Whitby (electoral district)

Whitby
Ontario electoral district
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Celina Caesar-Chavannes
Liberal
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 122,022
Electors (2015) 90,964
Area (km²)[1] 155
Pop. density (per km²) 787.2
Census divisions Durham
Census subdivisions Whitby

Whitby is a federal electoral district in Ontario.

It consists of the entirety of the Town of Whitby.

Whitby 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 October 2015.[2] It was created out of the district of Whitby—Oshawa.[3]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Whitby
Riding created from Whitby—Oshawa
42nd  2015–Present     Celina Caesar-Chavannes Liberal

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Celina Caesar-Chavannes 29,003 44.95 +30.46
Conservative Pat Perkins 27,154 42.09 -16.72
New Democratic Ryan Kelly 6,677 10.35 -11.06
Green Craig Cameron 1,403 2.17 -2.81
Independent Jon O'Connor 279 0.43
Total valid votes/Expense limit 64,516 100.0     $233,003.12
Total rejected ballots 235
Turnout 64,751
Eligible voters 90,964
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2011 federal election redistributed results[6]
Party Vote  %
  Conservative 31,034 58.81
  New Democratic 11,297 21.41
  Liberal 7,644 14.49
  Green 2,628 4.98
  Libertarian 168 0.32

ReferencesEdit