Timiskaming—Cochrane (provincial electoral district)

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Timiskaming—Cochrane
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
John Vanthof
New Democratic
District created1999
First contested 1999
Last contested 2022
Demographics
Population (2016) [1] 67,290
Electors (2018)52,322
Area (km²)39,864
Pop. density (per km²)1.7
Census division(s) Timiskaming, Cochrane District, Sudbury District, Nipissing District

Timiskaming—Cochrane is a provincial electoral district in northern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

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History

The riding was created in 1999 from parts of Cochrane North, Cochrane South, Timiskaming, Nickel Belt, Sudbury East and Nipissing.

In 1996, Ontario was divided into the same electoral districts as those used for federal electoral purposes. They were redistributed whenever a readjustment took place at the federal level.

In 2005, legislation was passed by the Legislature to divide Ontario into 107 electoral districts, beginning with the next provincial election in 2007. The eleven northern electoral districts are those defined for federal purposes in 1996, based on the 1991 census (except for a minor boundary adjustment). The 96 southern electoral districts are those defined for federal electoral purposes in 2003, based on the 2001 census. Without this legislation, the number of electoral districts in Northern Ontario would have been reduced from eleven to ten. [2]

Geography

The riding includes the southeastern corner of the Cochrane District, all of Timiskaming, the southeastern corner of the Sudbury District, and the northern third of Nipissing District.

Included in the riding is the city of Temiskaming Shores and the towns of Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Kirkland Lake, Larder Lake, McGarry, Englehart, Earlton, Cobalt, West Nipissing, and French River.

Members

Timiskaming—Cochrane
AssemblyYearsMemberParty
Riding created from Cochrane North, Cochrane South,
Timiskaming, Nickel Belt, Sudbury East and Nipissing
37th  1999–2003   David Ramsay Liberal
38th  2003–2007
39th  2007–2011
40th  2011–2014   John Vanthof New Democratic
41st  2014–2018
42nd  2018–2022
43rd  2022–present

Election results

2022 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
New Democratic John Vanthof 9,73542.74-18.46
Progressive Conservative Bill Foy8,02435.23+12.79
Liberal Brian Johnson1,6007.02-1.99
Green Kristopher Rivard1,4856.52+3.89
New Blue Garry Andrade1,1815.18
Ontario Party Geoff Aitchison3491.53
Libertarian Eric Cummings2481.09+0.39
None of the Above Jeff Wilkinson1570.69
Total valid votes22,77999.32
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots1570.68
Turnout22,93642.81
Eligible voters53,573
New Democratic hold Swing -15.63
Source: Elections Ontario [3]
2018 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
New Democratic John Vanthof 16,80661.20+6.17
Progressive Conservative Margaret Williams6,16022.43+4.94
Liberal Brian A. Johnson2,4769.02-14.12
Northern Ontario Shawn Poirier1,1054.02+1.67
Green Casey Lalonde7232.63+0.64
Libertarian Lawrence Schnarr1910.70-0.05
Total valid votes27,461100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing
Source: Elections Ontario [4]
2014 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
New Democratic John Vanthof 14,65155.03+4.91
Liberal Sébastien Goyer6,16123.14-2.78
Progressive Conservative Peter Politis4,65617.49-3.69
Northern Ontario Heritage Gino Chitaroni6252.35+0.80
Green Cody Fraser5291.99+0.75
Total valid votes26,622100.00
New Democratic hold Swing +3.85
Source: Elections Ontario [5]
2011 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
New Democratic John Vanthof 12,63350.12+9.57
Liberal Denis Bonin6,53225.92-16.98
Progressive Conservative Randy Aulbrook5,33721.18+7.63
Northern Ontario Heritage Gerry Courville3911.55 
Green Tina Danese3121.24-1.76
Total valid votes 25,205100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots910.36
Turnout25,29650.04
Eligible voters50,554
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +13.28
Source: Elections Ontario [6]
2007 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal David Ramsay 11,58842.90-16.66
New Democratic John Vanthof 10,95440.55+22.07
Progressive Conservative Doug Shearer3,65913.55-6.83
Green Patrick East8113.00+1.43
Total valid votes27,012 100.00
2003 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal David Ramsay 18,49959.56+11.18
Progressive Conservative Rick Brassard6,33020.38-9.36
New Democratic Ben Lefebvre5,74118.48-3.39
Green Paul O. Palmer4891.57+1.57
Total valid votes31,059 100.00
1999 Ontario general election
PartyCandidateVotes%
Liberal David Ramsay 16,87748.38
Progressive Conservative Rick Brassard10,37429.74
New Democratic Len Wood 7,63121.88
Total valid votes 34,882 100.00

2007 electoral reform referendum

2007 Ontario electoral reform referendum
SideVotes%
First Past the Post19,90776.5
Mixed member proportional6,13023.5
Total valid votes26,037100.0

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References

  1. https://voterinformationservice.elections.on.ca/en/electoral-district/107-Timiskaming%E2%80%94Cochrane
  2. Elections Ontario web site, “New Electoral Boundaries” Archived 2006-12-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Vote Totals Report from official Tabulation [15 candidates]" (PDF). Elections Ontario . Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  4. "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 11. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  5. Elections Ontario (2014). "General Election Results by District, 092 Timiskaming-Cochrane". Archived from the original on 14 June 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  6. Elections Ontario (2011). "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Timiskaming—Cochrane" (PDF). Retrieved 1 June 2014.[ permanent dead link ]

Coordinates: 47°46′N79°58′W / 47.77°N 79.97°W / 47.77; -79.97