York—Peel

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York—Peel
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1976
District abolished1987
First contested1979
Last contested1984

York—Peel 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 from parts of Peel—Dufferin—Simcoe, York North and York—Simcoe ridings. It was represented in the House of Commons by Sinclair Stevens of the Progressive Conservative Party during its whole existence.

York—Peel consisted of the Town of Caledon in Peel Region, and the Townships of East Gwillimbury and King and the Towns of Aurora, Newmarket and Whitchurch–Stouffville in York Region.

The electoral district was abolished in 1987 when it was re-distributed between Halton—Peel, Markham, York North and York—Simcoe ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Peel—Dufferin—Simcoe,
York North and York—Simcoe
31st  1979–1980     Sinclair Stevens Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
Riding dissolved into Halton—Peel, Markham,
York North and York—Simcoe

Election results[edit]

1979 Canadian federal election: York—Peel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Sinclair Stevens 29,081
  Liberal Richard Whitehead 14,108
  New Democratic Wally Gustar 7,725
Libertarian Wayne Kollinger 441
1980 Canadian federal election: York—Peel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Sinclair Stevens 23,955
  Liberal Wally Harkness 17,303
  New Democratic John Hall 8,708
Rhinoceros Mark Oliver 589
Libertarian Garry Anstett 317
1984 Canadian federal election: York—Peel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Sinclair Stevens 37,493
  Liberal Pam McPherson 12,538
  New Democratic John Hall 9,353
  Independent Ray Pritchard 480
Libertarian Thomas Dreesen 437

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