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This riding is located on south shore of Georgian Bay and includes Wasaga Beach, Thornbury, Collingwood, Flesherton, Markdale and Creemore. It contains the town of Blue Mountains and part of Simcoe County.
In the 1999 redistribution, the new riding Simcoe-Grey combined small parts of Grey-Owen Sound, Simcoe Centre and Simcoe East with almost all of Simcoe West.
Population: 125,985 (2006 census; an increase of 7.2% since 2001)
This riding has been held by Progressive Conservative stalwart Jim Wilson. He was first elected back in 1990. Wilson won easily in 2011, beating Liberal Donna Kenwell by more than 15,000 votes.
Wilson beat Liberal Steve Fishman by almost 12,000 votes in the 2007 election. In 2003, Wilson beat Liberal Mark Redmond by 8,605 votes.
Wilson, who was first elected in 1990 to the old Simcoe West riding, was re-elected in 1995 and in 1999 after redistribution.
In 1987, Tory George McCague defeated Liberal Gary Johnson in Simcoe West, which had just been formed at the time, by a slim 306 votes.
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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census