Guelph (provincial electoral district)

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Guelph
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Guelph, riding.png
Guelph in relation to other southwestern Ontario electoral districts
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Liz Sandals
Liberal
District created 2004
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 114,943
Electors (2007) 85,961
Area (km²) 92
Pop. density (per km²) 1,249.4
Census divisions Wellington County
Census subdivisions Guelph
For the federal electoral district, see Guelph (electoral district).

Guelph is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. The entire riding was created from Guelph—Wellington riding.

The riding includes all of the city of Guelph.

The riding also existed from 1987 until 1999 with the same borders.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Guelph
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created
34th  1987 − 1990     Enrico Ferraro Liberal
35th  1990 − 1995     Derek Fletcher New Democratic
36th  1995 − 1999     Brenda Elliott Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved
Riding created from Guelph—Wellington
39th  2007 − 2011     Liz Sandals Liberal
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Liz Sandals 22,014 41.52 -0.91
Progressive Conservative Anthony MacDonald 11,048 20.84 -4.76
Green Mike Schreiner 10,230 19.29 +12.36
New Democratic James Gordon 9,385 17.70 -6.18
Communist Juanita Burnett 178 0.34 +0.04
Libertarian Blair Smythe 170 0.32 -0.33
Total valid votes 53,025 100.00
Liberal hold Swing +1.92
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Liz Sandals 19,815 42.43 +1.68
Progressive Conservative Greg Schirk 11,954 25.60 +0.86
New Democratic James Gordon 11,150 23.88 +10.03
Green Steve Dyck 3,234 6.93 -12.52
Libertarian Philip Bender 305 0.65  
Communist Drew Garvie 139 0.30 -0.1
Independent Julian Ichim 100 0.21  
Total valid votes 46,697 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 206 0.44
Turnout 46,903 50.27
Eligible voters 93,308
Liberal hold Swing +0.41
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Liz Sandals 20,188 40.75 -1.5
Progressive Conservative Bob Senechal 12,258 24.74 -12.37
Green Ben Polley 9,635 19.45 +12.44
New Democratic Karan Mann-Bowers 6,862 13.85 +1.86
Family Coalition John Gots 402 0.81 -0.83
Communist Drew Garvie 196 0.40
Total valid votes 49,541 100.0
Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Liz Sandals 23,607 42.25 +8.98
Progressive Conservative Brenda Elliott 20,735 37.11 -15.51
New Democratic James Valcke 6,699 11.99 +0.15
Green Ben Polley 3,917 7.01 +5.54
Family Coalition Alan McDonald 914 1.64
Total valid votes 55,872 100.0
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Brenda Elliott 26,246 52.62 +10.07
Liberal Wayne Hyland 16,595 33.27 +4.93
New Democratic Bruce Abel 5,907 11.84 -13.58
Green Bradley Shaw 733 1.47
Independent Anna Di Carlo (Marxist-Leninist) 396 0.79 +0.33
Total valid votes 49,877 100.0
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Brenda Elliott 17,204 42.55 +16.9
Liberal Rick Ferraro 11,459 28.34 -1.74
New Democratic Derek Fletcher 10,278 25.42 -12.49
Family Coalition John G. Gots 1,035 2.56 -1.48
Libertarian Thomas Bradburn 265 0.66
Independent Anna Di Carlo (Marxist-Leninist) 187 0.46
Total valid votes 40,428 100.0
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Derek Fletcher 15,051 37.91 +10.7
Liberal Rick Ferraro 11,944 30.08 -24.96
Progressive Conservative Linda Lennon 10,184 25.65 +9.59
Family Coalition John G. Gots 1,602 4.04
Green Bill Hulet 920 2.32
Total valid votes 39,701 100.0
Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Rick Ferraro 18,445 55.04
New Democratic Derek Fletcher 9,119 27.21
Progressive Conservative Bob Pierce 5,383 16.06
Independent Bill Hulet 562 1.68
Total valid votes 33,509 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 26,835 55.4
Mixed member proportional 21,629 44.6
Total valid votes 48,464 100.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Ontario. "General Election Results by District, 027 Guelph". Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Guelph". Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 43°33′N 80°15′W / 43.550°N 80.250°W / 43.550; -80.250