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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
Brampton East 2015.svg
Brampton East in relation to other Greater Toronto Area districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Maninder Sidhu
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]122,000
Electors (2015)65,818
Area (km²)[2]84.90
Pop. density (per km²)1,437
Census divisionsPeel
Census subdivisionsBrampton

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 majority (60% of the population identified as South Asian in 2011, rising to 65.8% South Asian in the 2016 census).[4][5] Brampton East also has the highest percentages of Sikhs (33.7%) and the highest percentages of Hindus (19.5%) of any riding in Canada. Brampton East also has the lowest median age in Ontario at 32.6.[6]

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census[7]

Ethnic groups: 60.3% South Asian, 12.5% Black, 12.1% White, 2.2% Southeast Asian, 2.0% Filipino, 1.6% Latino, 1.5% Arab, 1.4% Chinese, 1.4% West Asian, 5.0% Other
Languages: 38.6% English, 33.2% Punjabi, 3.9% Tamil, 3.4% Gujarati, 2.7% Hindi, 2.4% Urdu, 2.2% Italian, 1.4% Spanish, 1.1% Tagalog, 11.1% Other
Religions: 33.8% Sikh, 32.8% Christian, 19.5% Hindu, 7.7% Muslim, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Other, 4.6% None
Median income: $25,261 (2010)
Average income: $34,081 (2010)

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  2015–2018     Raj Grewal Liberal
 2018–2019     Independent
43rd  2019–present     Maninder Sidhu Liberal

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Maninder Sidhu 24,050 47.4
New Democratic Saranjit Singh 13,368 26.3
Conservative Ramona Singh 12,125 23.9
Green Teresa Burgess-Ogilvie 666 1.3
People's Gaurav Walia 244 0.5
Independent Manpreet Othi 211 0.4
Canada's Fourth Front Partap Dua 89 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,753 100.0
Total rejected ballots 510
Turnout 51,263 66.4
Eligible voters 77,195
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2015 Canadian federal election
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[10][11]
2011 federal election redistributed results[12]
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED&Code1=35009&Geo2=PR&Code2=35&Data=Count&SearchText=Brampton&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=Income&TABID=1
  6. ^ http://globalnews.ca/news/2159632/federal-election-2015-brampton-east-riding/
  7. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=35009&Data=Count&SearchText=brampton&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  8. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  9. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Brampton East, 30 September 2015
  11. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

Coordinates: 43°46′59″N 79°42′36″W / 43.783°N 79.710°W / 43.783; -79.710