Perth—Wellington

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For the provincial electoral district, see Perth—Wellington (provincial electoral district).
Perth—Wellington
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Perth-Wellington.png
Perth—Wellington in relation to other southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Gary Schellenberger
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 104,912
Electors (2007) 72,944
Area (km²)[2] 3,580.14
Pop. density (per km²) 29.3
Census divisions Perth, Wellington
Census subdivisions Minto, Wellington North, North Perth, Mapleton, West Perth, Perth East, Stratford, Perth South, St. Marys

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

It was created in 2003 from parts of Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey, Perth—Middlesex and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

It consists of the County of Perth, and the Town of Minto and the townships of Mapleton and Wellington North in the County of Wellington.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Perth—Wellington
Riding created from Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey,
Perth—Middlesex and Waterloo—Wellington
38th  2004 − 2006     Gary Schellenberger Conservative
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Gary Schellenberger 25,281 54.5 +6.5
New Democratic Ellen Papenburg 9,861 21.3 +4.3
Liberal Bob McTavish 8,341 18.0 -5.7
Green John Cowling 2,112 4.6 -4.5
Christian Heritage Irma DeVries 806 1.7 -0.4
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,401 100.00
Total rejected ballots 179 0.4
Turnout 46,580 64.2
Eligible voters 72,610
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Gary Schellenberger 20,709 48.0 +1.9 $68,139
Liberal Sandra Gardiner 10,225 23.7 -1.9 $29,238
New Democratic Kerry McManus 7,234 17.0 -1.8 $23,081
Green John Cowling 3,884 9.0 +2.5 $13,365
Christian Heritage Irma DeVries 898 2.1 -0.8 $8,662
Marxist–Leninist Julian Ichim 98 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 43,048 100.0 $82,152
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Gary Schellenberger 22,004 46.1 +4.1
Liberal David Cunningham 12,301 25.8 -7.6
New Democratic Keith Dinicol 8,876 18.6 +3.0
Green John Cowling 3,117 6.5 +0.3
Christian Heritage Irma DeVries 1,396 2.9 +0.1
Total valid votes 47,694 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Gary Schellenberger 18,879 42.0
Liberal Brian Innes 15,032 33.4
New Democratic Robert Roth 7,027 15.6
Green John Cowling 2,770 6.2
Christian Heritage Irma Nicolette Devries 1,273 2.8
Total valid votes 44,981 100.0

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Coordinates: 43°48′04″N 80°56′20″W / 43.801°N 80.939°W / 43.801; -80.939