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Richmond Hill (electoral district)

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

Richmond Hill
Ontario electoral district
Richmond Hill 2015.svg
Richmond Hill in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Majid Jowhari
Liberal
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]110,177
Electors (2015)79,513
Area (km²)[1]39.92
Pop. density (per km²)2,759.9
Census divisionsYork
Census subdivisionsRichmond Hill
Richmond Hill 2003 to 2015
Map of Richmond Hill riding

It was created in 2003 from parts of Oak Ridges riding.

GeographyEdit

The riding includes the neighbourhoods of Elgin Mills, Bayview North, Bayview South, North Richvale, Hillsview, Bayview Hill, South Richvale, Langstaff and Doncrest in the City of Richmond Hill.

It consists of the part of the City of Richmond Hill lying south and west of a line drawn from west to east along Gamble Road, south along Yonge Street, and east along Elgin Mills Road East.

Member of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following member of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Richmond Hill
Riding created from Oak Ridges
38th  2004–2006     Bryon Wilfert Liberal
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015     Costas Menegakis Conservative
42nd  2015–2019     Majid Jowhari Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Majid Jowhari 21,804 43.48 -3.42
Conservative Costas Menegakis 21,592 43.06 -0.26
New Democratic Adam DeVita 4,425 8.80 +0.76
Green Ichha Kohli 1,695 3.40 +1.66
People's Igor Tvorogov 507 1.0 0
Rhinoceros Otto Wevers 126 0.2 0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,149 100.0
Total rejected ballots 584
Turnout 50,733 59.9
Eligible voters 84,660
Source: Elections Canada[2][3]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Majid Jowhari 23,032 46.90 +11.28 $92,372.40
Conservative Michael Parsa 21,275 43.32 -0.23 $139,598.40
New Democratic Adam DeVita 3,950 8.04 -8.99 $11,776.30
Green Gwendolyn Veenema 856 1.74 -2.05
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,113 100.0     $215,221.97
Total rejected ballots 253
Turnout 49,366 61.39 +5.43
Eligible voters 80,402
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +5.76%
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2011 federal election redistributed results[6]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 18,521 43.55
  Liberal 15,160 35.62
  New Democratic 7,245 17.03
  Green 1,612 3.79
  Others 4 0.01
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Costas Menegakis 22,078 44.14 +8.45
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 17,671 35.33 -11.66
New Democratic Adam DeVita 8,433 16.86 +6.97
Green Cameron Hastings 1,832 3.66 -3.75
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,014 100.00
Total rejected ballots 221 0.44 -0.05
Turnout 50,235 55.96 +3.91
Eligible voters 89,765
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +10.05%
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 21,488 46.99 -6.58 $76,540
Conservative Chungsen Leung 16,318 35.69 +3.81 $86,007
New Democratic Wess Dowsett 4,526 9.89 -0.07 $8,114
Green Dylan Marando 3,388 7.41 +2.84 $6,267
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,720 100.00 $90,834
Total rejected ballots 223 0.49 +0.16
Turnout 45,943 52.05 -9.69
Liberal hold Swing -5.70%
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 27,837 53.57 -4.91
Conservative Joe Di Paola 16,564 31.88 +7.00
New Democratic Wess Dowsett 5,176 9.96 +0.26
Green Tim Rudkins 2,379 4.57 -0.06
Total valid votes 51,956 100.00
Total rejected ballots 170 0.33
Turnout 52,126 61.74
Liberal hold Swing -5.95%
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 27,102 58.48
Conservative Pete Merrifield 11,530 24.88
New Democratic Nella Cotrupi 4,495 9.70
Green Tim Rudkins 2,144 4.63
Progressive Canadian Ellena Lam 1,074 2.32
Total valid votes 46,345 100.00

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 35075) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • Campaign expense data from Elections Canada

NotesEdit

Coordinates: 43°52′N 79°25′W / 43.87°N 79.42°W / 43.87; -79.42