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 in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Adam van Koeverden
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]114,093
Electors (2015)70,430
Area (km²)[2]472
Pop. density (per km²)241.7
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  2015–2019     Lisa Raitt Conservative
43rd  2019–present     Adam van Koeverden Liberal

Election resultsEdit

Graph of election results in Milton (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Adam van Koeverden 30,882 51.70 +11.26
Conservative Lisa Raitt 21,564 36.10 -9.28
New Democratic Farina Hassan 3,851 6.50 -4.38
Green Eleanor Hayward 2,769 4.60 +2.31
People's Percy Dastur 613 1.00 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 59,679 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 379
Turnout 60,058 70.81
Eligible voters 84,806
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2015 Canadian federal election
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[7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
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: 2016
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 2, 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Milton, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

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