|Ontario electoral district|
Map showing the location of London—Fanshawe within Southwestern Ontario (2013 boundaries)
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
|Pop. density (per km²)||962.4|
The district consists of the southeast part of the City of London.
Specifically, it consists of the part of the city lying east and north of a line drawn from the northern limit of the city south along Highbury Avenue North, west along the Thames River (South Branch), south along the Canadian National Railway, west along Commissioners Road East, south along Wharncliffe Road South, east along Southdale Road East, south along White Oak Road, east along Exeter Road, north along Meg Drive, west along Jalna Boulevard, north along Ernest Avenue, east along Bradley Avenue, north along Highbury Avenue South, east along Arran Place and Bradley Avenue to the eastern limit of the city.
It consisted initially of the part of the City of London lying east and north of a line drawn from the northern limit of the city south along Highbury Avenue and Highway 126, west along the Thames River, south along the Canadian National Railway tracks, west along Commissioners Road East, south along Wharncliffe Road South, east along Southdale Road East, south along White Oak Road, east along Exeter Road, north along Meg Drive, west along Jalna Boulevard, north along Ernest Avenue, east along Bradley Avenue, north along the Highbury Avenue, east along Arran Place and Bradley Avenue to the eastern limit of the city.
In 2003, it was given its current boundaries as described above.
Members of Parliament
This riding has elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:
Riding created from London East and London—Middlesex
|39th||2006–2008||Irene Mathyssen||New Democratic|
Current Member of Parliament
Its Member of Parliament is Irene Mathyssen of the New Democratic Party who was first elected in the 2006 election. She replaced Pat O'Brien, an Independent and former Liberal who did not stand for reelection. Mathyssen was re-elected in the 2008 Canadian federal election, the only incumbent MP in the region to increase both the popular vote count and vote percentage. In the 2011 Canadian federal election, Mathyssen was elected for her third term and was the only MP in the City elected by a majority of the eligible voters who cast a ballot, with 50.9% of the vote.
|Canadian federal election, 2015|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||20,684||37.78||−12.06||$90,397.33|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||54,745||100.00||$224,287.69|
|Total rejected ballots||283||0.51||–|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||−15.74|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||21,689||50.89||+7.83||–|
|Christian Heritage||G.J. Rancourt||535||1.26||+0.59||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||42,613||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||236||0.55||+0.08|
|Canadian federal election, 2008|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||17,672||43.06||+8.56||$72,219|
|Conservative||Mary Lou Ambrogio||12,659||30.84||+1.82||$73,601|
|Christian Heritage||Leonard Vanderhoeven||276||0.67||–||$568|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||41,037||100.00||$82,792|
|Canadian federal election, 2006|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||16,067||34.50||+4.1|
|Total valid votes||46,564||100.00|
|Canadian federal election, 2004|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||12,511||30.4||+19.0|
|Progressive Canadian||Derrall Bellaire||453||1.1|
|Total valid votes||41,138||100.0|
Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.
|Canadian federal election, 2000|
|Progressive Conservative||Derrall Bellaire||4,119||11.5||−2.3|
|New Democratic||Andrew Sadler||4,107||11.4||−5.4|
|Total valid votes||35,901||100.0|
Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.
|Canadian federal election, 1997|
|New Democratic||Irene Mathyssen||6,754||16.9|
|Progressive Conservative||Daniel Thrasher||5,499||13.7|
|Total valid votes||40,030||100.0|
- "(Code 35042) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
- Federal riding history from the Library of Parliament
- 2011 Results from Elections Canada
- Campaign expense data from Elections Canada