Markham—Unionville

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For the provincial electoral district, see Markham—Unionville (provincial electoral district).
Markham—Unionville
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Markham Unionville.png
Markham—Unionville in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
John McCallum
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 136,857
Electors (2011) 88,931
Area (km²)[2] 60.22
Pop. density (per km²) 2,272.6
Census divisions York
Census subdivisions Markham
Map of Markham-Unionville

Markham—Unionville is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Boundaries[edit]

The district consisting of part of the Regional Municipality of York, and in particular, the city of Markham as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southerly limit of the city with Ontario Highway 404; thence northerly along said highway to 16th Avenue; thence easterly along said avenue to McCowan Road; thence southerly along said road to Highway No. 7; thence easterly along said highway to 9th Line; thence southerly along said line to the southerly limit of said town; thence westerly along said limit to the point of commencement.

History[edit]

It is located in the province of Ontario, and covers suburban areas north of Toronto. It was created in 2003 from Markham. The federal riding, for its entire history, has been represented by John McCallum.

Members of Parliament[edit]

The riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Markham—Unionville
Riding created from Markham
38th  2004 − 2006     John McCallum Liberal
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John McCallum 19,429 38.9 -16.0
Conservative Bob Saroya 17,734 35.5 +5.3
New Democratic Nadine Hawkins 10,897 21.8 +11.6
Green Adam Poon 1,597 3.2 -1.0
Libertarian Allen Small 231 0.5
Total valid votes 49,888 100.0
Total rejected ballots 290 0.6
Turnout 50,178 55.1 +2.8
Eligible voters 91,057
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John McCallum 25,195 54.9 -6.7 $58,875
Conservative Duncan Fletcher 13,855 30.2 +3.2 $58,523
New Democratic Nadine Hawkins 4,682 10.2 +2.2 $4,250
Green Leonard Aitken 1,931 4.2 +2.0 $2,524
Libertarian Allen Small 229 0.5 N/A $348
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,892 100.0 $90,945
Turnout 52.31
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John McCallum 32,797 61.6 -4.7
Conservative Joe Li 14,357 27.0 +4.5
New Democratic Janice Hagan 4,266 8.0 -0.7
Green Wesley Weese 1,151 2.2 -0.3
Progressive Canadian Fayaz Choudhary 363 0.7
Independent Partap Dua 297 0.6
Total valid votes 53,231 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal John McCallum 30,442 66.3
Conservative Joe Li 10,325 22.5
New Democratic Janice Hagan 3,993 8.7
Green Ed Wong 1,148 2.5
Total valid votes 45,908 100.0

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