Thornhill (provincial electoral district)

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Thornhill
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Thornhill 2015.svg
Thornhill in relation to the other Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Laura Smith
Progressive Conservative
District created1996
First contested 1999
Last contested 2022
Demographics
Population (2011)140,265
Electors (2011)96,209
Area (km²)75.73
Pop. density (per km²)1,852.2
Census division(s) York
Census subdivision(s) Markham, Vaughan
Thornhill 2003 to 2018 Thornhill, riding.png
Thornhill 2003 to 2018
Map of Thornhill riding Thornhill (riding map).png
Map of Thornhill riding

Thornhill is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.

Contents

It covers the community of Thornhill, Ontario, which is made up of portions of Vaughan and Markham, and was created in 1999 from parts of Markham and York Centre ridings.

It consists of the part of the city of Vaughan that is east of Highway 400 and south of Rutherford Road, and the part of the city of Markham west of Bayview Avenue. [1]

It is the only riding in Ontario with a Jewish plurality. 32.8% of the population is Jewish, the highest in the province. [2]

Members of Provincial Parliament

Thornhill
AssemblyYearsMemberParty
Riding created from Markham and York Centre
37th  1999–2003   Tina Molinari Progressive Conservative
38th  2003–2007   Mario Racco Liberal
39th  2007–2011   Peter Shurman Progressive Conservative
40th  2011–2013
 2014–2014 Gila Martow
41st  2014–2018
42nd  2018–2022
43rd  2022–present Laura Smith

Election results

2022 Ontario general election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Laura Smith 18,39453.3-7.83
Liberal Laura Mirabella10,24729.7+14.92
New Democratic Jasleen Kambo2,7017.8-11.53
Green Daniella Mikanovsky1,1553.3+1.1
New Blue Yakov Zarkhine9312.7-
Ontario Party Igor Tvorogov3511.0-
Independent Joel Jacob Ginsberg2640.8-
Independent Hiten Patel1950.6-
Moderate Aleksei Polyakov1050.3-0.07
Independent Brandon Ying1000.3-
Freedom of ChoiceRoman Pesis840.2-
Total valid votes34,422100.0  
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots
Turnout39.45
Eligible voters87,518
Source: Elections Ontario [3]
2018 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Gila Martow 28,88961.13+16.45
New Democratic Ezra Tanen9,13419.33+11.32
Liberal Sabi Ahsan6,98514.78-28.50
Green Rachel Dokhoian1,0432.21-0.18
Libertarian Mike Holmes6211.31
None of the Above Above Znoneofthe4100.87
Moderate Aleksei Polyakov1770.37
Total valid votes47,25999.03
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots4650.97
Turnout47,72456.16
Eligible voters84,979
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +2.57
Source: Elections Ontario [4]
2014 general election redistributed results [5]
PartyVote %
  Progressive Conservative 17,22844.68
  Liberal 16,68843.28
  New Democratic 3,0898.01
  Green 9222.39
 Others6311.64
2014 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Gila Martow 21,88643.95-3.94
Liberal Sandra Yeung Racco21,78043.78+2.18
New Democratic Cindy Hackelberg4,0528.16+1.37
Green David Bergart1,2292.48+1.04
Libertarian Gene Balfour5711.16+0.11
Freedom Erin Goodwin2330.47-0.08
Total valid votes49,751 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -3.06
Source: Elections Ontario [6]
Ontario provincial by-election, February 13, 2014
Resignation of Peter Shurman
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Gila Martow 13,43847.89+1.18
Liberal Sandra Yeung Racco11,67141.60+0.68
New Democratic Cindy Hackelberg1,9056.79-2.17
Green Teresa Pun4041.44-0.24
Libertarian Gene Balfour2961.05-0.34
Freedom Erin Goodwin1530.55+0.22
People's Political Party Kevin Clarke 1440.51
Pauper John Turmel 470.17
Total valid votes 28,058 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots1260.45
Turnout28,18427.36
Eligible voters103,021
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +0.25
Source: Elections Ontario [7]
2011 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Peter Shurman 20,97146.71+0.81
Liberal Bernie Farber 18,37340.92-1.38
New Democratic Cindy Hackelberg4,0248.96+3.46
Green Steff Duncan7561.68-3.54
Libertarian Gene Balfour6231.39
Freedom Erin Gorman1490.33+0.03
Total valid votes 44,896100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots2390.53
Turnout45,13545.35
Eligible voters99,517
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +1.10
Source: Elections Ontario [8]
2007 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Peter Shurman 22,15345.90+0.74
Liberal Mario Racco 20,42042.31-4.59
New Democratic Sandra Parrott2,6565.50-0.23
Green Lloyd Helferty2,5205.22+3.68
Family Coalition Nathan Kidd2180.45
Independent Malcolm Kojokaro1560.32
Freedom Lindsay King1450.30-0.37
Total valid votes48,268 100.00
2003 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Mario Racco 21,41946.90-0.46
Progressive Conservative Tina Molinari 20,62345.16-3.05
New Democratic Laurie Orrett2,6165.73+2.19
Green Bridget Haworth7051.54+0.65
Freedom Lindsay G. King3040.67
Total valid votes45,667 100.00
1999 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%
Progressive Conservative Tina Molinari 19,58048.21
Liberal Dan Ronen19,23747.36
New Democratic Nathan David Rotman1,4383.54
Green Ruth von Bezold3600.89
Total valid votes40,615 100.00

2007 electoral reform referendum

2007 Ontario electoral reform referendum
SideVotes%
First Past the Post29,00762.2
Mixed member proportional17,65937.8
Total valid votes46,666100.0

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References

  1. https://www.elections.on.ca/content/dam/NGW/sitecontent/2017/preo/2017atlasmaps/104ThornhillAtlasMap.pdf [ bare URL PDF ]
  2. "2011 National Household Survey Profile - Federal electoral district (2003 Representation Order)". 8 May 2013.
  3. "Candidates in: Thornhill (104)". Elections Ontario . Retrieved May 6, 2022.
  4. "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 8. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  5. "104 - Thornhill".
  6. "General Election Results by District, 089 Thornhill". Elections Ontario. 2014. Archived from the original on 17 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  7. "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Thornhill by-election" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-06-06. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  8. "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Thornhill" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2014.[ permanent dead link ]

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