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Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1996
District abolished2003
First contested1997
Last contested2000

Erie—Lincoln was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2004, and was a provincial electoral district represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1999 to 2007. This riding was created in 1996 from parts of Erie, Haldimand—Norfolk and Lincoln ridings.

It consisted of the City of Port Colborne, the towns of Fort Erie and Lincoln and the townships of Wainfleet and West Lincoln in the Regional Municipality of Niagara, and the Town of Dunnville in the Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk.

The electoral district was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed between Haldimand—Norfolk, Niagara Falls, Niagara West—Glanbrook, and Welland ridings. It was replaced as a provincial riding in the 2007 provincial election by the new federal riding boundaries.

Members of Parliament[edit]

The riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Erie, Lincoln and Haldimand—Norfolk
36th  1997–2000     John David Maloney Liberal
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Niagara West—Glanbrook, Niagara Falls,
Welland and Haldimand—Norfolk

Election results[edit]

2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Maloney 17,054 42.2%
Alliance Dean Allison 14,992 37.1%
Progressive Conservative David Hurren 5,174 12.8%
New Democratic Jody Di Bartolomeo 2,423 5.9%
Independent David W. Bylsma 476 1.1%
Natural Law John Gregory 143 0.3%
Canadian Action William Schleich 137 0.3%
Total 40,399
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Maloney 17,542 42.8%
Reform Jim MacInnis 12,788 31.2%
Progressive Conservative Gord Clare 6,317 15.4%
New Democratic Willem Hanrath 2,509 6.1%
Christian Heritage Alfred Kiers 1,301 3.1%
Canadian Action William Schleich 267 0.6%
Natural Law Margaret Larrass 228 0.5%
Total 40,952

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