Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill

Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. It has been represented by Leah Taylor Roy, a Liberal, since 2021.

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
 
 
 
Leah Taylor Roy
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2021
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2021)[1]118,883
Electors (2015)78,848
Area (km²)[1]94.63
Pop. density (per km²)1,256.3
Census division(s)York Region
Census subdivision(s)Aurora, Richmond Hill

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 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  2019–2021
44th  2021–present     Leah Taylor Roy Liberal

Election resultsEdit

Graph of general election results in Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Leah Taylor Roy 20,764 45.24 +2.86
Conservative Leona Alleslev 19,304 42.06 -2.32
New Democratic Janice Hagan 3,594 7.83 +0.63
People's Anthony Siskos 1,734 3.78 +2.78
Libertarian Serge Korovitsyn 500 1.09 +0.09
Total valid votes 45,896
Total rejected ballots 509
Turnout 46,405 55.01 -9.39
Eligible voters 84,361
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +2.59
Source: Elections Canada[4]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Leona Alleslev 23,568 44.38 -0.81 $100,442.03
Liberal Leah Taylor Roy 22,508 42.38 -4.96 $100,105.74
New Democratic Aaron Brown 3,820 7.20 +1.49 $282.50
Green Timothy Flemming 2,154 4.0 +2.72 $2,471.02
People's Priya Patil 530 1.0 $500.00
Libertarian Serge Korovitsyn 529 1.0 none listed
Total valid votes/expense limit 53,109 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 454
Turnout 53563 64.4%
Eligible voters 83156
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +2.08
Source: Elections Canada[5]
CBC News[6]
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[7][8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
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, 2021 Census Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill". Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 2021. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  2. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates – September 20, 2021 Federal Election". Elections Canada. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  6. ^ "Canada Votes 2019". CBC News. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections