Bonavista—Burin—Trinity was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and has been legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for October 2015. It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Random—Burin—St. George's (41%), Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor (37%) and Avalon (22%).
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, Bonavista—Burin—Trinity is the most Christian riding in Canada with 97% of the population claiming to have a Christian affiliation. It is also the only riding in Canada where less than 3% of the population has no religious affiliation.
Ethnic groups: 97.4% White, 2.0% Indigenous, 0.6% Other
Languages: 99.2% English, 0.3% French, 0.5% Other
Religions: 97.0% Christian, 0.2% Other, 2.8% None
Median income: $20,964 (2010)
Average income: $28,908 (2010)
Riding created from Random—Burin—St. George's,
Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor and Avalon
2019 general election
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|** Preliminary results — Not yet official **|
|New Democratic||Matthew Cooper||3,855||12.0||+7.25|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||32,179||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||609|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|Canadian federal by-election, December 11, 2017|
Resignation of Judy Foote
|New Democratic||Tyler James Downey||598||4.75||-2.54|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||12,593||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots|
2015 general election
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|Liberal||Judy M. Foote||28,704||81.80||+27.33||$40,957.22|
|New Democratic||Jenn Brown||2,557||7.29||–6.66||$616.65|
|Green||Tyler John Colbourne||297||0.85||–0.03||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||35,092||100.00||$214,042.22|
|Total rejected ballots||173||0.49||–|
|Liberal notional hold||Swing||+23.88|
|Source: Elections Canada,|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
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