Scarborough—Guildwood

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For the provincial electoral district, see Scarborough—Guildwood (provincial electoral district).
Scarborough—Guildwood
Ontario electoral district
Scarborough-Guildwood in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries).png
Scarborough—Guildwood in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2013 boundaries)
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
John McKay
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 101,914
Electors (2015) 63,296
Area (km²)[2] 27
Pop. density (per km²) 3,774.6
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto
Map of Scarborough-Guildwood

Scarborough—Guildwood is a federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Scarborough East, Scarborough Southwest and Scarborough Centre.

This riding lost territory to Scarborough—Rouge Park and Scarborough Southwest, and gained territory from Scarborough Centre during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Geography[edit]

It is centred on the Guildwood neighbourhood. It consists of the part of the City of Toronto bounded by a line drawn from Lake Ontario north along Markham Road, west along Eglinton Avenue, north along Bellamy Road South, west along Lawrence Avenue, north along McCowan Road, east along Highway 401, south along Morningside Avenue back to Lake Ontario.

Presently, it contains the neighbourhoods of Guildwood, West Hill (west of Morningside Avenue), Morningside, Woburn, and Scarborough Village (east of Markham Road).

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census

Ethnic groups: 33.3% White, 30.6% South Asian, 14.7% Black, 7.4% Filipino, 2.8% Chinese, 2.4% West Asian, 1.9% Latin American, 1.2% Southeast Asian
Languages: 57.8% English, 7.5% Tamil, 5.7% Gujarati, 3.8% Tagalog, 3.1% Urdu, 2.2% Chinese, 1.9% Persian, 1.8% Bengali, 1.4% French, 1.3% Spanish
Religions: 54.0% Christian (24.3% Catholic, 3.9% Anglican, 3.1% Pentecostal, 3.0% United Church, 2.9% Christian Orthodox, 2.1% Baptist, 1.8% Presbyterian), 15.5% Hindu, 14.5% Muslim, 13.7% No religion
Median income (2005): $21,092

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

Parliament Years Member Party
Scarborough—Guildwood
Riding created from Scarborough East,
Scarborough Southwest and Scarborough Centre
38th  2004–2006     John McKay Liberal
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 25,167 60.0 +24.21
Conservative Chuck Konkel 11,108 26.5 -8.19
New Democratic Laura Casselman 4720 11.3 -15.4
Green Kathleen Holding 606 1.4 -0.82
Independent Kevin Clarke 175 0.4
Marijuana Paul Coulbeck 141 0.3 -0.38
Total valid votes/Expense limit 41,917 100.0     $197,992.64
Total rejected ballots 198 0.30 -0.18
Turnout 42,115 65.92
Eligible voters 63,885
Liberal hold Swing +16.2
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2011 federal election redistributed results[5]
Party Vote  %
  Liberal 12,380 35.79
  Conservative 11,999 34.69
  New Democratic 9,237 26.70
  Green 769 2.22
  Others 206 0.60
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 13,849 36.20 -13.97
Conservative Chuck Konkel 13,158 34.39 +4.23
New Democratic Danielle Ouellette 10,145 26.52 +12.15
Green Alonzo Bartley 848 2.22 -3.09
Independent Paul Coulbeck 259 0.68
Total valid votes/Expense limit 38,259 100.00
Total rejected ballots 186 0.48 -0.03
Turnout 38,445 57.59 +3.57
Eligible voters 66,756
Liberal hold Swing -9.10
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John McKay 18,098 50.16 -3.09 $47,878
Conservative Chuck Konkel 10,881 30.16 +1.46 $71,234
New Democratic Sania Khan 5,183 14.36 +0.13 $15,238
Green Alonzo Bartley 1,913 5.30 +2.30
Total valid votes/Expense limit 36,075 100.00 $80,466
Total rejected ballots 186 0.51 -0.16
Turnout 36,261 54.02 -8.36
Eligible voters 67,124
Liberal hold Swing -2.28
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John McKay 21,875 53.25 -4.28
Conservative Pauline Browes 11,790 28.70 +5.97
New Democratic Peter Campbell 5,847 14.23 -1.93
Green Mike Flanagan 1,235 3.00 -0.04
Independent Farooq Khan 150 0.36
Canadian Action Brenda Thompson 98 0.23 -0.32
Independent Andrew Thomas 82 0.19
Total valid votes 41,077 100.00
Total rejected ballots 276 0.67
Turnout 41,355 62.38
Liberal hold Swing -5.13
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal John McKay 20,950 57.53
Conservative Tom Varesh 8,277 22.73
New Democratic Sheila White 5,885 16.16
Green Paul Charbonneau 1,106 3.04
Canadian Action Brenda Thompson 200 0.55
Total valid votes 36,418 100.00

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Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 79°12′25″W / 43.763°N 79.207°W / 43.763; -79.207