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Brampton Centre

Brampton Centre
Ontario electoral district
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Ramesh Sangha
Liberal
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 103,122
Electors (2015) 64,148
Area (km²)[2] 46
Pop. density (per km²) 2,241.8
Census divisions Peel
Census subdivisions Brampton

Brampton Centre (French: Brampton-Centre) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that is represented in the Canadian House of Commons. This riding was created in 1996 from parts of Brampton riding and in 2013, Elections Canada redistributed 3 ridings in the city of Brampton to bring back Brampton Centre. This was primarily due to large population increases in the Greater Toronto Area, and Peel Region in particular.[3]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Members of Parliament 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2015–present 3.1
    • 1997–2000 3.2
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

The riding was recreated for the next federal election being held 19 October 2015. The newly carved out Brampton Centre riding was reconstituted by taking portions of Brampton—Springdale, Bramalea—Gore—Malton and a small portion of Mississauga—Brampton South.

The new boundaries start from Hurontario Street and Bovid Drive West; South on Main Street to the intersection of Vodden Street; East on Vodden Street East to Kennedy Road; Kennedy Road south to Steeles Avenue East; West on Steeles Avenue to Hurontario Street; South on Hurontario Street to Highway 407; East on Highway 407 to Torbram Road;; North on Torbram Road to Williams Parkway; West on Williams Parkway to Highway 410; North on Highway 410 to Bovaird Drive East; West on Bovaird Drive East to Main Street.[4]

Members of Parliament

The riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Brampton Centre
Riding created from Brampton
36th  1997–2000     Sarkis Assadourian Liberal
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Brampton—Springdale
and Brampton West
Riding re-created from Bramalea—Gore—Malton,
Brampton—Springdale and Mississauga—Brampton South
42nd  2015–Present     Ramesh Sangha Liberal

Election results

2015–present

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Green Saul Marquand T. Bottcher 844 2.1
Marxist–Leninist Frank Chilelli 173 0.4
Conservative Bal Gosal 13,345 33.7
New Democratic Rosemary Keenan 5,993 15.1
Liberal Ramesh Sangha 19,277 48.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 39,632 100.0     $198,674.01
Total rejected ballots 264
Turnout 39,896
Eligible voters 64,640
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 16,148 46.41
  Liberal 8,822 25.35
  New Democratic 8,074 23.20
  Green 1,548 4.45
  Others 205 0.59

1997–2000

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Sarkis Assadourian 18,365 50.64 +1.79
Progressive Conservative Beryl Ford 9,229 25.45 +10.70
Alliance Prabhat Kapur 6,247 17.23 –11.16
New Democratic Sue Slean 1,795 4.95 –2.72
Green Andrew K. Roy 628 1.73
Total valid votes 36,264 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing –4.46
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Sarkis Assadourian 18,615 48.85
Reform Don Crawford 10,817 28.39
Progressive Conservative Sam Hundal 5,621 14.75
New Democratic Paul Ferreira 2,923 7.67
Marxist–Leninist André Vachon 127 0.33
Total valid votes 38,103 100.0  

See also

References

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ http://www.redecoupage-federal-redistribution.ca/content.asp?section=on&dir=now/reports/35008&document=index&lang=e
  4. ^ http://www.elections.ca/res/cir/maps2/mapprov.asp?map=35008&lang=e
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Brampton Centre, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  7. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

External links

  • Federal riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • http://www.elections.ca/res/cir/maps2/mapprov.asp?map=35008&lang=e
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