London—Fanshawe (provincial electoral district)

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London—Fanshawe
Ontario electoral district
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Map showing the location of London—Fanshawe within Southwestern Ontario
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Teresa Armstrong
New Democratic
District created 1996
First contested 1999
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 106,434
Electors (2011) 74,810
Area (km²) 109
Pop. density (per km²) 976.5
Census divisions Middlesex
Census subdivisions London

London—Fanshawe is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

The riding was created in 1996 from parts of London Centre and Middlesex. 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.

The provincial electoral district was created in 1999 when provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:

London—Fanshawe
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from London Centre and Middlesex
37th  1999–2003     Frank Mazzilli Progressive Conservative
38th  2003–2007     Khalil Ramal Liberal
39th  2007–2011
40th  2011–2014     Teresa Armstrong New Democratic
41st  2014–Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Teresa Armstrong 17,903 50.42 +9.65
Progressive Conservative Chris Robson 8,196 23.08 -3.44
Liberal Marcel Marcellin 7,066 19.90 -8.38
Green Wil Sorrell 1,378 3.88 +1.39
Freedom Paul McKeever 467 1.32 +0.87
Libertarian Tim Harnick 386 1.09 +0.16
Independent Ali Aref Hamadi 112 0.32 -0.24
Total valid votes 35,508 100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing +6.54
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Teresa Armstrong 13,953 40.77 +14.53
Liberal Khalil Ramal 9,678 28.28 -10.48
Progressive Conservative Cheryl Miller 9,075 26.52 -0.95
Green Bassam Lazar 852 2.49 -4.69
Libertarian Tim Harnick 320 0.93
Independent Ali Hamadi 192 0.56
Freedom Dave Durnin 155 0.45
Total valid votes 34,225 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 218 0.63
Turnout 34,443 45.82
Eligible voters 75,165
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +12.51
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Khalil Ramal 13,814 38.76 +2.89
Progressive Conservative Jim Chapman 9,790 27.47 -2.88
New Democratic Stephen Maynard 9,351 26.24 -4.81
Green Daniel O'Neail 2,559 7.18 +5.72
Independent Ma'in Sinan 129 0.36
Total valid votes 35,643 100.0
Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Khalil Ramal 13,920 35.87 +0.83
New Democratic Irene Mathyssen 12,051 31.05 +6.4
Progressive Conservative Frank Mazzilli 11,777 30.35 -8.18
Green Bryan Smith 568 1.46 +0.85
Freedom Mike Davidson 493 1.27 +0.53
Total valid votes 38,809 100.0
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Frank Mazzilli 15,295 38.53
Liberal Peter Mancini 13,912 35.04
New Democratic Irene Mathyssen 9,788 24.65
Freedom Lloyd Walker 293 0.74
Green Heidi Strasser 241 0.61
Natural Law Wanda Beaver 172 0.43
Total valid votes 39,701 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes
First Past the Post 21,023 62.8
Mixed member proportional 12,442 37.2
Total valid votes 33,465 100.0

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Ontario (2014). "Official result from the records, 043 London-Fanshawe" (PDF). Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapports des registres officiels - London—Fanshawe" (PDF). Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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