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 DISTRICT: Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox-Addington
Candidate Party Vote Count Vote Share Elected
Scott Jeffrey Reid CON 27566 48.77% X
Larry McCormick LIB 17507 30.97%
Ross Sutherland NDP 7418 13.12%
John Baranyi GRN 2736 4.84%
Bill Vankoughnet IND 820 1.45%
George Walter Kolaczynski MP 479 0.84%
 Last Update:  June 29, 5:38:24 AM EDT 245 of 245 polls reporting


147 Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington

2004 Candidates
GRN: John Baranyi
MP: George Walter Kolaczynski
LIB: Larry McCormick (Incumbent)
CON: Scott Reid
NDP: Ross Sutherland
IND: Bill Vankoughnet

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This large rural riding in Eastern Ontario includes the towns of Bath, Perth, Smiths Falls and Carleton Place, as well as Amherst Island.

It stretches from Lake Ontario in the southwest to Black Donald Lake in the north and contains Bon Echo and Frontenac Provincial Parks. It contains the County of Lennox and Addington, and parts of the County of Frontenac and County of Lanark to the border of Mississippi Mills.

The riding has a diverse economic base with manufacturing being the major industry, along with service industries, including tourism. Average family income is $60,033 and unemployment is 5.7 per cent.

The riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington was created in 2004 from 63 per cent of Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington and 38 per cent of Lanark-Carleton, moving Carleton Place and Smiths Falls into the riding for the first time. Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington was created in 1976 from portions of Frontenac-Lennox and Addington and Hastings riding.

Population: 113,000

Political History

1979-1988 inclusive: PC
1993, 1997, 2000: LIB

In 2000, Liberal Larry McCormick defeated the Alliance's Sean McAdam to win a third term in Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington. Conservative Douglas Alkenbrack was MP from 1962 to 1975 in Frontenac-Lennox and Addington and PC Bill VanKoughnet served the following three terms in Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington. The Conservative vote should be strong in the reconfigured riding.

Candidate Profiles

Larry McCormick

Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birth Date: Jan. 4, 1940
Age: 64
Birthplace: Enterprise, Ont.

Profession: Businessman
Chair of Camden East Public Library board.
Member of school board; Camden East recreation committee; Heart and Stroke Fund; Canadian Federation of Independent Business; Lennox and Addington Historical Society.
Member and past warden of his church.
Co-founder of Camden East Harvest Festival.
Ran Camden East "Canada Day" celebrations for 13 years.
Founding charter board member, Camden East Community School.
Founder, owner and operator of McCormicks Country Store.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Reta
Children: Kayla

Political History
Party: Liberal party member since 1963.
Federal: Elected in Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington (1993 and 1997).

Political History (Federal/Provincial)
Parliamentary Secretary: To minister of agriculture and agri-food (2000-2003).
Committees: Former member of Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities committees.
Member: Agriculture and Agri-Food; Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Caucus: Former member of the Access to Capital by Small Business task force.
Served as chair of the Liberal rural caucus.
Founding member of the Small Business caucus.
Office Address: 2 Daly Ave., Unit 2, Daly Ave, Napanee, Ont., 613-354-0400.
Capital Address: Room 334, Confederation Building, House of Commons, Ottawa, Ont., 613-992-3640.

Scott Reid

Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birth Date: Jan. 25, 1964
Age: 40
Birthplace: Hull, Que.

University Degree: Yes
Education: BA in political science, Carleton University.
MA in political science, Carleton University.
Career Background: Noted authority on Canadian federalism, having written two books on the subject (Lament for a Notion and Canada Remapped) as well as numerous articles.
Also appeared before parliamentary committees as an expert witness.
Served as chief constitutional adviser to Preston Manning.
Former instructor at the University of Western Sydney in Australia.
Member of the board of directors of Giant Tiger Stores Ltd.

Political History
Party: Served as constitutional adviser to Manning and speech writer and organizer for Stockwell Day.
Federal: Elected in Lanark-Carleton (2000).

Political History (Federal/Provincial)
Committee: Former vice-chair of joint committee on Official Languages.
Former member of joint committee on Official Languages; committee on Scrutiny of Regulations.
Member of Official Languages committee.
Caucus: Former critic for Intergovernmental Affairs, Democratic Reform and the National Capital Commission.
Appointed co-chair of the transition team of Stephen Harper.
Critic for the Economic Development Agency; Quebec; Infrastructure; Entrepreneurs and New Canadians portfolios.
Critic for President of the Privy Council.
Critic for Intergovernmental Affairs; Official Languages.
Office Address: 6 Lake Ave. West, Carleton Place, Ont., 613-257-8130.
Capital Address: Room 440-C, Centre Block, House of Commons, Ottawa, Ont., 613-947-2277.

Ross Sutherland

Party: The New Democratic Party of Canada
Age: 51

University Degree: Yes
Education: BA, Queen's University.
Nursing, Ryerson University.
Profession: Works as an emergency room nurse in Kingston's Hotel Dieu Hospital.
Co-chair of the Kingston and Area Health Coalition.
Active in the Ontario Nurses Association and the author of Scanning for Profit, a critical review of for-profit MRI and CT clinics.
Community: Active with the South Frontenac Sustainability Committee, working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the municipality.
Member of the board of Hearthmakers Energy Cooperative.
Volunteer with the local Children's Aid Society's Special Friends Program.
Currently teaches at the Queen's University School of Nursing.
Name of Spouse/Partner: Nancy Bayly

Political History
Provincial: Defeated in Hastings-Frontenac and Addington (2003).

John Baranyi

Party: The Green Party of Canada
Age: 43
Birthplace: Elliot Lake

Profession: Owner and operator of Pulse Foods, a frozen health food company.
Planted more than a million trees across Ontario while working as a reforestation contractor.
Former carpenter and renovator of energy-efficient houses.
Two years of volunteer service with a non-governmental organization, Plenty Canada, working on soy agriculture and nutrition projects in the Caribbean.
Participated in a Canada World Youth Exchange program with Indonesia.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Christine
Children: Three

Political History
Provincial: Defeated in Lanark-Carleton (2003).
Federal: Defeated in Lanark-Carleton (2000).

George Walter Kolaczynski

Party: The Marijuana Party of Canada

Bill Vankoughnet

Party: Independent
Birth Date: Jan. 7, 1943
Age: 61
Birthplace: Kingston, Ont.

University Degree: No
Education: Municipal administration, Loyalist College.
Certificate in municipal administration, Queen's University.
Profession: Administrator
Career Background: Former administrator for the Department of Municipal Affairs and the Ontario Ministry of Revenue.
Member: Lennox and Addington County Historical Society; Monarchist League of Canada; Lennox and Addington County General Hospital.
Former member of the Napanee Industrial and Recreational committees.
Honorary life member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem.
Marital Status: Single

Political History
Provincial: Elected in Frontenac-Addington (1995).
Federal: Elected (1979, 1980, 1984 and 1988).

Political History (Federal/Provincial)
Committee: Former member of standing committee on Management and Members Services.
Vice-chair of standing committee on Government Operations.

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 Overall Election Results (2004)
Party Elected Leading Total Vote Share
LIB 135 0 135 36.71%
CON 99 0 99 29.61%
BQ 54 0 54 12.40%
NDP 19 0 19 15.69%
NA 1 0 1 .13%
OTH 0 0 0 5.47%
 Last Update June 29, 5:39:26 AM EDT


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