Markham—Stouffville (provincial electoral district)

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Markham—Stouffville
Ontario electoral district
Markham—Stouffville 2015.svg
Markham—Stouffville is in south-central Ontario, just north of Toronto
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Paul Calandra
Progressive Conservative
District created2015
First contested2018
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]109,780
Census division(s)Regional Municipality of York
Census subdivision(s)Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville

Markham—Stouffville is a provincial electoral district in Ontario. It encompasses a portion of Ontario formerly included in the electoral districts of Markham—Unionville (provincial electoral district) and Oak Ridges—Markham (provincial electoral district).

The boundaries of the provincial riding of Markham—Stouffville are identical with those of the new federal riding of Markham—Stouffville, created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution. The provincial redistribution came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Ontario provincial election in June 2018.[2]

The territory of the new riding (map[3]) consists of part of the Regional Municipality of York: (a) the Town of Whitchurch–Stouffville; and (b) the part of the City of Markham lying easterly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the northerly limit of Markham with Highway 48; then southerly along Highway 48 to 16th Avenue; then westerly to McCowan Road; then southerly to Highway 407; then easterly along Highway 407 to the Rouge River; then generally southeasterly along Rouge River to the southerly limit of Markham. The riding's population is estimated at 109,780.[4]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[5]

Ethnic groups: 53.8% White, 16.4% Chinese, 15.3% South Asian, 3.8% Black, 3.7% Filipino
Languages: 63.7% English, 12.9% Chinese, 3.9% Tamil, 2.5% Italian, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.6% Urdu, 1.4% French, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Gujarati
Religions: 60.9% Christian (27.9% Catholic, 6.2% Anglican, 5.5% United Church, 4.8% Christian Orthodox, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Presbyterian, 1.5% Pentecostal, 10.5% Other), 8.0% Hindu, 4.9% Muslim, 1.8% Buddhist, 22.6% No religion
Median income (2010): $36,258
Average income (2010): $48,199

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Markham-Stouffville
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Markham—Unionville and Oak Ridges—Markham
42nd  2018–Present     Paul Calandra Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

2018 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Paul Calandra 25,912 48.12
Liberal Helena Jaczek 14,007 26.01
New Democratic Kingsley Kwok 10,997 20.42
Green Jose Etcheverry 2,153 4.00
Libertarian Paul Balfour 660 1.23
Ontario Moderate Party Yuri Duboisky 117 0.22
Total valid votes 53,846 100.0  
Source: Elections Ontario[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ CBC News, Changes to Ontario elections include new ridings, spring fixed date, June 4, 2015. See also Final Report – Ontario; Statistics Canada, National Household Survey Profile: Markham-Stouffville (2011).
  3. ^ Elections Canada Markham—Stouffville Boundaries Map and Description
  4. ^ 2012 Redistribution: Federal Electoral Districts, Markham-Stouffville Commission's Report.
  5. ^ Statistics Canada, NHS Profile, Markham--Stouffville, Ontario, 2011
  6. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 5. Retrieved 16 January 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°58′37″N 79°16′23″W / 43.977°N 79.273°W / 43.977; -79.273