Northumberland—Quinte West (provincial electoral district)


Northumberland—Quinte West (provincial electoral district)
Northumberland—Quinte West (provincial electoral district)
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Northumberland—Quinte West in relation to southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Rob Milligan
Progressive Conservative
District created 2006
First contested 2007
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 123,706
Electors (2011) 93,620
Area (km²) 2,652
Pop. density (per km²) 46.6
Census divisions Durham
Census subdivisions Quinte West, Northumberland

Northumberland—Quinte West is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election. Its population in 2001 was 118,906.

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Geography

The district includes the County of Northumberland and the City of Quinte West.

History

The electoral district was created in 2003: 86.1% of the riding came from Northumberland riding and 13.9% from Prince Edward—Hastings riding.

Members of Provincial Parliament

Assembly Years Member Party
39th 2007–2011     Lou Rinaldi Liberal
40th 2011-present     Rob Milligan Progressive Conservative

Election results

Ontario general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Rob Milligan 19260 39.78 +8.58
     Liberal Lou Rinaldi 18575 38.37 -7.03
     New Democrat Kira Mees 8580 17.72 4.52
     Green Judy Smith Torrie 1484 3.07 -7.13
     Libertarian Jeffrey McLarty 358 0.74 0.74
     Independent Richard Martin Rieger 159 0.33 0.33
Total valid votes 100.0

Note: the 2011 election was held on October 6, 2011. ** As of Oct 18,2011- Unofficial Results*

Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Lou Rinaldi 22,288 45.4 -  
     Progressive Conservative Cathy Galt 15,328 31.2 -  
     New Democrat Carolyn Blaind 6,481 13.2 -  
     Green Judy Smith Torrie 5,020 10.2 -  
Total valid votes 49,117 100.0

2007 electoral reform referendum

Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 32,392 67.2
Mixed member proportional 15,834 32.8
Total valid votes 48,226 100.0

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