Elgin—Middlesex—London

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Elgin—Middlesex—London
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Elgin—Middlesex—London in relation to other southern Ontario electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Joe Preston
Conservative
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 114,294
Electors (2011) 79,894
Area (km²)[2] 2,494.36
Pop. density (per km²) 45.8
Census divisions Elgin, Middlesex
Census subdivisions Aylmer, Bayham, Central Elgin, Dutton/Dunwich, London, Malahide, Southwold, St. Thomas, Thames Centre, West Elgin

Elgin—Middlesex—London is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons.

It was created in 1996 from Elgin—Norfolk, Lambton—Middlesex, and London—Middlesex ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Elgin—Middlesex—London
Riding created from Elgin—Norfolk,
Lambton—Middlesex and London—Middlesex
36th  1997 − 2000     Gar Knutson Liberal
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006     Joe Preston Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Joe Preston 29,147 57.55 +9.17
New Democratic Fred Sinclair 12,439 24.56 +5.32
Liberal Graham Warwick 6,812 13.45 -10.07
Green John Fisher 1,529 3.02 -3.80
Christian Heritage Carl Hiemstra 582 1.15 -0.15
Canadian Action Will Arlow 140 0.28 +0.08
Total valid votes 50,649 100.00
Total rejected ballots 170 0.33 -0.07
Turnout 50,819 62.90 +3.24
Eligible voters 80,796
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Joe Preston 22,970 48.38 +2.8 $77,732
Liberal Suzanne van Bommel 11,169 23.52 -2.8 $79,198
New Democratic Ryan Dolby 9,135 19.24 0.0 $12,502
Green Noel Burgon 3,241 6.82 +1.2
Christian Heritage Carl Hiemstra 619 1.30 -0.7 $9,598
Independent Michael van Holst 243 0.51 $1,875
Canadian Action Will Arlow 96 0.20 0.0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,473 100.0 $85,544
Total rejected ballots 190 0.40
Turnout 47,663 59.66
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Joe Preston 23,416 45.6 +1.8
Liberal Crispin Colvin 13,507 26.3 -7.9
New Democratic Tim McCallum 9,873 19.2 +4.6
Green Jonathan Martyn 2,878 5.6 +1.2
Christian Heritage Ken DeVries 1,049 2.0 -0.7
Progressive Canadian Phill Borm 504 1.0
Canadian Action Will Arlow 105 0.2 -0.1
Total valid votes 51,332 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Joe Preston 20,333 43.8 -8.7
Liberal Gar Knutson 15,860 34.2 -6.2
New Democratic Tim McCallum 6,763 14.6 +9.4
Green Julie-Ann Stodolny 2,033 4.4 +3.4
Christian Heritage Ken DeVries 1,246 2.7 +1.8
Canadian Action Will Arlow 146 0.3
Total valid votes 46,381 100.0

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 Gar Knutson 17,890 40.4 +0.4
Alliance Bill Walters 17,202 38.8 +15.8
Progressive Conservative Delia Reiche 6,080 13.7 -12.0
New Democratic Tim McCallum 2,319 5.2 -2.1
Green John R. Fisher 431 1.0 -0.2
Independent Ken DeVries 407 0.9 -1.9
Total valid votes 44,329 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Gar Knutson 17,890 40.0
Progressive Conservative Luella Watson 11,499 25.7
Reform John Van Der Veen 10,307 23.0
New Democratic Cynthia Nurse 3,260 7.3
Christian Heritage Ron Steenbergen 1,275 2.8
Green John R. Fisher 508 1.1
Total valid votes 44,739 100.0

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Coordinates: 42°47′N 81°13′W / 42.78°N 81.21°W / 42.78; -81.21