Results

RICHMOND HILL
Party Candidate Votes Status
232/232 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
LIB Reza Moridi 21,049 Elected
PC Vic Gupta 15,482
NDP Adam DeVita 4,817
GRN Rachael Lave 1,335
LTN Igor Bily 549
OMP Yuri Duboisky 187

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Riding profile

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This riding north of Toronto contains part of the town of Richmond Hill. It is bordered by Highway 7 in the south and Gamble Road, Yonge Street and Elgin Mills Road East in the north. It lies between Highway 404 in the east and Bathurst Street in the west.

The 2007 redistribution created the Richmond Hill riding from parts of the Oak Ridges riding, which was created in the 1999 redistribution.

Population: 122,614 (2006 census; an increase of 12.1% since 2001)

Political history

Richmond Hill was created in 2003 from parts of Oak Ridges riding, and includes neighbourhoods like Elgin Mills, Bayview, Langstaff and Doncrest. 

From when it was first contested in 2007 till today, it has been held by the Liberals. Reza Moridi carried the riding by more than 12 percentage points over Vic Gupta, his PC rival. Moridi is the first Iranian-Canadian elected to a provincial legislature in Canada.

2011 Provincial Election Results

Party

Candidate

Total votes

%

LIB Reza Moridi 18,040 46.99
PC Vic Gupta 13,732 35.77
NDP Adam DeVita 4,957 12.91
GRN Brian Chamberlain 1,268 3.30
LTN Tamas Demjen 396 1.03

 

Demographics

Unemployment Rate
5.7%
Provincial 6.4%
National 6.6%
Seniors
10.85%
Provincial 13.56%
National 13.71%
Home Owners
27.04%
Provincial 26.61%
National 26.92%
Avg Family Income
$104,915
Provincial $90,526
National $82,325
Immigration
53%
Provincial 28%
National 20%
Post-Secondary Degree
41.64%
Provincial 33.54%
National 33.35%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

2014 Candidates

Conservative   Vic Gupta
Liberal   Reza Moridi
NDP   Adam DeVita
Green   Rachael Lave
Libertarian    Igor Bily
Ontario Moderate Party    Yuri Duboisky