Edmonton-South West
Alberta electoral district
Edmonton-South West within the City of Edmonton, 2017 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Kaycee Madu
United Conservative
District created2010
First contested2015

Edmonton-South West is a provincial electoral district in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The district was created in the 2010 boundary redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post voting system.

History

The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created from the south part of Edmonton-Whitemud below Anthony Henday Drive and the south and western portion of Edmonton-McClung along Anthony Henday as well.

Boundary history

Electoral history

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Edmonton-South West
Assembly Years Member Party
See Edmonton-McClung 1993-2012 and Edmonton-Whitemud 1971-2012
28th 2012–2015 Matt Jeneroux Progressive Conservative
29th 2015–2019 Thomas Dang New Democratic
30th 2019–present Kaycee Madu United Conservative

The electoral district was created from the electoral districts of Edmonton-McClung and Whitemud. The area has had a recent history of switching between Progressive Conservative and Liberal candidates.

During the 2019 Alberta general election MLA Thomas Dang chose to run in Edmonton-South following the 2017 Electoral Boundary Re-distribution. UCP candidate Madu would defeat four candidates capturing 10,245 votes (45%), above the next closest candidate John Archer representing the NDP with 9,539 (42%).[1]

Legislature results

2012 general election

2012 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Matt Jeneroux 7,010 56.55%
Wildrose Allan Hunsperger 2,163 17.45%
Liberal Rudy Arcilla 1,890 15.25%
New Democratic Sylvie Porbaix 1,076 8.68%
Alberta Party Bryan Peacock 257 2.07%

2015 general election

2015 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Thomas Dang 11,729 53.0%
Progressive Conservative Matt Jeneroux 6,319 28.6%
Wildrose Cole Kander 2,291 10.4%
Liberal Rudy Arcilla 1,202 5.4%
Alberta Party Krishna Tailor 575 2.6%

2019 general election

2019 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Conservative Kaycee Madu 10,254 44.95%
New Democratic John Archer 9,539 41.85%
Alberta Party Mo Elsalhy 2,668 11.70%
  Alberta Advantage Marilyn Burns 209 0.92%
Green Rigel Vincent 125 0.55%
Total valid votes 22,794
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 164
Eligible electors / Turnout 32,726 70.15%
United Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing
Source(s)
Source: "43 - Edmonton-South West 2019 General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Retrieved June 3, 2020.

References