Dufferin—Caledon (provincial electoral district)

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Dufferin—Caledon
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Dufferin—Caledon in relation to other central Ontario electoral districts
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Sylvia Jones
Progressive Conservative
District created 2005
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 116,341
Electors (2007) 73,263
Area (km²) 2,293
Pop. density (per km²) 50.7
Census divisions Dufferin County, Peel
Census subdivisions Caledon, Orangeville, Mono, Shelburne, Amaranth, Mulmur, Melancthon, East Luther Grand Valley, East Garafraxa

Dufferin—Caledon is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. The entire riding was carved from Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey, and includes all of Dufferin County plus the town of Caledon in Peel Region.

The riding also existed from 1987 until 1999 with the same borders, but was known as Dufferin—Peel.

Members[edit]

Dufferin—Peel
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created
34th  1987 − 1990     Mavis Wilson Liberal
35th  1990 − 1995     David Tilson Progressive Conservative
36th  1995 − 1999
Riding dissolved
Dufferin—Caledon
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey
39th  2007 − 2011     Sylvia Jones Progressive Conservative
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Sylvia Jones 18,030 39.88 -7.07
Liberal Bobbie Daid 13,862 30.66 +3.91
Green Karren Wallace 7,535 16.67 +2.09
New Democratic Rehya Yazbek 5,243 11.60 +0.54
Libertarian Daniel Kowalewski 540 1.19 +0.53
Total valid votes 45,210 100.00
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -5.49
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Sylvia Jones 17,833 46.95 +5.12
Liberal Lori Holloway 10,162 26.75 -5.27
Green Rob Strang 5,540 14.58 -1.71
New Democratic Karen Gventer 4,200 11.06 +1.20
Libertarian Daniel Kowalewski 250 0.66  
Total valid votes 37,985 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 166 0.44
Turnout 38,151 47.74
Eligible voters 79,918
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +5.20
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Sylvia Jones 16,508 41.83
Liberal Betsy Hall 12,636 32.02
Green Rob Strang 6,429 16.29
New Democratic Lynda McDougall 3,891 9.86
Total valid votes 39,464 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 24,736 64.1
Mixed member proportional 13,867 35.9
Total valid votes 38,603 100.0

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Ontario (2014). "General Election Results by District 018, Dufferin-Caledon". Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Dufferin—Caledon". Retrieved 2 June 2014.