Kitchener South—Hespeler

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Kitchener South—Hespeler
Ontario electoral district
Kitchener South-Hespeler Electoral District.png
Kitchener South—Hespeler in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Marwan Tabbara
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]97,673
Electors (2015)72,359
Area (km²)[1]111
Pop. density (per km²)879.9
Census divisionsWaterloo
Census subdivisionsCambridge, Kitchener

Kitchener South—Hespeler (French: Kitchener-Sud—Hespeler) is a federal electoral district in the Waterloo Region of Ontario, Canada, which is represented for the first time in the House of Commons of Canada following the 2015 election.

History[edit]

Kitchener South—Hespeler was created from parts of the Kitchener—Conestoga, Kitchener Centre, and Cambridge electoral districts as a result of a redistribution process conducted by Elections Canada from 2012 to 2013.[2]

Geography[edit]

Following the 2011 Census and a Canadian Parliament decision to increase the number of Federal electoral districts from 308 to 338, Elections Canada conducted a redistribution process that began with the establishment of Electoral Boundaries Commissions for each province in 2012. As a result of the work of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario, which was concluded in July 2013, the Kitchener South—Hespeler district was created from parts of the Kitchener—Conestoga, Kitchener Centre, and Cambridge electoral districts.[3]

The new Kitchener South—Hespeler electoral district includes:

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Kitchener South—Hespeler
Riding created from Cambridge, Kitchener Centre,
and Kitchener—Conestoga
42nd  2015–2019     Marwan Tabbara Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Electoral history[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Marwan Tabbara 20,986 40.2
Conservative Alan Keeso 17,480 33.5
New Democratic Wasai Rahimi 6,945 13.3
Green David Weber 5,671 10.9
People's Joseph Todd 1,005 1.9
Veterans Coalition Matthew Correia 90 0.2
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Baetz 56 0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,233 100.0
Total rejected ballots 395
Turnout 52,628 66.0
Eligible voters 79,757
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Marwan Tabbara 20,215 42.27 +23.34 $69,489.97
Conservative Marian Gagné 17,544 36.68 -14.51 $97,214.81
New Democratic Lorne Bruce 7,440 15.56 -10.21 $3,785.97
Green David Weber 1,767 3.69 -0.31 $2,785.51
Libertarian Nathan Lajeunesse 772 1.61 $1,761.68
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Baetz 91 0.19
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,829 100.00   $205,534.07
Total rejected ballots 259 0.54
Turnout 48,088 66.46
Eligible voters 72,359
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +18.93%
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 20,304 51.19
  New Democratic 10,219 25.76
  Liberal 7,506 18.92
  Green 1,587 4.00
  Others 47 0.12

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Elections Canada. "Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario". Retrieved 2014-09-17.
  3. ^ Elections Canada. "Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario". Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Kitchener South—Hespeler, 30 September 2015
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

External links[edit]