|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|197/197 polls||Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT|
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This southern riding is primarily rural and includes the towns of Tillsonburg, Ingersoll and Woodstock.
Manufacturing is the main industry, with the area being home to several small auto parts and textiles factories. Agriculture also plays a role, particularly dairy production and tobacco farming.
As a result of the 1999 redistribution, the new riding of Oxford added a small part of Norfolk to the existing Oxford riding.
Population: 102,756 (2006 census; an increase of 3.5% since 2001)
Progressive Conservative Ernie Hardeman was re-elected in 2011, with a comfortable 54.87% of the vote.
Hardeman prevailed over Liberal Brian Jackson by 6,990 votes in the 2007 election. Hardeman was first elected to the riding in 1995. He knocked off New Democrat Kimble Sutherland, who was elected for one term in 1990.
Oxford elected Tory Harry Parrott in 1971, 1975 and 1977, then another Tory, Dick Treleaven, in 1981 and 1985. The Tories' winning streak ended in 1987, when Liberal Charlie Tatham defeated Treleaven.
2011 Provincial Election Results
|NDP||Dorothy Marie Eisen||5,885||15.64|
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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census
|Freedom Party of Ontario||Tim Hodges|