Results

HAMILTON MOUNTAIN
Party Candidate Votes Status
213/213 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
NDP Monique Taylor 22,899 Elected
LIB Javid Mirza 14,416
PC Albert Marshall 8,747
GRN Greg Lenko 2,035
LTN Hans Wienhold 375
FP Brian Goodwin 318

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Riding profile

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This urban riding occupies the southern portion of Hamilton, bounded by the Niagara Escarpment in the north and the city limits in the south.

The primary employment sectors are manufacturing and the service industry.

The new Hamilton Mountain riding, which was formed in 1999's redistribution, adds one fifth of the old Hamilton West riding to all of the former riding of Hamilton Mountain.

Population: 125,586 (2011 census; an increase of 2.3% since 2006)

Political history

This urban riding occupies the southern portion of Hamilton, bounded by the Niagara Escarpment in the north and the city limits in the south.

It has been held by every major political party at least one time, with the NDP and Monique Taylor taking a turn in 2011 after three Liberal general election wins.

2011 Provincial Election Results

Party

Candidate

Total votes

%

NDP Monique Taylor 20,558 45.22
LIB Sophia Aggelonitis 14,716 32.37
PC Geordie Elms 8,641 19.01
GRN Tony Morris 748 1.65
FCP Jim Enos 450 0.99
LTN Hans Wienhold 222 0.49
FP Brian Goodwin 126 0.28

 

Demographics

Unemployment Rate
6.4%
Provincial 6.4%
National 6.6%
Seniors
15.03%
Provincial 13.56%
National 13.71%
Home Owners
26.93%
Provincial 26.61%
National 26.92%
Avg Family Income
$79,180
Provincial $90,526
National $82,325
Immigration
26%
Provincial 28%
National 20%
Post-Secondary Degree
29.79%
Provincial 33.54%
National 33.35%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

2014 Candidates

Conservative   Albert Marshall
Liberal   Javid Mirza
NDP   Monique Taylor
Green   Greg Lenko
Libertarian   Hans Wienhold
Freedom Party of Ontario   Brian Goodwin