At a glance
The BC NDP's Jagrup Brar took this new riding in 2009 with 50 per cent of the vote. It's located in the north-central area of Surrey.
Incumbent Brar, opposition critic for small business, runs again this May. Other candidates include three-term Langley Mayor Peter Fassbender for the BC Liberals.
Notary Public and insurance agent Murali Krishnan is the BC Conservative candidate.
Tim Binnema, who's worked in sawmills and now is a manager of engineering at a firm, is the BC Green. Arvin Kumar is a B.C. Vision candidate.
This district was established by the Electoral Districts Act in 2008. Surrey Fleetwood is an amalgamation of mostly Surrey-Tynehead along with portions of Surrey-Green Timbers, Surrey-Newton and Surrey-Cloverdale.
Did you know?
What makes 'em stick? In 2006, Surrey-Fleetwood had among the fewest divorced couples of all B.C. districts.
Previous Election Results
|Candidate||Votes||%||Jagrup Brar BC NDP||8852||50.2%||Jagmohan Singh BC Liberal||6860||38.9%||Christin Geall BC Green||1120||6.3%||Chamkaur Sandhu BC Conservative||818||4.6%|
Telling Stats about Surrey-Fleetwood
|Statistic||Riding percentage||B.C. average|
|Percent seniors, 2011||12%||15.8%|
|Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011||59%||47.7%|
|Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011||52%||26.4%|
|Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006||Punjabi: 12.9%, Chinese: 5%, Korean: 2.9%||n/a|
|Average household income (before tax), 2006||$70,769||$67,675|
|Owners vs. renters, 2006||81/19||70/30|