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Ajax (electoral district)

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
Last contested2019
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  2015–2019     Mark Holland Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Mark Holland 35,198 57.7
Conservative Tom Dingwall 15,864 26.0
New Democratic Shokat Malik 7,033 11.5
Green Maia Knight 2,040 3.3
People's Susanna Russo 588 1.0 -
Independent Allen Keith Hadley 186 0.3 -
Independent Intab Ali 111 0.2 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,020 100.0
Total rejected ballots 487
Turnout 61,507 66.3
Eligible voters 92,761
Liberal hold Swing {{{3}}}
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
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[7][8][9]
2011 federal election poll-by-poll redistribution[10]
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. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Ajax, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections