Windsor—Tecumseh

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

Windsor—Tecumseh
Ontario electoral district
Windsor—Tecumseh.png
Windsor—Tecumseh in relation to the other southwestern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Irek Kusmierczyk
Liberal
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]117,429
Electors (2015)86,351
Area (km²)[2]174
Pop. density (per km²)674.9
Census division(s)Essex
Census subdivision(s)Windsor, Tecumseh

GeographyEdit

Windsor—Tecumseh consists of the Town of Tecumseh, and the part of the City of Windsor lying east and north of a line drawn from the U.S. border southeast along Langlois Avenue, east along Tecumseh Road East, and southeast along Pillette Road to the southern city limit.

HistoryEdit

Windsor—St. Clair was created in 1987 as "Windsor—Lake St. Clair" from parts of Essex—Windsor and Windsor—Walkerville ridings. In 1989, the riding's name was changed to "Windsor—St. Clair". It was also a provincial riding for the 1999 and 2003 Ontario provincial elections.

Windsor—Tecumseh was created in 2003 from parts of Essex and the Windsor—St. Clair ridings.

This riding was left unchanged after the 2012 electoral redistribution.

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census

Ethnic groups: 84.7% White, 3.7% Black, 3.2% Arab, 2.1% Aboriginal 1.7% South Asian, 1.3% Filipino
Languages: 76.0% English, 4.3% French, 2.6% Italian, 2.6% Arabic, 1.7% Serbian, 1.4% Polish, 1.1% Romanian, 1.1% Spanish
Religions: 75.7% Christian (47.4% Catholic, 5.6% Anglican, 4.9% Orthodox, 3.9% United Church, 1.7% Presbyterian, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Lutheran), 3.1% Muslim, 19.3 No religion
Median income (2005): $28,666

Members of ParliamentEdit

Parliament Years Member Party
Windsor—Lake St. Clair
Riding created from Essex—Windsor and Windsor—Walkerville
34th  1988–1993     Howard McCurdy New Democratic
Windsor—St. Clair
35th  1993–1997     Shaughnessy Cohen Liberal
36th  1997–1999
 1999–2000 Rick Limoges
37th  2000–2004     Joe Comartin New Democratic
Windsor—Tecumseh
38th  2004–2006     Joe Comartin New Democratic
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–2019 Cheryl Hardcastle
43rd  2019–present     Irek Kusmierczyk Liberal

Election resultsEdit

Graph of election results in Windsor—Tecumseh (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)

Windsor—TecumsehEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Irek Kusmierczyk 19,046 33.4 +6.82 $88,762.63
New Democratic Cheryl Hardcastle 18,417 32.3 -11.22 $73,796.66
Conservative Leo Demarce 15,851 27.9 +0.43 $52,162.20
Green Giovanni Abati 2,177 3.8 +1.84 $4,227.38
People's Dan Burr 1,279 2.2 - $4,172.76
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 187 0.3 -0.17 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,957 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 539
Turnout 57,496
Eligible voters 95,004
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Cheryl Hardcastle 23,215 43.52 -6.4 $65,250.45
Conservative Jo-Anne Gignac 14,656 27.47 -6.08 $158,331.11
Liberal Frank Schiller 14,177 26.58 +13.64 $40,870.68
Green David Momotiuk 1,047 1.96 -1.08
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 249 0.47 -0.07
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,344 100.0     $226,117.46
Total rejected ballots 209
Turnout 53,553
Eligible voters 87,644
New Democratic hold Swing -0.37
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Joe Comartin 22,235 49.92 +1.22 $72,370
Conservative Denise Ghanam 14,945 33.55 +9.63
Liberal Irek Kusmierczyk 5,764 12.94 -8.02
Green Kyle Prestanski 1,354 3.04 -3.36
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 242 0.54
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,540 100.00
Total rejected ballots 232 0.52 -0.06
Turnout 44,772 53.46 + 2.81
Eligible voters 83,748
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Joe Comartin 20,914 48.70 +4.08 $67,619
Conservative Denise Ghanam 10,276 23.92 -1.40 $15,626
Liberal Steve Mastroianni 9,005 20.96 -5.47 $49,645
Green Kyle Prestanski 2,749 6.40 +3.17
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,944 100.00   $88,944
Total rejected ballots 252 0.58 +0.07
Turnout 43,196 50.65 -9.56
  New Democratic Party hold Swing +2.74
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Joe Comartin 22,646 44.62 +2.77
Liberal Bruck Easton 13,412 26.43 -8.44
Conservative Rick Fuschi 12,852 25.32 +4.80
Green Catherine Pluard 1,644 3.23 -0.13
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 193 0.38 0.00
Total valid votes 50,747 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 261 0.51 -0.24
Turnout 51,008 60.21 +2.63
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Joe Comartin 20,037 41.85
Liberal Rick Limoges 16,219 33.87
Conservative Rick Fuschi 9,827 20.52
Green Elizabeth Powles 1,613 3.36
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 182 0.38
Total valid votes 47,878 100.00
Total rejected ballots 362 0.75
Turnout 48,240 57.58

Windsor—St. ClairEdit

2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Joe Comartin 17,001 40.84 -2.52
Liberal Rick Limoges 16,600 39.87 -3.78
Alliance Philip Pettinato 5,639 13.55 +7.40
Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 1,906 4.58 -1.96
Green Stephen Lockwood 390 0.94
Marxist–Leninist Dale Woodyard 95 0.23


Canadian federal by-election, April 12, 1999: Windsor—St. Clair
Death of Shaughnessy Cohen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Rick Limoges 13,891 43.65 +3.76
New Democratic Joe Comartin 13,800 43.36 +8.94
Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 2,074 6.52 -3.76
Reform San Cowan 1,956 6.15 -8.11
Unknown John Turmel 106 0.33
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Shaughnessy Cohen 16,496 39.89 -15.94
New Democratic Joe Comartin 14,237 34.42 +12.85
Reform Harold Downs 5,899 14.26 +4.16
Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 4,253 10.28 -0.79
Green Timothy Dugdale 357 0.86 -0.06
Marxist–Leninist Dale Woodyard 115 0.28 +0.13
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Shaughenessy Cohen 22,958 55.83 +12.41
New Democratic Howard McCurdy 8,871 21.57 -15.60
Progressive Conservative Tim Porter 4.553 11.07 -8.34
Reform Greg Novini 4,153 10.10
Green Steven Harvey 379 0.92
Natural Law Stephanie Moniatowicz 194 0.47
Marxist–Leninist Dale Woodyard 61 0.15
Abolitionist Ayesha F. Bharmal 52 0.13

Windsor—Lake St. ClairEdit

1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
  New Democratic Party Howard McCurdy 18,915 43.42
  Liberal Shaughnessy Cohen 16,192 37.17
  Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 8,453 19.41

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 35101) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • 2011 results from Elections Canada

NotesEdit

Coordinates: 42°17′35″N 82°54′00″W / 42.293°N 82.900°W / 42.293; -82.900