Timiskaming—Cochrane

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Timiskaming—Cochrane
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1996
District abolished2003
First contested1997
Last contested2000

Timiskaming—Cochrane was a federal electoral district in Ontario that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2003. It was located in the northeast part of Ontario. This riding was created in 1996 from parts of Cochrane—Superior, Nipissing, Timiskaming—French River and Timmins—Chapleau ridings.

Timiskaming—Cochrane consisted of the Territorial District of Timiskaming excluding a portion including and to the west of the townships of Douglas and Geikie; the southeast part of the Territorial District of Cochrane; the eastern part of the Territorial District of Sudbury; and the northwest part of the Territorial District of Nipissing.

The electoral district was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed between Nickel Belt, Nipissing—Timiskaming and Timmins—James Bay ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Timiskaming—French River,
Cochrane—Superior, Nipissing and Timmins—Chapleau
36th  1997–2000     Benoît Serré Liberal
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Nipissing—Timiskaming,
Nickel Belt and Timmins—James Bay

Electoral history[edit]

1997 Canadian federal election: Timiskaming—Cochrane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Benoît Serré 20,580
  Progressive Conservative John Hodgson 4,886
  New Democratic Marie-Jeanne Lacroix 4,623
Reform Norm Stewart 4,541
2000 Canadian federal election: Timiskaming—Cochrane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Benoît Serré 19,403
Alliance Dan Louie 5,840
  Progressive Conservative William J. Stairs 2,603
  New Democratic Ambrose Raftis 2,461
Green Joseph Gold 790

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Coordinates: 47°46′N 79°58′W / 47.77°N 79.97°W / 47.77; -79.97