Northumberland—Peterborough South

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Northumberland—Peterborough South
Ontario electoral district
Northumberland-Peterborough South 2015 boundaries.svg
Northumberland-Peterborough South in relation to other electoral districts in Southern Ontario
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Philip Lawrence
Conservative
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2021
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]107,840
Electors (2015)88,276
Area (km²)[1]3,001
Pop. density (per km²)35.9
Census division(s)Durham, Northumberland, Peterborough County
Census subdivision(s)Alnwick/Haldimand, Brighton, Clarington, Cobourg, Cramahe, Hamilton Township, Otonabee–South Monaghan, Peterborough, Port Hope, Trent Hills

Northumberland—Peterborough South (French: Northumberland—Peterborough-Sud) is a federal electoral district in Ontario.[2]

Northumberland—Peterborough South was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for 19 October 2015. 77% of the riding was formed from Northumberland—Quinte West, 13% from Durham and 10% from Peterborough.

The riding was originally intended to be named Northumberland—Pine Ridge.[3]

Geography[edit]

The riding is located in Central Ontario along Lake Ontario. It contains the entirety of Northumberland County, southern Peterborough and the eastern half of the municipality of Clarington.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[4][5]

Ethnic groups: 95.0% White, 2.5% Aboriginal
Languages: 94.0% English, 1.6% French
Religions: 71.3% Christian (20.1% United Church, 19.4% Catholic, 12.8% Anglican, 4.0% Presbyterian, 2.8% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.2% Lutheran, 9.5% Other), 27.6% No religion
Median income (2010): $30,350
Average income (2010): $38,693

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Northumberland—Peterborough South
Riding created from Durham,
Northumberland—Quinte West and Peterborough
42nd  2015–2019     Kim Rudd Liberal
43rd  2019–2021     Philip Lawrence Conservative
44th  2021–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Northumberland—Peterborough South (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Lawrence 31,015 44.5 +4.8
Liberal Alison Lester 23,336 33.5 -2.7
New Democratic Kim McArthur-Jackson 9,809 14.1 +0.2
People's Nathan Lang 3,813 5.5 +3.4
Green Christina Wilson 1,764 2.5 -5.5
Total valid votes 69,737
Total rejected ballots 459
Turnout 70,196 69.98
Eligible voters 100,308
Source: Elections Canada[6]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Philip Lawrence 27,385 39.7 +0.14 $68,864.16
Liberal Kim Rudd 24,977 36.2 -6.31 $83,715.67
New Democratic Mallory MacDonald 9,615 13.9 -0.9 $8,871.55
Green Jeff Wheeldon 5,524 8.0 +4.87 none listed
People's Frank Vaughan 1,460 2.1 $1,643.34
Total valid votes/expense limit 68,961 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 484
Turnout 69,445 71.7
Eligible voters 96,841
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +3.23
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Kim Rudd 27,043 42.51 +21.42 $114,323.76
Conservative Adam Moulton 25,165 39.56 -13.80 $135,349.14
New Democratic Russ Christianson 9,411 14.80 -5.79 $41,225.56
Green Patricia Sinnott 1,990 3.13 -1.55 $1,350.03
Total valid votes/Expense limit 63,609 100.00   $229,426.74
Total rejected ballots 267 0.42
Turnout 63,876 71.67
Eligible voters 89,128
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +17.61
Source: Elections Canada[9][10][11]
2011 federal election redistributed results[12]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 29,377 53.37
  Liberal 11,611 21.09
  New Democratic 11,331 20.58
  Green 2,576 4.68
  Others 154 0.28

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  3. ^ "Government Bill (House of Commons) C-37 (41-2) - Third Reading - Riding Name Change Act, 2014 - Parliament of Canada".
  4. ^ "2011 National Household Survey Profile - Federal electoral district (2013 Representation Order)". May 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "2011 National Household Survey Profile - Federal electoral district (2013 Representation Order)". May 8, 2013.
  6. ^ "Official Voting Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2021.
  7. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  8. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Northumberland—Peterborough South, 30 September 2015
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  11. ^ Elections Canada - Preliminary Results 2015-10-20
  12. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

Coordinates: 44°10′N 78°07′W / 44.16°N 78.11°W / 44.16; -78.11