Simcoe North

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For the provincial electoral district, see Simcoe North (provincial electoral district).
Simcoe North
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Simcoe North in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Bruce Stanton
Conservative
District created 1867
First contested 1867
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 121,119
Electors (2011) 88,470
Area (km²)[2] 2,184.34
Pop. density (per km²) 55.4
Census divisions Simcoe County
Census subdivisions Midland, Orillia, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Christian Island, Severn, Ramara, Oro-Medonte, Mnjikaning First Nation

Simcoe North is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. It was established as a federal riding in 1867. Its population was 119,400 in 2006.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups: 92.3% White, 5.9% Native Canadian
Languages: 90.7% English, 9.2% both English and French
Religions: 48.3% Protestant, 30.1% Catholic, 1.7% Other Christian, 18.6% No affiliation
Average income: $28,062

Geography[edit]

The district includes all of the north and eastern parts of Simcoe County. The major municipalities include Midland, Orillia, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Christian Island, Severn, Ramara, Oro-Medonte and Mnjikaning First Nation The area is 2,381 km2.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 1867 by the British North America Act. In 1867, it included the townships of Nottawasaga, Sunnidale, Vespra, Flos, Oro, Medonte, Orillia and Matchedash, Tiny and Tay, Balaklava and Robinson, and the Towns of Barrie and Collingwood. In 1882], it lost Oro, Medonte, Orillia and Matchedash, Tiny and Tay, and Balaklava and Robinson. In 1903, it gained Oro, but lost Barrie. In 1947, it lost Oro and gained Barrie. In 1966, it lost Nottawasaga, Sunnidale and Flos and gained Penetanguishene, Matchedash, Medonte, Orillia, Oro, and Tay. In 1976, it gained the townships of Mara, Rama and Tiny but Lost Barrie and Vespra. In 1987, it gained Flos.

Riding associations[edit]

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

Party Association Name CEO HQ Address HQ City
     Christian Heritage Party of Canada Simcoe North Riding Association CHP Adrian Kooger 201-390 Sundial Drive Orillia
     Conservative Party of Canada Simcoe North Conservative Association Marnie MacDougall 352 Tiny Beaches Road South Perkinsfield
     Liberal Party of Canada Simcoe North Federal Liberal Association Ryan Douglas Barber 520 Harvie Settlement Road Orillia
     New Democratic Party Simcoe North Federal NDP Riding Association Darin Kennedy 1684 Quarry Rd RR1 Coldwater
Green Simcoe North Federal Green Party Association Alec Adams 309-30 Museum Drive Orillia

Members of Parliament[edit]

Simcoe North has elected the following Members of Parliament to represent it in the Canadian House of Commons:

Parliament Years Member Party
Simcoe North
1st  1867 − 1872     Thomas David McConkey Liberal
2nd  1872 − 1874     Herman Henry Cook Liberal
3rd  1874 − 1878
4th  1878 − 1882     Dalton McCarthy Conservative
5th  1882 − 1887
6th  1887 − 1891
7th  1891 − 1896     Independent
8th  1896 − 1898     McCarthyite
 1898 − 1900     Leighton McCarthy Independent
9th  1900 − 1904
10th  1904 − 1908
11th  1908 − 1911     John Allister Currie Conservative
12th  1911 − 1917
13th  1917 − 1921     Government (Unionist)
14th  1921 − 1925     Thomas Edwin Ross Progressive
15th  1925 − 1926     William Alves Boys Conservative
16th  1926 − 1930
17th  1930 − 1935     John Thomas Simpson Conservative
18th  1935 − 1940     Duncan Fletcher McCuaig Liberal
19th  1940 − 1945
20th  1945 − 1949     Julian Ferguson Progressive Conservative
21st  1949 − 1953
22nd  1953 − 1957
23rd  1957 − 1958     Heber Smith Progressive Conservative
24th  1958 − 1962
25th  1962 − 1963
26th  1963 − 1965
27th  1965 − 1968
28th  1968 − 1972     Philip Bernard Rynard Progressive Conservative
29th  1972 − 1974
30th  1974 − 1979
31st  1979 − 1980     Doug Lewis Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988
34th  1988 − 1993
35th  1993 − 1997     Paul DeVillers Liberal
36th  1997 − 2000
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008     Bruce Stanton Conservative
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Bruce Stanton 31,581 54.5 +4.8
New Democratic Richard Banigan 11,515 19.9 +8.2
Liberal Steve Clarke 11,090 19.1 -8.6
Green Valerie Powell 3,489 6.0 -5.0
Christian Heritage Adrian Kooger 322 0.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,997 100.0
Total rejected ballots 161 0.3
Turnout 58,158 64.9
Eligible voters 89,588
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Bruce Stanton 26,328 49.7 +9.3 $84,616
Liberal Steve Clarke 14,670 27.7 -10.7 $87,766
New Democratic Richard Banigan 6,207 11.7 -2.4 $6,265
Green Valerie Powell 5,820 11.0 +5.0 $26,424
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,025 100.0 $90,754

Note: Results are preliminary as of 18 October 2008.

Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Bruce Stanton 23,266 40.4 +2.7
Liberal Karen Graham 22,078 38.4 -5.0
New Democratic Jen Hill 8,132 14.1 +2.8
Green Sandy Agnew 3,451 6.0 -0.4
Christian Heritage Adrian Kooger 617 1.1 +0.1
Total valid votes 57,544 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul Devillers 23,664 43.4 -7.4
Conservative Peter Stock 20,570 37.7 -6.2
New Democratic Jen Hill 6,162 11.3 +6.6
Green Mary Lou Kirby 3,486 6.4
Christian Heritage Adrian Kooger 544 1.0 +0.4
Canadian Action Ian Woods 145 0.3
Total valid votes 54,571 100.0

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul Devillers 24,510 50.8 +6.4
Alliance Peter Stock 14,283 29.6 +1.6
Progressive Conservative Lucy Stewart 6,914 14.3 -6.8
New Democratic Ann Billings 2,272 4.7 -0.1
Independent Adrian P. Kooger 305 0.6
Total valid votes 48,284 100.0

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul Devillers 22,775 44.4 +3.9
Reform Peter Stock 14,363 28.0 -2.8
Progressive Conservative Sharon Henry 10,849 21.1 -2.0
New Democratic Ann Billings 2,488 4.8 +1.4
Green Adam Mazzara 388 0.8
Natural Law Peter Cameron 230 0.4 -0.1
Canadian Action Gloria Earl 213 0.4
Total valid votes 51,306 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul Devillers 23,047 40.5 +2.7
Reform Ray Lyons 17,498 30.8
Progressive Conservative Doug Lewis 13,145 23.1 -20.9
New Democratic Marsha Mitzak 1,958 3.4 -14.7
National Brian Stewart 845 1.5
Natural Law Garry Foster 300 0.5
Abolitionist Bobby-Joe Edwards 67 0.1
Total valid votes 56,860 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Doug Lewis 21,847 44.0 -10.9
Liberal Alan Martin 18,755 37.8 +11.2
New Democratic Mike McMurter 8,995 18.1 +1.0
Total valid votes 49,597 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Doug Lewis 24,887 55.0 +18.5
Liberal Alan Martin 12,062 26.6 -9.6
New Democratic Tim Tynan 7,742 17.1 -10.2
Green John Brandon Letts 362 0.8
Libertarian Ian Mcteer 229 0.5
Total valid votes 45,282 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Doug Lewis 14,874 36.4 -10.0
Liberal Alan Martin 14,808 36.3 +9.7
New Democratic Fayne Bullen 11,139 27.3 +0.3
Total valid votes 40,821 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Doug Lewis 19,388 46.4 +6.2
New Democratic Fayne Bullen 11,284 27.0 +4.7
Liberal Walter Connell 11,099 26.6 +4.3
Total valid votes 41,771 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative P.B. Rynard 18,950 40.2 -7.7
Liberal Janice Laking 17,068 36.2 +3.7
New Democratic Fayne Bullen 10,502 22.3 +2.8
Independent Stephen Ridley 330 0.7
Social Credit Bruce Arnold 267 0.6
Total valid votes 47,117 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative P.B. Rynard 22,145 47.9 +2.1
Liberal Bruce Owen 15,038 32.6 -8.6
New Democratic Rich Partridge 9,016 19.5 +6.5
Total valid votes 46,199 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative P.B. Rynard 16,619 45.8 +0.3
Liberal Bill A. Bell 14,936 41.2 0.0
New Democratic Charles Perrie Rintoul 4,730 13.0 +5.0
Total valid votes 36,285 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Heber Smith 9,513 45.5 -0.4
Liberal Bill Bell 8,590 41.1 +3.3
New Democratic Ed Genge 1,677 8.0 -0.8
Social Credit Mel Rowat 1,109 5.3 -3.6
Total valid votes 20,889 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Heber Smith 10,157 45.9 -12.2
Liberal Ralph Snelgrove 8,374 37.8 +7.1
Social Credit Williard Kinzie 1,961 8.9 -2.4
New Democratic Russell Pogue 963 4.4
Independent Conservative Jack Browne 678 3.1
Total valid votes 22,133 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Heber Smith 11,728 58.1 -12.1
Liberal Hank Howard 6,210 30.7 +0.9
New Democratic Russell Pogue 2,265 11.2
Total valid votes 20,203 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Heber Smith 13,855 70.2 +7.7
Liberal William S. Campbell 5,890 29.8 -7.7
Total valid votes 19,745 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Heber Smith 11,437 62.5 +10.9
Liberal William Seymour Campbell 6,860 37.5 -10.9
Total valid votes 18,297 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Julian Harcourt Ferguson 8,316 51.6 +1.6
Liberal Ralph Trapnell Snelgrove 7,796 48.4 +5.2
Total valid votes 16,112 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Julian Harcourt Ferguson 7,658 50.0 -3.0
Liberal J. Gladstone Currie 6,613 43.2 +2.7
Co-operative Commonwealth Reginald Edward Ayres 1,053 6.9 +0.3
Total valid votes 15,324 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Julian Harcourt Ferguson 8,251 52.9 +7.0
Liberal Duncan Fletcher McCuaig 6,309 40.5 -13.6
Co-operative Commonwealth Arthur Eric Cresswell 1,027 6.6
Total valid votes 15,587 100.0

Note: Progressive Conservative vote is compared to "National Government" vote in 1940 election.

Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Duncan Fletcher McCuaig 7,096 54.1 +4.0
National Government Frederick Aylsworth Brock 6,030 45.9 +9.4
Total valid votes 13,126 100.0

Note: "National Government" vote is compared to Conservative vote in 1935 election.

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Duncan Fletcher McCuaig 7,244 50.1
Conservative John Thomas Simpson 5,290 36.6 -16.5
Reconstruction Herbert James Crawford 1,324 9.2
Co-operative Commonwealth Seymour Cornwall Cooper 608 4.2
Total valid votes 14,466 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative John Thomas Simpson 7,295 53.0 +2.3
Progressive Ernest Charles Drury 6,459 47.0 -2.3
Total valid votes 13,754 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative William Alves Boys 7,058 50.7 -1.5
Progressive Ernest Charles Drury 6,865 49.3 +1.5
Total valid votes 13,923 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative William Alves Boys 6,885 52.2 +8.7
Progressive Ernest Drury 6,295 47.8 -3.6
Total valid votes 13,180 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Thomas Edwin Ross 5,298 51.4
Conservative John Allister Currie 4,489 43.5 -21.4
Independent William John Holden 527 5.1
Total valid votes 10,314 100.0

Note: Conservative vote is compared to Government vote in 1917 election.

Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Government (Unionist) John Allister Currie 4,240 64.9 +13.2
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Ernest Drury 2,293 35.1 -13.2
Total valid votes 6,533 100.0

Note: Government vote is compared to Conservative vote in 1911 election, and Opposition vote is compared to Liberal vote.

Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative John Allister Currie 2,648 51.7 +1.2
Liberal Leighton Goldie McCarthy 2,476 48.3 -1.2
Total valid votes 5,124 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative John Allister Currie 2,756 50.5 +0.9
Liberal Daniel Wilson 2,705 49.5
Total valid votes 5,461 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Leighton Goldie McCarthy 2,486 50.4 -6.2
Conservative John Allister Currie 2,444 49.6 +6.2
Total valid votes 4,930 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Leighton Goldie McCarthy 2,524 56.6
Conservative Charles Cameron 1,936 43.4 +25.2
Total valid votes 4,460 100.0

Note: popular vote compared to vote in 1896 general election.

By-election on 14 December 1898

On Mr. McCarthy's death, 11 May 1898

Party Candidate Votes
Independent Leighton Goldie McCarthy elected
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
McCarthyite Dalton McCarthy 2,517 52.4 -0.8
Liberal Elihu Stewart 1,410 29.4 -17.4
Conservative Houghton Lennox 875 18.2
Total valid votes 4,802 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Dalton McCarthy 2,417 53.3 -0.4
Liberal Herman Henry Cook 2,121 46.7 +0.5
Total valid votes 4,538 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Dalton McCarthy 2,362 53.7 -0.1
Liberal Timothy Warren Anglin 2,033 46.3
Total valid votes 4,395 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Dalton McCarthy 1,761 53.8 +3.4
Independent Charles Drury 1,511 46.2
Total valid votes 3,272 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Dalton McCarthy 2,943 50.4 +1.2
Liberal Herman Henry Cook 2,893 49.6 -1.2
Total valid votes 5,836 100.0
Canadian federal by-election, 26 December 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On Mr. Cook being unseated on petition, 11 November 1874
Liberal Herman Henry Cook 2,355 50.8 -1.0
Conservative Dalton McCarthy 2,281 49.2 +1.0
Total valid votes 4,636 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Herman Henry Cook 2,279 51.7 +1.0
Conservative Dalton McCarthy 2,125 48.3 -1.0
Total valid votes 4,404 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Herman Henry Cook 1,908 50.7
Conservative Dalton McCarthy 1,852 49.3
Total valid votes 3,760 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Thomas David McConkey acclaimed

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Coordinates: 44°41′N 79°38′W / 44.68°N 79.64°W / 44.68; -79.64