Northumberland—Quinte West (provincial electoral district)

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Northumberland—Quinte West
Ontario electoral district
Northumberland-Quinte West.png
Northumberland—Quinte West in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Lou Rinaldi
Liberal
District created 2006
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 123,706
Electors (2011) 93,620
Area (km²) 2,652
Pop. density (per km²) 46.6
Census divisions Durham
Census subdivisions Quinte West, Northumberland

Northumberland—Quinte West is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election. Its population in 2001 was 118,906.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the County of Northumberland and the City of Quinte West.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003: 86.1% of the riding came from Northumberland riding and 13.9% from Prince Edward—Hastings riding.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Northumberland—Quinte West
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Northumberland and Prince Edward—Hastings
39th  2007–2011     Lou Rinaldi Liberal
40th  2011–2014     Rob Milligan Progressive Conservative
41st  2014–Present     Lou Rinaldi Liberal

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Lou Rinaldi 23,415 43.01 +4.67
Progressive Conservative Rob Milligan 19,528 35.87 -3.93
New Democratic Kira Mees 9,216 16.93 -0.80
Green Gudrun Ludorf-Weaver 2,283 4.19 +1.13
Total valid votes 54,442 100.00
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +4.30
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Rob Milligan 19,279 39.80 +8.59
Liberal Lou Rinaldi 18,572 38.34 -7.03
New Democratic Kira Mees 8,589 17.73 +4.52
Green Judy Smith Torrie 1,483 3.06 -7.14
Libertarian Jeffrey McLarty 357 0.74  
Independent Richard Martin Rieger 159 0.33  
Total valid votes 48,439 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 182 0.37
Turnout 48,621 51.88
Eligible voters 93,720
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +7.81
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Lou Rinaldi 22,287 45.37 -0.21
Progressive Conservative Cathy Galt 15,330 31.21 -7.22
New Democratic Carolyn Blaind 6,492 13.22 +1.53
Green Judy Smith Torrie 5,012 10.20
Total valid votes 49,121 100.00
  Liberal hold Swing +3.51

^ Change is from redistributed results

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 32,392 67.2
Mixed member proportional 15,834 32.8
Total valid votes 48,226 100.0

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