Ontario electoral district
Simcoe—Grey in relation to Southern Ontario ridings
Federal electoral district
House of Commons
2011) [1 ] 134,530
Electors (2011) 93,705
[2 ] 2,399.43
Pop. density (per km²)
New Tecumseth, Springwater, Collingwood, Essa, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, Adjala-Tosorontio, Blue Mountains
Simcoe—Grey is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997.
It was created in 1996 from parts of
Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford, Bruce—Grey, Simcoe Centre, Simcoe North, Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe and York—Simcoe.
It consists of the municipalities of
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Clearview, Wasaga Beach, Springwater, Essa, New Tecumseth and Adjala-Tosorontio. It had a population of 117,505 in 2001, and an area of 2,515 km². In the upcoming 2015 Federal Election on October 19, candidates are as follows: Mike MacEachern (Liberal), David Matthews (NDP), Kellie Leitch (Conservative), and JoAnne Fleming (Green).
History [ edit ]
It consisted initially of:
the part of the County of Simcoe lying to the west of and including the Town of New Tecumseth and the Township of Essa, to the west of and excluding the City of Barrie, to the east of and including the townships of Vespra and Flos, and to the south of and excluding the Township of Tiny;
in the County of Grey, the Town of Thornbury, the villages of Flesherton and Markdale, and the townships of Artemesia, Collingwood and Osprey.
In 2003, it was given its current boundaries as described above.
Riding associations [ edit ]
Riding associations are the local branches of the national political parties:
Members of Parliament [ edit ]
This riding has elected the following
Members of Parliament:
Election results [ edit ]
Canadian federal election, 2008
Helena Guergis 30,897
Liberal Andrea Matrosovs
Katy Austin 6,288
Green Peter Ellis
Christian Heritage Peter Vander Zaag
Libertarian Caley McKibbin
Total valid votes/Expense limit
Total rejected ballots
Canadian federal election, 2006
Helena Guergis 30,135
Elizabeth Kirley 18,689
Katy Austin 6,784
Peter Ellis 3,372
Peter Vander Zaag 1,585
Total valid votes
Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.
Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.
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Coordinates: 44°22′30″N 80°00′29″W / 44.375°N 80.008°W