Newmarket—Aurora

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the provincial electoral district, see Newmarket—Aurora (provincial electoral district).
Newmarket—Aurora
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Newmarket-Aurora.png
Newmarket—Aurora in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Lois Brown
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 133,181
Electors (2011) 86,113
Area (km²)[2] 88.11
Pop. density (per km²) 1,511.5
Census divisions York
Census subdivisions Newmarket, Aurora

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

The district contains the towns of Newmarket and Aurora.

The riding was created for the 2004 election by merging 50% of the riding of York North with 24% of the riding of Vaughan—King—Aurora.

According to the 2006 census, 121,924 people are represented in the House of Commons in this riding.

The major industry in the riding is manufacturing, and auto parts maker Magna International is the largest manufacturer. According to the 2006 census, the average family income is $118,060 which is higher than the national average. Unemployment in the riding is lower than the national average at 3.6%. Retail trade and the service sector are also important to the economy.

Boundaries[edit]

The riding consists of that part of the Regional Municipality of York comprising the towns of Newmarket and Aurora.

Riding associations[edit]

Riding associations are the local branches of the national political parties:

Party Association Name CEO HQ Address HQ City
     Conservative Party of Canada Conservative Party of Canada Newmarket—Aurora Electoral District Association Greg Rider 248 Tamarac Trail Aurora
     Liberal Party of Canada Newmarket—Aurora Federal Liberal Association Kyle Jeremy Peterson 619 Queen Street Newmarket
     New Democratic Party Newmarket—Aurora New Democratic Party Federal Riding Association Gerald Fox 131 Orsi Drive Newmarket
Green Newmarket—Aurora Federal Green Party Association Carter Apps 132 Patterson Street Newmarket
Progressive Canadian Newmarket—Aurora P.C. Party Association Sinclair Stevens 730 Davis Drive, Suite 200 Newmarket

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Newmarket—Aurora
Riding created from York North and Vaughan—King—Aurora
38th  2004 − 2005     Belinda Stronach Conservative
 2005 − 2006     Liberal
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011     Lois Brown Conservative
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Lois Brown 31,600 54.29 +7.56
Liberal Kyle Peterson 13,908 23.90 -10.39
New Democratic Kassandra Bidarian 8,886 15.27 +6.80
Green Vanessa Long 2,628 4.52 -3.71
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 998 1.71 -0.18
Animal Alliance Yvonne Mackie 182 0.31  
Total valid votes 58,202 100.00
Total rejected ballots 219 0.37
Turnout 58,421 64.01
Eligible voters 91,275


Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Lois Brown 24,873 46.73 +8.68
Liberal Tim Jones 18,250 34.29 -11.93
New Democratic Mike Seaward 4,508 8.47 -1.12
Green Glenn Hubbers 4,381 8.23 +3.46
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 1,004 1.89 +0.65
Christian Heritage Ray Luff 211 0.40  


Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Belinda Stronach 27,176 46.22 +5.14
Conservative Lois Brown 22,371 38.05 -4.37
New Democratic Ed Chudak 5,639 9.59 -0.34
Green Glenn Hubbers 2,805 4.77 +0.30
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 729 1.24 -0.86
Canadian Action Peter Maloney 79 0.13  


Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Belinda Stronach 21,818 42.42 -2.43
Liberal Martha Hall Findlay 21,129 41.08 -9.48
New Democratic Ed Chudak 5,111 9.93 +6.18
Green Daryl Wyatt 2,298 4.47
Progressive Canadian Dorian Baxter 1,079 2.10
Total valid votes 51,435 100.00
Change is from redistributed 2000 results. Conservative change is from the total of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative votes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 44°01′37″N 79°26′56″W / 44.027°N 79.449°W / 44.027; -79.449