Chatham-Kent—Leamington

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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 Van Kesteren
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]111,866
Electors (2015)78,803
Area (km²)[2]2,183
Pop. density (per km²)51.2
Census divisionsChatham-Kent, Essex
Census subdivisionsChatham-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–present     Dave Van Kesteren Conservative

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
People's John P. Balagtas
Conservative David A. Epp
None of the Above Bryce Giroux
Liberal Katie Omstead
Green Mark Vercouteren
New Democratic Tony Walsh
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
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 Vercouleren 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[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
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.[8]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Chatham-Kent—Leamington, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
  8. ^ https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/dt-td/Rp-eng.cfm?LANG=E&APATH=3&DETAIL=0&DIM=0&FL=A&FREE=0&GC=0&GID=0&GK=0&GRP=1&PID=109979&PRID=10&PTYPE=109445&S=0&SHOWALL=0&SUB=888&Temporal=2016,2017&THEME=118&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=

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