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Canada election results: Bow River

Global News is declaring Martin Shields has won in the riding of Bow River.

The Bow River electoral district is located east of Calgary and north of Lethbridge and includes Strathmore, Chestermere, Brooks, Vulcan and Taber.

The seat is currently held by Conservative Martin Shields.

Candidates

Conservative Party of Canada: Martin Shields (Incumbent)

Green Party: Riny Tuithof de Jonge

People’s Party of Canada: Thomas Ikert

Liberal Party of Canada: Margaret Rhemtulla

NDP: Lynn MacWilliam

Geography

The Bow River electoral district is east of Calgary and includes the communities of Chestermere, Strathmore, Bassano, Brooks, Vulcan, Vauxhall and Taber.

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History

The riding of Bow River was created during the 2012 redistribution of federal electoral boundaries by combining pieces of the ridings of Crowfoot, Medicine Hat, and Macleod.

Conservative Martin Shields won the 2015 federal election.