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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



CALGARY SOUTHWEST, Alberta (1988 - 2015)


See:BOW RIVER (Alberta)(1979 - 1988)
CALGARY EAST (Alberta)(1979 - 1988)
CALGARY SOUTH (Alberta)(1953 - 1988)

Representation Order, 1987

CALGARY SOUTHWEST consisting of that portion of the City of Calgary bounded as follows: commencing at the intersection of Glenmore Trail and 37 Street SW; thence southerly along 37 Street SW and its southerly production to its intersection with the westerly boundary of the City of Calgary; thence south and southeasterly along the western and southern boundaries of the City of Calgary to the right bank of the Bow River; thence northerly along said right bank to Fish Creek; thence northwesterly along Fish Creek to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence northerly along said railway to the easterly production of 34 Avenue SE; thence west along said easterly production of 34 Avenue SE and along 34 Avenue SE to Macleod Trail; thence southwesterly along Macleod Trail to Mission Road SE; thence northwesterly along Mission Road SE and Mission Raod SW to 30 Avenue SW; thence westerly along 30 Avenue SW to 4 Street SW; thence southerly along 4 Street SW to 34 Avenue SW; thence westerly along 34 Avenue SW and its westerly production to the Elbow River; thence southeasterly and westerly along the Elbow River to the northeasterly boundary of Block A Community Reserve (River Park); thence northwesterly along the northeasterly boundary of said block to its north boundary; thence westerly along the north boundary of said block to 14 Street SW; thence north along 14 Street SW to 33 Avenue SW; thence west along 33 Avenue SW to 20 Street SW; thence south along 20 Street SW to 50 Avenue SW; thence west along 50 Avenue SW to Crowchild Trail SW; thence south along Crowchild Trail SW to Glenmore Trail; thence northwesterly along Glenmore Trail to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
34 1988/11/21 SPARROW, Bobbie politician  40,397 65.16% P.C. 
JESSOP, Janet business consultant  8,316 13.41% Ref. 
BAKER, Percy merchant  7,147 11.53% Lib 
VOGEL, Vera office manager  5,024 8.10% N.D.P. 
HEATHER, Larry consultant-advocate  669 1.08% Ind. 
BARRETTO, Johnny draftsman  372 0.60% Rhino 
SINCLAIR, Bill insurance consultant  68 0.11% C.R.W.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
35 1993/10/25 MANNING, Preston management consultant  41,630 61.22% Ref. 
SPARROW, Bobbie businessperson  12,642 18.59% P.C. 
RICHARDS, Bill businessman  11,087 16.30% Lib 
ROSE, Catherine chemist  1,099 1.62% N.D.P. 
RUSSELL, Lea dental hygienist  910 1.34% Natl 
CANDEL, Sol businessman  301 0.44% G.P. 
BUGMANN, Ida artist, poet  249 0.37% N.L.P. 
GABRIEL, Miel S.R. businessman, civil engineer  57 0.08% Ind. 
RANKIN, Darrell T. researcher  28 0.04% Ind. 

Representation Order, 1996

CALGARY SOUTHWEST consisting of that part of the City of Calgary lying southerly and westerly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of Glenmore Trail SW with the westerly limit of said city (37 Street SW); thence easterly and southerly along Glenmore Trail SW to Crowchild Trail SW; thence northerly along Crowchild Trail SW to 50 Avenue SW; thence east along 50 Avenue SW, its easterly production and 50 Avenue SW to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southerly along the Canadian Pacific Railway to the southerly limit of said city.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
36 1997/06/02 MANNING, Preston management consultant  27,912 57.99% Ref. 
DRAGER, Paul international trade  9,706 20.17% Lib 
BROWN, Jan Corinne politician  8,617 17.90% P.C. 
VOGEL, Mara self-employed  1,322 2.75% N.D.P. 
CANDEL, Sol self-employed  310 0.64% G.P. 
SHELFORD, Richard director  175 0.36% N.L.P. 
HEATHER, Larry R. Alberta Development co-ordinator  89 0.18% C.H.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
37 2000/11/27 MANNING, Preston management consultant  34,529 64.81% CA 
MONAGHAN, Paul teacher  8,679 16.29% P.C. 
RUST, Barry J. tax consultant  7,954 14.93% Lib 
STEWART, Jennifer student  2,113 3.97% N.D.P. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Manning's resignation, 31-1-2002

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2002/05/13 HARPER, Stephen Joseph economist  13,200 71.66% CA 
PHIPPS, Bill minister  3,813 20.70% N.D.P. 
KOHUT, James S. pipeline surveyor  660 3.58% G.P. 
BARRETT, Gordon contractor/administrator  428 2.32% Ind. 
GRAY, Ron party leader  320 1.74% C.H.P. 

Representation Order, 2003

CALGARY SOUTHWEST consisting of that part of the City of Calgary lying southerly and westerly of a line described as follows: commencing at the northeast corner of the former Canadian Forces Base Calgary; thence northerly along 37 Street SW to Glenmore Trail SW (Highway No. 8); thence southeasterly and easterly along said trail to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southerly along said railway to the southerly limit of said city.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
38 2004/06/28 HARPER, Stephen J. economist  35,297 68.36%
ROBERTS, Avalon physician/psychiatrist  9,501 18.40% Lib 
KRAUS, Darcy salesperson  3,210 6.22% G.P. 
FOX, Daria examination centre administrator  2,884 5.59% N.D.P. 
DE PELHAM, Mark student  516 1.00% MP 
HEATHER, Larry R. shipper/receiver  229 0.44% C.H.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
39 2006/01/23 HARPER, Stephen J. economist  41,549 72.36%
SWANSON, Mike lawyer  6,553 11.41% Lib 
HEFFERNAN, Holly registered nurse  4,628 8.06% N.D.P. 
WARNKE, Kim student  4,407 7.68% G.P. 
HEATHER, Larry R. shipper/receiver  279 0.49% C.H.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
40 2008/10/14 HARPER, Stephen parliamentarian  38,548 72.96%
LAMONTAGNE, Marlene retired business person  4,918 9.31% Lib 
CHRISTIE, Kelly construction supervisor  4,743 8.98% G.P. 
HEFFERNAN, Holly nurse  4,102 7.76% N.D.P. 
YOUNG, Dennis legal agent  265 0.50% Libert. 
HEATHER, Larry R. audio restoration and producer  256 0.48% C.H.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
41 2011/05/02 HARPER, Stephen J parliamentarian  42,998 75.12%
HEFFERNAN, Holly registered nurse  6,823 11.92% N.D.P. 
LAMONTAGNE, Marlene retired business person  4,121 7.20% Lib 
CHRISTIE, Kelly construction supervisor  2,991 5.23% G.P. 
HEATHER, Larry R. logistics/Audio editor/Producer  303 0.53% Ind. 

The electoral district was abolished in 2015.


See:CALGARY HERITAGE (Alberta)(2015 - )
CALGARY MIDNAPORE (Alberta)(2015 - )
CALGARY SOUTH CENTRE (Alberta)(2004 - 2004)
FOOTHILLS (Alberta)(2015 - )


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