% Traditional Aboriginal Spirituality, 30.2% No religion
Median income (2015): $35,387
Median after-tax income (2015): $32,189

Average income (2015): $42,551
Average after-tax income (2015): $36,180

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Saskatoon West
Riding created from Moose Jaw and Saskatoon—Biggar
31st  1979–1980     Ray Hnatyshyn Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
Riding dissolved into Kindersley—Lloydminster,
Saskatoon—Clark's Crossing, and Saskatoon—Dundurn
Riding re-created from Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar
and Saskatoon—Wanuskewin
42nd  2015–2019     Sheri Benson New Democratic
43rd  2019–present     Brad Redekopp Conservative

Election results

2015–present

Graph of election results in Saskatoon West (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 Brad Redekopp 18,597 47.7 +14.82 $82,759.63
New Democratic Sheri Benson 15,708 40.3 +0.74 $101,089.71
Liberal Shah Rukh 2,863 7.3 -17.18 $13,960.24
Green Shawn Setyo 1,042 2.7 +0.96 $658.36
People's Isaac Hayes 775 2.00 - $2,776.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 38,985 100.0
Total rejected ballots 397
Turnout 39,382 64.7
Eligible voters 60,887
Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing +7.45
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Sheri Benson 14,921 39.56 -11.57 $138,813.32
Conservative Randy Donauer 12,401 32.88 -9.66 $120,540.81
Liberal Lisa Abbott 9,234 24.48 +20.71 $27,228.57
Green Lois Carol Mitchell 658 1.74 -0.83 $248.05
Canada Party Jim Pankiw 271 0.72 $22,678.24
Libertarian Bronek Hart 230 0.61 $603.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 37,715 100.0     $192,280.99
Total rejected ballots 170
Turnout 37,885 67.78
Eligible voters 55,886
New Democratic notional hold Swing -0.33
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 15,573 51.13
  Conservative 12,955 42.54
  Liberal 1,147 3.77
  Green 782 2.57

1979–1988

1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Hnatyshyn, Ray 26,012
New Democratic Fisher, Ron 18,910
Liberal Darling, Maureen 6,355
Rhinoceros Adilman, George 495
Confederation of Regions Goodine, Dayle 337
Green Morvick, Keith A. 150
Independent Bonsor, Robert J. 109
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Hnatyshyn, Ray 17,636
New Democratic Parker, Reg 14,852
Liberal Williams, C.M.Red 8,116
Marxist–Leninist Dennis, Susan 97
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Hnatyshyn, Ray 20,174
New Democratic Parker, Reg 15,094
Liberal Williams, C.M. Red 6,837
Independent Loran, Bill 1,293
Social Credit Cranfield, D.D. 221
Marxist–Leninist Dennis, Susan 76

Riding Map (Official Boundaries Map)[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2016
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2016
  3. ^ "Saskatoon West | Maps Corner | Elections Canada Online". elections.ca. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=47012&Data=Count&SearchText=Saskatoon%20West&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=47012&Data=Count&SearchText=Saskatoon%20West&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1#tabs2
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Saskatoon West, 30 September 2015
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
  11. ^ "Official map of the Saskatoon West federal riding boundaries (Representation Order of 2013)" (PDF). Elections Canada - Maps Corner. Elections Canada. Retrieved February 22, 2016.