Mississauga—Brampton South (provincial electoral district)

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For the federal electoral district, see Mississauga—Brampton South.
Mississauga—Brampton South (provincial electoral district)
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Mississauga—Brampton South in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Amrit Mangat
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 147,096
Electors (2011) 90,777
Area (km²) 82
Pop. density (per km²) 1,793.9
Census divisions Peel
Census subdivisions Mississauga, Brampton
Map of Mississauga-Brampton South

Mississauga—Brampton South is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.

Geography[edit]

It consists of the parts of the cities of Mississauga and Brampton bounded by a line drawn from the intersection of Highway 401 with the northeastern limit of the City of Mississauga, south along the city limit, southwest along Burnhamthorpe Road East, northwest along Central Parkway East, southwest along Highway 403, northwest along Mavis Road; thence northwesterly along said road to Eglinton Avenue West; thence southwesterly along said avenue to Terry Fox Way; thence northwesterly along said way to Britannia Road West; thence northeasterly along said road to Mavis Road, southwest along Highway 401, northwest along Mississauga Road, northeast along the northwestern limit of the City of Mississauga, northwest along McLaughlin Road, northeast along Steeles Avenue East, southeast along Kennedy Road South, northeast along the northwestern limit of the City of Mississauga, southeast along Dixie Road, and northeast along Highway 401 to the point of commencement.

History[edit]

It was created in 2003 from Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale, Brampton West—Mississauga, Mississauga Centre and Mississauga East ridings. In the 2011 provincial election, it had the lowest turnout of any riding in the province.[1]

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Mississauga—Brampton South
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from parts of
Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale, Brampton West—Mississauga,
Mississauga Centre and Mississauga East
39th  2007 − 2011     Amrit Mangat Liberal
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Amrit Mangat 19,832 47.93 +1.89
Progressive Conservative Amarjeet Gill 11,259 27.21 -3.19
New Democratic Kevin Troake 6,868 16.60 +0.58
Green Kathy Acheson 1,392 3.36 -0.32
Libertarian Richard Levesque 1,053 2.54 +0.50
None of the Above Kathleen Vezina 604 1.46
Independent Robert Alilovic 371 0.90
Total valid votes 41,379 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +2.54
Source: Elections Ontario[2]


Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Amrit Mangat 15,579 46.04 -7.74
Progressive Conservative Amarjeet Gill 10,287 30.40 +4.97
New Democratic Karanjit Pandher 5,420 16.02 +5.71
Green Keith Foster 1,247 3.68 -6.80
Libertarian Christin Milloy 691 2.04
Independent Masood Khan 400 1.18
Independent Walter Widla 216 0.64
Total valid votes 33,840 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 242 0.71
Turnout 34,082 36.43
Eligible voters 93,563
Liberal hold Swing -6.36


Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Amrit Mangat 19,738 53.78
Progressive Conservative Ravi Singh 9,333 25.43
Green Paul Simas 3,846 10.48
New Democratic Karan Pandher 3,785 10.31
Total valid votes 36,702 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 21,500 60.2
Mixed member proportional 14,201 39.8
Total 35,701 100.0

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 43°36′N 79°36′W / 43.6°N 79.6°W / 43.6; -79.6