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

Ajax
Ontario electoral district
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
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Mark Holland
Liberal
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1] 119,677
Electors (2015) 83,542
Area (km²)[2] 67.00
Pop. density (per km²) 1,786.2
Census divisions Durham
Census subdivisions Ajax

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

Canadian federal election, 2015
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