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Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1987
District abolished1996
First contested1988
Last contested1993

Perth—Wellington—Waterloo was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1997. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1987 from parts of Perth, Waterloo and Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe ridings.

The riding consisted of the County of Perth, the townships of Wellesley and Wilmot in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, and the Village of Drayton and the townships of Maryborough and Peel in the County of Wellington.

It was abolished in 1996 when it was re-distributed between Perth—Middlesex and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Perth, Waterloo and Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe
34th  1988–1993     Harry Brightwell Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     John Richardson Liberal
Riding dissolved into Perth—Middlesex and Waterloo—Wellington

Electoral history[edit]

1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harry Brightwell 17,974 39.10
Liberal Mike Stinson 17,013 37.01
New Democratic Linda Ham 8,727 18.98
Christian Heritage Stan Puklicz 2,009 4.37
Libertarian Joe Yundt 249 0.54
Total valid votes 45,972 100.0
"Perth—Wellington—Waterloo, Ontario (1988-1997)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Richardson 20,125 43.26 +6.25
Reform Jeff Gerber 12,185 26.19
Progressive Conservative Harry Brightwell 10,835 23.29 -15.81
New Democratic Stephanie Levesque 1,909 4.10 -14.88
Christian Heritage Sid Vander Heide 647 1.39 -2.98
National Ted Owen 486 1.04
Natural Law Tom Lanier 184 0.40
Libertarian Joe Yundt 152 0.33 -0.21
Total valid votes 46,523 100.0
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +11.03
"Perth—Wellington—Waterloo, Ontario (1988-1997)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 1 October 2015.

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Coordinates: 43°29′20″N 80°53′35″W / 43.489°N 80.893°W / 43.489; -80.893