Richmond Hill (provincial electoral district)

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Richmond Hill
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Richmond Hill, riding.png
Richmond Hill in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Reza Moridi
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 122,614
Electors (2011) 88,261
Area (km²) 49
Pop. density (per km²) 2,502.3
Census divisions York
Census subdivisions Richmond Hill
Map of Richmond Hill riding

Richmond Hill is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.

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.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Richmond Hill
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Oak Ridges
39th  2007 − 2011     Reza Moridi Liberal
40th  2011 − 2014
41st  2014 − Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Reza Moridi 21,049 48.48 +1.56
Progressive Conservative Vic Gupta 15,482 35.66 -0.13
New Democratic Adam DeVita 4,817 11.09 -1.88
Green Rachael Lave 1,335 3.07 -0.23
Libertarian Igor Bily 549 1.26 +0.24
Ontario Moderate Party Yuri Duboisky 187 0.43
Total valid votes 43,419 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +0.84
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Reza Moridi 18,042 46.92 -0.91
Progressive Conservative Vic Gupta 13,763 35.79 +1.06
New Democratic Adam DeVita 4,987 12.97 +4.27
Green Brian Chamberlain 1,268 3.30 -4.59
Libertarian Tamas Demjen 394 1.02  
Total valid votes 38,454 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 216 0.56
Turnout 38,670 42.49
Eligible voters 91,010
Liberal hold Swing -0.99
Source: Elections Ontario[2]


Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Reza Moridi 19,456 47.83
Progressive Conservative Alex Yuan 14,127 34.73
New Democratic Nella Cotrupi 3,565 8.7
Green Liz Couture 3,210 7.89
Family Coalition Lisa Kidd 318 0.78
Total valid votes 40,676 100.0
Source: Elections Ontario

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 23,187 58.8
Mixed member proportional 16,219 41.2
Total valid votes 39,406 100.0

Sources[edit]

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