Bay of Quinte (electoral district)

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

Bay of Quinte
Ontario electoral district
Bay of Quinte 2015 Boundaries.svg
Bay of Quinte in relation to other electoral districts in Southern Ontario
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Ryan Williams
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2021
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]109,735
Electors (2021)94,197
Area (km²)[2]1,621.34
Pop. density (per km²)67.7
Census division(s)Hastings, Prince Edward
Census subdivision(s)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]

GeographyEdit

The riding contains the municipalities of Prince Edward County, Quinte West and that part of Belleville south of Highway 401.

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2016 Census; 2013 representation[5][6]

Ethnic groups: 89.5% White, 6.6% Aboriginal
Languages: 92.4% English, 2.9% French
Religions (2011): 68.8% Christian (20.9% Catholic, 17.7% United Church, 10.9% Anglican, 2.8% Presbyterian, 2.5% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 12.2% Other), 29.6% No religion
Median income (2015): $31,144
Average income (2015): $40,294

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  2015–2019     Neil Ellis Liberal
43rd  2019–2021
44th  2021–present     Ryan Williams Conservative

Election resultsEdit

Graph of election results in Bay of Quinte (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ryan Williams 25,479 41.3 +4.5
Liberal Neil Ellis 22,542 36.5 -2.6
New Democratic Stephanie Bell 9,284 15.0 -1.0
People's Janine LeClerc 3,045 4.9 +2.9
Green Erica Charlton 1,350 2.2 -3.9
Total valid votes 61,700
Total rejected ballots 405
Turnout 62,105 64.95
Eligible voters 95,615
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +5.6
Source: Elections Canada[7]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Neil Ellis 24,099 39.16 -11.58 $96,721.36
Conservative Tim Durkin 22,650 36.80 +2.53 $55,922.84
New Democratic Stephanie Bell 9,851 16.01 +3.87 none listed
Green Danny Celovsky 3,740 6.08 +3.86 $592.37
People's Paul Bordonaro 1,207 1.96 none listed
Total valid votes/expense limit 61,547 99.25
Total rejected ballots 464 0.75 +0.38
Turnout 62,011 65.83 -2.30
Eligible voters 94,197
Liberal hold Swing -7.05
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2015 Canadian federal election: Bay of Quinte
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Neil Ellis 29,281 50.74 +29.86 $118,473.86
Conservative Jodie Jenkins 19,781 34.27 −17.53 $109,092.53
New Democratic Terry Cassidy 7,001 12.13 −10.88 $21,205.50
Green Rachel Nelems 1,278 2.21 −1.56
Independent Trueman Tuck 372 0.64 $4,425.20
Total valid votes/expense limit 57,713 99.64   $221,051.99
Total rejected ballots 211 0.36
Turnout 57,924 68.13
Eligible voters 85,021
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +23.69
Source: Elections Canada[10][11]
2011 federal election redistributed results[12]
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  5. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census, Statistics Canada - Validation Error".
  6. ^ "Statistics Canada: 2011 National Household Survey Profile". May 8, 2013.
  7. ^ "Official Voting Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  8. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  9. ^ "Official Voting Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved May 5, 2021.
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Bay of Quinte, 30 September 2015
  11. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

Coordinates: 44°04′44″N 77°17′42″W / 44.079°N 77.295°W / 44.079; -77.295