London South

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London South (provincial electoral district) is a defunct Ontario provincial electoral district that was abolished in 1996. It has elected the following members the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:

Members[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
London
17th 1926-1929     John Cameron Wilson Conservative
18th 1929-1934     James Percy Moore Conservative
London (1934-1955)
25th 1955-1959     George Ernest Jackson Progressive Conservative
26th 1959-1963     John White Progressive Conservative
27th 1963-1967
28th 1967-1971
29th 1971-1975
30th 1975-1977     John Ferris Liberal
31st 1977-1981     Gordon Walker Progressive Conservative
32nd 1981-1985
33rd 1985-1987     Joan Smith Liberal
34th 1987-1990
35th 1990-1995     David Winninger New Democratic
36th 1995-1999     Bob Wood Progressive Conservative
London West, London—Fanshawe, Elgin—Middlesex—London

Electoral history (1975-1999)[edit]

Ontario general election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John Ferris 14,496 40.94
Progressive Conservative John Eberhard 13,937 39.37
New Democratic Edith Welch 6,971 19.69
Ontario general election, 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Gordon Walker 16,011 42.39 +3.02
Liberal John Ferris 13,800 36.53 -4.41
New Democratic Tom Olien 7,964 21.08 +1.39
Ontario general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Gordon Walker 19,714 54.7% +12.3%
Liberal Frank Green 11,116 30.9% -5.6%
New Democratic Dale Green 5,187 14.4% -6.7%
Ontario general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Joan Smith 24,522 51.0% +20.1%
Progressive Conservative Gordon Walker 17,839 37.1% -17.6%
New Democratic David Winninger 5,080 10.6% -3.8%
Freedom Robert Metz 614 1.3% +1.3%
Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Joan Smith 20,046 55.5% +4.5%
Progressive Conservative Vaughan Minor 7,723 21.4% -15.7%
New Democratic David Winninger 7,074 19.6% +9.0%
Family Coalition Paul Picard 861 2.4% +2.4%
Freedom Robert Metz 430 1.2% -0.1%
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Democratic David Winninger 17,438 42.4% +22.8%
Liberal Joan Smith 11,787 28.7% -26.8%
Progressive Conservative Bob Wood 9,828 23.9% +2.5%
Family Coalition Paul Picard 1,427 3.5% +1.1%
Freedom Robert Metz 635 1.5% +0.3%
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Bob Wood 18,161 44.4% +20.5%
New Democratic David Winninger 10,729 26.2% -16.2%
Liberal Joan Smith 10,693 26.1% -2.6%
Family Coalition Rudy Polci 387 0.9% -2.6%
Freedom Maureen Battaglia 340 0.8% -0.7%
Independent Mark Simpson 323 0.8% +0.8%
Green Sven Biggs 2-2 0.5% +0.5%
Natural Law James Hea 111 0.3% +0.3%