Deepak Obhrai

Deepak Obhrai (born July 5, 1950 in Oldeani, Tanzania) is a Canadian politician, representing the riding of Calgary East for the Conservative Party of Canada. He is currently serving as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

He was first elected in 1997 for the Reform Party of Canada, and was re-elected when the Reform Party became the Canadian Alliance in 2000. In 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011 he was elected as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. He was also one of four Alliance MPs who agreed to sit with the Progressive Conservative caucus after the December 9, 2003 creation of the merged Conservative Party. The Progressive Conservative and Canadian Alliance parliamentary caucuses were not officially merged until a few weeks later.

As an opposition member he served as the Opposition critic for International Cooperation, Multiculturalism, International Trade and of CIDA.

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Deepak Obhrai - Electoral Results
... Canadian federal election, 2011 Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Conservative Deepak Obhrai 23,372 67.43% +0.96% New Democratic Al Brown 4,894 14.12% +2.37 ... Votes % ±pp Expenditures Conservative Deepak Obhrai 21,897 61.11% -9.61% $55,864 Liberal James Maxim 7,621 21.27% +0.81% $50,725 New Democratic Elizabeth Thomas 3,535 9.86 ... election, 2000 Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Alliance Deepak Obhrai 18,141 54.25% +9.27% $50,082 Liberal Doug Perras 6,843 20.46% -2.34% $13,817 Progressive Conservative Roger Richard 5,510 16.47% -8 ...
Election Results - Calgary East, 1997 - Present
... federal election, 2011 Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Conservative Deepak Obhrai 23,372 67.43 +0.96 New Democratic Al Brown 4,894 14.12 +2.37 Liberal Josipa Petrunic 4,102 11.83 +1.68 Green Scott. 2004 Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Conservative Deepak Obhrai 21,897 61.11 -9.61 $55,864 Liberal James Maxim 7,621 21.27 +0.81 $50,725 New Democratic Elizabeth Thomas 3,535 9.86 +5.55 $5,211 Green ... election, 2000 Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Alliance Deepak Obhrai 18,141 54.25 +9.27 $50,082 Liberal Doug Perras 6,843 20.46 -2.34 $13,817 Progressive Conservative Roger Richard 5,510 16.47 -8.15 $26,57 ...