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Tuxedo (electoral district)

The 2011+ boundaries for Tuxedo highlighted in red.

Tuxedo 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. The riding is located in the southwest section of the city of Winnipeg.

Tuxedo is bordered to the east by River Heights, to the south by Charleswood and Fort Whyte, to the north by St. James, and to the west by Charleswood.

The riding's population in 1996 was 20,095. The average family income in 1999 was $89,350, almost $40,000 above the provincial average. The unemployment rate was 5.60%. Tuxedo has a significant Jewish population, at 8% of the total. Over 17% of the riding's residents are above 65 years of age, and over 28% have University degrees. Health and social services account for 16% of Tuxedo's industry, with a further 14% in the service sector.

Tuxedo has been represented by Progressive Conservative MLAs since its creation, and is considered safe for the party. Former Premier Gary Filmon represented the riding between 1981 and his retirement in 2000.

Contents

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

List of provincial representatives

This riding has elected the following MLAs:

Parliament Years Member Party
29th 1981-1986     Gary Filmon Progressive Conservative
30th 1986-1988
31st 1988-1990
32nd 1990-1995
33rd 1995-1999
34th 1999-2000
2000-2003     Heather Stefanson Progressive Conservative
35th 2003-2007
36th 2007-

Electoral results

Manitoba general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Heather Stefanson 4,839 52.55
New Democratic Dashi Zargani 2,330 25.30
Liberal Linda Minuk 1,516 16.46
Green Donald Benham Jr. 491 5.35
Total valid votes 9,176
Rejected and declined votes 32
Turnout 62.31
Registered voters 14,778
Manitoba general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Heather Stefanson 3,982 47.07 $23,513.68
New Democratic Matt Schaubroeck 2,590 30.62 $3,675.93
Liberal Audra Bayer 1,865 21.92 $8,901.80
Total valid votes 8,426 99.61
Rejected and declined votes 33
Turnout 8,459 60.51
Registered voters 13,980
[1]

June, 2003:[2]

Manitoba general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Gary Filmon 5,952 60.72 $24,905.00
New Democratic Jack Dubois 2,333 23.80 $1,636.00
Liberal Rochelle Zimberg 1,391 14.19 $1,406.60
Green Markus Buchart 126 1.29 $49.01
Total valid votes 9,802 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 74
Turnout 9,876 71.79
Registered voters 13,756
[3]

Previous boundaries

The 1999-2011 boundaries for Tuxedo highlighted in red

References

  1. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/en/Results/39_division_results/39_tuxedo_summary_results.html - 2007 results
  2. ^ http://www.elections.mb.ca/en/Results/38_division_results/38_tuxedo_summary_results.html
  3. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/apps/results/37gen/pbp.asp?ED=55 - 1999 results

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