Jag Sahota

Jagdeep Kaur Sahota MP (born in 1978) is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Calgary Skyview in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2019 Canadian federal election.[2] She previously ran in the 2015 Alberta general election for Calgary-McCall, losing to Irfan Sabir.[1]

Jagdeep Kaur Sahota

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Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Calgary Skyview
Assumed office
October 21, 2019
Preceded byDarshan Kang
Personal details
Born1978 (age 42–43)[1]
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Political partyConservative Party of Canada
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta
ProfessionLawyer

Electoral recordEdit

2019 Canadian federal election: Calgary Skyview
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Jag Sahota 26,533 52.5 +12.75
Liberal Nirmala Naidoo 14,327 28.3 -17.58
New Democratic Gurinder Singh Gill 7,540 14.9 +6.89
Green Signe Knutson 800 1.6 -0.28
People's Harry Dhillon 603 1.2
Christian Heritage Joseph Alexander 483 1.0
Canada's Fourth Front Harpreet Singh Dawar 136 0.3
Marxist–Leninist Daniel Blanchard 130 0.3
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,552 100.0
Total rejected ballots 497
Turnout 51,049 60.7
Eligible voters 84,116
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +15.17
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2015 Alberta general election: Calgary-McCall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Irfan Sabir 3,812 29.95 +27.80
Wildrose Happy Mann 3,367 26.45 -3.79
Progressive Conservative Jagdeep Sahota 2,317 18.20 -11.09
Liberal Avinash Khangura 2,224 17.47 -19.22
Independent Burhan Khan 1,010 7.81
Total valid votes 12,730 98.50
Rejected, spoiled and declined 194 1.50
Turnout 12,924 42.90 -1.91
Eligible voters 30,125
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +23.51
Source(s)
"2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-08-01.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Howell, Trevor (April 28, 2015). "Riding: Calgary-McCall". Calgary Herald. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Canada election results: Calgary Skyview". Global News. October 21, 2019. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  4. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 7, 2019.

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