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This Toronto area riding contains part of the former city of Scarborough and part of Pickering. It runs from Lake Ontario in the south to Finch Avenue and Finch Avenue East in the north, between Valley Farm Road, Highway 401 and Brock Road in the east and Meadowvale Road, Sheppard Avenue East, Morningside Avenue and Highland Creek in the west.
As a result of the 1999 redistribution, the new riding of Pickering-Ajax-Uxbridge combined 18 per cent of Durham-York with 70 per cent of Durham West.
The 2007 redistribution added 42 per cent of Scarborough East to the renamed Pickering-Scarborough East riding.
Population: 107,910 (2011 census; an increase of 1.2% since 2006)
Liberal Wayne Arthurs held the seat for the Liberals from 2003 till his retirement in 2011. Tracy MacCharles carried the seat for the Liberals that election, beating the PCs Kevin Gaudet by more than 5,000 votes.
Arthurs beat Progressive Conservative Diana Hall by 6,878 votes in the 2007 election, and beat former Tory cabinet minister Janet Ecker by 1,011 votes in the 2003 election. Ecker beat Liberal Dave Ryan in 1999, and was first elected in 1995 in the old riding of Durham West, when she defeated New Democrat Jim Wiseman.
From 1971 to 1985, Scarborough East was the home riding of Tory Margaret Birch, who became Ontario's first female cabinet minister in 1972. Liberal Ed Fulton won the seat in 1985 and 1987, but lost it to the NDP's Robert Frankford in 1990.
Frankford was defeated in 1995 by Tory Steve Gilchrist, who was re-elected in 1999 and 2003. Liberal Mary Anne Chambers ousted Gilchrist in 2003, winning by 7,430 votes.
2011 Provincial Election Results
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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census
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