Niagara West—Glanbrook (provincial electoral district)

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Niagara West—Glanbrook
Ontario electoral district
Niagara West-Glanbrook.png
Niagara West—Glanbrook in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Sam Oosterhoff
Progressive Conservative
District created 2004
First contested 2007
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Population (2006) 111,024
Electors (2007) 80,444
Area (km²) 1,080
Pop. density (per km²) 102.8
Census divisions Hamilton, Niagara
Census subdivisions Hamilton, Grimsby, Pelham, West Lincoln, Lincoln

Niagara West—Glanbrook is a provincial electoral district in south eastern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

The riding, which was first contested in the 2007 provincial election, consists of the municipalities of Grimsby, Pelham, West Lincoln, Lincoln and that part of Hamilton east of Glancaster Road and south of the transmission line south of Rymal Road south of the former city of Hamilton, and also south of the Niagara Escarpment east of the former city.

52.5% of the riding came from Stoney Creek, 31.5% came from Erie—Lincoln, 15.6% came from Niagara Centre and 0.2% came from Hamilton Mountain.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[1][2]

  • Ethnic Groups: 93.3% White, 1.5% South Asian, 1.2% Aboriginal, 1.1% Black
  • Languages: 85.6% English, 2.1% Italian, 2.0% Dutch, 1.7% French, 1.5% Polish, 1.3% German
  • Religion: 76.2% Christian (32.0% Catholic, 9.6% United Church, 8.5% Anglican, 2.8% Presbyterian, 1.8% Christian Orthodox, 1.8% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.1% Lutheran, 17.4% Other Christian), 1.2% Muslim, 21.1% No religion.
  • Average household income: $94,033
  • Median household income: $80,296
  • Average individual income: $45,345
  • Median individual income: $35,874

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Niagara West—Glanbrook
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Stoney Creek, Erie—Lincoln,
Niagara Centre and Hamilton Mountain
39th  2007–2011     Tim Hudak Progressive Conservative
40th  2011–2014
41st  2014–2016
 2016–Present Sam Oosterhoff

Election results[edit]

Ontario provincial by-election, November 17, 2016
Resignation of Tim Hudak
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Sam Oosterhoff 17,651 54.00 +12.18
New Democratic Mike Thomas 8,123 24.85 +2.63
Liberal Vicky Ringuette 4,997 15.29 -13.05
Green Donna Cridland 892 2.73 -2.64
Libertarian Stefanos Karatopis 355 1.09 -0.65
None of the Above Greg Vezina 342 1.05
Independent Martin Poos 206 0.63
Stop the New Sex-Ed Agenda Queenie Yu 76 0.23
Canadian Constituents' Arthur Smitherman 44 0.13
Total valid votes 32,686
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots
Turnout 32,686 31.98
Eligible voters 102,219
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +4.78
Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak 23,378 41.82 -9.13
Liberal David Mossey 15,843 28.34 +2.36
New Democratic Brian McCormack 12,423 22.22 +3.68
Green Basia Krzyzanowski 3,004 5.37 +2.57
Libertarian Stefanos Karatopis 970 1.74 +1.40
Freedom Geoff Peacock 284 0.51 +0.34
Total valid votes 55,902 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 1,052 1.85 +1.43
Turnout 56,954 58.59 +3.71
Eligible voters 97,201
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -5.74
Source: Elections Ontario[3][dead link]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak 24,919 50.95 -0.10
Liberal Katie Trombetta 12,708 25.98 -4.03
New Democratic Anthony Marco 9,070 18.55 +6.35
Green Meredith Cross 1,372 2.81 -3.93
Family Coalition Phil Lees 303 0.62  
Libertarian Rob Wienhold 166 0.34  
People's Political Party Marty Poos 158 0.32  
Reform Gerry Augustine 130 0.27  
Freedom Geoff Peacock 80 0.16  
Total valid votes 48,906 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 205 0.42 -0.16
Turnout 49,111 54.88 -3.69
Eligible voters 89,489
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +1.96
Source: Elections Ontario[4]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak 24,311 51.06 +3.69
Liberal Mike Lostracco 14,290 30.01 -5.76
New Democratic Bonnie Bryan 5,839 12.20 -1.50
Green Sid Frere 3,214 6.73
Total valid votes 47,616 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 275 0.57
Turnout 47,891 58.57
Eligible voters 81,765
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +4.72
2003 general election redistributed results[5]
Party Vote  %
  Progressive Conservative 20,306 47.37
  Liberal 15,334 35.77
  New Democratic 5,874 13.70
  Others 1,356 3.16

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 30,972 65.7
Mixed member proportional 16,195 34.3
Total valid votes 47,167 100.0

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