Chatham-Kent—Leamington

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Chatham-Kent—Leamington
Ontario electoral district
Chatham-kent-leamington.png
Map of southwestern Ontario showing the location of Chatham-Kent—Leamington
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Dave Epp
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2021
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]109,619
Electors (2015)78,803
Area (km²)[2]2,183
Pop. density (per km²)50.2
Census division(s)Chatham-Kent, Essex
Census subdivision(s)Chatham-Kent, Lakeshore, Leamington

Chatham-Kent—Leamington is a federal electoral district in Ontario. It encompasses a portion of Ontario previously included in the electoral districts of Chatham-Kent—Essex and Essex and Lambton—Kent—Middlesex.[3]

Chatham-Kent—Leamington was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for 19 October 2015.[4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Chatham-Kent—Leamington
Riding created from Chatham-Kent—Essex, Essex,
and Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
42nd  2015–2019     Dave Van Kesteren Conservative
43rd  2019–present Dave Epp

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Chatham-Kent—Leamington (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Dave Epp 22,435 40.9 -6.0
Liberal Greg Hetherington 15,683 28.6 -2.6
New Democratic Dan Gelinas 8,007 14.6 -0.6
People's Liz Vallee 7,892 14.4 +12.4
Green Mark Vercouteren 837 1.5 -2.6
Total valid votes 54,854 99.3
Total rejected ballots 400 0.7
Turnout 55,254 63.8
Eligible voters 86,615
Conservative hold Swing -1.7
Source: Elections Canada[5]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Dave Epp 25,359 46.9 +5.19 $112,325.66
Liberal Katie Omstead 16,899 31.2 -6.03 none listed
New Democratic Tony Walsh 8,229 15.2 -3.17 $3,959.54
Green Mark Vercouteren 2,233 4.1 +1.42 $372.30
People's John Balagtas 1,061 2.0 - $1,212.06
Marijuana Paul Coulbeck 307 0.6 - $0.00
Total valid votes/expense limit 54,088 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 450
Turnout 54,538 63.3
Eligible voters 86,165
Conservative hold Swing +5.61
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Dave Van Kesteren 21,677 41.71 -11.49 $119,230.26
Liberal Katie Omstead 19,351 37.23 +20.95 $64,239.01
New Democratic Tony Walsh 9,549 18.37 -8.79 $12,638.15
Green Mark Vercouteren 1,394 2.68 -0.66 $1,379.30
Total valid votes/expense limit 51,971 100.00   $213,665.70
Total rejected ballots 263 0.50
Turnout 52,234 65.99
Eligible voters 79,160
Conservative notional hold Swing -16.22
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 24,672 53.20
  New Democratic 12,595 27.16
  Liberal 7,553 16.29
  Green 1,551 3.34
  Others 4 0.01

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2016 Census
  • Most common mother tongue languages (2016) : 82.2% English, 2.6% French, 1.5% Spanish, 1.3% Portuguese, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Arabic.[11]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates – September 20, 2021 Federal Election". Elections Canada. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Chatham-Kent—Leamington, 30 September 2015
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
  11. ^ "Mother Tongue (269), Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Age (15A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2013 Representation Order), 2016 Census - 100% Data". August 2, 2017.

Coordinates: 42°17′N 82°17′W / 42.28°N 82.29°W / 42.28; -82.29