Rocky Mountain House

Rocky Mountain House

Rocky Mountain House, town (1991 pop. 5,461), S central Alta., Canada, at the foot of the Rocky Mts. and the confluence of the North Saskatchewan and Clearwater rivers. Founded in 1799 as a fortified post of the North West Company in Blackfoot country and known as Blackfoot post, it was taken over (1821) and operated by the Hudson's Bay Company until 1875. It is now the gateway to a big-game hunting area.
Rocky Mountain House is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Canada.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)

  Name Party Elected Left Office Helen Hunley Progressive Conservative 1971 1979 Jack Campbell Progressive Conservative 1979 1989 Ty Lund Progressive Conservative 1989 present

Election results

2004 general election

2004 Alberta general election results Turnout 47.76%
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Progressive Conservative Ty Lund 5,773 56.33% Liberal Susan Scott 1,266 12.35% Social Credit Lavern Ahlstrom 1,265 12.34% Alberta Alliance Ed Wilhite 807 7.87% Separation Bruce Hutton 503 4.91% Green Jennifer Isaac 335 3.27% NDP Anthony Jones 300 2.93%
Total 10,249 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 60

2004 Senate nominee election district results

2004 Senate nominee election results: Rocky Mountain House Turnout 47.26%
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Votes % Ballots Rank
Progressive Conservative Bert Brown 4,255 15.59% 48.00% 1 Progressive Conservative Betty Unger 3,961 14.51% 44.69% 2 Independent Link Byfield 2,996 10.97% 33.80% 4 Progressive Conservative Cliff Breitkreuz 2,881 10.55% 32.50% 3 Progressive Conservative Jim Silye 2,748 10.07% 31.00% 5 Progressive Conservative David Usherwood 2,461 9.02% 27.76% 6 Alberta Alliance Michael Roth 2,409 8.82% 27.18% 7 Alberta Alliance Vance Gough 2,082 7.63% 23.49% 8 Alberta Alliance Gary Horan 2,063 7.56% 23.27% 10 Independent Tom Sindlinger 1,444 5.28% 16.29% 9
Total Votes 27,300 100%
Total Ballots 8,864 3.08 Votes Per Ballot
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 1,337
Voters had the option of selecting 4 Candidates on the Ballot

2008 general election

2008 Alberta general election results Turnout 44.7%
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund 6,192 62.2% Wildrose Alliance Fanie van Heerden 1,157 11.6% Liberal Norm McDougall 851 8.6% Green Jennifer Ripley 699 7.0% Social Credit Wilf Tricker 638 6.4% NDP Jorge Souza 279 2.8% Separation Bruce Hutton 120 1.2%
Total 9,936 100%

Plebiscite results

1948 Electrification Plebiscite

District results from the first province-wide plebiscite on electricity regulation.

Option A Option B
Are you in favour of the generation and distribution of electricity being continued by the Power Companies? Are you in favour of the generation and distribution of electricity being made a publicly owned utility administered by the Alberta Government Power Commission?
2,210     45.63% 2,633     54.37%
Province wide result: Option A passed.

2004 Student Vote

Participating Schools
Ecole Rocky Elementary
Sunchild First Nation School
On November 19, 2004 a Student Vote was conducted at participating Alberta schools to parallel the 2004 Alberta general election results. The vote was designed to educate students and simulate the electoral process for persons who have not yet reached the legal majority. The vote was conducted in 80 of the 83 provincial electoral districts with students voting for actual election candidates. Schools with a large student body that reside in another electoral district had the option to vote for candidates outside of the electoral district then where they were physically located.

2004 Alberta Student Vote results
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Progressive Conservative Ty Lund 21 51.22% Liberal Susan Scott 9 21.95% Green Jennifer Isaac 4 9.75% Social Credit Lavern Ahlstrom 2 4.88% NDP Anthony Jones 2 4.88% Alberta Alliance Ed Wilhite 2 4.88% Separation Bruce Hutton 1 2.44%
Total 41 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 5

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