Richmond Hill (provincial electoral district)

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Richmond Hill
Ontario electoral district
Richmond Hill 2015.svg
Richmond Hill in relation to other Greater Toronto ridings
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Ontario
MPP
 
 
 
Daisy Wai
Progressive Conservative
District created2003
First contested2007
Last contested2014
Demographics
Population (2006)122,614
Electors (2011)88,261
Area (km²)49
Pop. density (per km²)2,502.3
Census division(s)York
Census subdivision(s)Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill 2003 to 2018

Richmond Hill is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Oak Ridges riding.

Geography[edit]

The riding includes the neighbourhoods of Elgin Mills, Bayview North, Bayview South, North Richvale, Hillsview, Bayview Hill, South Richvale, Langstaff and Doncrest in the City of Richmond Hill.

It consists of the part of the City of Richmond Hill lying south and west of a line drawn from west to east along Gamble Road, south along Yonge Street, and east along Elgin Mills Road East.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Richmond Hill
Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Oak Ridges
39th  2007–2011     Reza Moridi Liberal
40th  2011–2014
41st  2014–2018
42nd  2018–Present     Daisy Wai Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

2018 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Daisy Wai 22,224 51.24 +14.70
Liberal Reza Moridi 12,108 27.92 -19.86
New Democratic Marco Coletta 7,490 17.27 +6.30
Green Walter Bauer 1,248 2.88 -0.26
Libertarian Igor Bily 301 0.69 -0.50
Total valid votes 43,371 100.0  
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 444 1.02
Turnout 52.87%
Eligible voters 83,967
Progressive Conservative gain Swing
Source: Elections Ontario[1]
2014 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reza Moridi 20,455 47.78 +0.86
Progressive Conservative Vic Gupta 15,642 36.54 +0.75
New Democratic Adam DeVita 4,697 10.97 -2.00
Green Rachael Lave 1,344 3.14 -0.16
Libertarian Igor Bily 510 1.19 +0.17
Ontario Moderate Party Yuri Duboisky 160 0.37
Total valid votes 42,808 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +0.84
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
2011 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reza Moridi 18,042 46.92 -0.91
Progressive Conservative Vic Gupta 13,763 35.79 +1.06
New Democratic Adam DeVita 4,987 12.97 +4.27
Green Brian Chamberlain 1,268 3.30 -4.59
Libertarian Tamas Demjen 394 1.02  
Total valid votes 38,454 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 216 0.56
Turnout 38,670 42.49
Eligible voters 91,010
Liberal hold Swing -0.99
Source: Elections Ontario[3]
2007 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Reza Moridi 19,456 47.83
Progressive Conservative Alex Yuan 14,127 34.73
New Democratic Nella Cotrupi 3,565 8.7
Green Liz Couture 3,210 7.89
Family Coalition Lisa Kidd 318 0.78
Total valid votes 40,676 100.0
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 333 0.82
Turnout 41,009 47.23
Eligible voters 86,834
Source: Elections Ontario

2007 electoral reform referendum[edit]

2007 Ontario electoral reform referendum
Side Votes %
First Past the Post 23,187 58.8
Mixed member proportional 16,219 41.2
Total valid votes 39,406 100.0

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 9. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  2. ^ "General Election Results by District, 075 Richmond Hill" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - Richmond Hill" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2014.

Coordinates: 43°52′N 79°25′W / 43.87°N 79.42°W / 43.87; -79.42