Perth—Wellington (provincial electoral district)

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Perth—Wellington
Ontario electoral district
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Perth—Wellington in relation to other southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Randy Pettapiece
Progressive Conservative
District created 2006
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006) 103,874
Electors (2007) 72,944
Area (km²) 3,782
Pop. density (per km²) 27.5
Census divisions Perth, Wellington
Census subdivisions Minto, Wellington North, North Perth, Mapleton, West Perth, Perth East, Stratford, Perth South, St. Marys

Perth—Wellington is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey, Perth—Middlesex and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

It consists of the County of Perth, and the Town of Minto and the townships of Mapleton and Wellington North in the County of Wellington.[1]

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Perth—Wellington
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey, Perth—Middlesex and Waterloo—Wellington
39th  2007–2011     John Wilkinson Liberal
40th  2011–2014     Randy Pettapiece Progressive Conservative
41st  2014–2018
42nd  2018–present

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Randy Pettapiece 23,736 50.67 +11.67
New Democratic Michael O'Brien 14,385 30.71 +11.77
Liberal Brendan Knight 5,062 10.81 -22.13
Green Lisa Olsen 2,746 5.86 +0.98
Libertarian Scott Marshall 380 0.81 -0.19
Consensus Ontario Paul McKendrick 320 0.68 n/a
Freedom Rob Smeenk 125 0.27 -0.21
Alliance Andrew Stanton 89 0.19 n/a
Total valid votes 46,843 100.00  
Eligible voters 75,420
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -0.05
Source: Elections Ontario[2]


Ontario general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Randy Pettapiece 15,996 39.00 -1.09
Liberal Stewart Skinner 13,510 32.94 -6.59
New Democratic Romayne Smith Fullerton 7,768 18.94 +3.18
Green Chris Desjardins 2,000 4.88 +2.40
Family Coalition Irma DeVries 789 1.92 +0.23
Libertarian Scott Marshall 411 1.00
Independent Matthew Murphy 343 0.84
Freedom Robby Smink 198 0.48 +0.04
Total valid votes 41,015 100.00
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +2.75
Source: Elections Ontario[3]
Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Randy Pettapiece 14,845 40.09 +8.05
Liberal John Wilkinson 14,635 39.53 -7.65
New Democratic Ellen Papenburg 5,836 15.76 +5.62
Green Chris Desjardins 918 2.48 -5.27
Family Coalition Irma DeVries 627 1.69 -0.27
Freedom Robby Smink 164 0.44 +0.07
Total valid votes 37,025 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 144 0.39
Turnout 37,169 51.89
Eligible voters 71,629
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +7.85
Source: Elections Ontario[4]
Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal John Wilkinson 18,249 47.18
Progressive Conservative John Rutherford 12,391 32.04
New Democratic Donna Hansen 3,922 10.14
Green Anita Payne 2,997 7.75
Family Coalition Pat Bannon 760 1.96
Independent Kevin Allman 216 0.56
Freedom Robby Smink 143 0.37
Total valid votes 38,678 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 25,480 67.6
Mixed member proportional 12,218 32.4
Total valid votes 37,698 100.0

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Perth-Wellington". www.elections.on.ca. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Ontario. Retrieved 8 June 2018. 
  3. ^ Elections Ontario. "General Election Results by District, 070 Perth-Wellington". Archived from the original on 14 June 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Perth—Wellington" (PDF). Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

Coordinates: 43°48′04″N 80°56′20″W / 43.801°N 80.939°W / 43.801; -80.939