Results

BRAMALEA-GORE-MALTON
Party Candidate Votes Status
298/298 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
NDP Jagmeet Singh 23,521 Elected
LIB Kuldip Kular 17,894
PC Harjit Jaswal 9,473
GRN Pauline Thornham 2,285

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Riding profile

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The riding is situated northwest of the Greater Toronto Area and includes part of Brampton east of Dixie Road and the northeast corner of the city of Mississauga. To the south it is bordered by Highway 401 and to the west, by Hurontario Street.

Toronto's Pearson International Airport is located in the riding.

A new riding formed for the 1999 election, Bramalea - Gore - Malton comprises of 40 per cent of the old Brampton North, 27 per cent of Brampton South and 18 per cent of Mississauga North ridings.

Population: 152,698 (2006 census; an increase of 27.4% since 2001)

Political history

In 2011, New Democrat Jagmeet Singh won this riding, with the support of just over 38 per cent of the voters. Former Liberal MPP Kuldip Kular was defeated, though he pulled 32.9 per cent of the vote.

In 2007, Kular beat Progressive Conservative Pam Hundal by 7,172 votes in the 2007 election. Kular was first elected in 2003, when he defeated Tory incumbent Raminder Gill by 3,765 votes.

Gill won the redistributed riding in 1999, beating Liberal Dave Toor.

In the old ridings of Brampton North and Brampton South, the Liberal Party ruled from 1987 to 1995, when the Progressive Conservatives were elected. Tony Clement was elected in Brampton South, after which he was appointed transportation minister and later as minister of health and long-term care.

2011 Provincial Election Results

Party

Candidate

Total votes

%

NDP

Jagmeet Singh

16,318

37.64

LIB Kuldip Kular 14,198 32.75

PC

Sanjeev Maingi

9,775

22.54

GRN

Pauline Thornham

1,034

2.38

LTN

Joy Lee

840

1.94


FCP
Linda O'Marra 698 1.61

 

Demographics

Unemployment Rate
6.9%
Provincial 6.4%
National 6.6%
Seniors
8.80%
Provincial 13.56%
National13.71%
Home Owners
22.80%
Provincial 26.61%
National 26.92%
Avg Family Income
$80,788
Provincial $90,526
National $82,325
Immigration
53%
Provincial28%
National20%
Post-Secondary Degree
29.46%
Provincial 33.54%
National 33.35%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

2014 Candidates

Conservative   Harjit Jaswal
Liberal   Kuldip Kular
NDP   Jagmeet Singh
Green   Pauline Thornham