ALBERTA VOTES 2008

Riding Profiles

DISTRICT: CALGARY-LOUGHEED
Candidate Party Vote Count Vote Share Elected
Dave Rodney PC 7,252 52.60% X
Lori Czerwinski LIB 3,941 28.58%
Derrick Jacobson WAP 1,626 11.79%
Bernie Amell GRN 528 3.83%
Clint Marko NDP 339 2.46%
G.Keith Laurie IND 102 0.74%
Updated: Mar. 4, 2008 12:02 MST 91 of 91 polls reporting
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CALGARY-LOUGHEED (14)


Current MLA: Dave Rodney (PC)

Candidates:
PC David Rodney
LIB Lori Czerwinski
NDP Clint Marko
WAP Derrick Jacobson
GRN Bernie Amell
IND G. Keith Laurie
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Riding Profile:

Formed in 1993, this riding in Calgary's southwest corner is tucked between the city limits to the south and west, Anderson Road to the north, and 14th Street, Macleod Trail and Elbow Drive to the east. Following the 2004 redistribution, the riding took in some areas formerly of Calgary-Shaw and lost some areas to Calgary Glenmore and Calgary-Fish Creek.

Calgary-Lougheed residents are most likely to work in professional services and retail, with the average household earning $96,738 a year. In the riding, 4.1 per cent of total income comes from government transfer payments. About seven per cent of residents are low income. Just over one in five residents are immigrants, while 44 per cent were born in the province.


Political History:

Calgary-Lougheed has voted Conservative in the four elections since it was created. Incumbent Dave Rodney won this seat in 2004 with 6,334 to Liberal Al Pollock's 2,971. Prior to that, Marlene Graham had served as MLA in this riding since1997, when she beat Liberal Darryl Hawkins by almost 5,000 votes. In 2001, Graham was easily re-elected, winning three times as many votes as Liberal challenger Pete Montgomery. She didn't run for re-election in 2004. Graham's predecessor, Jim Dinning, won here in 1993. He had served since 1986 in Calgary-Shaw, the riding to which most Calgary-Lougheed voters belonged before the 1993 redistribution.

In 2004, voter turnout was 54.8 per cent.

2003 Results Interactive Map

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Overall Election Results
Party Elected Leading Total Vote Share
PC 72 0 72 52.66%
LIB 9 0 9 26.37%
NDP 2 0 2 8.52%
WAP 0 0 0 6.77%
GRN 0 0 0 4.58%
OTH 0 0 0 1.11%
  • Updated: Mar 4, 2008, 12:02 MST

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