Eglinton—Lawrence (provincial electoral district)

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Eglinton—Lawrence
Ontario electoral district
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Eglinton—Lawrence in relation to other Toronto electoral districts
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Mike Colle
Liberal
District created 1999
First contested 1999
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 113,150
Electors (2007) 72,202
Area (km²) 22.67
Pop. density (per km²) 4,991.2
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto

Eglinton—Lawrence is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

It was created in 1999 from parts of Lawrence, York Mills, Wilson Heights, Oakwood, St. Andrew—St. Patrick and Eglinton.

When the riding was created, it included all of Metro Toronto within the following line: Highway 401 to the CN Railway to Eglinton Avenue to Dufferin Street to Rogers Road to Oakwood Avenue to Holland Park Avenue to Winona Drive to the border of Old Toronto to Bathurst Street to the Belt Line to Eglinton Avenue to Yonge Street.

In 2007, the southern border was altered so that it was Eglinton Avenue from the CN Railway to Yonge Street.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Eglinton—Lawrence
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Lawrence, York Mills, Wilson Heights,
Oakwood, St. Andrew—St. Patrick and Eglinton
37th  1999–2003     Mike Colle Liberal
38th  2003–2007
39th  2007–2011
40th  2011–2014
41st  2014–Present
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[1]

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Mike Colle 22,855 54.80 +0.65
Progressive Conservative Robin Martin 14,079 33.76 +0.21
New Democratic Thomas Gallezot 3,060 7.34 -2.48
Green Lucas C. McCann 1,305 3.13 +1.63
Freedom Michael Bone 264 0.63 +0.23
Independent Erwin Sniedzins 143 0.34
Total valid votes 41,706 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +0.22
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Mike Colle 20,752 54.15 +11.10
Progressive Conservative Rocco Rossi 12,857 33.55 -3.97
New Democratic Gerti Dervishi 3,763 9.82 -0.46
Green Josh Rachlis 575 1.50 -5.70
Freedom Michael Bone 152 0.40  
Independent Jerry Green 146 0.38  
Independent Sujith Reddy 79 0.21  
Total valid votes 38,324 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 185 0.48
Turnout 38,496 51.81
Eligible voters 74,309
Liberal hold Swing +7.54
Source: Elections Ontario[3]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Mike Colle 17,324 43.05 -13.84
Progressive Conservative Bernie Tanz 15,098 37.52 +7.80
New Democratic Karin Wiens 4,135 10.28 -0.15
Green Andrew James 2,899 7.20 +4.24
Libertarian Tom Gelmon 296 0.74
Family Coalition Rina Morra 253 0.63
Freedom Franz Cauchi 128 0.2
Independent Joseph Young 107 0.27
Total valid votes 40,240 100.00
Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Mike Colle 23,743 56.89 +0.11
Progressive Conservative Corinne Korzen 12,402 29.72 -5.53
New Democratic Robin Alter 43,51 10.43 +6.12
Green Mark Viitala 1,236 2.96 +1.86
Total valid votes 37,381 100.00
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Mike Colle 24,151 56.78
Progressive Conservative John Parker 14,994 35.25
New Democratic Jay Waterman 1,835 4.31
Family Coalition Frank D'Angelo 821 1.93
Green Shelly Lipsey 470 1.10
Natural Law Neil C. Dickie 263 0.62
Total valid votes 42,534 100.00

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 23,405 60.9
Mixed member proportional 15,052 39.1
Total valid votes 38,457 100.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For Mike Colle's Legislative Assembly information see "Mike Colle, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Official result from the records, 020 Eglinton—Lawrence" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2015. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Eglinton—Lawrence" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2014. [permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°43′03″N 79°26′54″W / 43.7175°N 79.4483°W / 43.7175; -79.4483