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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Kuldip Kular Liberal Party 19314 45.64% X
Raminder Gill Prog Conservative 15549 36.74%
Cesar Martello New Democratic Party 4908 11.6%
Ernst Braendli Green Party of Ont. 1176 2.78%
Frank Chilelli Independent 868 2.05%
Howard Cukoff Communist Party 503 1.19%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003 231 of 231 polls reporting


2003 Candidates:
Raminder Gill (PC) - incumbent
Kuldip Kular (Liberal Party)
Cesar Martello (NDP)
Howard Cukoff (Communist Party)
Ernst Braendli (GP)
Frank Chilelli (IND)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Raminder Gill (PC) 18,442 49.38%
Dave Toor (LIB) 14,492 38.81%
Roy Willis (IND) 2,206 5.91%
Vishnu Roche(NDP) 2,204 5.90%

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Riding Profile:

Riding is situated north west of the Greater Toronto Area and includes part of Brampton east of Dixie Road and the north east corner of the city of Mississauga. To the south it is bordered by Highway 401 and by Hurontario to the west.

This riding's economy is made up of a mix of light manufacturing and high technology industries with a small number of farms. Due to the presence of Pearson International Airport, it also boasts many of Canada's leading aerospace companies.

According to the 1996 census, the immigrant population is more than 43%, with one of the largest East Indian communities in Canada. There is also a significant Italian and South Asian population, with 15,000 of the ridings 72,000 being of the latter group. About one-third of the population has a mother tongue other than English.

A new riding formed for the last election, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale comprises 40% of the old Brampton North, 27% of Brampton South and 18% of Mississauga North ridings.

Political History:

In the old ridings of Brampton North and Brampton South the Liberal Party ruled from 1987 to 1995, when the PC party was elected. Tony Clement was elected in Brampton South, after which he was appointed Minister of Transportation, and later as Minister of Health and Long Term Care.





 Overall Election Results
Party E L T Pop. Vote %
LIB 72 0 72 46.45%
PC 24 0 24 34.64%
NDP 7 0 7 14.70%
OTH 0 0 0 4.21%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003

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