Hamilton Centre

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For the provincial electoral district, see Hamilton Centre (provincial electoral district).
Hamilton Centre
Ontario electoral district
Hamilton Centre.png
Hamilton Centre in relation to the other Hamilton area ridings (2003 boundaries)
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
David Christopherson
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 101,932
Electors (2015) 68,247
Area (km²)[2] 32
Pop. density (per km²) 3,185.4
Census divisions Hamilton
Census subdivisions Hamilton

Hamilton Centre is a federal electoral district in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

History[edit]

It was created in 2003 from parts of Hamilton East, Hamilton West and Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot ridings.

Geography[edit]

Boundaries description http://www.elections.ca/res/cir/maps2/mapprov.asp?map=35035&lang=e#descrip

Consisting of that part of the City of Hamilton described as follows: commencing at the intersection of James Mountain Road with the Niagara Escarpment; thence generally westerly along said escarpment to the electric power transmission line situated westerly of Chateau Court; thence northerly along said transmission line to Highway No. 403; thence generally northeasterly along said highway to the Desjardins Canal; thence easterly along said canal and continuing due east in Hamilton Harbour to the northerly production of Queen Street North; thence northerly in a straight line along said production to the northerly limit of said city; thence generally northeasterly, southeasterly and northeasterly along said limit to the northerly production of Ottawa Street North; thence southerly along said production and Ottawa Street North to Burlington Street East; thence easterly along said street to Kenilworth Avenue North; thence southerly along said avenue and Kenilworth Avenue South to Lawrence Road; thence westerly along said road to the southerly production of Keswick Court; thence southerly along said production to the Niagara Escarpment; thence generally westerly along said escarpment to the point of commencement.

Members of Parliament[edit]

It has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons by New Democrat David Christopherson since the 2004 federal election.

Hamilton Centre
Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Hamilton East, Hamilton West
and Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot
38th  2004–2006     David Christopherson New Democratic
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic David Christopherson
Conservative Yonatan Rozenszajn
Liberal Anne Tennier
Libertarian Robert Young
Total valid votes/Expense limit  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2011 federal election redistributed results[3]
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic 20,741 60.25
  Conservative 8,076 23.46
  Liberal 4,509 13.10
  Others 925 2.69
  Green 172 0.50
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic David Christopherson 23,849 57.0 +7.7
Conservative James Byron 11,020 26.4 +4.1
Liberal Anne Tennier 5,912 14.1 -3.5
Marijuana Michael Baldasaro 780 1.9 n/a
Marxist–Leninist Lisa Nussey 252 0.6 +0.3
Total valid votes 41,813 100.0
Total rejected ballots 320 0.8
Turnout 42,133 54.7
Eligible voters 77,077
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic David Christopherson 20,010 49.3 -2.0 $66,259
Conservative Leon O'Connor 9,051 22.3 +2.0 $24,629
Liberal Helen Wilson 7,164 17.6 -5.9 $30,226
Green John Livingstone 3,625 8.9 +4.2 $5,353
Libertarian Anthony Giles 528 1.3 n/a
Marxist–Leninist Lisa Nussey 126 0.3 n/a
Communist Ryan Sparrow 125 0.3 n/a $373
Total valid votes/Expense limit 39,850 100.0 $85,900


Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic David Christopherson 24,503 51.3 +5.5
Liberal Javid Mirza 11,224 23.5 -10.2
Conservative Elliot L. Hill 9,969 20.3 +5.7
Green John Livingstone 2,022 4.2 +1.0
Canadian Action Tony Des Lauriers 332 0.7 n/a
Total valid votes 47,777 100.0
Total rejected ballots 279
Turnout 48,056 59.2


Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic David Christopherson 20,321 45.8
Liberal Stan Keyes 14,948 33.7
Conservative Leon O'Connor 6,714 15.1
Green Anne Marie Pavlov 1,422 3.2
Christian Heritage Stephen Downey 520 1.2
Independent Michael James Baldasaro 345 0.8
Marxist–Leninist Jamile Ghaddar 91 0.2
Total valid votes 44,361 100.0

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References[edit]

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 43°14′21″N 79°54′26″W / 43.2393°N 79.9072°W / 43.2393; -79.9072