Ajax—Pickering (provincial electoral district)

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Ajax—Pickering
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Coordinates: 43°51′02″N 79°01′27″W / 43.85056°N 79.02417°W / 43.85056; -79.02417Coordinates: 43°51′02″N 79°01′27″W / 43.85056°N 79.02417°W / 43.85056; -79.02417
Location of the constituency office (as of 12 July 2010)
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Joe Dickson
Liberal
District created 2005
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 137,215
Electors (2011) 92,745
Area (km²) 286
Pop. density (per km²) 479.8
Census divisions Durham
Census subdivisions Ajax, Pickering

Ajax—Pickering is a provincial electoral district in central Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. 55.2% of the riding came from Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge while 44.8% came from Whitby—Ajax.

The riding includes all of the Town of Ajax plus that part of the City of Pickering north of Finch Avenue and east of Brock Road, as well as the area north of Highway 401 and east of Valley Farm Road.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Ajax—Pickering
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge and Whitby—Ajax
39th  2007 − 2011     Joe Dickson Liberal
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joe Dickson 26,149 50.94 +3.60
Progressive Conservative Todd McCarthy 15,012 29.24 -6.29
New Democratic Jermaine King 8,265 16.10 +1.73
Green Adam Narraway 1,608 3.13 +1.10
Libertarian Kyle Stewart 301 0.59 -0.14
Total valid votes 51,335 100.0   +23.94
Liberal hold Swing +4.94


Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joe Dickson 19,606 47.34 -1.74
Progressive Conservative Todd McCarthy 14,718 35.54 +1.19
New Democratic Evan Wiseman 5,952 14.37 +6.28
Green Steven Toman 843 2.04 -5.54
Libertarian Andrew Delis 299 0.72
Total valid votes 41,418 100.0 +2.36
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 172 0.41 -0.07
Turnout 41,590 44.8   -4.5  
Eligible voters 92,745   +12.53
Liberal hold Swing -1.47


Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Joe Dickson 19,857 49.07
Progressive Conservative Kevin Ashe 13,898 34.35
New Democratic Bala Thavarajasoorier 3,275 8.09
Green Cecile Willert 3,067 7.58
Family Coalition Andrew Carvalho 368 0.91
Total valid votes 40,465 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 197 0.48
Turnout 40,662 49.3  
Eligible voters 82,416  

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 24,946 63.0
Mixed member proportional 14,657 37.0
Total valid votes 39,603 100.0