Scarborough—Guildwood

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

Scarborough—Guildwood
Ontario electoral district
Scarborough-Guildwood in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries).png
Scarborough—Guildwood in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2013 boundaries)
Coordinates:43°45′47″N 79°12′25″W / 43.763°N 79.207°W / 43.763; -79.207Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 79°12′25″W / 43.763°N 79.207°W / 43.763; -79.207
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
John McKay
Liberal
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]101,914
Electors (2015)63,296
Area (km²)[2]27
Pop. density (per km²)3,774.6
Census divisionsToronto
Census subdivisionsToronto
Map of Scarborough-Guildwood

It was created in 2003 from parts of Scarborough East, Scarborough Southwest and Scarborough Centre.

This riding lost territory to Scarborough—Rouge Park and Scarborough Southwest, and gained territory from Scarborough Centre during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

GeographyEdit

It is centred on the Guildwood neighbourhood. It consists of the part of the City of Toronto bounded by a line drawn from Lake Ontario north along Markham Road, west along Eglinton Avenue, north along Bellamy Road South, west along Lawrence Avenue, north along McCowan Road, east along Highway 401, south along Morningside Avenue back to Lake Ontario.

Presently, it contains the neighbourhoods of Guildwood, West Hill (west of Morningside Avenue), Morningside, Woburn, and Scarborough Village (east of Markham Road).

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census

Ethnic groups: 33.3% White, 30.6% South Asian, 14.7% Black, 7.4% Filipino, 2.8% Chinese, 2.4% West Asian, 1.9% Latin American, 1.2% Southeast Asian
Languages: 57.8% English, 7.5% Tamil, 5.7% Gujarati, 3.8% Tagalog, 3.1% Urdu, 2.2% Chinese, 1.9% Persian, 1.8% Bengali, 1.4% French, 1.3% Spanish
Religions: 54.0% Christian (24.3% Catholic, 3.9% Anglican, 3.1% Pentecostal, 3.0% United Church, 2.9% Christian Orthodox, 2.1% Baptist, 1.8% Presbyterian), 15.5% Hindu, 14.5% Muslim, 13.7% No religion
Median income (2005): $21,092

Members of ParliamentEdit

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Scarborough—Guildwood
Riding created from Scarborough East,
Scarborough Southwest and Scarborough Centre
38th  2004–2006     John McKay Liberal
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–2019
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 26,123 61.1 +1.1
Conservative Quintus Thuraisingham 9,553 22.4 -4.1
New Democratic Michelle Spencer 4,806 11.2 -0.1
Green Tara McMahon 1,220 2.9 +1.5
People's Jigna Jani 648 1.5 -
Independent Kevin Clarke 112 0.3 -0.1
Canadian Nationalist Party Gus Stefanis 85 0.02
Independent Stephen Abara 70 0.2 -
Independent Kathleen Marie Holding 70 0.2 -
Canada's Fourth Front Farhan Alvi 55 0.1 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,742 100.0
Total rejected ballots 580
Turnout 43,322 63.9
Eligible voters 67,754
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 25,167 60.0 +24.21 $77,572.69
Conservative Chuck Konkel 11,108 26.5 -8.19 $80,342.41
New Democratic Laura Casselman 4,720 11.3 -15.4 $14,956.71
Green Kathleen Holding 606 1.4 -0.82
Independent Kevin Clarke 175 0.4
Marijuana Paul Coulbeck 141 0.3 -0.38
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,917 100.0     $198,726.79
Total rejected ballots 198 0.30 -0.18
Turnout 42,115 65.92
Eligible voters 63,885
Liberal hold Swing +16.2
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Liberal 12,380 35.79
  Conservative 11,999 34.69
  New Democratic 9,237 26.70
  Green 769 2.22
  Others 206 0.60
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 13,849 36.20 -13.97
Conservative Chuck Konkel 13,158 34.39 +4.23
New Democratic Danielle Ouellette 10,145 26.52 +12.15
Green Alonzo Bartley 848 2.22 -3.09
Independent Paul Coulbeck 259 0.68
Total valid votes/Expense limit 38,259 100.00
Total rejected ballots 186 0.48 -0.03
Turnout 38,445 57.59 +3.57
Eligible voters 66,756
Liberal hold Swing -9.10
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 18,098 50.16 -3.09 $47,878
Conservative Chuck Konkel 10,881 30.16 +1.46 $71,234
New Democratic Sania Khan 5,183 14.36 +0.13 $15,238
Green Alonzo Bartley 1,913 5.30 +2.30
Total valid votes/Expense limit 36,075 100.00 $80,466
Total rejected ballots 186 0.51 -0.16
Turnout 36,261 54.02 -8.36
Eligible voters 67,124
Liberal hold Swing -2.28
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John McKay 21,875 53.25 -4.28
Conservative Pauline Browes 11,790 28.70 +5.97
New Democratic Peter Campbell 5,847 14.23 -1.93
Green Mike Flanagan 1,235 3.00 -0.04
Independent Farooq Khan 150 0.36
Canadian Action Brenda Thompson 98 0.23 -0.32
Independent Andrew Thomas 82 0.19
Total valid votes 41,077 100.00
Total rejected ballots 276 0.67
Turnout 41,355 62.38
Liberal hold Swing -5.13
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal John McKay 20,950 57.53
Conservative Tom Varesh 8,277 22.73
New Democratic Sheila White 5,885 16.16
Green Paul Charbonneau 1,106 3.04
Canadian Action Brenda Thompson 200 0.55
Total valid votes 36,418 100.00

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 35082) 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