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Ajax is a federal electoral district in the Durham Region of Ontario.

Ajax
Ontario electoral district
Ajax Electoral District 2015.svg
Ajax in relation to other Greater Toronto Area districts
Coordinates:43°51′16″N 79°03′36″W / 43.854506°N 79.059892°W / 43.854506; -79.059892Coordinates: 43°51′16″N 79°03′36″W / 43.854506°N 79.059892°W / 43.854506; -79.059892
Location of the federal constituency office (as of 7 May 2016)
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Mark Holland
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]119,677
Electors (2015)83,542
Area (km²)[2]67.00
Pop. density (per km²)1,786.2
Census divisionsDurham
Census subdivisionsAjax

Ajax was created by the 2012 riding redistribution from the portion of Ajax—Pickering[3] consisting of the town of Ajax, Ontario, and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect in time for the 2015 Canadian federal election.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Ajax—Pickering
42nd  2015–present     Mark Holland Liberal

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Tom Dingwall
Liberal Mark Holland
Green Maia Knight
None of the Above Frank Lopez
New Democratic Shokat Malik
People's Susanna Russo
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Mark Holland 31,458 55.87 +17.94 $98,658.57
Conservative Chris Alexander 19,374 34.41 −9.82 $154,560.57
New Democratic Stephanie Brown 4,630 8.22 −6.78 $3,065.75
Green Jeff Hill 788 1.40 −1.32 $717.00
United Bob Kesic 57 0.10 -0.02
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,307 100.00   $222,192.40
Total rejected ballots 206 0.36
Turnout 56,513 66.81
Eligible voters 84,584
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +13.88
Source: Elections Canada[5][6][7]
2011 federal election poll-by-poll redistribution[8]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 19,535 44.23
  Liberal 16,753 37.93
  New Democratic 6,624 15.00
  Green 1,200 2.72
  United 53 0.12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Ajax, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections