Winnipeg Centre

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Winnipeg Centre
Flag of Manitoba.svg Manitoba electoral district
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Winnipeg Centre in relation to other Manitoba federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order. Dotted line shows Winnipeg city limits.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Leah Gazan
New Democratic
District created1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2021
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011) [1] 82,026
Electors (2015)54,719
Area (km²) [2] 28.42
Pop. density (per km²)2,886.2
Census division(s) Division No. 11
Census subdivision(s) Winnipeg

Winnipeg Centre (French : Winnipeg-Centre) is a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1925 and since 1997.

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History

This riding was originally created in 1914 from Winnipeg and Selkirk ridings.

In 1924, it was abolished, and parts transferred to Winnipeg North Centre and Winnipeg South Centre ridings.

In 1997, it was re-created from Winnipeg North Centre and Winnipeg South Centre.

This riding was left unchanged after the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Winnipeg Centre
Riding created from Winnipeg and Selkirk
13th  1917–1921   George William Andrews Government (Unionist)
14th  1921–1925   J.S. Woodsworth Independent Labour
Riding dissolved into Winnipeg North Centre and Winnipeg South Centre
Riding re-created from Winnipeg North Centre, Winnipeg St. James,
Winnipeg North and Winnipeg South Centre
36th  1997–2000   Pat Martin New Democratic
37th  2000–2004
38th  2004–2006
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015
42nd  2015–2019   Robert-Falcon Ouellette Liberal
43rd  2019–2021   Leah Gazan New Democratic
44th  2021–present

Election results

1997–present

Graph of election results in Winnipeg Centre (Since 1997, minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
New Democratic Leah Gazan 14,96250.3
Liberal Paul Ong8,44628.4
Conservative Sabrina Brenot3,81812.8
People's Bhavni Bhakoo1,2294.1
Green Andrew Brown7082.4
Libertarian Jamie Buhler3731.3
Animal Protection Debra Wall2130.7
Total valid votes29,749
Total rejected ballots365
Turnout30,114
Eligible voters57,672
New Democratic hold Swing
Source: Elections Canada [3]
2019 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
New Democratic Leah Gazan 13,07341.21+13.2$81,565.86
Liberal Robert-Falcon Ouellette 10,70433.74-20.8none listed
Conservative Ryan Dyck5,56117.53+5.1$16,427.27
Green Andrea Shalay1,6615.24+1.1none listed
People's Yogi Henderson4741.49none listed
Christian Heritage Stephanie Hein2510.79+0.1none listed
Total valid votes/expense limit31,724100.0  
Total rejected ballots274
Turnout31,99854.2
Eligible voters59,012
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +17.0
Source: Elections Canada [4] [5]
2015 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
Liberal Robert-Falcon Ouellette 18,47154.51+43.44$78,138.26
New Democratic Pat Martin 9,49028.01-25.65$104,378.44
Conservative Allie Szarkiewicz4,18912.36-15.28$32,966.82
Green Don Woodstock1,3794.07-2.98$38,782.49
Christian Heritage Scott Miller2210.65$1,210.15
Communist Darrell Rankin 1350.40-0.19
Total valid votes/Expense limit33,885100.00 $192,170.62
Total rejected ballots2810.82
Turnout34,16661.41
Eligible voters55,633
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +34.59
Source: Elections Canada [6] [7]
2011 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
New Democratic Pat Martin 13,92853.66+4.74
Conservative Bev Pitura7,17327.64+5.99
Liberal Allan Wise2,87211.07-4.55
Green Jacqueline Romanow1,8307.05-4.01
Communist Darrell Rankin 1520.59+0.12
Total valid votes/Expense limit25,955100.00 
Total rejected ballots2480.95+0.05
Turnout26,20349.02+6
Eligible voters 53,452
2008 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
New Democratic Pat Martin 12,28548.92+0.5$42,608
Conservative Kenny Daodu 5,43721.65+2.1$20,177
Liberal Daniel Hurley3,92215.62-8.7$37,980
Green Jessie Klassen2,77711.06+4.0$2,733
Independent Joe Chan2260.90
First Peoples National Lyle Morrisseau2120.84
Independent Ed Ackerman1350.54
Communist Darrell Rankin 1190.47-0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 25,113100.00 $77,206
Total rejected ballots2270.90 +0.1
Turnout25,34043-6
2006 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
New Democratic Pat Martin 13,80548.4+3.0$58,778
Liberal Ray St. Germain 6,94024.3-10.4$27,375
Conservative Helen Sterzer5,55419.5+5.9$37,740
Green Gary Gervais2,0107.1+2.8$2,651
Communist Anna-Celestrya Carr1990.7+0.3$295
Total valid votes28,508100.0 
Total rejected ballots2310.8+0.1
Turnout28,73949+4
2004 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
New Democratic Pat Martin 12,14945.4+4.1$51,914
Liberal David Northcott9,28534.7+0.6$67,134
Conservative Robert Eng3,63113.6-8.0$7,572
Green Robin (Pilar) Faye1,1514.3+1.7$2,087
Marijuana John M. Siedleski3461.3
Communist Anna-Celestrya Carr1140.4-0.1$654
Independent Douglas Edward Schweitzer 920.3
Total valid votes26,768100.0 
Total rejected ballots1880.7
Turnout26,95645.1

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.

2000 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%Expenditures
New Democratic Pat Martin 11,26341.26$55,756.93
Liberal Kevin Lamoureux 9,31034.11$55,979.28
Alliance Reg Smith3,97514.56$8,032.54
Progressive Conservative Michel Allard1,9157.02$1,460.02
Green Mikel Magnusson6982.56$1,572.64
Communist Harold Dyck1340.49$288.78
Total valid votes27,295100.00
Total rejected ballots236
Turnout27,53152.56
Electors on the lists52,383
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
1997 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%Expenditures
New Democratic Pat Martin 10,97940.89$48,662
Liberal David Walker 9,89536.86$47,283
Reform Reginald A. Smith3,09511.53$3,175
Progressive Conservative Campbell Alexander2,4429.10$6,171
Independent Greg Krawchuk1480.55$163
Marxist–Leninist Glenn Michalchuk1360.51$11
Communist Darrell Rankin 1080.40$1,913
Libertarian Didz Zuzens440.16$0
Total valid votes26,847100.00
Rejected ballots374
Turnout27,22157.00
Electors on the lists47,753
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.

1917–1925

1921 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour James Shaver Woodsworth 7,77440.1
Conservative Norman Kitson McIvor4,03420.8-63.8
Liberal John W. Wilton4,03220.8+5.4
Independent Harriet S. Dick2,31411.9
Independent George William Andrews 1,2206.3
Total valid votes19,374 100.0

Note: Conservative vote is compared to Unionist vote in 1917 election.

1917 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes%
Government (Unionist) George William Andrews 25,58084.6
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Robert Sinclair Ward4,65015.4
Total valid votes30,230 100.0

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Coordinates: 49°53′42″N97°10′01″W / 49.895°N 97.167°W / 49.895; -97.167