Markham—Unionville (provincial electoral district)

Markham—Unionville (provincial electoral district)
Markham—Unionville (provincial electoral district)
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Markham Unionville.png
Markham—Unionville in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Michael Chan
District created 2003
First contested 2011
Population (2006) 127,191
Electors (2011) 88,931
Area (km²) 64
Pop. density (per km²) 1,987.4
Census divisions York
Census subdivisions Markham
Map of Markham-Unionville

Markham—Unionville is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.



It is located in the province of Ontario, and covers suburban areas north of Toronto. It was created in 2003 from Markham.

It consists of the part of the Town of Markham south of a line drawn from the southern limit of the town north on Highway 404, east along 16th Avenue, south along McCowan Road, east along Highway 7, and south along 9th Line to the southern limit of the town.

Members of Provincial Parliament

Parliament Years Member Party
39th 2007–2011     Michael Chan Liberal
40th 2011-     Michael Chan Liberal

Election results

Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Michael Chan 19,625 52.7 -6.6
     Progressive Conservative Shan Thayaparan 11,690 31.4 +4.4
     New Democrat P.C. Choo 4,584 12.3 +5.0
     Green Myles O'Brien 1,108 3.0 -2.4
     Libertarian Allen Small 258 0.7 -  
Total valid votes 37,265 100.0

Note: the 2011 election will be held on October 6, 2011.

Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Michael Chan 21,054 59.3 -  
     Progressive Conservative Ki Kit Li 9,581 27.0 -  
     New Democrat Andy Arifin 2,599 7.3 -  
     Green Bernadette Manning 1,911 5.4 -  
     Family Coalition Leon Williams 345 1.0 -  
Total valid votes 35,490 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 20,156 58.8
Mixed member proportional 14,143 41.2
Total valid votes 34,299 100.0


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