Oshawa (provincial electoral district)

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Oshawa
Ontario electoral district
Oshawa, riding.png
Oshawa in relation to other greater Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Jennifer French
New Democratic
First contested 1955
Demographics
Population (2006) 116,881
Electors (2011) 87,638
Area (km²) 74
Pop. density (per km²) 1,579.5
Census divisions Durham
Census subdivisions Oshawa
Map of Oshawa riding

Oshawa is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1955.

It consists of the southern and eastern parts of the City of Oshawa south and east of a line drawn from west to east along King Street West, north along Oshawa Creek, east along Rossland Road West, north along Simcoe Street North and east along Winchester Road East. The riding includes the communities of Kedron and Taunton and the eastern part of North Oshawa. It has a population of 113,662 and an area of 74 km2.

In 1999, provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Oshawa
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from part of Ontario riding in 1955
25th  1955–1963     T.D. Thomas Co-operative Commonwealth
26th  1959–1963
27th  1963–1967     Albert Walker Progressive Conservative
28th  1967–1971     Cliff Pilkey New Democratic
29th  1971–1975     Charles McIlveen Progressive Conservative
30th  1975–1977     Mike Breaugh New Democratic
31st  1977–1981
32nd  1981–1985
33rd  1985–1987
34th  1987–1990
35th  1990–1995 Allan Pilkey
36th  1995–1999     Jerry Ouellette Progressive Conservative
37th  1999–2003
38th  2003–2007
39th  2007–2011
40th  2011–2014
41st  2014–Present     Jennifer French New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Jennifer French 22,227 46.70 +10.52
Progressive Conservative Jerry Ouellette 14,532 30.53 -11.72
Liberal Esrick Quintyn 9,052 19.02 +1.53
Green Becky Smit 1,785 3.75 +1.13
Total valid votes 47,596 100.0  
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +11.12
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jerry Ouellette 16,719 42.25 +3.23
New Democratic Mike Shields 14,316 36.18 +3.26
Liberal Jacquie Menezes 6,921 17.49 -3.91
Green Stacey Leadbetter 1,035 2.62 -3.42
Libertarian Matthew Belanger 435 1.10  
Freedom Ben Fudge 147 0.37  
Total valid votes 39,573 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 162 0.41
Turnout 39,735 44.26
Eligible voters 89,767
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -0.02
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jerry Ouellette 15,977 39.02 +1.7
New Democratic Sid Ryan 13,482 32.92 -1.79
Liberal Faelyne Templer 8,762 21.40 -2.64
Green Alexander Kemp 2,474 6.04 +4.41
Family Coalition Jeffrey Streutker 253 0.62 -0.36
Total valid votes 40,948 100.0
Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jerry Ouellette 14,566 37.32 -9.43
New Democratic Sid Ryan 13,547 34.71 +12.09
Liberal Chris Topple 9,383 24.04 -4.98
Green Karen Tweedle 636 1.63  
Freedom Paul McKeever 518 1.33  
Family Coalition Dale Chilvers 383 0.98  
Total valid votes 39,033 100.0
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Jerry Ouellette 18,915 46.75
Liberal Chris Topple 11,740 29.02
New Democratic Colleen Twomey 9,154 22.62
Natural Law Garry Kotack 651 1.61
Total valid votes 40,460 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 25,559 64.1
Mixed member proportional 14,305 35.9
Total valid votes 39,864 100.0

References[edit]

Coordinates: 43°54′03″N 78°50′43″W / 43.9009°N 78.8454°W / 43.9009; -78.8454