Eglinton—Lawrence

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For the provincial electoral district, see Eglinton—Lawrence (provincial electoral district).
Eglinton—Lawrence
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Eglinton Lawrence.png
Eglinton—Lawrence in relation to other electoral districts in Toronto
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Joe Oliver
Conservative
District created 1976
First contested 1979
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 113,150
Electors (2011) 73,168
Area (km²)[2] 22.67
Pop. density (per km²) 4,991.2
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto
Map of Eglinton-Lawrence

Eglinton—Lawrence is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.

It covers a portion of Toronto northwest of downtown. It stretches from Yonge Street in the east to Caledonia in the west and from Highway 401 in the north to Eglinton Avenue in the south. Lawrence Avenue runs through the centre of the riding. Neighbourhoods in the riding include Bedford Park, Lawrence Manor, Lawrence Heights, the southwestern part of York Mills and the western part of Lawrence Park. The riding includes portions of the former city of North York and Toronto.

The riding was created in 1976 from parts of Eglinton, St. Paul's, York Centre, York South, and York West. Federally, it was represented by Liberal Joe Volpe from 1988 to 2011, and by Conservative Joe Oliver since the 2011 federal election. On Toronto City Council, the western half of the riding is represented by Josh Colle, and the eastern portion by Karen Stintz.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Eglinton—Lawrence
Riding created from Eglinton, St. Paul's, York Centre,
York South and York West
31st  1979 − 1980     Roland de Corneille Liberal
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988
34th  1988 − 1993     Joe Volpe Liberal
35th  1993 − 1997
36th  1997 − 2000
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Joe Oliver Conservative

Municipal politicians[edit]

As of 1998, the ward boundaries of Toronto were standardized along the lines of the Federal and Provincial ridings. Each riding has two municipal wards. Eglinton—Lawrence encompasses wards 15 and 16.

Former boundaries[edit]

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Joe Oliver 22,652 46.81 +7.56
Liberal Joe Volpe 18,590 38.42 -5.57
New Democratic Justin Chatwin 5,613 11.60 +3.18
Green Paul Baker 1,534 3.17 -5.17
Total valid votes 48,389 100.00
Total rejected ballots 302 0.62 +0.12
Turnout 48,691 68.02 +8.27

Source: Elections Canada

Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 19,133 43.99 -8.90 $46,582
Conservative Joe Oliver 17,073 39.25 +9.00 $82,193
New Democratic Justin Chatwin 3,663 8.42 -3.07 $4,729
Green Andrew James 3,629 8.34 +3.22 $6,136
Total valid votes/Expense limit 43,498 100.00 $82,294
Total rejected ballots 219 0.50
Turnout 43,717 59.75
     Liberal hold Swing -9.0


Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 26,044 52.89 -7.35 $66,769
     Conservative Peter Coy 14,897 30.25 +5.20 $59,382
     New Democratic Party Maurganne Mooney 5,660 11.49 +1.11 $7,722
Green Patrick Metzger 2,520 5.12 +1.03 $1,338
     N/A (Communist League) John Steele 123 0.25 $369
Total valid votes 49,244 100.00
Total rejected ballots 245
Turnout 49,489 67.61 +3.84
Electors on the lists 73,201
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 28,360 60.24 +1.07 $72,089
     Conservative Bernie Tanz 11,792 25.05 -6.88 $71,823
     New Democratic Party Max Silverman 4,886 10.38 +3.93 $8,534
Green Shel Goldstein 1,924 4.09 $2,377
     Canadian Action Corrinne Prévost 115 0.24 $0
Total valid votes 47,077 100.00
Total rejected ballots 284
Turnout 47,361 63.77
Electors on the lists 74,266
Percentage change figures are factored for redistribution. Conservative Party percentages are contrasted with the combined Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative percentages from 2000.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 25,161 60.68 +1.44 $53,652
     Progressive Conservative Louise Sankey 7,156 17.26 -5.49 $16,232
     Canadian Alliance Joel Etienne 5,497 13.26 +5.17 $18,685
     New Democratic Party Simon Rowland 2,663 6.42 -2.60 $1,577
Green Doug Howat 688 1.66 $579
Marxist–Leninist Frank Chilelli 164 0.40 $8
     Natural Law Matthew Macleod 133 0.32 -0.59 $0
Total valid votes 41,462 100.00
Total rejected ballots 263
Turnout 41,725 57.58 -9.42
Electors on the lists 72,463
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 25,985 59.24 -4.07 $49,531
     Progressive Conservative David Rotenberg 9,977 22.75 +5.11 $34,874
     New Democratic Party Sam Savona 3,955 9.02 +4.36 $14,088
     Reform Charles Van Tuinen 3,547 8.09 -3.65 $10,529
     Natural Law Robyn Brandon 397 0.91 $0
Total valid votes 43,861 100.00
Total rejected ballots 320
Turnout 44,181 67.00
Electors on the lists 65,945
Percentage change figures are factored for redistribution.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 28,634 71.62 +20.60 $38,419
     Reform Charles Van Tuinen 4,347 10.87 $13,413
     Progressive Conservative Marc Monson 4,262 10.66 -20.28 $19,954
     New Democratic Party Gael Hepworth 2,091 5.23 -10.34 $12,165
     Natural Law Debbie Weberg 384 0.96 $0
Marxist–Leninist Jeanne Gatley 138 0.35 $105
     Abolitionist Linda Kruschel 124 0.31 $0
Total valid votes 39,980 100.00
Total rejected ballots 480
Turnout 40,460 68.28 -6.48
Electors on the lists 59,254
Source: Thirty-fifth General Election, 1993: Official Voting Results, Published by the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada. Financial figures taken from official contributions and expenses provided by Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Joe Volpe 20,446 51.02 +8.04 $33,611
     Progressive Conservative Tony Abbott 12,400 30.94 -9.35 $26,187
     New Democratic Party Vittoria Levi 6,241 15.57 +0.68 $16,036
     Libertarian Sandor L. Hegedus 538 1.34 +0.51 $0
     Communist Geoffrey da Silva 208 0.52 +0.02 $357
     N/A (Revolutionary
Workers League
)
Margaret Manwaring 123 0.31 $776
     Commonwealth James Felicioni 122 0.30 $67
Total valid votes 40,078 100.00
Total rejected ballots 565
Turnout 40,643 74.76
Electors on the lists 54,362
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Roland de Corneille 18,645 42.98 -7.49
Progressive Conservative Dan La Caprara 17,476 40.29 +6.46
New Democratic Marlene Miller 6,458 14.89 +0.19
Libertarian Linda Cain 362 0.83 0.00
Independent Ken Kirk 219 0.50
Communist Nan McDonald 219 0.50
Total valid votes 43,379 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Roland de Corneille 20,861 50.47 +7.59
Progressive Conservative Rob Parker 13,985 33.83 -5.35
New Democratic Graham Murray 6,077 14.70 -1.70
Libertarian Linda Cain 343 0.83 -0.47
Marxist–Leninist Iqbal S. Sumbal 71 0.17 -0.08
Total valid votes 41,337 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Roland de Corneille 19,270 42.88
Progressive Conservative Rob Parker 17,605 39.18
New Democratic Leo Heaps 7,368 16.40
Libertarian Linda Cain 585 1.30
Marxist–Leninist Iqbal S. Sumbal 111 0.25
Total valid votes 44,939 100.00

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Coordinates: 43°43′01″N 79°26′53″W / 43.717°N 79.448°W / 43.717; -79.448