Kitchener Centre (provincial electoral district)

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For the federal electoral district, see Kitchener Centre.
Kitchener Centre (provincial electoral district)
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Kitchener Centre in relation to Southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Daiene Vernile
Liberal
First contested 1999
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 107,540
Electors (2007) 76,390
Area (km²) 46
Pop. density (per km²) 2,337.8
Census divisions Waterloo
Census subdivisions Kitchener

Kitchener Centre is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the north-central part of the city of Kitchener, Ontario.

History[edit]

The provincial electoral district was created in 1996 from parts of Kitchener and Kitchener—Wilmot when provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Kitchener Centre
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Kitchener and Kitchener—Wilmot
37th  1999 − 2003     Wayne Wettlaufer Progressive Conservative
38th  2003 − 2007     John Milloy Liberal
39th  2007 − 2011
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present     Daiene Vernile Liberal

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Daiene Vernile 18,459 43.14 +3.91
Progressive Conservative Wayne Wettlaufer 11,546 26.99 -11.41
New Democratic Margaret Johnston 9,761 22.81 +3.99
Green Ronnie Smith 2,462 5.75 +3.36
Libertarian Patrick Bernier 557 1.30 +0.69
Total valid votes 42,785 100.00
Liberal hold Swing +7.66
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Milloy 15,392 39.23 -6.65
Progressive Conservative Dave Macdonald 15,069 38.40 +12.87
New Democratic Cameron Dearlove 7,385 18.82 +1.23
Green Mark Vercouteren 938 2.39 -5.91
Libertarian Patrick Bernier 240 0.61  
Independent Mark Corbiere 137 0.35  
Freedom Bugra Atsiz 77 0.20  
Total valid votes 39,238 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 172 0.44
Turnout 39,410 49.16
Eligible voters 80,170
Liberal hold Swing -9.76
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Milloy 17,458 45.88 +3.28
Progressive Conservative Matt Stanson 9,713 25.53 -12.04
New Democratic Rich Moffit 6,694 17.59 +1.79
Green Daniel Logan 3,160 8.30 +4.27
Family Coalition William J. Berhardt 600 1.58
Independent John D. McGuire 425 1.12
Total valid votes 38,050 100.0
Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Milloy 18,280 42.60 +2.68
Progressive Conservative Wayne Wettlaufer 16,120 37.57 -12.58
New Democratic Ted Martin 6,781 15.80 +8.04
Green Luigi D'agnillo 1,728 4.03 +2.78
Total valid votes 42,909 100.0
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Wayne Wettlaufer 22,593 50.15
Liberal Berry Vrbanovic 17,984 39.92
New Democratic David Brohman 3,494 7.76
Green Susan Koswan 561 1.25
Natural Law Roy Anderson 204 0.45
Independent Irvine James Conner 109 0.24
Independent Julian Ichim 107 0.24
Total valid votes 45,052 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 22,283 59.9
Mixed member proportional 14,932 40.1
Total valid votes 37,215 100.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Ontario. "General Election Results by District, 037 Kitchener Centre". Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Kitchener Centre". Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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