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Kirkfield Park

The 2011+ boundaries for Kirkfield Park highlighted in red.

Kirkfield Park is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1979, and has formally existed since the provincial election of 1981.[1] The riding is located in the westernmost tip of the City of Winnipeg.

Kirkfield Park is bordered to the east by St. James, to the south by Charleswood, to the north by Assiniboia, and to the west by Morris. The St Charles and Glendale Country Clubs are in this riding, as are the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens and Assumption Cemetery.

The riding's population in 1996 was 20,236. In 1999, the average family income was $63,038, and the unemployment rate was 5.80%. Almost 13% of the riding's population are immigrants, including 6% German and 5% Ukrainian. Over twenty per cent of the riding's residents are over 65 years of age.

The service sector accounts for 15% of Kirkfield Park's industry, followed by 13% in retail trade.

Previously held by Progressive Conservatives, the seat was won by the New Democratic Party in 2007.

Contents

  • List of provincial representatives 1
  • Electoral results 2
  • Previous boundaries 3
  • References 4

List of provincial representatives

Name Party Took Office Left Office
Gerrie Hammond PC 1981 1990
Eric Stefanson PC 1990 2000
Stuart Murray PC 2000 2006
Sharon Blady NDP 2007 present

Electoral results

Manitoba general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Sharon Blady 4,928 46.61
     Progressive Conservative Kelly de Groot 4,907 46.41
Liberal Syed Bokhari 367 3.47
Green Alanna Gray 339 3.21
Total valid votes 10,541
Rejected and declined votes 31
Turnout 10,572 68.97
Electors on the lists 15,329

Manitoba general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Sharon Blady 4,997 49.32 $28,330.71
     Progressive Conservative Chris Kozier 3,862 38.12 $22,764.35
Liberal Douglas Kaylor 1,273 12.56 $5,428.14
Libertarian Kristine McGhee (retired) 0 0.00 $0.00
Total valid votes 10,132 99.55
Rejected and declined votes 46
Turnout 10,178 69.21
Electors on the lists 14,707
[2]
Manitoba general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Stuart Murray 4,294 46.72 $20,826.03
New Democratic Dennis Kshyk 2,855 31.06 $4,760.05
Liberal Brian Head 2,042 22.22 $16,471.01
Total valid votes 9,191 99.73
Rejected and declined votes 25
Turnout 9,216 61.44
Electors on the lists 15,000
[3]
Manitoba provincial by-election, November 21, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Stuart Murray 4,369 53.94 $9,841
Liberal Vic Wieler 2,158 26.64 $4,355
New Democratic Dawn Thompson 1,512 18.67 $4,291
Libertarian Dennis Rice 61 0.75 $0.00
Total valid votes 8,100 100.00
Rejected and discarded votes 25
Turnout 8,125 54.87
Registered voters 14,809
[4]
Manitoba general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Eric Stefanson 6,108 52.92 $31,323.00
New Democratic Dennis Kshyk 3,060 26.51 $6,620.00
Liberal Vic Wieler 2,306 19.98 $10,536.50
Total valid votes 11,474 99.42
Rejected and declined votes 67
Turnout 11,541 76.53
Electors on the lists 15,080
[5]

Previous boundaries

The 1999-2011 boundaries for Kirkfield Park highlighted in red.

References

  1. ^ "Riding Profiles - Kirkfield Park".  
  2. ^ http://www.elections.mb.ca/en/Results/39_division_results/39_kirkfield-park_summary_results.html - 2007 Results
  3. ^ http://www.elections.mb.ca/en/Results/38_division_results/38_kirkfield-park_summary_results.html - 2003 Results
  4. ^ http://www.elections.mb.ca/en/Results/by_election_2000_kirkfieldpark.html - 2000 By-Election Results
  5. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/apps/results/37gen/pbp.asp?ED=20 - 1999 Results

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