Windsor—Tecumseh

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Windsor—Tecumseh
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Windsor—Tecumseh.png
Windsor—Tecumseh in relation to the other southwestern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Joe Comartin
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 115,528
Electors (2011) 85,287
Area (km²)[2] 162.87
Pop. density (per km²) 709.3
Census divisions Essex
Census subdivisions Windsor, Tecumseh

Windsor—Tecumseh 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 Essex and the Windsor—St. Clair ridings.

Windsor—St. Clair was created in 1987 as "Windsor—Lake St. Clair" from parts of Essex—Windsor and Windsor—Walkerville ridings. In 1989, the riding's name was changed to "Windsor—St. Clair". It was also a provincial riding for the 1999 and 2003 Ontario provincial elections.

Windsor—Tecumseh consists of the Town of Tecumseh, and the part of the City of Windsor lying east and north of a line drawn from the U.S. border southeast along Langlois Avenue, east along Tecumseh Road East, and southeast along Pillette Road to the southern city limit.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census

Ethnic groups: 84.7% White, 3.7% Black, 3.2% Arab, 2.1% Aboriginal 1.7% South Asian, 1.3% Filipino
Languages: 76.0% English, 4.3% French, 2.6% Italian, 2.6% Arabic, 1.7% Serbian, 1.4% Polish, 1.1% Romanian, 1.1% Spanish
Religions: 75.7% Christian (47.4% Catholic, 5.6% Anglican, 4.9% Orthodox, 3.9% United Church, 1.7% Presbyterian, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Lutheran), 3.1% Muslim, 19.3 No religion
Median income (2005): $28,666

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Windsor—Lake St. Clair
Riding created from Essex—Windsor and Windsor—Walkerville
34th  1988 − 1993     Howard McCurdy New Democratic
Riding renamed — Windsor—St. Clair
35th  1993 − 1997     Shaughnessy Cohen Liberal
36th  1997 − 1999
 1999 − 2000     Rick Limoges Liberal
37th  2000 − 2004     Joe Comartin New Democratic
Riding renamed — Windsor—Tecumseh
38th  2004 − 2006     Joe Comartin New Democratic
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Windsor—Lake St. Clair[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
  New Democratic Party Howard McCurdy 18,915
  Liberal Shaughnessy Cohen 16,192
  Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 8,453

Windsor—St. Clair[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Shaughnessy Cohen 22,958
  New Democratic Party Howard McCurdy 8,871
  Progressive Conservative Tom Porter 4,553
  Reform Greg Novini 4,153
Green Stephen Harvey 379
  Natural Law Stephanie Moniatowicz 194
  Marxist-Leninist Dale Woodyard 61
  Abolitionist Ayesha F. Bharmal 52
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Shaughnessy Cohen 16,496
  New Democratic Party Joe Comartin 14,237
  Reform Harold Downs 5,899
  Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 4,253
Green Timothy Dugdale 357
  Marxist-Leninist Dale Woodyard 115
By-election on April 12, 1999
death of Shaughnessy Cohen
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Rick Limoges 13,891
  New Democratic Party Joe Comartin 13,800
  Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 2,074
  Reform Scott Cowan 1,956
  Unknown John Turmel 106
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
  New Democratic Party Joe Comartin 17,001
  Liberal Rick Limoges 16,600
  Canadian Alliance Phillip Pettinato 5,639
  Progressive Conservative Bruck Easton 1,906
Green Stephen Lockwood 390
  Marxist-Leninist Dale Woodyard 95

Windsor—Tecumseh[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Joe Comartin 22,235 49.92 +1.22 $72,370
Conservative Denise Ghanam 14,945 33.55 +9.63
Liberal Irek Kusmierczyk 5,764 12.94 -8.02
Green Kyle Prestanski 1,354 3.04 -3.36
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 242 0.54
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,540 100.00
Total rejected ballots 232 0.52 -0.06
Turnout 44,772 53.46 + 2.81
Eligible voters 83,748
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Joe Comartin 20,914 48.70 +4.08 $67,619
Conservative Denise Ghanam 10,276 23.92 -1.40 $15,626
Liberal Steve Mastroianni 9,005 20.96 -5.47 $49,645
Green Kyle Prestanski 2,749 6.40 +3.17
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,944 100.00   $88,944
Total rejected ballots 252 0.58 +0.07
Turnout 43,196 50.65 -9.56
  New Democratic Party hold Swing +2.74
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Joe Comartin 22,646 44.62 +2.77
Liberal Bruck Easton 13,412 26.43 -8.44
Conservative Rick Fuschi 12,852 25.32 +4.80
Green Catherine Pluard 1,644 3.23 -0.13
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 193 0.38 0.00
Total valid votes 50,747 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 261 0.51 -0.24
Turnout 51,008 60.21 +2.63
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Joe Comartin 20,037 41.85
Liberal Rick Limoges 16,219 33.87
Conservative Rick Fuschi 9,827 20.52
Green Elizabeth Powles 1,613 3.36
Marxist–Leninist Laura Chesnik 182 0.38
Total valid votes 47,878 100.00
Total rejected ballots 362 0.75
Turnout 48,240 57.58

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Coordinates: 42°17′35″N 82°54′00″W / 42.293°N 82.900°W / 42.293; -82.900