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Ottawa South in relation to other Ottawa electoral districts
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Ontario|
|Pop. density (per km²)||1,604.2|
Ottawa South (French : Ottawa-Sud) is a provincial electoral district (riding) in the Canadian province of Ontario, in the city of Ottawa.
French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages of Northern Roman Gaul like Gallia Belgica and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders. Today, owing to France's past overseas expansion, there are numerous French-based creole languages, most notably Haitian Creole. A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone in both English and French.
An electoral district in Canada, also known as a "constituency" or a "riding", is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based. It is officially known in Canadian French as a circonscription, but frequently called a comté (county).
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for 38.3 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario is fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto, which is also Ontario's provincial capital.
The district was created in 1925 from part of Ottawa West. Prior to the 1999 election, the provincial district did not have the same borders as the federal district.
Prior to the 1967 redistribution, the riding shared no common area with the present riding. Present day Ottawa South could be found in the riding of Russell prior to 1967.
Russell was a federal electoral district in eastern Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1968.
After having been firmly conservative for the first 60 years, it has been in the hands of the Liberals without interruption since 1987. From 1987 to 2013, it was held by two generations of the McGuinty family–father Dalton Sr. from 1987 to 1990 and son Dalton Jr. from 1990 to 2013.
Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Sr. was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1987 to 1990. He represented the riding of Ottawa South. He is better known as the father of Dalton McGuinty who was Premier of Ontario from 2003 to 2013 and David McGuinty who has been a member of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada since 2004.
|Riding created from Ottawa West|
|17th||1926–1929||Thomas Birkett||Progressive Conservative|
|34th||1987–1990||Dalton McGuinty, Sr.||Liberal|
|Ontario general election, 2018|
|Progressive Conservative||Karin Howard||15,319||29.22||-2.64|
|New Democratic||Eleanor Fast||14,250||27.18||+14.81|
|Total valid votes||100.0|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
|Ontario general election, 2014|
|Progressive Conservative||Matt Young||15,110||31.86||−6.84|
|New Democratic||Bronwyn Funiciello||5,867||12.37||−1.93|
|Special Needs||John Redins||244||0.51||+0.22|
|Total valid votes||47,426||100.0|
Dalton McGuinty resigned the Premiership of Ontario in February 2013, but decided to stay on as MPP of Ottawa South until the next election. McGuinty changed his mind however, and resigned on June 12 amid the "gas plant scandal".
|Polling Firm||Date of Polling||Link||Liberal||PC||NDP||Green||Other||Type of poll||Margin of error|
|Forum Research||July 31||36||52||9||3||0||IVR||4%|
|Campaign Research||July 30||35||42||12||6||5||IVR||4.5%|
|Forum Research||July 24||HTML||34||48||12||5||1||IVR||4%|
|Campaign Research||July 15||37||38||17||5||2||IVR||5.1%|
|Forum Research||July 3||HTML||42||38||17||4||3||IVR||5%|
|Forum Research||June 13||HTML||34||37||22||4||2||IVR||4%|
|Ontario provincial by-election, August 1, 2013|
Resignation of Dalton McGuinty
|Liberal||John Fraser||14,921||42.33||−6.53||$ 95,351.00|
|Progressive Conservative||Matt Young||13,642||38.70||+5.27||89,316.00|
|New Democratic||Bronwyn Funiciello||5,042||14.30||+0.91||40,274.11|
|Special Needs||John Redins||102||0.29||−0.24||0.00|
|Total valid votes / Expense limit||35,248||100.00||−21.16||$ 104,501.00|
|Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots||216||0.61||+0.12|
|Ontario general election, 2011|
|Liberal||Dalton McGuinty||21,842||48.86||−1.28||$ 74,137.81|
|Progressive Conservative||Jason MacDonald||14,945||33.43||+3.77||48,914.10|
|New Democratic||Wali Farah||5,988||13.39||+4.07||15,509.77|
|Special Needs||John Redins||238||0.53||0.00|
|Total valid votes||44,707||100.00||−6.67||$ 104,477.24|
|Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots||222||0.49||−0.29|
|Ontario general election, 2007|
|Liberal||Dalton McGuinty||24,015||50.13||−1.30ᴿ||$ 68,501.89|
|Progressive Conservative||Richard Raymond||14,206||29.66||−4.24ᴿ||80,475.86|
|New Democratic||Edelweiss D'Andrea||4,467||9.33||+0.26ᴿ||19,220.39|
|Family Coalition||David MacDonald||927||1.94||+0.76||2,294.17|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||47,901||100.0||+1.28||$ 92,129.40|
|Total rejected ballots||380||0.79||+0.17|
|ᴿ Change based in redistributed results.|
|Ontario general election, 2003|
|Liberal||Dalton McGuinty||24,647||51.70||+2.11||$ 70,963.18|
|Progressive Conservative||Richard Raymond||16,413||34.43||−7.80||75,453.48|
|New Democratic||James McLaren||4,306||9.03||+3.23||12,014.97|
|Family Coalition||John Pacheco||562||1.18||9,388.75|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||47,669||100.0||+4.11||$ 78,349.44|
|Total rejected ballots||296||0.62||−0.16|
|Ontario general election, 1999|
|Liberal||Dalton McGuinty||22,707||49.59||−3.76||$ 62,090.51|
|Progressive Conservative||Mike Nicholson||19,337||42.23||+12.41||20,397.04|
|New Democratic||James McLaren||2,655||5.80||−8.86||14,683.16|
|Natural Law||James Hea||121||0.26||−0.58||0.00|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||45,787||100.0||+58.44||$ 76,725.12|
|Total rejected ballots||360||0.78||−0.01|
|Note: Boundaries significantly adjusted. Percentage change not adjusted to reflected redistribution.|
|Ontario general election, 1995|
|Liberal||Dalton McGuinty||15,418||53.35||+7.48||$ 38,581.00|
|Progressive Conservative||Linda Thom||8,618||29.82||+5.31||28,456.94|
|New Democratic||Margaret Armstrong||4,235||14.65||−11.27||16,082.17|
|Natural Law||Wayne Foster||245||0.85||0.00|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||28,899||100.0||−4.26||$ 44,698.00|
|Total rejected ballots||229||0.79|
|Ontario general election, 1990|
|New Democratic||Margaret Armstrong||7,826||25.93||+6.67|
|Progressive Conservative||Darrel Kent||7,399||24.51||−5.36|
|Family Coalition||David Fitzpatrick||503||1.67|
|Total valid votes||30,185||100.0||−3.73|
|Ontario general election, 1987|
|Liberal||Dalton McGuinty, Sr.||15,952||50.88||+15.53|
|Progressive Conservative||Michael McSweeney||9,365||29.87||−9.54|
|New Democratic||Penina Coopersmith||6,038||19.26||−5.99|
|Total valid votes||31,355||100.0||−4.74|
|Ontario general election, 1985|
|Progressive Conservative||Claude Bennett||12,971||39.41||−10.56|
|New Democratic||John Smart||8,311||25.25||+5.07|
|Total valid votes||32,916||100.0||+8.08|
|Ontario general election, 1981|
|Progressive Conservative||Claude Bennett||15,218||49.97||+0.60|
|New Democratic||Chris Chilton||6,146||20.18||−2.80|
|Total valid votes||30,455||100.0||−9.76|
|Ontario general election, 1977|
|Progressive Conservative||Claude Bennett||16,662||49.37||+6.22|
|New Democratic||Eileen Scotton||8,759||25.95||−6.48|
|Total valid votes||33,749||100.0||−1.39|
|Ontario general election, 1975|
|Progressive Conservative||Claude Bennett||14,767||43.15||−8.52|
|New Democratic||Eileen Scotton||11,099||32.43||+7.88|
|Total valid votes||34,226||100.0||−21.02|
|Ontario general election, 1971|
|Progressive Conservative||Claude Bennett||22,392||51.67||+4.16|
|New Democratic||Don Francis||10,638||24.55||+15.62|
|Total valid votes||43,337||100.0||+52.84|
|Ontario general election, 1967|
|Progressive Conservative||Irwin Haskett||13,472||47.51||−6.99|
|New Democratic||William Hardy||2,531||8.93||+3.59|
|Total valid votes||28,354||100.0||+21.95|
1954-1966: Ward 5 (Old Ottawa South, the Glebe) and that part of Wards 4 (Centretown) and 6 (Dalhousie Ward) south of Sparks Street and Wellington Street (West).
Old Ottawa South is an older urban neighbourhood in Capital Ward in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Old Ottawa South is a relatively small and compact neighbourhood, located between the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River. The eastern boundary is Avenue Road. Bronson Avenue forms the western border of the residential neighbourhood. Carleton University is on the other (western) side of Bronson but the campus can be considered to be geographically within Old Ottawa South as the campus is also nestled between the river and the canal.
The Glebe is a neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is located just south of Ottawa's downtown area in the Capital Ward with its northern border being demarcated by Highway 417, the Queensway. It is bounded by the Rideau Canal to the south and east. Many maps show the western edge as Bronson Avenue, but some also include the triangle farther west formed by Bronson, Carling Avenue, and Dow's Lake. The Glebe Community Association uses the latter definition. As of 2011, the area's population was 11,184.
Centretown is a neighbourhood in Somerset Ward, in central Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is defined by the city as "the area bounded on the north by Gloucester Street and Lisgar Street, on the east by the Rideau Canal, on the south by the Queensway freeway and on the west by Bronson Avenue." Traditionally it was all of Ottawa west of the Rideau Canal, while Lower Town was everything to the east. For certain purposes, such as the census and real estate listings, the Golden Triangle and/or Downtown Ottawa is included in Centretown and it is considered part of Centretown by the Centretown Citizens Community Association as well as being used in this way in casual conversation.
|Ontario general election, 1963|
|Progressive Conservative||Irwin Haskett||12,671||54.50||+2.84|
|New Democratic||Peter Hopwood||1,241||5.34||+1.22|
|Total valid votes||23,250||100.0||−7.54|
|Ontario general election, 1959|
|Progressive Conservative||Irwin Haskett||12,989||51.66||−2.28|
|Liberal||Archibald M. Laidlaw||11,119||44.22||+2.35|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||John Fisher||1,037||4.12||+0.97|
|Total valid votes||25,145||100.0||−4.15|
|Ontario general election, 1955|
|Progressive Conservative||George H. Dunbar||14,151||53.94||−2.04|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||Allen Schroeder||826||3.15||−5.88|
|Total valid votes||26,234||100.0||−26.23|
1933-1954: Capital Ward, Dalhousie Ward, Central Ward, Wellington Ward, that part of Riverdale Ward west of Main Street and that part of Elmdale Ward east of Parkdale Avenue.
|Ontario general election, 1951|
|Progressive Conservative||George H. Dunbar||19,908||55.98||+0.85|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||Melville Fleming||3,212||9.03||−5.95|
|Total valid votes||35,564||100.0||+3.43|
|Ontario general election, 1948|
|Progressive Conservative||George H. Dunbar||18,955||55.13||−5.79|
|Liberal||William R. Burnett||9,813||28.54||+3.23|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||Milton C. Anderson||5,151||14.98||+1.69|
|Union of Electors||Terrence O'Reilly||279||0.81|
|Socialist Labour||William Leckie||185||0.54||+0.06|
|Total valid votes||34,383||100.0||−11.30|
|Ontario general election, 1945|
|Progressive Conservative||George H. Dunbar||23,616||60.92||+16.87|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||Eugene Forsey||5,151||13.29||−7.42|
|Socialist Labour||E. Irving||185||0.48||−0.21|
|Total valid votes||38,765||100.0||+43.87|
|Ontario general election, 1943|
|Progressive Conservative||George H. Dunbar||11,870||44.05||−6.15|
|Liberal||Leonard L. Coulter||9,311||34.56||−13.08|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||Walter B. Mann||5,579||20.71|
|Socialist Labour||Edward A. Irving||185||0.69||−0.11|
|Total valid votes||26,945||100.0||−22.45|
|Ontario general election, 1937|
|Conservative||George H. Dunbar||17,443||50.20||+2.64|
|Liberal||John H. Putnam||16,550||47.63||+0.76|
|Socialist Labour||Peter Leckie||276||0.79|
|Independent||James C. Sidey||69||0.20|
|Total valid votes||34,746||100.0||−2.69|
|Ontario general election, 1934|
|Liberal||Percy O. Wilson||16,737||46.87|
|Co-operative Commonwealth||William Henry Chapman||1,531||4.29|
|Independent||Joseph B. O'Reilly||165||0.46|
|Total valid votes||35,708||100.0|
1925-1933: Dalhousie Ward and Capital Ward
|Ontario general election, 1929|
|Ontario general election, 1926|
|Conservative||Thomas Miles Birkett||9,171||62.27|
|Liberal||Robert R. Sparks||5,556||37.73|
|Total valid votes||14,727||100.0|
|Ontario electoral reform referendum, 2007|
|First Past the Post||30,718||65.84|
|Mixed Member Proportional||15,941||34.16|
|Total valid votes||46,659||100.0|
Riding associations are the local branches of the provincial political parties:
|Party||Association Name||CEO||HQ Address||Neighbourhood|
|Green||Green Party of Ontario Ottawa South||Unknown||Unknown||Unknown|
|Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario||Ottawa South Progressive Conservative Association||Alan Wilde||10 The Masters Drive, Ottawa, ON.||Uplands|
|Liberal Party of Ontario||Ottawa South Provincial Liberal Association||John Fraser||Unknown||Unknown|
|Ontario New Democratic Party||Ontario New Democrat Party Ottawa South||Unknown||Unknown||Unknown|
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