Results

EGLINTON-LAWRENCE
Party Candidate Votes Status
209/209 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
LIB Mike Colle 22,855 Elected
PC Robin Martin 14,069
NDP Thomas Gallezot 3,044
GRN Lucas C. McCann 1,314
FP Michael Bone 265
IND Erwin Sniedzins 144

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Riding profile

riding map

This densely populated Toronto riding is bordered by Highway 401 in the north, Eglinton Avenue in the south. The CN rail line is the western border, and the eastern edge is defined by Yonge Street.

After the redistribution of 1999, the new riding combined 52 per cent of the old Lawrence riding, 35 per cent of Eglinton, three per cent of Oakwood, six per cent of St. Andrew-St. Patrick, 12 per cent of Wilson Heights and nine per cent of York Mills.

The 2007 altered the southern border slightly, now arranged as Eglinton Avenue from the CN rail line to Yonge Street.

Population: 110,066 (2006 census; an increase of 3% since 2001)

Political history

Mike Colle won the seat in Eglinton-Lawrence for the Liberals, winning more than 54 per cent of the vote.

Colle has held the new Eglinton-Lawrence riding since 1999 and retained his seat in 2003, beating PC Corinne Korzen by 11,307 votes.

After the Lawrence riding was created in 1987, the Liberal Party reigned for four straight elections. In the former Eglinton riding, the PC winning streak started in 1962 and ran through to 1987. Starting in 1975, the riding was held for a decade by Roy McMurtry; he resigned the seat after losing a bid for the PC leadership.

2011 Provincial Election Results

Party

Candidate

Total votes

%

LIB Mike Colle 20,807 54.29
PC Rocco Rossi 12,802 33.40
NDP Gerti Dervishi 3,767 9.83
GRN Josh Rachlis 572 1.49
FP Michael Bone 152 0.40
IND Jerry Green 144 0.38
PSN Sujith Kumar Reddy 80 0.21

 

Demographics

Unemployment Rate
5%
Provincial 6.4% National 6.6%
Seniors
13.69%
Provincial 13.56% National 13.71%
Home Owners
29.20%
Provincial 26.61% National 26.92%
Avg Family Income
$80,553
Provincial $90,526 National $82,325
Immigration
39%
Provincial 28% National 20%
Post-Secondary Degree
27.74%
Provincial 33.54% National 33.35%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

 

2014 Candidates

Conservative   Robin Martin
Liberal   Mike Colle
NDP   Thomas Gallezot
Green   Lucas C. McCann
Freedom Party of Ontario   Michael Bone
Independent    Erwin Sniedzins