Jasvir Singh Deol (born 1968/1969) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-Meadows.[2] He was previously the federal NDP candidate for the riding of Edmonton Mill Woods during the 2015 Canadian election. Born and raised in Punjab, Deol immigrated to Canada from India in 1993.[3][4]

Jasvir Singh Deol
Critic, Multiculturalism
Assumed office
May 13, 2019
LeaderRachel Notley
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Meadows
Assumed office
April 16, 2019
Preceded byriding established
Personal details
Born1968 or 1969 (age 55)[1]
Punjab, India
Political partyAlberta NDP
Occupationinsurance broker

Deol serves as the Official Opposition Critic for Multiculturalism for the Alberta New Democratic Party Caucus.

Electoral record edit

2023 Alberta general election: Edmonton-Meadows
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Jasvir Deol 11,013 62.56 +12.64
United Conservative Amritpal Singh Matharu 6,378 36.23 +0.25
Communist Corinne Benson 213 1.21
Total 17,604 99.35
Rejected and declined 116 0.65
Turnout 17,720 55.20
Eligible voters 32,103
New Democratic hold Swing +6.20
Source(s)
2019 Alberta general election: Edmonton-Meadows
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Jasvir Deol 10,231 49.92% -7.41%
United Conservative Len Rhodes 7,375 35.98% 4.47%
Alberta Party Amrit Matharu 2,093 10.21%
Liberal Maria Omar 407 1.99% -8.93%
Alberta Advantage Thomas Varghese 211 1.03%
Alberta Independence Phil Batt 178 0.87%
Total 20,495
Rejected, spoiled and declined 82 45 11
Eligible electors / turnout 31,523 65.31%
New Democratic hold Swing
Source(s)
Source: "37 - Edmonton-Meadows, 2019 Alberta general election". officialresults.elections.ab.ca. Elections Alberta. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
Alberta. Chief Electoral Officer (2019). 2019 General Election. A Report of the Chief Electoral Officer. Volume II (PDF) (Report). Vol. 2. Edmonton, Alta.: Elections Alberta. pp. 144–147. ISBN 978-1-988620-12-1. Retrieved April 7, 2021.
2015 Canadian federal election: Edmonton Mill Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Amarjeet Sohi 20,423 41.24 +29.52 $136,379.94
Conservative Tim Uppal 20,331 41.06 -17.88 $126,472.41
New Democratic Jasvir Deol 6,330 12.78 -12.61 $55,302.53
Green Ralph McLean 1,096 2.21 -0.78 $1,671.63
Independent Colin Stubbs 560 1.13 $5,091.44
Libertarian Allen K.W. Paley 396 0.80
Christian Heritage Peter Downing 285 0.58 $3,798.53
Communist Naomi Rankin 96 0.19
Total valid votes/expense limit 49,517 99.54   $206,234.63
Total rejected ballots 227 0.46
Turnout 49,744 67.84
Eligible voters 73,323
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +23.70
These results were subject to a judicial recount,[6] and modified from the validated results in accordance with the Judge's rulings. The margin of Sohi over Uppal increased from 79 votes to 92 votes as a result of the recount.[7]
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]


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