Kitchener—Conestoga (provincial electoral district)

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Kitchener—Conestoga
Ontario electoral district
Kitchener-Conestoga.png
Kitchener—Conestoga in relation to Southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Mike Harris Jr.
Progressive Conservative
District created 2006
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 114,405
Electors (2018) 70,712
Area (km²) 939.96
Pop. density (per km²) 121.7
Census divisions Waterloo
Census subdivisions Kitchener, Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich

Kitchener—Conestoga is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election. Its population in 2006 was 114,405.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the townships of Woolwich, Wellesley and Wilmot, and the southwestern part of the City of Kitchener, i.e., the part of the City of Kitchener lying west of Fischer-Hallman Road.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Kitchener—Conestoga
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created
38th  2007–2011     Leeanna Pendergast Liberal
40th  2011–2014     Michael Harris Progressive Conservative
41st  2014–2018
 2018–2018     Independent
42nd  2018–Present     Mike Harris Jr. Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2018
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Mike Harris Jr. 17,005 39.63
New Democratic Kelly Dick 16,319 38.03
Liberal Joe Gowing 6,035 14.06
Green Bob Jonkman 2,793 6.51
Libertarian Daniel Benoy 550 1.28
Consensus Ontario Dan Holt 212 0.49
Total valid votes 100.0  
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Michael Harris 17,083 36.39 -7.82
Liberal Wayne Wright 15,664 33.34 -2.16
New Democratic James Villeneuve 9,958 21.19 +3.62
Green David Weber 3,277 6.97 +4.22
Libertarian David Schumm 1,001 2.13
Total valid votes 46,983 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -2.83
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Michael Harris 18,017 44.18 +7.15
Liberal Leeanna Pendergast 14,476 35.50 -6.32
New Democratic Mark Cairns 7,165 17.57 +5.92
Green Robert Rose 1,121 2.75 -4.44
Total valid votes 40,779 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 244 0.59
Turnout 41,023 46.62
Eligible voters 87,992
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +6.74
Source: Elections Ontario[3]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Leeanna Pendergast 16,315 41.82 +2.03
Progressive Conservative Michael Harris 14,450 37.04 -5.83
New Democratic Mark Cairns 4,545 11.65 -0.08
Green Colin Jones 2,805 7.19
Family Coalition Len Solomon 510 1.31
Libertarian Larry Stevens 246 0.63
Freedom David Driver 145 0.37
Total valid votes 39,016 100.0
  Liberal notional gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +3.93

^ Change based on redistributed results

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 24,287 63.7
Mixed member proportional 13,872 36.3
Total valid votes 38,159 100.0

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Candidate Search". Elections Ontario. Retrieved 18 May 2018. 
  2. ^ Elections Ontario (2014). "Official result from the records, 038 Kitchener-Conestoga" (PDF). Retrieved 27 June 2015. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Kitchener—Conestoga" (PDF). Retrieved 2 June 2014. [permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 43°32′49″N 80°37′59″W / 43.547°N 80.633°W / 43.547; -80.633