Kitchener—Conestoga

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the provincial electoral district, see Kitchener—Conestoga (provincial electoral district).
Kitchener—Conestoga
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Kitchener-Conestoga.png
Kitchener—Conestoga in relation to Southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Harold Albrecht
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 130,937
Electors (2011) 84,665
Area (km²)[2] 939.96
Pop. density (per km²) 139.3
Census divisions Waterloo
Census subdivisions Kitchener, Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich

Kitchener—Conestoga (formerly known as Kitchener—Wilmot—Wellesley—Woolwich) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. Its population in 2006 was 114,405.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the townships of Woolwich, Wellesley and Wilmot, and the southwestern part of the City of Kitchener, i.e., the part of the City of Kitchener lying south of a line (from west to east) Conestoga Parkway, King Street East, the King Street Bypass and the Grand River.

The electoral district was created in 2003 from Waterloo—Wellington, part of Kitchener Centre, and part of Cambridge. It was known as "Kitchener—Wilmot—Wellesley—Woolwich" from 2004 to 2005.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Kitchener—Wilmot—Wellesley—Woolwich
Riding created from Waterloo—Wellington,
Kitchener Centre and Cambridge
38th  2004 − 2006     Lynn Myers Liberal
Riding renamed — Kitchener—Conestoga
39th  2006 − 2008     Harold Albrecht Conservative
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Harold Albrecht 28,902 54.12 +4.80 $87,677.43
New Democratic Lorne Bruce 11,665 21.84 +6.81 $9,277.86
Liberal Robert Rosehart 10,653 19.95 -4.94
Green Albert Ashley 2,184 4.09 -6.65
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,404 100.00 $92,867.94
Total rejected ballots 171 0.32 0.00
Turnout 53,575 61.10 +4.58
Eligible voters 87,689
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Harold Albrecht 23,525 49.32 +8.10 $84,798
Liberal Orlando Da Silva 11,876 24.89 -13.59 $75,077
New Democratic Rod McNeil 7,173 15.03 +0.15 $6,494
Green Jamie Kropf 5,124 10.74 +5.33 $33,066
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,698 100.00 $88,113
Total rejected ballots 153 0.32
Turnout 47,851 56.52
     Conservative hold Swing +10.85
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Harold Albrecht 20,615 41.22 +5.86
Liberal Lynn Myers 19,245 38.48 -3.80
New Democratic Len Carter 7,443 14.88 -0.83
Green Kris Stapleton 2,706 5.41 -1.22
Total valid votes 50,009 100.00
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Lynn Myers 17,819 42.29
Conservative Frank Luellau 14,903 35.37
New Democratic Len Carter 6,623 15.72
Green Kris Stapleton 2,793 6.63
Total valid votes 42,138 100.00

References[edit]

Notes[edit]