Kitchener South—Hespeler (French: Kitchener-Sud—Hespeler) is a federal electoral district in the Waterloo Region of Ontario, Canada, which is represented for the first time in the House of Commons of Canada following the 2015 election.
|Ontario electoral district|
Kitchener South—Hespeler in relation to southern Ontario ridings
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
|Pop. density (per km²)||879.9|
|Census subdivision(s)||Cambridge, Kitchener|
Kitchener South—Hespeler was created from parts of the Kitchener—Conestoga, Kitchener Centre, and Cambridge electoral districts as a result of a redistribution process conducted by Elections Canada from 2012 to 2013.
Following the 2011 Census and a Canadian Parliament decision to increase the number of Federal electoral districts from 308 to 338, Elections Canada conducted a redistribution process that began with the establishment of Electoral Boundaries Commissions for each province in 2012. As a result of the work of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario, which was concluded in July 2013, the Kitchener South—Hespeler district was created from parts of the Kitchener—Conestoga, Kitchener Centre, and Cambridge electoral districts.
The new Kitchener South—Hespeler electoral district includes:
- The portion of the City of Cambridge lying northerly of Ontario Highway 401
- The portion of the City of Kitchener lying:
Members of ParliamentEdit
Riding created from Cambridge, Kitchener Centre,
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|Conservative||Alan Keeso||17,480||33.5||none listed|
|New Democratic||Wasai Rahimi||6,945||13.3||none listed|
|People's||Joseph Todd||1,005||1.9||none listed|
|Veterans Coalition||Matthew Correia||90||0.2||$312.71|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||52,233||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||395|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Lorne Bruce||7,440||15.56||-10.21||$3,785.97|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||47,829||100.00||$205,534.07|
|Total rejected ballots||259||0.54||–|
|Liberal notional gain from Conservative||Swing||+18.93%|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
- Statistics Canada: 2011
- Elections Canada. "Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario". Retrieved 2014-09-17.
- Elections Canada. "Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario". Retrieved 2015-03-10.
- "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
- "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Kitchener South—Hespeler, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
- Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections