Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes (provincial electoral district)

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Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Ontario electoral district
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Leeds–Grenville shown within the Eastern Ontario region
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
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Steve Clark
Progressive Conservative
District created 1986
First contested 1987
Last contested 2018
Demographics
Population (2006) 99,206
Electors (2008) 73,763
Area (km²) 3,751
Pop. density (per km²) 26.4
Census divisions Leeds and Grenville
Census subdivisions Athens, Augusta, Brockville, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Elizabethtown–Kitley, Front of Yonge, Gananoque, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Merrickville–Wolford, North Grenville, Prescott, Rideau Lakes, Westport

Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1987. Before the 2018 election, it was known simply as Leeds—Grenville.

It consists of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.

Since 1999, provincial ridings have been defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.

For the 2018 election, the district gave up a small portion of territory to Lanark--Frontenac--Kingston.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Leeds—Grenville
Riding created from Leeds and Grenville
34th  1987–1990     Bob Runciman Progressive Conservative
35th  1990–1995
36th  1995–1999
37th  1999–2003
38th  2003–2007
39th  2007–2010
 2010–2011 Steve Clark
40th  2011–2014
41st  2014–2018
Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
42nd  2018–Present     Steve Clark Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2018
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 29,996 61.29 +5.22
New Democratic Michelle Taylor 9,669 19.76 +2.65
Liberal David Henderson 6,543 13.37 -7.12
Green Derek Morley 2,347 4.80 -0.09
Libertarian Bill Buckley 389 0.79
Total valid votes 100.00
Turnout 61.86
Eligible voters 79,115
Progressive Conservative hold Swing
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2014: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 23,253 56.07 −7.53
Liberal Christine Milks 8,499 20.49 +3.06
New Democratic David Lundy 7,219 17.41 +2.18
Green Stephen Bowering 2,030 4.89 +1.44
Libertarian Harold Gabriel 471 1.14
Total valid votes 41,472 100.0   +8.43
Progressive Conservative hold Swing −5.30
Source(s)
Elections Ontario (2014). "Official result from the records, 042 Leeds-Grenville" (PDF). Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
Ontario general election, 2011: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 24,314 63.60 −3.08 $ 52,598.00
Liberal Ray Heffernan 6,663 17.43 −2.65 17,512.99
New Democratic David Lundy 5,822 15.23 +10.12 13,274.26
Green Charlie Taylor 1,319 3.45 −4.22 3,731.20
Socialist Lance Fulsom 111 0.29   0.00
Total valid votes / Expense limit 38,229 100.0   +37.72 $ 90,198.43
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 155 0.40 +0.09
Turnout 38,384 50.64 +14.03
Eligible voters 75,797   −0.34
Progressive Conservative hold Swing −0.22
Ontario provincial by-election, March 4, 2010: Leeds—Grenville
Resignation of Bob Runciman
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 18,510 66.68 +10.44 $ 27,511.00
Liberal Stephen Mazurek 5,573 20.08 −8.59 65,190.41
Green Neil Kudrinko 2,130 7.67 +0.49 14,799.66
New Democratic Steve Armstrong 1,417 5.10 −1.87 17,118.89
Libertarian Anthony Giles 129 0.46   297.56
Total valid votes 27,759 100.0   −39.61
Total rejected ballots 87 0.31 −0.07
Turnout 27,846 36.61 −24.57
Eligible voters 76,053   +5.35
Ontario general election, 2007: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Bob Runciman 22,755 56.24 +7.54 $ 51,680.90
Liberal Lori Bryden 11,602 28.67 −11.46 38,465.17
Green Jeanie Warnock 2,907 7.18 +3.10 1,870.14
New Democratic Pauline Kuhlmann 2,821 6.97 +1.36 2,619.71
Family Coalition Michael Dwyer 377 0.93 −0.54 0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 40,462 100.0   −8.10 $ 79,644.04
Total rejected ballots 190 0.47 −0.02
Turnout 40,652 55.11 −7.00
Eligible voters 73,763   +3.55
Ontario general election, 2003: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Bob Runciman 21,443 48.70 −4.40 $ 59,840.81
Liberal Stephen Mazurek 17,667 40.13 +0.84 57,732.05
New Democratic Steve Armstrong 2,469 5.61 +0.85 2,720.12
Green Jerry Heath 1,799 4.09 +1.80 7,267.53
Family Coalition Melody Trolly 649 1.47   435.25
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,027 100.0   −0.04 $ 68,387.52
Total rejected ballots 217 0.49 −0.15
Turnout 44,244 62.11 +0.39
Eligible voters 71,237   −0.81
Ontario general election, 1999: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Bob Runciman 23,390 53.10 −10.16 $ 65,879.18
Liberal Don Cameron 17,307 39.29 +13.26 54,543.00
New Democratic Jim Murray 2,097 4.76 −1.97 2,138.29
Green Ken Blackburn 1,008 2.29 −0.41 762.21
Natural Law Britt Roberts 244 0.55   0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,046 100.0   +28.04 $ 68,946.24
Total rejected ballots 282 0.64 −0.10
Turnout 44,328 61.72 −1.34
Eligible voters 71,819   +30.69
Ontario general election, 1995: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Bob Runciman 21,763 63.27 +14.20 $ 44,550.77
Liberal Peter McKenna 8,955 26.03 −0.68 45,063.22
New Democratic Charles Stewart 2,316 6.73 −17.48 3,608.98
Green Peter Bevan-Baker 927 2.69   1,692.83
Independent Phillip Blancher 438 1.27   669.80
Total valid votes/Expense limit 34,399 100.0   +0.20 $ 47,488.00
Total rejected ballots 255 0.74
Turnout 34,654 63.06
Eligible voters 54,953  
Ontario general election, 1990: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Bob Runciman 16,846 49.07 +5.89
Liberal Chris Puddicombe 9,172 26.72 −15.88
New Democratic Art Lane 8,312 24.21 +9.99
Total valid votes 34,330 100.0   +0.25
Ontario general election, 1987: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Bob Runciman 14,787 43.18
Liberal Jim Jordan 14,589 42.60
New Democratic Geri Sheedy 4,869 14.22
Total valid votes 34,245 100.0  

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 28,156 71.19
Mixed Member Proportional 11,392 28.81
Total valid votes 39,548 100.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Candidate Search". Elections Ontario. Retrieved 18 May 2018. 

External link[edit]

Coordinates: 44°40′52″N 75°52′55″W / 44.681°N 75.882°W / 44.681; -75.882