Pickering—Scarborough East (provincial electoral district)

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Pickering—Scarborough East
Ontario electoral district
Pickering Scarborough East.png
Pickering—Scarborough East in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Ontario
District created2003
District abolished2018
First contested2007
Last contested2014
Demographics
Population (2006)106,602
Electors (2011)76,709
Area (km²)52
Census divisionsDurham, Toronto
Census subdivisionsPickering, Scarborough
Map of Pickering-Scarborough East

Pickering—Scarborough East was a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario between 2007 and 2018.

The district was created in 2003 from 44.1% of Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge, 39.7% of Scarborough East, and 0.1% of Scarborough—Rouge River ridings.

The district consisted of the southwest part of the city of Pickering and the southeast part of the Scarborough district of Toronto.

Specifically, it consisted of the part of the City of Pickering lying south and west of a line drawn from the western city limit east along Finch Avenue, south along Valley Farm Road, northeast along Highway 401 and south along Brock Road to the southern city limit; and the part of the City of Toronto lying south and east of a line drawn from the eastern city limit west along Finch Avenue East, south along Meadowvale Road, west along Sheppard Avenue East, south along Morningside Avenue and southeast along Highland Creek to Lake Ontario.

In 2018, the district was dissolved into Pickering—Uxbridge and Scarborough—Rouge Park.

Demographics[edit]

(According to the Canada 2006 Census)

Ethnic groups: 61.3% White, 13.5% South Asian, 10.4% Black, 4.1% Filipino, 3.2% Chinese
Languages: 74.6% English, 1.3% French, 23.9% Other
Average income: $31 920

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Pickering—Scarborough East
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge, Scarborough East and Scarborough—Rouge River
39th  2007–2011     Wayne Arthurs Liberal
40th  2011–2014     Tracy MacCharles Liberal
41st  2014–2018
Riding merged into Scarborough—Rouge Park and Pickering—Uxbridge

Election results[edit]

2014 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Tracy MacCharles 23,128 51.76 +5.10
Progressive Conservative Kevin Gaudet 12,623 28.25 -5.16
New Democratic Eileen Higdon 6,599 14.77 -1.70
Green Anthony Navarro 1,548 3.46 +0.65
Libertarian Scott Hoefig 590 1.32 +0.67
Freedom Matt Oliver 192 0.43
Total valid votes 44,680 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +5.13
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
2011 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Tracy MacCharles 18,201 46.66 -1.97
Progressive Conservative Kevin Gaudet 13,033 33.41 +1.70
New Democratic Nerissa Carino 6,424 16.47 +5.24
Green Kevin Smith 1,096 2.81 -3.52
Libertarian Heath Thomas 252 0.65 -0.27
Total valid votes 39,006 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 166 0.42
Turnout 39,172 49.69
Eligible voters 78,835
Liberal hold Swing -1.84
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
2007 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Wayne Arthurs 19,762 48.63
Progressive Conservative Diana Hall 12,884 31.71
New Democratic Andrea Moffat 4,563 11.23
Green Anita Lalchan 2,572 6.33
Libertarian Josh Insang 375 0.92
Independent John Newell 270 0.66
Family Coalition Mitchell Andrew Persaud 210 0.52
Total valid votes 40,636 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

2007 Ontario electoral reform referendum
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 24,849 63.5
Mixed member proportional 14,274 36.5
Total valid votes 39,123 100.0

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "General Election Results by District, 072 Pickering—Scarborough East". Elections Ontario. 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-06-17. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Pickering—Scarborough East" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2014.[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 43°49′N 79°08′W / 43.81°N 79.14°W / 43.81; -79.14