Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre
Alberta electoral district
Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre within Alberta, 2017 boundaries
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA
 
 
 
Jason Nixon
United Conservative
District created2010
First contested2012
Last contested2015

Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre is a provincial electoral district in central 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. It includes the towns of Bentley, Eckville, Rimbey, Rocky Mountain House, and Sundre.

History

The electoral district was created in the 2010 Alberta boundary re-distribution. It was created from the old electoral district of Rocky Mountain House which was expanded to include the town of Rimbey, Alberta which was previously in Lacombe-Ponoka. The riding also gained some land west of Sylvan Lake.[1]

Boundary history

Electoral history

Members of the Legislative Assembly for
Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre
Assembly Years Member Party
See Rocky Mountain House 1940-2012
28th 2012–2014 Joe Anglin Wildrose
2014–2015 Independent
29th 2015–2017 Jason Nixon Wildrose
2017–2019 United
Conservative
30th 2019–

The predecessor Rocky Mountain House had returned Progressive Conservative MLAs since 1971. From 1940 to 1970 popular Social Credit MLA Alfred Hooke represented the district. The current incumbent is Jason Nixon who won the seat for the Wildrose Party in the 2015 election.

Elections

2012 general election

2012 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Wildrose Joe Anglin 7,664 51.42
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund 6,044 40.55
New Democratic Doreen Broska 776 5.21
Liberal Mason Sisson 420 2.82
Total valid votes 14,904 99.35
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 98 0.65
Turnout 15,002 53.84
Registered electors 27,863
Wildrose pickup new district.
Source(s)
Elections Alberta. "Electoral Division Results: Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre". Retrieved November 22, 2018.

2015 general election

2015 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Wildrose Jason Nixon 6,670 40.11 -11.31
Progressive Conservative Tammy Cote 5,296 31.65 -8.90
New Democratic Hannah Schlamp 2,791 16.78 +11.57
Independent Joe Anglin 1,871 11.25
Total valid votes 16,628 99.36 +0.01
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 107 0.64 -0.01
Turnout 16,735 51.37 -2.47
Registered electors 32,578
Wildrose hold Swing -1.21
Source(s)
Elections Alberta. "Electoral Division Results: Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre". Retrieved November 22, 2018.

2019 general election

2019 Alberta general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Conservative Jason Nixon 20,579 81.64
New Democratic Jeff Ible 2,293 9.10
Alberta Party Joe Anglin 1,350 5.36
Freedom Conservative Dawn Bedard 303 1.20
Green Jane Drummond 286 1.14
  Independence David Rogers
185
0.73
  Alberta Advantage Paula Lamoureux
161
0.64
Independent Gordon Francey 50 0.20
Total valid votes
Rejected, spoiled and declined
Registered electors
Turnout

Senate nominee results

2012 Senate nominee election district results

Student vote results

2012 election

2012 Alberta Student Vote results
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Diana McQueen %
Wildrose Dean Shular
  Liberal Mason Sisson %
  NDP %
Total 100%

References

  1. ^ "Proposed Electoral Division Areas, Boundaries, and Names for Alberta" (PDF). Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. June 2010. p. 22. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2012.