Lawrence (electoral district)

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Lawrence
Ontario electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
District created 1987
District abolished 1996
First contested 1987
Last contested 1995
Demographics
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto

Lawrence was a provincial riding in Ontario, Canada. It was created prior to the 1987 provincial election from the parts of York South, Downsview, Wilson Heights and Armourdale and eliminated in 1996, when it was split between the ridings of York South—Weston and Eglinton—Lawrence.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Lawrence
Assembly Years Member Party
Created from parts of York South, Downsview, Wilson Heights and Armourdale ridings in 1987
34th  1987–1990     Joseph Cordiano Liberal
35th  1990–1995
36th  1995–1999
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[1]
Merged into York South—Weston and Eglinton—Lawrence ridings after 1996

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes[2][nb 1] Vote %
    Liberal Joseph Cordiano 15,480 52.9
    New Democrat Evelyn Muriado 8,347 28.5
    Progressive Conservative David Perry 5,417 18.5
Total 29,244
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes[3][nb 2] Vote %
    Liberal Joseph Cordiano 11,880 44.9
    New Democrat Shalom Schachter 10,174 38.5
    Progressive Conservative Henry Galway 3,557 13.4
Libertarian Sandor Hegedus 429 1.6
Green Paul Rombough 414 1.6
Total 26,454
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes[4] Vote %
    Liberal Joseph Cordiano 11,784 45.9
    Progressive Conservative Emilia Valentini 7,955 31.0
    New Democrat Donald Santeramo 5,000 19.5
    Natural Law Roy Anderson 698 2.7
Green Eric Saumur 246 1.0
Total 25,683

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 110 out of 118 polls reporting.
  2. ^ 123 out of 134 polls reporting.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For Joseph Cordiano's Legislative Assembly information see "Joseph Cordiano, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  2. ^ "How Metro-Area Voted". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1987-09-11. p. A12. 
  3. ^ "How Metro-Area Voted". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1990-09-07. p. A10. 
  4. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots by Candidate". Elections Ontario. 1995-06-08. Archived from the original on 2014-05-17. Retrieved 2012-09-04.