Essex (provincial electoral district)


Essex (provincial electoral district)

Infobox Canada electoral district
name = Essex
province = Ontario


caption = Essex in relation to other Toronto electoral districts
prov-status = active
prov-created = 1999
prov-abolished =
prov-election-first = 1999
prov-election-last = 2007
prov-rep = Bruce Crozier
prov-rep-link =
prov-rep-party = Liberal
prov-rep-party-link = Ontario Liberal Party
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 123872
demo-electors = 84450
demo-electors-date = 2007
demo-area = 1448
demo-cd = Essex County
demo-csd = Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, Lakeshore, LaSalle
:"For the federal electoral district of the same name, see Essex (electoral district)"

Essex is a provincial electoral district in in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

It was created in 1999 from Essex South, Essex—Kent and Windsor—Sandwich. It also existed from 1867 to 1874.

When the riding was created, it included all of Essex County except for Windsor, Old Tecumseh, St. Clair Beach, Leamington and Mersea Township.

In 2007, it lost the parts of Tecumseh that had since been amalgamated (South Sandwich Township).

Member of Provincial Parliament

This riding has elected the following member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:

#Solomon Wigle, Conservative (1867-1871)
#Albert Prince, Liberal (1871-1874)

#Bruce Crozier, Liberal (1999-present)

Election results

Election box begin | title=Ontario general election, 2007
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Bruce Crozier
align="right"|19,969
align="right"|48.02
align="right"
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Richard Kniaziew
align="right"|10,400
align="right"|25.01
align="right"
-
John Grima
align="right"|8,638
align="right"|20.77
align="right"
-
Jessica Fracassi
align="right"|2,220
align="right"|5.34
align="right"|
-
Aaron Parent
align="right"|358
align="right"|0.86
aligh="right"

Election box begin | title=Ontario general election, 2003
-
Bruce Crozier
align="right"|20,559
align="right"|45.28
align="right"|-11.45
-
Pat Hayes
align="right"|12,614
align="right"|27.78
align="right"|+19.43
-
Patrick O'Neil
align="right"|11,234
align="right"|24.74
align="right"|-9.49
-
Darren J. Brown
align="right"|998
align="right"|2.2

OntElec5|1999
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Bruce Crozier
align="right"|25,446
align="right"|56.73
-
Pat O'Neil
align="right"|15,354
align="right"|34.23
-
Merv Richards
align="right"|3745
align="right"|8.35
-
Enver Villamizar
align="right"|307
align="right"|0.68


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