Cambridge (provincial electoral district)

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Cambridge
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Cambridge riding.PNG
Cambridge in relation to other southwestern Ontario electoral districts
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Kathryn McGarry
Liberal
District created 1975
First contested 1975
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 129,434
Electors (2007) 87,019
Area (km²) 323
Pop. density (per km²) 400.7
Census divisions Waterloo
Census subdivisions Cambridge, North Dumfries

Cambridge is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

It was created in 1975.

From 1987 to 1999, it consisted of the city of Cambridge plus that part the township of North Dumfries located directly to the east of Cambridge.

From 1999 to 2007 it consisted of Cambridge, North Dumfries plus the city of Kitchener east of a line following Homer Watson Boulevard to Doon Village Road to Homer Watson Boulevard again, then to Huron Road to the Grand River.

In 2007, the riding included just Cambridge and North Dumfries.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Cambridge
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created
30th  1975 − 1977     Monty Davidson New Democratic
31st  1977 − 1981
32nd  1981 − 1985     Bill Barlow Progressive Conservative
33rd  1985 − 1987
34th  1987 − 1990     Michael Farnan New Democratic
35th  1990 − 1995
36th  1995 − 1999     Gerry Martiniuk Progressive Conservative
37th  1999 − 2003
38th  2003 − 2007
39th  2007 − 2011
40th  2011 − 2014     Rob Leone Progressive Conservative
41st  2014 − Present     Kathryn McGarry Liberal

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Kathryn McGarry 18,763 38.92 +5.85
Progressive Conservative Rob Leone 15,696 32.56 -5.13
New Democratic Bobbi Stewart 10,406 21.59 -3.02
Green Temara Brown 2,739 5.68 +3.18
Libertarian Allan R. Dettweiler 605 1.25 -0.24
Total valid votes 48,209 100.00
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +5.49
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Rob Leone 15,947 37.69 -3.97
Liberal Kathryn McGarry 13,993 33.07 -1.04
New Democratic Atinuke Bankole 10,414 24.61 +10.81
Green Jacques Malette 1,056 2.50 -6.43
Libertarian Allan Dettweiler 629 1.49  
Independent Robert Ross 271 0.64  
Total valid votes 42,310 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 187 0.44
Turnout 42,497 46.04
Eligible voters 92,310
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -1.47
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gerry Martiniuk 17,884 41.66 -0.84
Liberal Kathryn McGarry 14,641 34.11 -1.08
New Democratic Mitchell Healey 5,923 13.80 -4.29
Green Colin Carmichael 3,835 8.93 +6.84
Family Coalition Paul Vendervet 650 1.50 -0.63
Total valid votes 42,933 100.00
Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gerry Martiniuk 19,996 42.50 -12.34
Liberal Jerry Boyle 16,559 35.19 +12.34
New Democratic Pam Wolf 8,513 18.09 -1.28
Family Coalition Al Smith 1001 2.13 +0.29
Green Michael Chownyk 983 2.09 +1.00
Total valid votes 47,052 100.00
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gerry Martiniuk 24,583 54.84 +7.91
Liberal Jerry Boyle 10,244 22.85 +7.61
New Democratic Gary Gibson 8,684 19.37 -12.69
Family Coalition Al Smith 824 1.84 -2.75
Green Kathleen Morton 489 1.09
Total valid votes 44,824 100.00
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gerry Martiniuk 17,269 46.93 +34.63
New Democratic Mike Farnan 11,797 32.06 -28.22
Liberal Ben Tucci 5,606 15.24 -5.65
Family Coalition Al Smith 1,690 4.59 -1.94
Independent Reg Gervais 433 1.18
Total valid votes 36,795 100.0
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Mike Farnan 21,806 60.28 +25.79
Liberal John Bell 7,557 20.89 -13.29
Progressive Conservative Carl DeFaria 4,449 12.30 -14.45
Family Coalition Anneliese Steden 2,364 6.53 +1.95
Total valid votes 36,176 100.0
Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Mike Farnan 11,284 34.49 -3.01
Liberal Claudette Millar 11,183 34.18 +12.02
Progressive Conservative Bill Barlow 8,752 26.75 -13.59
Family Coalition Anneliese Steden 1,500 4.58
Total valid votes 32,719 100.0
Ontario general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Bill Barlow 12,888 40.34 -2.48
New Democratic Mike Farnan 11,985 37.50 -2.43
Liberal Bob Jeffrey 7,083 22.16 +6.77
Total valid votes 31,956 100.0
Ontario general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Bill Barlow 12,597 42.82 +7.37
New Democratic Monty Davidson 11,748 39.93 +2.62
Liberal John Giles 4,527 15.39 -11.01
Independent George Molson Barrett 549 1.87
Total valid votes 29,421 100.0
Ontario general election, 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Monty Davidson 11,120 37.31 -0.83
Progressive Conservative Bill Barlow 10,566 35.45 +6.33
Liberal Claudette Millar 7,870 26.40 -6.34
Independent John Long 252 0.85
Total valid votes 29,808 100.0
Ontario general election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Monty Davidson 11,255 38.14
Liberal Claudette Millar 9,662 32.74
Progressive Conservative Ruggles Constant 8,595 29.12
Total valid votes 29,512 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 25,902 61.4
Mixed member proportional 16,260 38.6
Total valid votes 42,162 100.0

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Ontario. "General Election Results by District, 012 Cambridge". Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Cambridge". Retrieved 2 June 2014.