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Whitby is a federal electoral district (riding) in Ontario consisting of the entirety of the Town of Whitby. The boundaries for Whitby were created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and were legally defined in the 2013 representation order. The riding came into existence upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election in October 2015.[2] It was created out of the district of Whitby—Oshawa.[3]

Whitby
Ontario electoral district
Whitby Electoral District, 2015.svg
Whitby in relation to other Greater Toronto Area districts
Coordinates:43°56′N 78°58′W / 43.93°N 78.96°W / 43.93; -78.96Coordinates: 43°56′N 78°58′W / 43.93°N 78.96°W / 43.93; -78.96
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Celina Caesar-Chavannes
Independent
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]122,022
Electors (2015)90,964
Area (km²)[1]155
Pop. density (per km²)787.2
Census divisionsDurham
Census subdivisionsWhitby

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Whitby
Riding created from Whitby—Oshawa
42nd  2015–2019     Celina Caesar-Chavannes Liberal
 2019–Present     Independent

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Celina Caesar-Chavannes 29,003 44.95 +30.46 $53,971.84
Conservative Pat Perkins 27,154 42.09 −16.72 $62,752.73
New Democratic Ryan Kelly 6,677 10.35 −11.06 $11,930.35
Green Craig Cameron 1,403 2.17 −2.81 $1,685.15
Independent Jon O'Connor 279 0.43 $1,811.93
Total valid votes/Expense limit 64,516 100.0     $233,804.45
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

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Whitby, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  6. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections