London—Fanshawe (provincial electoral district)
|Ontario electoral district|
Map showing the location of London—Fanshawe within Southwestern Ontario
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Ontario|
|Pop. density (per km²)||983.7|
The district consists of the southeast part of the City of London.
Specifically, it consists of the part of the city lying east and north of a line drawn from the northern limit of the city south along Highbury Avenue North, west along the Thames River (South Branch), south along the Canadian National Railway, west along Commissioners Road East, south along Wharncliffe Road South, east along Southdale Road East, south along White Oak Road, east along Exeter Road, north along Meg Drive, west along Jalna Boulevard, north along Ernest Avenue, east along Bradley Avenue, north along Highbury Avenue South, east along Arran Place and Bradley Avenue to the eastern limit of the city.
The riding was created in 1996 from parts of London Centre and Middlesex. It consisted initially of the part of the City of London lying east and north of a line drawn from the northern limit of the city south along Highbury Avenue and Highway 126, west along the Thames River, south along the Canadian National Railway tracks, west along Commissioners Road East, south along Wharncliffe Road South, east along Southdale Road East, south along White Oak Road, east along Exeter Road, north along Meg Drive, west along Jalna Boulevard, north along Ernest Avenue, east along Bradley Avenue, north along the Highbury Avenue, east along Arran Place and Bradley Avenue to the eastern limit of the city.
In 2003, it was given its current boundaries as described above.
The provincial electoral district was created in 1999 when provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.
Members of Provincial Parliament
This riding has elected the following members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:
|37th||1999–2003||Frank Mazzilli||Progressive Conservative|
|Ontario general election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Teresa Armstrong||13,954||40.7||+14.5|
|Progressive Conservative||Cheryl Miller||9,064||26.5||-1.0|
|Total valid votes||34,254||100.0|
Note: the 2011 election will be held on October 6, 2011.
|Ontario general election, 2007|
|Progressive Conservative||Jim Chapman||9,790||27.5||-2.9|
|New Democratic||Stephen Maynard||9,351||26.2||-4.9|
|Total valid votes||35,643||100.0|
|Ontario general election, 2003|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||12,051||31.1||+6.4|
|Progressive Conservative||Frank Mazzilli||11,777||30.4||-8.9|
|Total valid votes||38,809||100.0|
|Ontario general election, 1999|
|Progressive Conservative||Frank Mazzilli||15,295||38.5|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||9,788||24.7|
|Natural Law||Wanda Beaver||172||0.4|
|Total valid votes||39,701||100.0|
2007 electoral reform referendum
|Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007|
|First Past the Post||21,023||62.8|
|Mixed member proportional||12,442||37.2|
|Total valid votes||33,465||100.0|