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Milton (electoral district)

Milton is a federal electoral district in Ontario. It encompasses a portion of Ontario previously included in the electoral district of Halton.[3]

Milton
Ontario electoral district
Milton, riding 2015.svg
Milton in relation to nearby electoral districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Lisa Raitt
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]88,065
Electors (2015)70,430
Area (km²)[2]472
Pop. density (per km²)186.6
Census divisionsHalton
Census subdivisionsBurlington, Milton

It consists of the Town of Milton and the northwestern portion of the City of Burlington.

Milton 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.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Milton
Riding created from Halton
42nd  2015–Present     Lisa Raitt Conservative

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Lisa Raitt 22,378 45.38 -9.67 $102,240.41
Liberal Azim Rizvee 19,940 40.44 +16.26 $120,826.89
New Democratic Alex Anabusi 5,366 10.88 -5.65 $6,027.16
Green Mini Batra 1,131 2.29 -1.58 $2,700.16
Libertarian Chris Jewell 493 1.00 $2,322.98
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,308 100.00   $204,958.27
Total rejected ballots 210 0.42
Turnout 49,518 69.01
Eligible voters 71,754
Conservative hold Swing -12.96
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 18,631 55.05
  Liberal 8,183 24.18
  New Democratic 5,593 16.53
  Green 1,311 3.87
  Others 126 0.37

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Milton, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

Coordinates: 43°30′43″N 79°53′10″W / 43.512°N 79.886°W / 43.512; -79.886