|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|226/226 polls||Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT|
|FP||Britney Anne Johnston||254||
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This southern Ontario riding includes the eastern part of Hamilton and part of Stoney Creek.
Manufacturing and the service sector are major industries. Hamilton's steel industry and auto manufacturing in St. Catharines support other light industry and services in the riding.
The 1999 redistribution added more than a third of the Hamilton Centre riding to the old Hamilton East riding.
The 2007 redistribution took nearly equal sections of Hamilton East and Stoney Creek to create the Hamilton East-Stoney Creek riding.
Population: 117,721 (2011 census: an increase of 1.1% since 2001)
New Democrat Paul Miller beat Liberal Mark Cripps by more than 10,000 votes in the 2011 election. In the 2007 race, he won over Liberal Nerene Virgin by 1,210 votes.
In the old Stoney Creek riding, PC Brad Clark was defeated in 2003, losing to Liberal Jennifer Mossop by more than 5,000 votes.
Clark won in 1999, defeating Liberal Chris Phillips. In 2001, he was named transportation minister and later served as labour minister under Ernie Eves.
The old riding of Hamilton East boasts a long history of pro-labour political representation stretching back to Norm Davison, who won in 1959 as a candidate for the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.
NDP candidates held the seat from 1963 until 1995, when Dominic Agostino won for the Liberals. Agostino retained the seat in 1999 and again in 2003, beating NDP hopeful Bob Sutton by 6,963 votes. Agostino died of liver cancer in 2004. His brother Ralph ran in the subsequent byelection, but lost to current NDP Leader Andrea Horwath by more than 8,000 votes.
2011 Provincial Election Results
|GRN||W. Peter Randall||689||1.75|
|FCP||Bob Green Innes||173||0.44|
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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census
|Freedom Party of Ontario||Britney Anne Johnston|