Charlottetown (electoral district)

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Charlottetown (formerly Hillsborough) is a federal electoral district in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004. The district, which includes the entire City of Charlottetown, has an area of 46 km2 and a population of 34,562 as of 2011.[2]

Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Charlottetown, riding.png
Charlottetown in relation to the other Prince Edward Island ridings
Coordinates:46°15′36″N 63°08′02″W / 46.260°N 63.134°W / 46.260; -63.134Coordinates: 46°15′36″N 63°08′02″W / 46.260°N 63.134°W / 46.260; -63.134
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Sean Casey
Liberal
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]34,562
Electors (2015)27,891
Area (km²)[1]46
Pop. density (per km²)751.3
Census divisionsQueens
Census subdivisionsCharlottetown

DemographicsEdit

  • Ethnic groups: 97.2% White
  • Languages: 94.8% English, 2.1% French, 2.5% Other
  • Religions: 47.7% Catholic, 39.5% Protestant, 2.5% Other Christian, 8.3% no affiliation
  • Average income: $26,205
According to the Canada 2016 Census
  • Twenty most common mother tongue languages (2016) : 86.8% English, 3.7% Mandarin, 2.1% French, 1.3% Arabic, 0.6% Nepali, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Farsi, 0.3% Russian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Albanian, 0.2% Korean[3]

HistoryEdit

From 1966 until 2004, most of the Charlottetown riding was part of the riding of Hillsborough. In 2003, there was a riding readjustment; a part of the old Hillsborough riding became part of Cardigan. 96.4% of the riding of Charlottetown was previously part of the Hillsborough riding, and 3.6% was previously part of Malpeque. There were no boundary changes as a result of the 2012 federal electoral redistribution.

Member of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Hillsborough
Riding created from Queen's
28th  1968–1972     Heath MacQuarrie Progressive Conservative
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980 Tom McMillan
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
34th  1988–1993     George Proud Liberal
35th  1993–1997
36th  1997–2000
37th  2000–2004 Shawn Murphy
Charlottetown
38th  2004–2006     Shawn Murphy Liberal
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015 Sean Casey
42nd  2015–2019
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

Graph of election results in Charlottetown (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)


CharlottetownEdit

2019 general electionEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Sean Casey 8,812 44.26 −12.01 $81,859.21
Green Darcie Lanthier 4,648 23.35 +17.57 $29,114.35
Conservative Robert A. Campbell 4,040 20.29 +5.47
New Democratic Joe Byrne 2,238 11.24 −11.90 $4,819.38
Christian Heritage Fred MacLeod 172 0.86 New $1,200.90
Total valid votes/Expense limit 19,910 100.0     $85,261.73
Total rejected ballots 274 1.36 +0.89
Turnout 20,184 73.45 −2.14
Eligible voters 27,480
Liberal hold Swing −14.79
Source: Elections Canada[4]

2015 general electionEdit

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Sean Casey 11,910 56.27 +16.79 $133,567.53
New Democratic Joe Byrne 4,897 23.14 –1.94 $51,147.58
Conservative Ron MacMillan 3,136 14.82 –17.89 $73,560.00
Green Becka Viau 1,222 5.77 +3.51 $5,912.52
Total valid votes/Expense limit 21,165 99.53   $170,107.74
Total rejected ballots 99 0.47 –0.14
Turnout 21,264 76.24 +6.14
Eligible voters 27,891
Liberal hold Swing +9.36
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]

2011 general electionEdit

2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Sean Casey 7,292 39.48 -10.58 $61,465.09
Conservative Donna Profit 6,040 32.71 +0.60 $48,556.35
New Democratic Joe Byrne 4,632 25.08 +12.77 $45,026.11
Green Eliza Knockwood 417 2.26 -2.57 $2,301.92
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 87 0.47 -0.23 $3,159.86
Total valid votes/Expense limit 18,468 100.0   $69,664.10
Total rejected ballots 113 0.61 -0.16
Turnout 18,581 70.10 +3.96
Eligible voters 26,507
Liberal hold Swing -5.59
Sources:[7][8]

2008 general electionEdit

2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Shawn Murphy 8,893 50.06 -0.10 $66,093.14
Conservative Tom DeBlois 5,704 32.11 -2.03 $48,302.66
New Democratic Brian Pollard 2,187 12.31 +1.19 $4,744.42
Green Laura Bisaillon 858 4.83 +1.76 $1,257.27
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 124 0.70 +0.19 $8,750.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 17,776 100.0   $67,455
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 137 0.77 +0.18
Turnout 17,913 66.14 -4.61
Eligible voters 27,083
Liberal hold Swing +0.96

2006 general electionEdit

2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Shawn Murphy 9,586 50.16 +0.80 $60,442.09
Conservative Tom DeBlois 6,524 34.14 +6.59 $60,317.15
New Democratic Brian Pollard 2,126 11.12 -7.32 $5,251.38
Green David Daughton 586 3.07 -1.02 $780.62
Marijuana Andrew J. Chisholm 193 1.01 none listed
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 97 0.51 -0.05 $5,346.77
Total valid votes/Expense limit 19,112 100.0   $62,665
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 114 0.59 -0.12
Turnout 19,226 70.75 +3.45
Eligible voters 27,175
Liberal hold Swing -2.90

2004 general electionEdit

2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Shawn Murphy 9,175 49.36 +6.80 $59,677.46
Conservative Darren Peters 5,121 27.55 -7.80 $60,605.56
New Democratic Dody Crane 3,428 18.44 -2.91 $13,197.84
Green Will McFadden 760 4.09 $1,647.47
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 105 0.56 $2,837.13
Total valid votes/Expense limit 18,589 100.0   $61,440
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 133 0.71
Turnout 18,722 67.30
Eligible voters 27,820
Liberal notional hold Swing +7.30
Changes from 2000 are based on redistributed results. Change for the Conservatives is based on the combined total of the Progressive Conservatives and the Canadian Alliance.
2000 federal election redistributed results
Party Vote %
  Liberal 7,427 42.56
  Progressive Conservative 5,270 30.20
  New Democratic 3,725 21.35
  Alliance 899 5.15
  Others 129 0.74

HillsboroughEdit

2000 general electionEdit

2000 Canadian federal election: Hillsborough
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Shawn Murphy 8,277 41.81
Progressive Conservative Darren Peters 6,039 30.50
New Democratic Dody Crane 4,328 21.86
Alliance Gerry Stewart 1,005 5.08
Natural Law Peter Cameron 92 0.46
Independent Baird Judson 58 0.29
Turnout 19,895 67.2

1997 general electionEdit

1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal George Proud 7,630 40.87
New Democratic Dody Crane 5,751 30.80
Progressive Conservative Mitchell Tweel 4,594 24.61
Reform Blaine Jensen 476 2.55
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 145 0.78
Natural Law Paula Price 74 0.40
Turnout 18,847 71.2%

1993 general electionEdit

1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal George Proud 11,976 60.57
Progressive Conservative Thomas McMillan 5,269 26.65
New Democratic Dody Crane 1,143 5.78
Reform Freeman T. Whitty 744 3.76
National Dave Patterson 350 1.77
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 167 0.84
Natural Law Peter Cameron 123 0.62

1988 general electionEdit

1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal George Proud 8,897 43.68
Progressive Conservative Thomas McMillan 8,638 42.41
New Democratic Dody Crane 1,984 5.78
Independent David Weale 569 2.79
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 281 1.38

1984 general electionEdit

1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Thomas McMillan 9,158 53.20
Liberal Gerry Birt 6,768 39.32
New Democratic David Burke 846 4.91
Independent Big John Muise 323 1.88
Independent Izzurd Goat McFadden 82 0.48
Green David Daughton 37 0.21

1980 general electionEdit

1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Thomas McMillan 7,128 47.66
Liberal Gerry Birt 6,555 43.83
New Democratic Bob Crockett 1,245 8.32
Marxist–Leninist Kathryn Schmidt 28 0.19

1979 general electionEdit

1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Thomas McMillan 8,338 54.99
Liberal Gordon Tweedy 5,319 35.08
New Democratic Bob Crockett 1,453 9.58
Libertarian Garry Anstett 54 0.36

1974 general electionEdit

1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Heath MacQuarrie 9,917 50.36
Liberal George Chandler 8,577 43.56
New Democratic Preston MacLeod 1,197 6.08

1972 general electionEdit

1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Heath MacQuarrie 10,605 55.13
Liberal Ian Glass 7,168 37.26
New Democratic Etsel Ross 1,464 7.61

1968 general electionEdit

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Heath MacQuarrie 8,328 54.99
Liberal Jack McAndrew 6,447 41.05
New Democratic David Hall 930 5.92

Student Vote resultsEdit

In a Student Vote, participating Canadian schools to parallel the Canadian federal election results. The vote was designed to educate students and simulate the electoral process for persons who have not yet reached the legal majority. Schools with a large student body that reside in another electoral district had the option to vote for candidates outside of the electoral district then where they were physically located.[9]

Graph of student vote election results in Charlottetown (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)

2019 electionEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sean Casey 1,002 32.01 -9.52
Green Darcie Lanthier 983 31.41 +7.7
Conservative Robert Campell 536 17.12 +5.05
New Democratic Joe Byrne 470 15.02 -7.66
Christian Heritage Fred MacLeod 139 4.44 New
Total Valid Votes 3,130 100.0  
Source: Student Vote[10]

2015 electionEdit

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sean Casey 1,280 41.53 +13.3
Green Becka Viau 731 23.72 +8.37
New Democratic Joe Byrne 699 22.68 -7.24
Conservative Ron MacMillan 372 12.07 -9.19
Total Valid Votes 3,082 100.0  

2011 electionEdit

2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Joe Byrne 785 29.92
Liberal Sean Casey 767 29.23
Conservative Donna Profit 558 21.26
Green Eliza Knockwood 402 15.32
Christian Heritage Baird Judson 112 4.27
Total valid votes 2,624 100.00


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 11002) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  • Riding history for Hillsborough (1966–2003) from the Library of Parliament
  • Riding history for Charlottetown (2003–) from the Library of Parliament
  • "Canada Votes 2006". CBC News. Retrieved 20 December 2010.

NotesEdit