Bramalea—Gore—Malton

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Bramalea—Gore—Malton
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Bramalea—Gore—Malton in relation to neighbouring electoral districts
Coordinates: 43°43′24″N 79°41′34″W / 43.72333°N 79.69278°W / 43.72333; -79.69278Coordinates: 43°43′24″N 79°41′34″W / 43.72333°N 79.69278°W / 43.72333; -79.69278
Location of the constituency office in Brampton (as of 3 September 2010)
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Bal Gosal
Conservative
District created 1987
First contested 1988
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 192,020
Electors (2011) 100,002
Area (km²)[2] 143.04
Pop. density (per km²) 1,342.4
Census divisions Peel
Census subdivisions Mississauga, Brampton
Map of Bramalea-Gore-Malton
For the provincial electoral district see Bramalea—Gore—Malton (provincial electoral district). For the defunct provincial electoral district, see Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale (provincial electoral district).

Bramalea—Gore—Malton (formerly known as Brampton—Malton and Bramalea—Gore—Malton) is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that is represented in the Canadian House of Commons.

The district was created as "Brampton—Malton" in 1987 from Brampton—Georgetown and Mississauga North. The name was changed to "Bramalea—Gore—Malton" in 1990, and to "Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale" in 1998

In 2003, Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale was abolished when it was redistributed between a new "Bramalea—Gore—Malton", Brampton—Springdale and Mississauga—Brampton South ridings.

In 2001, it had a population of 119,886 and an area of 151 km2.

It includes the neighbourhoods of Colerane, Ebenezer, Woodhill, Bramalea and Gorewood Acres in the City of Brampton and the neighbourhoods of Malton, Marvin Heights and Ridgewood in the City of Mississauga.

41.9% of people in Bramalea—Gore—Malton are of East Indian ethnic origin, the highest such percentage in Canada.[3] Slightly more than a quarter of the population (25.1%) are immigrants from Southern Asia, which is also the highest such figure for any riding.[4][5]

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Brampton—Malton
Riding created from Brampton—Georgetown and Mississauga North
34th  1988 − 1993     Harry Chadwick Progressive Conservative
Riding renamed — Bramalea—Gore—Malton
35th  1993 − 1997     Gurbax Singh Malhi Liberal
36th  1997 − 2000
Riding renamed — Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale
37th  2000 − 2004     Gurbax Singh Malhi Liberal
Riding renamed — Bramalea—Gore—Malton
38th  2004 − 2006     Gurbax Singh Malhi Liberal
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Bal Gosal Conservative

Federal election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Bal Gosal 19,907 34.44 -2.68
New Democratic Jagmeet Singh Dhaliwal 19,368 33.51 +24.49
Liberal Gurbax Singh Malhi 16,402 29.40 -15.65
Green John Moulton 1,748 3.02 -2.14
Marxist–Leninist Frank Chilelli 371 0.64 +0.02
Total valid votes 57,796 100.00
Total rejected ballots 454 0.80 +0.18
Turnout 58,250 54.75 +5.01
Eligible voters 106,395
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Gurbax Singh Malhi 22,272 45.05 -5.7 $85,496
Conservative Stella Ambler 18,353 37.12 +4.6 $91,704
New Democratic Jash Puniya 5,945 12.02 -0.8 $21,613
Green Mark Pajot 2,551 5.16 +1.8 $869
Marxist–Leninist Frank Chilelli 309 0.62 +0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,430 100.00 $97,671
Total rejected ballots 307 0.62
Turnout 49,737 49.74
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gurbax Singh Malhi 25,349 50.7 +1.2
Conservative John Sprovieri 16,310 32.6 +2.0
New Democratic Cesar Martello 6,400 12.8 -2.1
Green Ernst Braendli 1,721 3.4 -1.1
Marxist–Leninist Frank Chilelli 233 0.5 -0.1
Total valid votes 50,013 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gurbax Singh Malhi 20,394 49.5 -7.5
Conservative Raminder Gill 12,594 30.6 -3.9
New Democratic Fernando Miranda 6,113 15.0 10.0
Green Sharleen McDowall 1,832 4.5
Marxist–Leninist Frank Chilelli 237 0.6 -0.1
Total valid votes 41,170 100.0

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.

Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gurbax Malhi 21,917 57.1 +10.7
Alliance Gurdish Mangat 7,214 18.8 -2.5
Progressive Conservative Danny Varaich 6,019 15.7 -10.4
New Democratic Vishnu Roche 1,864 4.9 -0.7
Independent Gurinder Malhi 783 2.0
Communist Jim R. Bridgewood 350 0.9
Marxist–Leninist David Greig 269 0.7 0.0
Total valid votes 38,416 100.0

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gurbax Malhi 18,933 46.4 +3.5
Progressive Conservative Beryl Ford 10,655 26.1 +7.1
Reform Darlene Florence 8,685 21.3 -8.2
New Democratic Abdul Majeed[disambiguation needed] 2,281 5.6 +0.5
Marxist–Leninist Philip Fernandez 279 0.7 +0.5
Total valid votes 40,833 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gurbax Malhi 16,530 42.9 +8.5
Reform Darlene Florence 11,376 29.5
Progressive Conservative Harry Chadwick 7,338 19.0 -22.5
New Democratic Paul Ledgister 1,977 5.1 -17.3
National Jack Ardis 480 1.2
Natural Law Bill Davies 279 0.7
Independent John E. Maxwell 261 0.7
Green Bill Emms 215 0.6
Marxist–Leninist Iqbai Sumbal 89 0.2 -0.1
Total valid votes 38,545 100.0

Brampton—Malton[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harry Chadwick 16,427 41.5
Liberal Gurjit Grewal 13,612 34.4
New Democratic Paul Ledgister 8,887 22.5
Libertarian Karl von Harten 350 0.9
Communist Jim R. Bridgewood 158 0.4
Independent Iqbai Sumbal 112 0.3
Total valid votes 39,546 100.0

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