Wellington—Halton Hills

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For the provincial electoral district, see Wellington—Halton Hills (provincial electoral district).
Wellington—Halton Hills
Ontario electoral district
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Wellington—Halton Hills in relation to other southern Ontario electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Michael Chong
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 115,880
Electors (2015) 88,674
Area (km²)[2] 1,584
Pop. density (per km²) 73.2
Census divisions Wellington, Halton
Census subdivisions Halton Hills, Centre Wellington, Guelph/Eramosa, Erin, Puslinch
Wellington—Halton Hills in relation to Southern Ontario ridings

Wellington—Halton Hills is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

The Member of Parliament for Wellington—Halton Hills is Michael Chong of the Conservative Party of Canada.

The riding was created in 2003 from parts of Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey, Guelph—Wellington, Halton and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

It consists of the Town of Halton Hills in the Regional Municipality of Halton and the townships of Centre Wellington, Guelph/Eramosa and Puslinch and the Town of Erin in Wellington County. Although it is counted as part of Midwestern Ontario, it spills into Halton, which is part of the Greater Toronto Area.

This riding lost fractions of territory to Guelph and Kitchener—Conestoga during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Wellington—Halton Hills
Riding created from Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey,
Guelph—Wellington, Halton and Waterloo—Wellington
38th  2004–2006     Michael Chong Conservative
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michael Chong 32,482 50.9 -12.83
Liberal Don Trant 23,279 36.5 +20.16
New Democratic Anne Gajerski-Cauley 5,321 8.3 -4.66
Green Brent Allan Bouteiller 2,547 4.0 -2.4
Canadian Action Harvey Edward Anstey 183 0.3 -0.27
Total valid votes/Expense limit 63,812 100.0     $229,340.37
Total rejected ballots 185 0.28
Turnout 63,977 71.36 +4.09
Eligible voters 89,653
Conservative hold Swing -16.5
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2011 federal election redistributed results[5]
Party Vote  %
  Conservative 35,023 63.73
  Liberal 8,979 16.34
  New Democratic 7,120 12.96
  Green 3,518 6.40
  Others 315 0.57
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michael Chong 35,132 63.70 +6.07
Liberal Barry Peters 9,034 16.38 -5.95
New Democratic Anastasia Zavarella 7,146 12.96 +3.59
Green Brent Bouteiller 3,527 6.37 -3.47 9,592.53
Christian Heritage Jeffrey Streutker 316 0.57 -0.24
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,155 100.00 $89,278.64
Total rejected ballots 154 0.28
Turnout 55,309 67.27
Eligible voters 82,215
Conservative hold Swing +6.01
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michael Chong 29,191 57.63 +6.97 $67,429
Liberal Bruce Bowser 11,312 22.33 -6.83 $71,000
Green Brent Bouteiller 4,987 9.84 +3.74 $1,497
New Democratic Noel Duignan 4,747 9.37 -2.94 $800
Christian Heritage Jeffrey Streutker 414 0.81 -0.29 $416
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,651 100.00 $85,604
Conservative hold Swing +6.9
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michael Chong 27,907 50.75 +7.95 $73,993
Liberal Rod Finnie 16,065 29.22 -8.99 $55,605
New Democratic Noel Duignan 6,785 12.34 +0.43 $5,496
Green Brent Bouteiller 3,362 6.11 +0.68 $1,102
Christian Heritage Carol Ann Krusky 606 1.10 -0.54 $4,944
Independent Mike Wisniewski 355 0.65 $1,174
Total valid votes 54,987 100.00 $78,546
Conservative hold Swing +8.47
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michael Chong 21,479 42.81 $64,026
Liberal Bruce Hood 19,173 38.21 $73,831
New Democratic Noel Duignan 5,974 11.91 $13,594
Green Brent Bouteiller 2,725 5.43 $799
Christian Heritage Pat Woode 826 1.65 $2,304
Total valid votes 50,177 100.00 $75,799
Conservative hold Swing +6.01

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Coordinates: 43°39′22″N 79°56′31″W / 43.656°N 79.942°W / 43.656; -79.942