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Bay of Quinte (electoral district)

Bay of Quinte (French: Baie de Quinte) is a federal electoral district in central Ontario, Canada.

Bay of Quinte
Ontario electoral district
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
Neil Ellis
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Population (2016)[1] 109,735
Electors (2015) 83,427
Area (km²)[2] 1,621.34
Pop. density (per km²) 67.7
Census divisions Hastings, Prince Edward
Census subdivisions Belleville, Prince Edward, Quinte West

Bay of Quinte was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for 19 October 2015.[3] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Prince Edward—Hastings (62%) and Northumberland—Quinte West (38%).[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Bay of Quinte
Riding created from Northumberland—Quinte West
and Prince Edward—Hastings
42nd  2015–Present     Neil Ellis Liberal

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Neil Ellis 29,281 50.74 +29.86
Conservative Jodie Jenkins 19,781 34.27 −17.53
New Democratic Terry Cassidy 7,001 12.13 −10.88
Green Rachel Nelems 1,278 2.21 −1.56
Independent Trueman Tuck 372 0.64
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,713 100.00   $220,948.02
Total rejected ballots 211 0.36
Turnout 57,924 68.99
Eligible voters 83,954
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +23.69
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote  %
  Conservative 25,906 51.81
  New Democratic 11,508 23.01
  Liberal 10,441 20.88
  Green 1,886 3.77
  Others 265 0.53