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Abbotsford West

Abbotsford West
electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Mike de Jong
District created 2008
First contested 2009
Demographics
Population (2006) 48,549
Area (km²) 105.03
Pop. density (per km²) 462.2
Census divisions Fraser Valley Regional District
Census subdivisions Abbotsford

Abbotsford West is a provincial electoral district in British Columbia, Canada established by the Electoral Districts Act, 2008. It will came into effect in 2009, and was first be contested in the British Columbia general election, 2009.

Member of Legislative Assembly

On account of the realignment of electoral boundaries, most incumbents did not represent the entirety of their listed district during the preceding legislative term. Mike de Jong, British Columbia Liberal Party was re-elected in 1996, 2001 and 2005 to the Abbotsford-Mount Lehman riding. He was also successful elected in this new redistricted riding in the 2009 election.

Electoral history

B.C. General Election 2013: Abbotsford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Total Valid Votes 18,802
Total Rejected Ballots
Turnout
B.C. General Election 2009 Abbotsford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Taranjit Purewal 5,106 31.69 +0.4
     Conservative Dalbir Benipal 1,043 6.48 n/a

Total 16,111 100.00%


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