Kitchener—Conestoga (provincial electoral district)

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Kitchener—Conestoga
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Kitchener—Conestoga in relation to Southern Ontario ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Mike Harris Jr.
Progressive Conservative
District created2006
First contested 2007
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2006)114,405
Electors (2018)70,712
Area (km²)939.96
Pop. density (per km²)121.7
Census divisions Waterloo
Census subdivisions Kitchener, Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich

Kitchener—Conestoga 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 2006 was 114,405.

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Geography

The district includes the townships of Woolwich, Wellesley and Wilmot, and the southwestern part of the City of Kitchener, i.e., the part of the City of Kitchener lying west of Fischer-Hallman Road.

Members of Provincial Parliament

Kitchener—Conestoga
AssemblyYearsMemberParty
Riding created
38th  2007–2011   Leeanna Pendergast Liberal
40th  2011–2014   Michael Harris Progressive Conservative
41st  2014–2018
 2018–2018   Independent
42nd  2018–Present   Mike Harris Jr. Progressive Conservative

Election results

2018 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Mike Harris Jr. 17,00539.57+3.18
New Democratic Kelly Dick16,31937.97+16.78
Liberal Joe Gowing6,03514.04-19.30
Green Bob Jonkman2,8536.64-0.33
Libertarian Daniel Benoy5501.28-0.85
Consensus Ontario Dan Holt2120.49
Total valid votes42,974100.0  
Turnout60.8
Eligible voters 70,712
Source: Elections Ontario [1]
2014 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Michael Harris 17,08336.39-7.82
Liberal Wayne Wright15,66433.34-2.16
New Democratic James Villeneuve9,95821.19+3.62
Green David Weber3,2776.97+4.22
Libertarian David Schumm1,0012.13
Total valid votes46,983100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -2.83
Source: Elections Ontario [2]
2011 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Michael Harris 18,01744.18+7.15
Liberal Leeanna Pendergast 14,47635.50-6.32
New Democratic Mark Cairns7,16517.57+5.92
Green Robert Rose1,1212.75-4.44
Total valid votes 40,779 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots2440.59
Turnout41,02346.62
Eligible voters87,992
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +6.74
Source: Elections Ontario [3]
2007 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Leeanna Pendergast 16,31541.82+2.03
Progressive Conservative Michael Harris14,45037.04-5.83
New Democratic Mark Cairns4,54511.65-0.08
Green Colin Jones2,8057.19
Family Coalition Len Solomon5101.31
Libertarian Larry Stevens2460.63
Freedom David Driver1450.37
Total valid votes 39,016 100.0
  Liberal notional gain from Progressive Conservative Swing+3.93

^ Change based on redistributed results

2007 electoral reform referendum

2007 Ontario electoral reform referendum
SideVotes%
First Past the Post24,28763.7
Mixed member proportional13,87236.3
Total valid votes38,159100.0

Sources

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References

  1. "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 December 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  2. Elections Ontario (2014). "Official result from the records, 038 Kitchener-Conestoga" (PDF). Retrieved 27 June 2015.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Kitchener—Conestoga" (PDF). Retrieved 2 June 2014.[ permanent dead link ]

Coordinates: 43°32′49″N80°37′59″W / 43.547°N 80.633°W / 43.547; -80.633