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Scarborough—Rouge Park

Scarborough—Rouge Park is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

Scarborough—Rouge Park
Ontario electoral district
Scarborough-Rouge Park in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries).png
Scarborough-Rouge Park in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
Coordinates:43°48′58″N 79°10′41″W / 43.816°N 79.178°W / 43.816; -79.178Coordinates: 43°48′58″N 79°10′41″W / 43.816°N 79.178°W / 43.816; -79.178
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Gary Anandasangaree
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]102,646
Electors (2015)71,291
Area (km²)[1]57
Pop. density (per km²)1,800.8
Census divisionsToronto
Census subdivisionsToronto
Map of Scarborough-Rouge Park riding

Scarborough—Rouge Park 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 that took place on October 19, 2015.[2] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Pickering—Scarborough East (49%), Scarborough—Rouge River (36%) and Scarborough—Guildwood (14%).[3]

GeographyEdit

The riding consists of the eastern part of the Scarborough district of Toronto. It contains the neighbourhoods of Morningside Heights, Rouge, Port Union, West Rouge, Highland Creek, West Hill (east of Morningside Avenue) and Malvern (east of Neilson Road).

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census[4]

Ethnic groups: 31.0% South Asian, 28.3% White, 14.4% Black, 9.2% Filipino, 4.5% Chinese, 1.6% Southeast Asian, 1.5% Indigenous, 1.4% Latino, 1.1% West Asian, 7.0% Other
Languages: 61.6% English, 8.3% Tamil, 3.4% Chinese, 2.1% Tagalog, 1.6% Urdu, 23.0% Other
Religions: 55.4% Christian, 18.6% Hindu, 9.4% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 1.4% Other, 13.9% None
Median income: $27,217 (2010)
Average income: $36,822 (2010)

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Scarborough—Rouge Park
Riding created from Pickering—Scarborough East,
Scarborough—Guildwood and Scarborough—Rouge River
42nd  2015–2019     Gary Anandasangaree Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Gary Anandasangaree 31,360 62.2 +1.96
Conservative Bobby Singh 10,115 20.1 -7.26
New Democratic Kingsley Kwok 5,801 11.5 +1.14
Green Jessica Hamilton 2,330 4.6 +2.57
People's Dilano Sally 467 0.9 -
Christian Heritage Mark Theodoru 353 0.7 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,426 100.0
Total rejected ballots 322
Turnout 50,748 66.4
Eligible voters 76,408
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Gary Anandasangaree 29,913 60.24 +25.48 $144,189.04
Conservative Leslyn Lewis 13,587 27.36 -4.23 $59,291.73
New Democratic KM Shanthikumar 5,145 10.36 -20.63 $58,736.40
Green Calvin Winter 1,010 2.03 -0.36 $1,457.51
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,655 100.0     $204,974.26
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters 71,291
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]


2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  Liberal 14,157 34.76
  Conservative 12,865 31.59
  New Democratic 12,620 30.99
  Green 974 2.39
  Others 113 0.28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  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=35096&Data=Count&SearchText=scarborough&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Scarborough—Rouge Park, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Final Candidates Election Expenses Limits
  9. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections