Minto (electoral district)

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Minto
Manitoba electoral district
MintoED2011.jpg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
MLA
 
 
 
Andrew Swan
New Democratic
District created 1998
First contested 1999
Last contested 2016

Minto is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1999, and has formally existed since the provincial election of 1999. The riding is located in the centre of the City of Winnipeg.

Minto was created primarily from territory from the old St. James riding, with some additional territory from Wellington as well. In many respects, the riding may be regarded as a successor to the St. James riding which existed before 1999.

Minto is bordered on the east by Point Douglas, to the north by Wellington, to the south by Wolseley, and to the west by the current St. James riding.

The riding's population in 1996 was 20,479. In 1999, the average family income was $37,037, and the unemployment rate was 13.80%. Thirty-seven per cent of the riding's residents are listed as low-income, one of the highest rates in the province. Twenty-two per cent of families in the riding are single-parent.

Minto has an immigrant population of 33%, the highest in the province. Sixteen per cent of the riding's residents are Filipino, 7% Portuguese, 3% Chinese and 2% Italian. The aboriginal population in the riding is 14%.

Manufacturing accounts for 25% of Minto's industry, with a further 19% in the service sector.

List of provincial representatives[edit]

Name Party Took Office Left Office
MaryAnn Mihychuk NDP 1999 2004
Andrew Swan NDP 2004 present

Electoral results[edit]

Manitoba general election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Andrew Swan 2,954
Progressive Conservative Belinda Squance 1,016
Liberal Demetre Balaktsis 723
Independent Don Woodstock 589
Green Martha Jo Willard 410
Manitoba Virgil Gil 51
Communist Andrew Taylor 41
Total valid votes 5,714 100.0  
Eligible voters 10,729
Source: Elections Manitoba[1]
Manitoba general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Andrew Swan 3,615 66.00 +3.18
     Progressive Conservative Belinda Squance 833 15.21 +2.89
Liberal Don Woodstock 609 11.12 −10.56
Green Harold Dyck 331 6.08
Communist Cheryl-Anne Carr 56 1.02 −0.89
Total valid votes 5,444
Rejected and declined votes 33
Turnout 5,477 46.43
Electors on the lists 11,796


Manitoba general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Andrew Swan 3,355 62.82% +8.13 $22,471.08
Liberal Wayne Helgason 1,158 21.68% −9.35 $22,178.53
     Progressive Conservative Kenny Daodu 658 12.32% +0.20 $10,160.91
Communist Cheryl-Anne Carr 102 1.91% −0.26 $373.87
Total valid votes 5,273 98.73%
Rejected and declined votes 68
Turnout 5,341 50.38
Electors on the lists 10,601

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Manitoba provincial by-election, June 22, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Andrew Swan 2,848 54.69 $14,208.77
Liberal Wayne Helgason 1,616 31.03 $9,826.24
     Progressive Conservative David Laurence 631 12.12 $41.20
Communist Cheryl-Anne Carr 113 2.17 $0.00
Total valid votes 5,208 100.00
Rejected ballots 43
Turnout 5,251 47.18
Registered voters 11,129


Manitoba general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic MaryAnn Mihychuk 3,586 69.47 $11,337.04
Liberal Mario Javier 685 13.27 $5,174.30
     Progressive Conservative David Laurence 626 12.13 $439.06
Green Joan Johannson 197 3.82 $544.46
Communist Cheryl-Anne Carr 68 1.32 $376.06
Total valid votes 5,162 100.00
Rejected and declined ballots 66
Turnout 5,228 47.25
Electors on the lists 11,064


Manitoba general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic MaryAnn Mihychuk 4,534 63.92 $23,618.00
Progressive Conservative Harry Lehotsky 2,035 28.69 $18,962.44
Liberal Duane Poettcker 452 6.37 $629.69
Communist Harold Dyck 45 0.63 $0.00
Libertarian Didz Zuzens 27 0.38 $270.76
Total valid votes 7,093
Rejected and declined votes 63
Turnout 7,156 64.08
Electors on the lists 11,168

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Previous boundaries[edit]

The 1999–2011 boundaries for Minto highlighted in red.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 49°53′38″N 97°10′44″W / 49.894°N 97.179°W / 49.894; -97.179