Tuxedo (electoral district)

Tuxedo is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1979, and has formally existed since the provincial election of 1981. The riding is located in the southwest section of the city of Winnipeg.

Tuxedo
Manitoba electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Manitoba
MLA
 
 
 
Heather Stefanson
Progressive Conservative
District created1979
First contested1981
Last contested2019

Tuxedo is bordered to the east by River Heights, to the south by Charleswood and Fort Whyte, to the north by St. James, and to the west by Charleswood.

The riding's population in 1996 was 20,095. The average family income in 1999 was $89,350, almost $40,000 above the provincial average. The unemployment rate was 5.60%. Tuxedo has a significant Jewish population, at 8% of the total. Over 17% of the riding's residents are above 65 years of age, and over 28% have University degrees. Health and social services account for 16% of Tuxedo's industry, with a further 14% in the service sector.

Tuxedo has been represented by Progressive Conservative MLAs since its creation. Former Premier Gary Filmon represented the riding between 1981 and his retirement in 2000.

List of provincial representativesEdit

This riding has elected the following MLAs:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Charleswood and River Heights
29th 1981–1986     Gary Filmon Progressive Conservative
30th 1986–1988
31st 1988–1990
32nd 1990–1995
33rd 1995–1999
34th 1999–2000
2000–2003     Heather Stefanson Progressive Conservative
35th 2003–2007
36th 2007–2011
37th 2011–2016
38th 2016–2019
39th 2019–present

Electoral resultsEdit

2016 Manitoba general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Heather Stefanson 4,986 57.94 +2.48 $24,812.05
New Democratic Zachary Fleisher 1,312 15.25 -10.28 $1,259.50
Liberal Micheal Lazar 1,251 14.54 -2.38 $3,715.32
Green Bob Krul 976 11.34 +8.72 $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 8,525 100.0 - $45,940.00
Eligible voters 13,869
Source: Elections Manitoba[1][2]
2011 Manitoba general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Heather Stefanson 4,839 52.74 +5.48 $27,442.42
New Democratic Dashi Zargani 2,330 25.39 -5.35 $1,309.50
Liberal Linda Minuk 1,516 16.52 -5.61 $19,553.31
Green Donald Benham Jr. 491 5.35 +5.35 $197.89
Total valid votes/Expense limit 9,176 100.0 - $
Total rejected ballots 32
Turnout 9,208 62.31
Eligible voters 14,778
Source: Elections Manitoba[3]
2007 Manitoba general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Heather Stefanson 3,982 47.26 -5.55 $23,513.68
New Democratic Matt Schaubroeck 2,590 30.74 +5.38 $3,675.93
Liberal Audra Bayer 1,865 22.13 +0.30 $8,901.80
Total valid votes 8,426 100.0
Total rejected ballots 33
Turnout 8,459 60.51
Eligible voters 13,980

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2003 Manitoba general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Heather Stefanson 4,213 52.81 −7.91 $32,959.68
New Democratic Sonia Taylor 2,023 25.36 +1.56 $992.64
Liberal Marla Billinghurst 1,741 21.83 −14.10 $8,740.56
Total valid votes 7,977 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Source: Elections Manitoba[5]
1999 Manitoba general election
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Gary Filmon 5,952 60.72 $24,905.00
New Democratic Jack Dubois 2,333 23.80 $1,636.00
Liberal Rochelle Zimberg 1,391 14.19 $1,406.60
Green Markus Buchart 126 1.29 $49.01
Total valid votes 9,802 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 74
Turnout 9,876 71.79
Registered voters 13,756

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1986 Manitoba general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Gary Filmon 5,268 49.08 −15.51
Liberal Jim Carr 3,544 33.02 +20.96
New Democratic Bill Armstrong 1,816 16.92 −6.42
Progressive David Pearlman 104 0.97
Total valid votes 10,732 100.00
Progressive Conservative hold Swing −18.24

Previous boundariesEdit

 
The 1999–2011 boundaries for Tuxedo highlighted in red

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Candidates: 41st General Election". Elections Manitoba. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Election Returns: 41st General Election". Elections Manitoba. 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Election Returns: 40th General Election". Elections Manitoba. 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/en/Results/39_division_results/39_tuxedo_summary_results.html - 2007 results
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-12-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/apps/results/37gen/pbp.asp?ED=55 - 1999 results

Coordinates: 49°51′50″N 97°13′37″W / 49.864°N 97.227°W / 49.864; -97.227