Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe

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Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1976
District abolished1987
First contested1979
Last contested1984

Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1988. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1976 as Dufferin—Wellington and renamed in 1977. It was created from parts of Halton, Peel—Dufferin—Simcoe and Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Waterloo ridings.

It consisted of the County of Dufferin, the Townships of Adjala and Tosorontio and the Town of Alliston in the County of Simcoe, and Townships of Arthur, Erin, Maryborough, Minto, Nichol, Peel, West Garafraxa and West Luther, including the Towns of Mount Forest and Palmerston in the County of Wellington.

The electoral district was abolished in 1987 when it was redistributed between Guelph—Wellington, Perth—Wellington—Waterloo, Simcoe Centre, Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe and York—Simcoe ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Halton, Peel—Dufferin—Simcoe,
and Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Waterloo
31st  1979–1980     Perrin Beatty Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
Riding dissolved into Guelph—Wellington, Perth—Wellington—Waterloo,
Simcoe Centre, Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe and York—Simcoe

Election results[edit]

1979 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Perrin Beatty 25,807
  Liberal Harry A. Greene 11,202
  New Democratic Jeff Koechlin 4,744
1980 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Perrin Beatty 21,205
  Liberal Larry Davies 12,104
  New Democratic Cecil Chambers 5,966
Libertarian Norma Watson 162
1984 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Perrin Beatty 29,983
  Liberal John Green 7,303
  New Democratic Sandy W. A. Young 6,468

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