Eglinton (provincial electoral district)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Eglinton
Ontario electoral district
Toronto Provincial Ridings 1926a.pdf
Eglinton, in relation to the other Toronto ridings, after the 1926 redistribution.
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
District created 1925
District abolished 1996
First contested 1926
Last contested 1995

Eglinton was a provincial electoral district located in Toronto, Ontario. From 1926 until 1999 it elected members to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. At its abolishment in 1999 it consisted of the neighbourhoods of Davisville and Lawrence Park in the north end of the old city of Toronto. It was abolished into Eglinton—Lawrence, Don Valley West and St. Paul's.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Eglinton
Assembly Years Member Party
created in 1926 from parts of York West and York East ridings[1]
17th  1926–1929     Herbert Ball Conservative
18th  1929–1934 Alvin McLean
19th  1934–1937     Harold Kirby[nb 1] Liberal
20th  1937–1943
21st  1943–1945     Leslie Blackwell Progressive Conservative
22nd  1945–1948
23rd  1948–1951
24th  1951–1955 William Dunlop[nb 2]
25th  1955–1959
26th  1959–1961
 1962–1963 Leonard Reilly
27th  1963–1967
28th  1967–1971
29th  1971–1975
30th  1975–1977 Roy McMurtry
31st  1977–1981
32nd  1981–1985
33rd  1985–1987 David James McFadden
34th  1987–1990     Dianne Poole Liberal
35th  1990–1995
36th  1995–1999     Bill Saunderson Progressive Conservative
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[2]
Merged into Eglinton—Lawrence, Don Valley West and St. Paul's ridings after 1999

Election results[edit]

1926 boundaries[edit]

Ontario general election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes[1][3][nb 3] Vote %
    Conservative Herbert Ball 10,086 62.2
    Liberal F.A. Magee 6,137 37.8
Total 16,223
Ontario general election, 1929
Party Candidate Votes[4] Vote %
    Conservative Alvin McLean 10,640 60.8
    Liberal Harold J. Kirby 6,853 39.2
Total 17,493

1934 boundaries[edit]

Toronto riding boundaries after 1934 redistribution
Ontario general election, 1934
Party Candidate Votes[5] Vote %
    Liberal Harold Kirby 11,382 43.4
    Conservative A.C. McLean 9,894 37.7
    Independent G.A. Little 3,068 11.7
    Dry Liberal R.F. Mack 1,733 6.6
    Independent G. McConnell 135 0.5
Total 26,212
Ontario general election, 1937
Party Candidate Votes[6] Vote %
    Liberal Harold Kirby 14,756 48.6
    Conservative Leslie Blackwell 13,749 45.3
    Co-operative Commonwealth T.L. Teeter 1,857 6.1
Total 30,362
Ontario general election, 1943
Party Candidate Votes[7] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leslie Blackwell 13,351 50.1
    Liberal Harold Kirby 6,792 25.5
    Co-operative Commonwealth Russell Gee 6,512 24.4
Total 26,655
Ontario general election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes[8][nb 4] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leslie Blackwell 22,780 64.0
    Co-operative Commonwealth Ray Ruggles 6,296 17.7
    Liberal E.W. Rush 5,565 15.6
Labor–Progressive R.A. McLean 957 2.7
Total 35,598
Ontario general election, 1948
Party Candidate Votes[9] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leslie Blackwell 18,673 51.7
    Liberal Fred Duncan 9,226 25.5
    Co-operative Commonwealth Ronald Monkman 8,237 22.8
Total 36,136
Ontario general election, 1951
Party Candidate Votes[10] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative William Dunlop 21,767 64.1
    Liberal Frank Nash 7,038 22.5
    Co-operative Commonwealth Walter Parker 4,570 13.5
Total 34,575
Ontario general election, 1955
Party Candidate Votes[11] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative William Dunlop 15,925 56.2
    Liberal David Anderson 9,986 35.2
    Co-operative Commonwealth Roy Begley 2,312 8.2
    Independent George Rolland 125 0.4
Total 28,348
Ontario general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes[12] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative William Dunlop 14,839 57.4
    Liberal Alex Thompson 7,870 30.4
    Co-operative Commonwealth Jack Inman 3,154 12.2
Total 25,863
By-election January 18, 1962
Party Candidate Votes[13] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leonard Reilly 11,385 45.3
    Liberal Jean Newman 11,200 44.6
    New Democrat Eamonn Martin 2,529 10.1
Total 25,114
Ontario general election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes[14] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leonard Reilly 18,466 55.6
    Liberal Jean Newman 11,844 35.7
    New Democrat Tom Stevens 2,876 8.7
Total 33,186

1966 boundaries[edit]

Ontario general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes[15] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leonard Reilly 15,216 54.0
    Liberal Michael Miller 8,465 30.0
    New Democrat Peter Morgan 4,501 16.0
Total 28,182
Ontario general election, 1971
Party Candidate Votes[16] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Leonard Reilly 19,940 57.0
    Liberal Hugh Morris 10,175 29.1
    New Democrat Robert Imlay 4,855 13.9
    Independent Robert M. Wales nil 0.0
Total 34,970

1974 boundaries[edit]

Ontario general election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes[17] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Roy McMurtry 17,264 52.3
    Liberal Frank Judge 10,492 31.8
    New Democrat Eileen Elmy 4,713 14.3
    Social Credit Ann Harris 288 0.9
    Independent Donald Redekop 252 0.8
Total 33,009
Ontario general election, 1977
Party Candidate Votes[18] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Roy McMurtry 19,195 58.8
    Liberal Sean McCann 7,558 23.2
    New Democrat Eileen B. Elmy 5,159 15.8
Libertarian Linda Cain 407 1.2
    Independent John Stifel 309 0.9
Total 32,628
Ontario general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes[19] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Roy McMurtry 17,725 65.0
    Liberal Keith Polson 5,699 20.9
    New Democrat Eileen Elmy 3,550 13.1
Libertarian Angelo Cosentini 303 1.1
Total 27,277
Ontario general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes[20] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative David McFadden 13,496 43.6
    Liberal Dianne Poole 12,589 40.7
    New Democrat John Goodfellow 4,880 15.8
Total 30,964

1987 boundaries[edit]

Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes[21] Vote %
    Liberal Dianne Poole 13,794 44.3
    Progressive Conservative David McFadden 13,082 42.0
    New Democrat Michael Lee 3,772 12.1
Libertarian Richard Lubbock 384 1.2
    Independent John Stifel 123 0.4
Total 31,155
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes[22] Vote %
    Liberal Dianne Poole 12,032 36.0
    Progressive Conservative Ann Vanstone 11,859 35.5
    New Democrat Jay Waterman 7,772 23.2
Green Dan King 1,340 4.0
Libertarian Scott Bell 448 1.3
Total 33,451
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes[23] Vote %
    Progressive Conservative Bill Saunderson 17,496 48.8
    Liberal Dianne Poole 12,904 36.0
    New Democrat Adam Di Carlo 4,597 12.8
Green Dan King 395 1.1
    Natural Law Linda Martin 325 4.0
    Independent Fernand Deschamps 123 0.3
Total 35,840

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In 1938, the title of Member of the Legislative Assembly was officially changed to Member of Provincial Parliament. Previously, it was unofficially used in the media and in the Legislature.
  2. ^ Died in office February 2, 1961.
  3. ^ 108 out of 120 polls reporting.
  4. ^ 179 out of 200 polls.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Canadian Press (1926-12-02). "Ontario General Elections and By-elections, 1923-1926". The Globe. Toronto. p. 7. 
  2. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For Herbert Ball's Legislative Assembly information see "Herbert Henry Ball, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Alvin McLean's Legislative Assembly information see "Alvin Coulter McLean, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Harold Kirby's Legislative Assembly information see "Harold James Kirby, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Leslie Blackwell's Legislative Assembly information see "Leslie Egerton Blackwell, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For William Dunlop's Legislative Assembly information see "William James Dunlop, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Leonard Reilly's Legislative Assembly information see "Leonard Mackenzie Reilly, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Roy McMurtry's Legislative Assembly information see "Roland "Roy" McMurtry, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For David McFadden's Legislative Assembly information see "David James McFadden, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Dianne Poole's Legislative Assembly information see "Dianne Poole, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
    • For Bill Saunderson's Legislative Assembly information see "William J. Saunderson, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Result of ballot in the 112 Ontario constituencies". Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa. 1926-12-02. p. 15. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  4. ^ "Vote Cast and Personnel of the New Ontario Legislature". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1929-10-31. p. 43. 
  5. ^ "Detailed Election Results". The Globe. Toronto. 1934-06-21. p. 3. 
  6. ^ "Ontario Voted By Ridings". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1937-10-07. p. 5. 
  7. ^ Canadian Press (1943-08-05). "Ontario Election Results". The Gazette. Montreal. p. 12. 
  8. ^ Canadian Press (1945-06-05). "How Ontario Electors Voted in all 90 Ridings". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. 5. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  9. ^ Canadian Press (1948-06-08). "How Ontario Electors Voted in all 90 Ridings". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. 24. 
  10. ^ Canadian Press (1951-11-22). "Complete Ontario Vote". The Montreal Gazette. Montreal. p. 4. Retrieved 2012-04-22. 
  11. ^ Canadian Press (1955-06-10). "Complete Results of Ontario Voting by Constituencies". The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa. p. 4. Retrieved 2012-04-22. 
  12. ^ Canadian Press (1959-06-12). "Complete Results of Ontario Voting by Constituencies". The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa. p. 26. Retrieved 2012-04-22. 
  13. ^ "Liberal win 3, PCs 2: Government keeps seats in Toronto". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. 1963-01-19. p. 1. 
  14. ^ Canadian Press (1963-09-26). "78 in Tory Blue Wave -- 23 Is All Grits Saved". The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. 25. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  15. ^ Canadian Press (1967-10-18). "Tories win, but...". The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. B2. Retrieved 2012-04-30. 
  16. ^ Canadian Press (1971-10-22). "Here's who won on the Metro ridings". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. 12. 
  17. ^ Canadian Press (1975-09-19). "Results from the 29 ridings in Metro". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. A18. 
  18. ^ Canadian Press (1977-06-10). "How they voted in Metro area". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. A10. 
  19. ^ Canadian Press (1981-03-20). "Election results for Metro Toronto ridings". The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. 22. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  20. ^ Canadian Press (1985-05-03). "The night the Tories tumbled; riding by riding results". Ottawa Citizen. Toronto. p. 43. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  21. ^ "How Metro-Area Voted". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1987-09-11. p. A12. 
  22. ^ "How Metro-Area Voted". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1990-09-07. p. A10. 
  23. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots by Candidate". Elections Ontario. 1995-06-08. Archived from the original on 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2012-09-04.