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Newmarket—Aurora

Newmarket—Aurora is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Newmarket—Aurora
Ontario electoral district
Newmarket—Aurora 2015.svg
Newmarket—Aurora in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Tony Van Bynen
Liberal
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]109,457
Electors (2015)83,108
Area (km²)[2]62
Pop. density (per km²)1,765.4
Census divisionsYork
Census subdivisionsNewmarket, Aurora, East Gwillimbury

The district contains the towns of Newmarket, Aurora, and a very small portion of East Gwillimbury.

The riding was created for the 2004 election by merging 50% of the riding of York North with 24% of the riding of Vaughan—King—Aurora.

According to the 2006 census, 121,924 people are represented in the House of Commons in this riding.

The major industry in the riding is manufacturing, and auto parts maker Magna International is the largest manufacturer. According to the 2006 census, the average family income is $118,060 which is higher than the national average. Unemployment in the riding is lower than the national average at 3.6%. Retail trade and the service sector are also important to the economy.

BoundariesEdit

The riding consists of that part of the Regional Municipality of York comprising the town of Newmarket, the part of the town of Aurora north of Wellington street, and the part of the town of East Gwillimbury south of Green Lane and west of Highway 404.

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[3][4]

Ethnic groups: 78.8% White, 4.4% Chinese, 3.5% South Asian, 2.7% Southeast Asian, 2.6% Black, 1.5% Filipino, 1.3% West Asian, 1.2% Latin American
Languages: 77.2% English, 3.3% Chinese, 1.9% Italian, 1.7% French, 1.7% Russian, 1.4% Spanish, 1.1% Persian
Religions: 66.2% Christian (29.9% Catholic, 8.4% United Church, 7.7% Anglican, 3.5% Christian Orthodox, 2.7% Presbyterian, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.6% Baptist, 10.7% Other), 2.6% Buddhist, 2.5% Muslim, 1.4% Hindu, 1.2% Jewish, 25.6% No religion
Median income (2010): $36,416
Average income (2010): $48,162

Riding associationsEdit

Riding associations are the local branches of the national political parties:

Party Association Name CEO HQ Address HQ City
Conservative Newmarket—Aurora Conservative Association Andrew M. Leroux 276 Alex Doner Drive Newmarket
Liberal Newmarket—Aurora Federal Liberal Association William P. Chadwick 195 Forsyth Road Newmarket
New Democratic Newmarket—Aurora New Democratic Party Federal Riding Association Tamara Oomen 2-331 Botsford Street Newmarket
Green Newmarket—Aurora Federal Green Party Association Carter Apps 132 Patterson Street Newmarket
Progressive Canadian Newmarket—Aurora P.C. Party Association 200-730 Davis Drive Newmarket

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Newmarket—Aurora
Riding created from York North and Vaughan—King—Aurora
38th  2004–2005     Belinda Stronach Conservative
 2005–2006     Liberal
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011     Lois Brown Conservative
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–2019     Kyle Peterson Liberal
43rd  2019–present Tony Van Bynen

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Tony Van Bynen 26,488 43.1 -2.08
Conservative Lois Brown 23,232 37.8 -7.81
New Democratic Yvonne Kelly 6,576 10.7 +2.19
Green Walter Bauer 3,551 5.8 +3.44
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 901 1.5 +0.15
People's Andrew McCaughtrie 588 1.0
Rhinoceros Laurie Goble 104 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,460 100.0
Total rejected ballots 424
Turnout 61,884 67.3
Eligible voters 91,920
Liberal hold Swing +2.87
Source: Elections Canada[5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Kyle Peterson 25,508 45.18 +21.47 $84,535.55
Conservative Lois Brown 24,057 42.61 −11.45 $162,456.63
New Democratic Yvonne Kelly 4,806 8.51 −7.28 $26,593.85
Green Vanessa Long 1,331 2.36 −2.03 $2,677.04
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 762 1.35 $3,282.89
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,464 100.00   $219,830.00
Total rejected ballots 257 0.45
Turnout 56,721 68.25
Eligible voters 83,108
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +16.46
Source: Elections Canada[6][7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 25,557 54.05
  Liberal 11,207 23.70
  New Democratic 7,467 15.79
  Green 2,072 4.38
  Others 977 2.07
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lois Brown 31,600 54.29 +7.56
Liberal Kyle Peterson 13,908 23.90 −10.39
New Democratic Kassandra Bidarian 8,886 15.27 +6.80
Green Vanessa Long 2,628 4.52 −3.71
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 998 1.71 −0.18
Animal Alliance Yvonne Mackie 182 0.31  
Total valid votes 58,202 100.00
Total rejected ballots 219 0.37
Turnout 58,421 64.01
Eligible voters 91,275
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lois Brown 24,873 46.73 +8.68
Liberal Tim Jones 18,250 34.29 −11.93
New Democratic Mike Seaward 4,508 8.47 −1.12
Green Glenn Hubbers 4,381 8.23 +3.46
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 1,004 1.89 +0.65
Christian Heritage Ray Luff 211 0.40  
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Belinda Stronach 27,176 46.22 +5.14
Conservative Lois Brown 22,371 38.05 −4.37
New Democratic Ed Chudak 5,639 9.59 −0.34
Green Glenn Hubbers 2,805 4.77 +0.30
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 729 1.24 −0.86
Canadian Action Peter Maloney 79 0.13  
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Belinda Stronach 21,818 42.42 −2.43
Liberal Martha Hall Findlay 21,129 41.08 −9.48
New Democratic Ed Chudak 5,111 9.93 +6.18
Green Daryl Wyatt 2,298 4.47
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 1,079 2.10
Total valid votes 51,435 100.00
Change is from redistributed 2000 results. Conservative change is from the total of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative votes.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 35053) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • 2011 results from Elections Canada
  • Campaign expense data from Elections Canada

NotesEdit

Coordinates: 44°01′37″N 79°26′56″W / 44.027°N 79.449°W / 44.027; -79.449