Pickering—Uxbridge

Pickering—Uxbridge is a federal electoral district in Ontario. It consists of the City of Pickering and the Township of Uxbridge.

Pickering—Uxbridge
Ontario electoral district
Pickering-Uxbridge 2015.svg
Pickering-Uxbridge in relation to other Greater Toronto Area districts
Coordinates:44°02′31″N 79°10′52″W / 44.042°N 79.181°W / 44.042; -79.181Coordinates: 44°02′31″N 79°10′52″W / 44.042°N 79.181°W / 44.042; -79.181
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Jennifer O'Connell
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]112,947
Electors (2015)84,997
Area (km²)[citation needed]687
Pop. density (per km²)164.4
Census divisionsDurham
Census subdivisionsPickering, Uxbridge

Pickering—Uxbridge 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 19 October 2015.[2] It was created out of parts of Pickering—Scarborough East, Ajax—Pickering and Durham.[3]

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[4][5]

Ethnic groups: 70.5% White, 9.5% Black, 9.1% South Asian, 2.8% Filipino, 2.0% Chinese
Languages: 82.9% English, 1.5% French, 1.3% Italian, 1.3% Tagalog, 1.3% Urdu, 1.0% German
Religions: 66.4% Christian (28.3% Catholic, 8.2% United Church, 7.9% Anglican, 3.1% Presbyterian, 3.1% Christian Orthodox, 2.4% Baptist, 2.4% Pentecostal, 11.0% Other), 4.9% Muslim, 3.1% Hindu, 24.0% No religion
Median income (2010): $35,306
Average income (2010): $48,210

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Pickering—Uxbridge
Riding created from Ajax—Pickering, Durham
and Pickering—Scarborough East
42nd  2015–2019     Jennifer O'Connell Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Jennifer O'Connell 32,387 51.0 +0.7
Conservative Cyma Musarat 18,462 29.1 -9.1
New Democratic Eileen Higdon 7,582 11.9 +2.7
Green Peter Forint 3,799 6.0 +3.7
People's Corneliu Chisu 1,265 2.0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 63,495 100.0
Total rejected ballots 407
Turnout 63,902 68.9
Eligible voters 92,699
Source: Elections Canada[6]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Jennifer O'Connell 29,757 50.30 +16.73 $92,326.80
Conservative Corneliu Chisu 22,591 38.19 -7.79 $119,840.70
New Democratic Pamela Downward 5,446 9.21 -6.54 $12,890.87
Green Anthony Jordan Navarro 1,365 2.31 -2.21 $4,275.04
Total valid votes/Expense limit 59,159 100.0     $224,063.76
Total rejected ballots 222 0.3%
Turnout 59,381
Eligible voters 85,794
Source: Elections Canada[7][8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 22,574 45.98
  Liberal 16,480 33.57
  New Democratic 7,731 15.75
  Green 2,217 4.52
  Others 95 0.19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [[Statistics Canada. 2017. Pickering--Uxbridge [Federal electoral district], Ontario and Ontario [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017. https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 22, 2019)]]: 2016
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=35085&Data=Count&SearchText=Pickering&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=35085&Data=Count&SearchText=Pickering&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1#tabs2
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Pickering—Uxbridge, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  9. ^ "Jennifer O'Connell wins Pickering-Uxbridge riding for Liberals". durhamregion.com/.
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections