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York—Scarborough was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1953 to 1988. It was located in the province of Ontario. In the twelve general elections held during York—Scarborough's existence, the party that won here also won the election.

York—Scarborough
Ontario electoral district
York—Scarborough, 1976.png
York—Scarborough's borders from 1976 to 1987
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1952
District abolished1987
First contested1953
Last contested1984
York—Scarborough's borders from 1966 to 1976

Initially, it included the southern part of York County, Ontario, being now the northern part of Scarborough and parts of North York and Markham. The riding was created in 1952 from parts of York East and York North ridings.

In 1966, it was redefined to lie entirely within the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto and consisted of the eastern part of the Borough of North York and the north-western part of the Borough of Scarborough. In 1976 (with effect from the 1979 general election), the riding was shifted to the east, taking in only the easternmost part of North York, and all of northern Scarborough. The electoral district was abolished in 1987 (with effect from the 1988 general election) when it was redistributed between Don Valley North, Scarborough—Agincourt and Scarborough—Rouge River ridings.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from York East and York North
22nd  1953–1957     Frank Enfield Liberal
23rd  1957–1958     Frank Charles McGee Progressive Conservative
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965     Maurice Moreau Liberal
27th  1965–1968 Robert Stanbury
28th  1968–1972
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1977
 1978–1979     Paul McCrossan Progressive Conservative
31st  1979–1980
32nd  1980–1984     Paul Cosgrove Liberal
33rd  1984–1988     Paul McCrossan Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Don Valley North, Scarborough—Agincourt
and Scarborough—Rouge River

Electoral historyEdit

1953 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Frank Enfield 14,889
  Progressive Conservative Stanley Nelson Schatz 14,221
  Co-operative Commonwealth Arthur Raynard Elliott 4,184
Social Credit Stephen Sedford Thorlakson 580
1957 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Frank Charles McGee 42,299
  Liberal Frank A. Enfield 22,353
  Co-operative Commonwealth Elva Reta Sigen 8,931
Social Credit E. Shipley Birrell 1,600
1958 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Frank Charles McGee 57,396
  Liberal Frank A. Enfield 22,019
  Co-operative Commonwealth Elva R. Sigen 8,123
Social Credit E. Shipley Birrell 653
1962 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Frank Charles McGee 49,643
  Liberal Maurice Moreau 44,349
  New Democratic Edward G. Phillips 26,819
  Unknown E. Shipley Birrell 1,452
1963 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Maurice Moreau 63,049
  Progressive Conservative Frank Charles McGee 41,535
  New Democratic Edward G. Phillips 26,819
Social Credit J. Alex Ford 895
1965 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Robert Stanbury 58,501
  Progressive Conservative Frank Charles McGee 54,659
  New Democratic Edward G. Phillips 33,821
  New Capitalist Frank O'Hearn 600
1968 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Robert Stanbury 37,374
  Progressive Conservative Alan Milliken Heisey Sr. 15,458
  New Democratic W. E. Ted Mann 10,724
1972 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Robert Stanbury 39,219
  Progressive Conservative Winnett Boyd 37,368
  New Democratic David William Warner 16,584
1974 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Robert Stanbury 47,450
  Progressive Conservative Ron Collister 38,711
  New Democratic David William Warner 11,552
  Independent Paul R. Mollon 274
Marxist–Leninist Olga Dobosh 161
  Independent Arthur Wright 140
By-election: On Mr. Stanbury's resignation, 16 October 1978: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Paul McCrossan 55,455
  Liberal Paul Cosgrove 21,431
  New Democratic Ivan H. Jones 7,681
  No affiliation Anne C. McBride 564
  Independent Nick Moldovanyi 348
1979 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Paul McCrossan 36,718
  Liberal Paul Cosgrove 32,699
  New Democratic Frank Lowery 10,978
Libertarian Mathias Blecker 480
  Independent Anne C. McBride 242
Marxist–Leninist Richard Pringle 97
1980 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Paul Cosgrove 39,208
  Progressive Conservative Paul McCrossan 30,925
  New Democratic Vinc Overend 10,939
  Independent Anne C. McBride 384
Libertarian Andrew Siks 308
Marxist–Leninist Roger Carter 75
1984 Canadian federal election: York—Scarborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Paul McCrossan 48,809
  Liberal June Rowlands 35,869
  New Democratic Yvonne Bondarchuk 13,260
Libertarian George Dance 1,067
  Independent Anne C. McBride 704
  Independent Dona Cauchon 666

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