Bonavista—Burin—Trinity

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Bonavista—Burin—Trinity
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Churence Rogers
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]74,116
Electors (2015)61,475
Area (km²)[2]16,806.97
Pop. density (per km²)4.4
Census divisionsDivision No. 1, Division No. 2, Division No. 3, Division No. 7, Division No. 8
Census subdivisionsArnold's Cove, Baine Harbour, Bay de Verde, Bay L'Argent, Bonavista, Burin, Carmanville, Centreville-Wareham-Trinity, Chance Cove, Chapel Arm, Clarenville, Come By Chance, Division No. 1, Subd. A, Division No. 1, Subd. E, Division No. 1, Subd. F, Division No. 1, Subd. G, Division No. 1, Subd. H, Division No. 1, Subd. Y, Division No. 2, Subd. C, Division No. 2, Subd. D, Division No. 2, Subd. E, Division No. 2, Subd. F, Division No. 2, Subd. G, Division No. 2, Subd. H, Division No. 2, Subd. I, Division No. 2, Subd. J, Division No. 2, Subd. K, Division No. 2, Subd. L, Division No. 3, Subd. A, Division No. 7, Subd. A, Division No. 7, Subd. B, Division No. 7, Subd. D, Division No. 7, Subd. E, Division No. 7, Subd. F, Division No. 7, Subd. G, Division No. 7, Subd. I, Division No. 7, Subd. J, Division No. 7, Subd. K, Division No. 7, Subd. L, Division No. 7, Subd. M, Division No. 7, Subd. N, Division No. 8, Subd. L, Division No. 8, Subd. M, Dover, Duntara, Eastport, Elliston, English Harbour East, Frenchman's Cove, Fortune, Fox Cove-Mortier, Gambo, Garnish, Glovertown, Grand Bank, Grand le Pierre, Greenspond, Hant's Harbour, Happy Adventure, Hare Bay, Heart's Content, Heart's Delight-Islington, Heart's Desire, Indian Bay, Keels, King's Cove, Lamaline, Lawn, Lewin's Cove, Little Bay East, Lord's Cove, Lumsden, Marystown, Musgrave Harbour, Musgravetown, New Perlican, New-Wes-Valley, Norman's Cove-Long Cove, Old Perlican, Parkers Cove, Point au Gaul, Point May, Port Blandford, Port Rexton, Red Harbour, Rushoon, Salmon Cove, Salvage, Sanringham, Sandy Cove, Small Point-Adam's Cove-Blackhead-Broad Cove, Southern Harbour, St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine, St. Brendan's, St. Lawrence, Sunnyside, Terra Nova, Terrenceville, Traytown, Trinity (Trinity Bay), Trinity Bay North, Whiteway, Whitbourne, Winterland, Winterton

Bonavista—Burin—Trinity is a federal electoral district on Newfoundland Island in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

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.[3] 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%).[4]

Demographics[edit]

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.[5]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[6]

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)

Geography[edit]

The riding contains the Bonavista Bay area, the Burin Peninsula and the Trinity Bay area of Newfoundland.

History[edit]

The riding of Bonavista—Burin—Trinity was created in 2013 from the electoral districts of Random—Burin—St. George's, Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor and Avalon.

Parliament Years Member Party
Bonavista—Burin—Trinity
Riding created from Random—Burin—St. George's,
Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor and Avalon
42nd  2015–2017     Judy Foote Liberal
 2017–2019 Churence Rogers
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

2019 general election[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Churence Rogers 14,707 45.7 -23.52
Conservative Sharon Vokey 12,697 39.5 +16.65
New Democratic Matthew Cooper 3,855 12.0 +7.25
Green Kelsey Reichel 920 2.9 +1.80
Total valid votes/Expense limit 32,179 100.0
Total rejected ballots 609
Turnout 32,788 55.8
Eligible voters 58,729
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]

2017 by-election[edit]

Canadian federal by-election, December 11, 2017[9]
Resignation of Judy Foote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Churence Rogers 8,717 69.22 -12.58
Conservative Mike Windsor 2,878 22.85 +12.78
New Democratic Tyler James Downey 598 4.75 -2.54
Libertarian Shane Stapleton 262 2.08 N/A
Green Tyler Colbourne 138 1.10 +0.25
Total valid votes/Expense limit 12,593 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 12,593 21.43 -35.94
Eligible voters 58,771
Liberal hold Swing -12.68

2015 general election[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Judy M. Foote 28,704 81.80 +27.33 $40,957.22
Conservative Mike Windsor 3,534 10.07 –20.43 $7,929.44
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
Turnout 35,265 57.36
Eligible voters 61,475
Liberal notional hold Swing +23.88
Source: Elections Canada,[10][11]
2011 federal election redistributed results[12]
Party Vote %
  Liberal 16,805 54.46
  Conservative 9,412 30.50
  New Democratic 4,303 13.95
  Green 270 0.88
  Others 66 0.21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2017
  3. ^ "Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts".
  4. ^ "Report – Newfoundland and Labrador".
  5. ^ "National Household Survey (NHS)".
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=10002&Data=Count&SearchText=bonavista&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  8. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  9. ^ "Prime Minister of Canada announces by-elections". Prime Minister's Office. November 5, 2017.
  10. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Bonavista—Burin—Trinity (Preliminary results)". Elections Canada. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  11. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections