Oakville North—Burlington

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Oakville North—Burlington
Ontario electoral district
Oakville North—Burlington 2015.svg
Oakville North—Burlington in relation to nearby electoral districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Pam Damoff
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]114,378
Electors (2015)84,100
Area (km²)[2]92
Pop. density (per km²)1,243.2
Census division(s)Halton
Census subdivision(s)Burlington, Oakville

Oakville North—Burlington (French: Oakville-Nord—Burlington) is a federal electoral district in Halton Region, Ontario.

History[edit]

Oakville North—Burlington 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 October 2015.[3] The riding was created out of part of the electoral district of Halton.[4]

2015 federal election[edit]

Conservative[edit]

On June 7, 2015, at the Burlington Convention Centre, Conservative members of the Oakville North—Burlington Electoral District Association nominated Effie Triantafilopoulos as their official candidate for the October 19, 2015 federal election.[5]

Green Party[edit]

Adnan Shahbaz [6] is an educator working in the Curriculum Support Services division of a local school board as an Instructional Coach. He has worked as a classroom teacher, a behavioral support and special education teacher for nearly a decade.[7] Adnan was born and raised in Toronto and has called Oakville and Burlington home since 2001. He is the only candidate who actually lives in the riding.

Liberal[edit]

Ward 6 Councillor for Oakville, Max Khan bested aviation-pilot Rohit Dhamjia by an unknown number of votes in the party's nomination vote on September 25, 2014, in Oakville. Khan died at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on March 29, 2015, vacating his role as the Liberals candidate. Oakville Town Councillor and longtime community volunteer Pam Damoff was acclaimed as the Liberal candidate on May 26, 2015.[8]

Libertarian[edit]

On January 6, 2015, the Libertarian Party of Canada nominated David Clement. He is a local entrepreneur in the consulting field.[9]

NDP[edit]

On March 22, 2015 members from the ONB NDP nominated Rebecca Rajcak,[10] an OSSTF member and high school teacher in Oakville. She later resigned the candidacy and Janice Best, a local union official, replaced her as the NDP candidate.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Oakville North—Burlington
Riding created from Halton
42nd  2015–2019     Pam Damoff Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Oakville North—Burlington (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pam Damoff 30,910 46.8 -1.5
Conservative Hanan Rizkalla 25,091 38.0 ±0.0
New Democratic Lenaee Dupuis 6,574 10.0 +1.6
People's Gilbert Jubinville 2,429 3.7 +2.6
Green Bruno Sousa 1,019 1.5 -2.7
Total valid votes 66,023 99.2
Total rejected ballots 533 0.8
Turnout 66,556 66.9
Eligible voters 99,493
Liberal hold Swing -0.8
Source: Elections Canada[11]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pam Damoff 33,597 48.26 +1.52 $113,366.12
Conservative Sean Weir 26,484 38.04 -5.29 $111,573.20
New Democratic Nicolas Dion 5,866 8.43 +1.18 none listed
Green Michael Houghton 2,925 4.20 +2.61 $332.94
People's Gilbert Joseph Jubinville 751 1.08 none listed
Total valid votes/expense limit 69,623 99.41
Total rejected ballots 412 0.59 +0.14
Turnout 70,035 71.69 +0.45
Eligible voters 97,696
Liberal hold Swing +3.40
Source: Elections Canada[12][13]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pam Damoff 28,415 46.74 +19.77 $87,266.36
Conservative Effie Triantafilopoulos 26,342 43.33 -10.83 $133,882.22
New Democratic Janice Best 4,405 7.25 -8.26 $10,112.38
Green Adnan Shahbaz 968 1.59 -1.51 $2,273.28
Libertarian David Clement 666 1.10 $3,998.74
Total valid votes/Expense limit 60,796 99.55   $223,412.78
Total rejected ballots 272 0.45
Turnout 61,068 71.24
Eligible voters 85,727
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +15.30
Source: Elections Canada[14][15]
2011 federal election redistributed results[16]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 25,368 54.16
  Liberal 12,633 26.97
  New Democratic 7,263 15.51
  Green 1,452 3.10
  Others 123 0.26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  5. ^ http://www.onbconservative.ca/events/congratulations-effie-triantafilopoulos/
  6. ^ https://greenparty.ca/en/riding/2013-35073
  7. ^ http://www.adnanshahbaz.ca
  8. ^ "Pam Damoff secures Liberal nomination for Oakville North-Burlington riding". m.insidehalton.com. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  9. ^ https://www.libertarian.ca/candidate/david-clement/
  10. ^ http://www.onbndp.ca
  11. ^ "List of confirmed candidates – September 20, 2021 Federal Election". Elections Canada. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  12. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  13. ^ "Official Voting Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved August 15, 2021.
  14. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Oakville North—Burlington, 30 September 2015
  15. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  16. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

Coordinates: 43°24′50″N 79°47′02″W / 43.414°N 79.784°W / 43.414; -79.784