Hamilton Centre

Hamilton Centre
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
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Hamilton Centre in relation to the other Hamilton area ridings
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
David Christopherson
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 116,398
Electors (2011) 81,170
Area (km²)[2] 35.89
Pop. density (per km²) 3,243.2
Census divisions Hamilton
Census subdivisions Hamilton

Hamilton Centre is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Hamilton East, Hamilton West and Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot ridings.

It consists of the part of the City of Hamilton bounded by a line drawn south from the city limit along Ottawa Street, west along the Niagara Escarpment, southwest along James Mountain Road, south along West 5th Street, west along Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway, north along the hydroelectric transmission line situated west of Upper Horning Road, northeast along Highway No. 403, east along the Desjardins Canal to Hamilton Harbour.

Members of ParliamentEdit

It has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons by New Democrat David Christopherson since the 2004 federal election.

Parliament Years Member Party
38th 2004–2006     David Christopherson New Democratic
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures
New Democratic David Christopherson 23,849 57.0 +7.7
Conservative James Byron 11,020 26.4 +4.1
Liberal Anne Tennier 5,912 14.1 -3.5
Marijuana Michael Baldasaro 780 1.9 n/a
Marxist–Leninist Lisa Nussey 252 0.6 +0.3
Total valid votes 41,813 100.0
Total rejected ballots 320 0.8
Turnout 42,133 54.7
Eligible voters 77,077
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures
New Democratic David Christopherson 20,010 49.3 -2.0 $66,259
Conservative Leon O'Connor 9,051 22.3 +2.0 $24,629
Liberal Helen Wilson 7,164 17.6 -5.9 $30,226
Green John Livingstone 3,625 8.9 +4.2 $5,353
Libertarian Anthony Giles 528 1.3 n/a
Marxist–Leninist Lisa Nussey 126 0.3 n/a
Communist Ryan Sparrow 125 0.3 n/a $373
Total valid votes/Expense limit 39,850 100.0 $85,900


Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±pp
New Democratic David Christopherson 24,503 51.3 +5.5
Liberal Javid Mirza 11,224 23.5 -10.2
Conservative Elliot L. Hill 9,969 20.3 +5.7
Green John Livingstone 2,022 4.2 +1.0
Canadian Action Tony Des Lauriers 332 0.7 n/a
Total valid votes 47,777 100.0
Total rejected ballots 279
Turnout 48,056 59.2


Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic David Christopherson 20,321 45.8
Liberal Stan Keyes 14,948 33.7
Conservative Leon O'Connor 6,714 15.1
Green Anne Marie Pavlov 1,422 3.2
Christian Heritage Stephen Downey 520 1.2
Independent Michael James Baldasaro 345 0.8
Marxist–Leninist Jamile Ghaddar 91 0.2
Total valid votes 44,361 100.0

See alsoEdit

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NotesEdit

Coordinates: 43°14′21″N 79°54′26″W / 43.2393°N 79.9072°W / 43.2393; -79.9072

Last modified on 14 March 2013, at 01:18