Niagara West—Glanbrook (provincial electoral district)

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Niagara West—Glanbrook
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Niagara West—Glanbrook in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Tim Hudak
Progressive Conservative
District created 2004
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 111,024
Electors (2007) 80,444
Area (km²) 1,080
Pop. density (per km²) 102.8
Census divisions Hamilton, Niagara
Census subdivisions Hamilton, Grimsby, Pelham, West Lincoln, Lincoln
For the federal electoral district, see Niagara West—Glanbrook.

Niagara West—Glanbrook is a provincial electoral district in south eastern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

The riding, which was first contested in the 2007 provincial election, consists of the municipalities of Grimsby, Pelham, West Lincoln, Lincoln and that part of Hamilton east of Glancaster Road and south of the transmission line south of Rymal Road south of the former city of Hamilton, and also south of the Niagara Escarpment east of the former city.

52.5% of the riding came from Stoney Creek, 31.5% came from Erie—Lincoln, 15.6% came from Niagara Centre and 0.2% came from Hamilton Mountain.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Niagara West—Glanbrook
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Stoney Creek, Erie—Lincoln, Niagara Centre and Hamilton Mountain
39th  2007 − 2011     Tim Hudak Progressive Conservative
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak 23,539 41.98 -8.97
Liberal David Mossey 15,761 28.11 +2.13
New Democratic Brian McCormack 12,463 22.23 +3.68
Green Basia Krzyzanowski 3,028 5.40 +2.59
Libertarian Stefanos Karatopis 998 1.78 +1.44
Freedom Geoff Peacock 278 0.50 +0.34
Total valid votes 56,067 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -5.55
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak 24,919 50.95 -0.06
Liberal Katie Trombetta 12,708 25.98 -4.13
New Democratic Anthony Marco 9,070 18.55 +6.37
Green Meredith Cross 1,372 2.81 -3.89
Family Coalition Phil Lees 303 0.62  
Libertarian Rob Wienhold 166 0.34  
People's Political Party Marty Poos 158 0.32  
Reform Gerry Augustine 130 0.27  
Freedom Geoff Peacock 80 0.16  
Total valid votes 48,906 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 205 0.42
Turnout 49,111 54.88
Eligible voters 89,489
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +2.04
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak 24,463 51.01
Liberal Mike Lostracco 14,441 30.11
New Democratic Bonnie Bryan 5,839 12.18
Green Sid Frere 3,214 6.70
Total valid votes 47,957 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 30,972 65.7
Mixed member proportional 16,195 34.3
Total valid votes 47,167 100.0

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