Burlington (electoral district)

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Burlington
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Burlington, riding.png
Burlington in relation to other Ontario electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Mike Wallace
Conservative
District created 1976
First contested 1979
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 119,615
Electors (2011) 90,949
Area (km²)[2] 75.45
Pop. density (per km²) 1,585.4
Census divisions Halton
Census subdivisions Burlington
Map of Burlington riding
For the provincial electoral district, see Burlington (provincial electoral district).

Burlington is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1979.

Geography[edit]

It consists of the southern part of the city of Burlington, Ontario.

The riding consists of the neighbourhoods of Aldershot, Maple, Freeman, Wellington Square, Dynes, Roseland, Longmoor, Shoreacres, Pinedale, Elizabeth Gardens, Palmer, Mountainside, Brant Hills, and Tyandaga in Burlington.

History[edit]

Burlington was created in 1976 from Halton—Wentworth.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Burlington
Riding created from Halton—Wentworth
31st  1979 − 1980     Bill Kempling Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988
34th  1988 − 1993
35th  1993 − 1997     Paddy Torsney Liberal
36th  1997 − 2000
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008     Mike Wallace Conservative
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mike Wallace 32,958 54.16 +5.56
Liberal Alyssa Brierley 14,154 23.26 -9.99
New Democratic David Carter Laird 11,449 18.81 +7.61
Green Graham Mayberry 2,151 3.53 -3.40
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Baetz 140 0.23
Total valid votes 60,852 100.00
Total rejected ballots 175 0.29 -0.12
Turnout 61,027 67.02 +2.03
Eligible voters 91,058
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Mike Wallace 28,614 48.60 +5.50 $82,440
Liberal Paddy Torsney 19,577 33.25 -5.86 $86,026
New Democratic David Carter Laird 6,597 11.20 -1.24 $21,862
Green Marnie Mellish 4,083 6.93 +1.60 $2,280
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,871 100.00 $92,099
Total rejected ballots 239 0.40 +0.05
Turnout 59,110 64.99
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Mike Wallace 28,030 43.10 +4.8
Liberal Paddy Torsney 25,431 39.11 -5.9
New Democratic David Carter Laird 8,090 12.44 +1.6
Green Rick Goldring 3,471 5.33 +0.1
Total valid votes 65,022 100.0
Total rejected ballots 227 0.35
Turnout 65,249 72.96
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paddy Torsney 27,423 45.0 -1.8
Conservative Mike Wallace 23,389 38.4 -9.6
New Democratic David Carter Laird 6,581 10.8 +7.2
Green Angela Reid 3,169 5.2
Christian Heritage John Herman Wubs 429 0.7
Total valid votes 60,991 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paddy Torsney 22,175 46.8 +2.7
Alliance Don Pennell 11,500 24.3 +6.9
Progressive Conservative Stephen Collinson 11,240 23.7 -9.0
New Democratic Larry McMahon 1,722 3.6 -1.5
Green Tom Snyder 771 1.6
Total valid votes 47,408 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paddy Torsney 22,042 44.1 0.0
Progressive Conservative Mike Kuegle 16,344 32.7 +6.5
Reform Terry Lamping 8,662 17.3 -5.9
New Democratic Jim Hough 2,561 5.1 +2.1
Canadian Action Ann Marsden 352 0.7
Total valid votes 49,961 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paddy Torsney 22,785 44.1 +17.5
Progressive Conservative Mike Kuegle 13,540 26.2 -25.9
Reform Hugh Ramolla 11,984 23.2
New Democratic Jim Hough 1,554 3.0 -13.1
Independent Bill Barlett 929 1.8
National Bill Watson 535 1.0
Natural Law Ursula Kropfel 336 0.7
Total valid votes 51,663 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Bill Kempling 26,293 52.1 -9.9
Liberal James Smith 13,448 26.6 +7.8
New Democratic Jane Mulkewich 8,149 16.1 -3.1
Christian Heritage Ron Bremer 2,285 4.5
Libertarian Dan Riga 321 0.6
Total valid votes 50,496 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Bill Kempling 37,577 61.9 +11.2
New Democratic Walter Mulkewich 11,687 19.3 +3.6
Liberal Fred Schwenger 11,406 18.8 -14.0
Total valid votes 60,670 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Bill Kempling 27,212 50.8 -5.6
Liberal Tom Sutherland 17,574 32.8 +4.6
New Democratic Danny Dunleavy 8,421 15.7 +1.0
Libertarian Bruno S. Oberski 341 0.6 0.0
Marxist–Leninist Charles Boylan 63 0.1 0.0
Total valid votes 53,611 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Bill Kempling 32,225 56.4
Liberal Tom Sutherland 16,100 28.2
New Democratic Danny Dunleavy 8,421 14.7
Libertarian John Lawson 365 0.6
Marxist–Leninist Charles Boylan 62 0.1
Total valid votes 57,173 100.0

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Coordinates: 43°20′55″N 79°47′25″W / 43.3487°N 79.7903°W / 43.3487; -79.7903