Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill

Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. It encompasses a portion of Ontario previously included in the electoral districts of Newmarket—Aurora, Oak Ridges—Markham, and Richmond Hill.[2]

Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill
Ontario electoral district
Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill 2015.svg
Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill in relation to other Greater Toronto Area districts
Coordinates:43°56′25″N 79°27′14″W / 43.940326°N 79.453999°W / 43.940326; -79.453999Coordinates: 43°56′25″N 79°27′14″W / 43.940326°N 79.453999°W / 43.940326; -79.453999
Location of the federal constituency office (as of 7 May 2016)
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Leona Alleslev
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]115,227
Electors (2015)78,848
Area (km²)[1]94.63
Pop. density (per km²)1,217.7
Census divisionsYork Region
Census subdivisionsAurora, Richmond Hill

Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the dropping of the writs for the 2015 federal election.[3]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Newmarket—Aurora,
Oak Ridges—Markham, and Richmond Hill
42nd  2015–2018     Leona Alleslev Liberal
 2018–2019     Conservative
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Leona Alleslev 23,333 44.7
Liberal Leah Taylor Roy 22,014 42.2
New Democratic Aaron Brown 3,684 7.1
Green Timothy Flemming 2,090 4.0
People's Priya Patil 524 1.0
Libertarian Serge Korovitsyn 517 1.0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,162 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
Source: Elections Canada[4]
CBC News[5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Leona Alleslev 24,132 47.34 +19.47 $76,512.44
Conservative Costas Menegakis 23,039 45.19 −6.31 $150,877.75
New Democratic Brenda Power 2,912 5.71 −10.24 $1,887.13
Green Randi Ramdeen 654 1.28 −2.19
Animal Alliance Kyle Bowles 243 0.48 $5,898.62
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,980 100.00   $212,912.36
Total rejected ballots 204 0.40
Turnout 51,184 64.91
Eligible voters 78,848
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +12.89
Source: Elections Canada[6][7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 20,221 51.51
  Liberal 10,941 27.87
  New Democratic 6,263 15.95
  Green 1,363 3.47
  Others 471 1.20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill". Statistics Canada. 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  2. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  5. ^ "Canada Votes 2019". CBC News. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill, 30 September 2015
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  9. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections