Mississauga East—Cooksville (provincial electoral district)

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Mississauga East—Cooksville
Ontario electoral district
Mississauga East Cooksville.png
Mississauga East—Cooksville in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Dipika Damerla
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 126,642
Electors (2011) 83,582
Area (km²) 29
Pop. density (per km²) 4,367
Census divisions Peel
Census subdivisions Mississauga
Map of Mississauga East-Cooksville

Mississauga East—Cooksville is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.

History[edit]

It was created in 2003 from parts of Mississauga Centre and Mississauga East ridings.

It consists of the part of the City of Mississauga east of a line drawn from north to south along the Queensway, Mavis Road, Highway 403, Central Parkway East and Burnhamthorpe Road East.

Member of Provincial Parliament[edit]

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

Mississauga East—Cooksville
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Mississauga Centre and Mississauga East
39th  2007–2011     Peter Fonseca Liberal
40th  2011–2014 Dipika Damerla
41st  2014–Present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Dipika Damerla 20,934 52.33 +6.59
Progressive Conservative Zoran Churchin 10,479 26.20 −7.06
New Democratic Fayaz Karim 6,158 15.39 −1.40
Green Linh Nguyen 1,408 3.52 +0.97
Libertarian Levko Iwanusiw 788 1.97
Equal Parenting Dolly Catena 234 0.58
Total valid votes 40,001 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 557 1.37
Turnout 40,558 43.89
Eligible voters 92,402
Liberal hold Swing +6.83
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Dipika Damerla 15,535 45.74 −13.19
Progressive Conservative Zoran Churchin 11,297 33.26 +10.18
New Democratic Waseem Ahmed 5,704 16.79 +8.33
Green Lloyd Jones 934 2.75 −3.50
Independent Winston Harding 199 0.59
Freedom Jonathon Dury 177 0.52 −0.12
Paramount Canadians Shriya Shah-Klorfine 117 0.34
Total valid votes 33,963 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 191 0.56
Turnout 34,154 40.50
Eligible voters 84,330
Liberal hold Swing −11.69
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Peter Fonseca 22,249 58.93
Progressive Conservative Zoran Churchin 8,715 23.08
New Democratic Satish Balasunderam 3,192 8.46
Green Carla Cassanova 2,361 6.25
Family Coalition Al Zawadzki 992 2.63
Freedom Ryan Jamieson 243 0.64
Total valid votes 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 349 0.91
Turnout 38,101 47.47
Eligible voters 80,247
Liberal gain Swing

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 21,898 61.6
Mixed member proportional 13,659 38.4
Total valid votes 35,557 100.0

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 43°42′N 79°42′W / 43.7°N 79.7°W / 43.7; -79.7