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Brampton East (French: Brampton-Est) is a federal electoral district in Ontario. It encompasses a portion of Ontario previously included in the electoral districts of Bramalea—Gore—Malton and Brampton—Springdale.[3]

Brampton East
Ontario electoral district
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
Raj Grewal
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Population (2016)[1] 122,000
Electors (2015) 65,818
Area (km²)[2] 84.90
Pop. density (per km²) 1,437
Census divisions Peel
Census subdivisions Brampton

Brampton East 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 October 2015.

Brampton East is the only federal electoral district with a South Asian plurality (60% of the population identifies as South Asian).[4] Brampton East also has the highest percentages of Sikhs (33.7%) and Hindus (19.4%) of any riding in Canada, along with having the lowest median age in Ontario at 32.6.[5]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Brampton East
Riding created from Bramalea—Gore—Malton
and Brampton—Springdale
42nd  2015–Present     Raj Grewal Liberal

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Raj Grewal 23,652 52.32 +21.67 $149,172.33
Conservative Naval Bajaj 10,642 23.54 -5.94 $189,039.82
New Democratic Harbaljit Singh Kahlon 10,400 23.01 -14.64
Green Kyle Lacroix 512 1.13 -0.57 $144.64
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,206 100.00   $201,381.89
Total rejected ballots 304 0.67
Turnout 45,510 67.20
Eligible voters 67,721
Liberal notional gain from New Democratic Swing +18.15
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic 10,775 37.7
  Liberal 8,774 30.7
  Conservative 8,439 29.5
  Green 487 1.2
  Others 147 0.5