Lambton—Kent—Middlesex

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Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Middlesex-Kent-Lambton.png
Lambton—Kent—Middlesex in relation to other southern Ontario electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Bev Shipley
Conservative
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 106,805
Electors (2011) 78,559
Area (km²)[2] 4,924.56
Pop. density (per km²) 21.7
Census divisions Chatham-Kent, Lambton County, Middlesex County
Census subdivisions Chatham-Kent, Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex Centre, Lambton Shores, North Middlesex, Southwest Middlesex, Lucan Biddulph, Warwick, Adelaide Metcalfe, Brooke-Alvinston
For the provincial electoral district see Lambton—Kent—Middlesex (provincial electoral district).

Lambton—Kent—Middlesex (formerly known as Middlesex—Kent—Lambton) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.

The district includes all of Middlesex County except the City of London and Thames Centre Township, all of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent north of the Thames River, and excluding the former City of Chatham, and the Municipalities of Lambton Shores, Brooke-Alvinston Township, Dawn Euphemia Township, Warwick Township and the Indian reserves of Kettle Point and Walpole Island in the County of Lambton. The population in 2001 was 105,291, and the area is 5,277 km².

Electoral district[edit]

It was created in 1996 from Kent and Lambton—Middlesex. It was renamed "Middlesex—Kent—Lambton" briefly in 2003 to 2004. The riding as a whole is a swing riding between the Conservatives and the Liberals.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
Riding created from Kent and Lambton—Middlesex
36th  1997 − 2000     Rose-Marie Ur Liberal
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008     Bev Shipley Conservative
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Bev Shipley 29,546 57.7 +6.4
New Democratic Joe Hill 12,299 24.0 +8.5
Liberal Gayle Stucke 7,264 14.2 -10.5
Green Jim Johnston 1,701 3.3 -3.8
Christian Heritage Mike Janssens 413 0.8 -0.6
Total valid votes 51,223 100.0
Total rejected ballots 229 0.45 +0.05
Turnout 51,452 65.23 +4.13
Eligible voters 78,820
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Bev Shipley 24,516 51.28 +5.0 $72,430
Liberal Jeff Wesley 11,812 24.70 -6.5 $53,100
New Democratic Joe Hill 7,427 15.53 -1.6 $6,696
Green Jim Johnston 3,386 7.08 +3.0 $2,161
Christian Heritage Mike Janssens 663 1.38 -0.1 $1,599
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,804 100.00 $84,909
Total rejected ballots 193 0.40
Turnout 47,997 61.10
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Bev Shipley 25,170 46.3 +6.9
Liberal Jeff Wesley 16,935 31.2 -8.5
New Democratic Kevin Blake 9,286 17.1 +2.0
Green Jim Johnston 2,156 4.0 +0.3
Christian Heritage Mike Janssens 799 1.5 -0.6
Total valid votes 54,346 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Rose-Marie Ur 19,452 39.7 -9.1
Conservative Bev Shipley 19,288 39.4 -5.0
New Democratic Kevin Blake 7,376 15.1 +10.7
Green Allan McKeown 1,834 3.7 +3.0
Christian Heritage Allan James 1,015 2.1
Total valid votes 48,965 100.0

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 Rose-Marie Ur 21,124 48.8 +2.6
Alliance Ron Young 13,302 30.7 +3.2
Progressive Conservative John Phair 5,918 13.7 -2.2
New Democratic Joyce Jolliffe 1,871 4.3 -1.0
Independent Roger James 365 0.8
Green Dan Valkos 341 0.8 +0.2
Canadian Action Eva Cryderman 341 0.8
Total valid votes 43,262 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Rose-Marie Ur 21,155 46.2
Reform Brian Richardson 12,602 27.5
Progressive Conservative Victor Alderson 7,256 15.9
New Democratic Bela Trebics 2,440 5.3
Christian Heritage Ken Willis 1,785 3.9
Independent Larry Farquharson 257 0.6
Green David Drabbant 256 0.6
Total valid votes 45,751 100.0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament:

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 42°54′N 81°54′W / 42.9°N 81.9°W / 42.9; -81.9