Party Candidate Votes Status
239/239 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
PC Ted Arnott 22,600 Elected
LIB Dan Zister 14,095
NDP Michael Carlucci 6,848
GRN Dave Rodgers 3,566
LTN Jason Cousineau 1,104
FP Mitch Sproule 198

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Riding profile

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This southern riding includes both urban and rural areas and surrounds the city of Guelph. It contains the municipalities of Halton Hills Centre, Wellington, Guelph/Eramosa, Erin and Puslinch.

There were significant changes resulting from the 2007 redistribution: the riding took in 29 per cent of the Halton riding, 21 per cent of Waterloo-Wellington, 12 per cent of Guelph-Wellington and eight per cent of Dufferin-Peel-Wellington-Grey.

Population: 111,241 (2006 census; an increase of 10.6% since 2001)

Political history

Progressive Conservative Ted Arnott won this riding in 2011 with more than twice the votes of the second-place candidate, Liberal Moya Johnson.

In 2007, Arnott beat Liberal Marg Bentley by 8,221 votes in the 2007 election. In 2003, Arnott took 49 per cent of the vote in Waterloo-Wellington to beat Liberal Deborah Whale.

Arnott won the old Wellington riding in 1990 and 1995, and was re-elected in Waterloo-Wellington after the 1999 redistribution.

The Halton riding was created in 1999 from all of the old Halton North riding and 33 per cent of the old Halton Centre riding.

After the 1999 redistribution, Chudleigh crushed Liberal Mohan Anand by 20,738 votes. He held onto the seat in 2003, but by a much lower margin; Liberal Barbara Sullivan trailed him by 5,593 votes. In 2007, Chudleigh squeaked out a 176-vote win over Liberal Gary Zemlak.

2011 Provincial Election Results



Total votes


PC Ted Arnott 23,503 55.60
LIB Moya Johnson 11,326 26.79
NDP Dale Hamilton 6,132 14.51
GRN Raymond Dartsch 1,309 3.10




Unemployment Rate
Provincial 6.4%
National 6.6%
Provincial 13.56%
National 13.71%
Home Owners
Provincial 26.61%
National 26.92%
Avg Family Income
Provincial $90,526
National $82,325
Provincial 28%
National 20%
Post-Secondary Degree
Provincial 33.54%
National 33.35%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census



2014 Candidates

Conservative   Ted Arnott
Liberal   Dan Zister
NDP   Michael Carlucci
Green   Dave Rodgers
Libertarian    Jason Cousineau
Freedom Party of Ontario    Mitch Sproule