Richmond Hill (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see Richmond Hill (provincial electoral district).
Richmond Hill
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Richmond Hill, riding.png
Richmond Hill in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Costas Menegakis
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 129,609
Electors (2011) 88,261
Area (km²)[2] 46.89
Pop. density (per km²) 2,764.1
Census divisions York
Census subdivisions Richmond Hill
Map of Richmond Hill riding

Richmond Hill is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Oak Ridges riding.

Geography[edit]

The riding includes the neighbourhoods of Elgin Mills, Bayview North, Bayview South, North Richvale, Hillsview, Bayview Hill, South Richvale, Langstaff and Doncrest in the Town of Richmond Hill.

It consists of the part of the Town of Richmond Hill lying south and west of a line drawn from west to east along Gamble Road, south along Yonge Street, and east along Elgin Mills Road East.

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following member of the Canadian House of Commons:

Parliament Years Member Party
Richmond Hill
Riding created from Oak Ridges
38th  2004 − 2006     Bryon Wilfert Liberal
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Costas Menegakis Conservative

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Costas Menegakis 22,078 44.14 +8.45
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 17,671 35.33 -11.66
New Democratic Adam DeVita 8,433 16.86 +6.97
Green Cameron Hastings 1,832 3.66 -3.75
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,014 100.00
Total rejected ballots 221 0.44 -0.05
Turnout 50,235 55.96 +3.91
Eligible voters 89,765
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 21,488 46.99 -6.58 $76,540
Conservative Chungsen Leung 16,318 35.69 +3.81 $86,007
New Democratic Wess Dowsett 4,526 9.89 -0.07 $8,114
Green Dylan Marando 3,388 7.41 +2.84 $6,267
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,720 100.00 $90,834
Total rejected ballots 223 0.49 +0.16
Turnout 45,943 52.05 -9.69
     Liberal hold Swing -5.2
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 27,837 53.57 -4.91
Conservative Joe Di Paola 16,564 31.88 +7.00
New Democratic Wess Dowsett 5,176 9.96 +0.26
Green Tim Rudkins 2,379 4.57 -0.06
Total valid votes 51,956 100.00
Total rejected ballots 170 0.33
Turnout 52,126 61.74
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 27,102 58.48
Conservative Pete Merrifield 11,530 24.88
New Democratic Nella Cotrupi 4,495 9.70
Green Tim Rudkins 2,144 4.63
Progressive Canadian Ellena Lam 1,074 2.32
Total valid votes 46,345 100.00

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Coordinates: 43°52′N 79°25′W / 43.87°N 79.42°W / 43.87; -79.42