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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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 DISTRICT: BRAMPTON CENTRE
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Linda Jeffrey Liberal Party 16654 43.49% X
Joe Spina Prog Conservative 15629 40.82%
Kathy Pounder New Democratic Party 4818 12.58%
Sanjeev Goel Green Party of Ont. 823 2.15%
Wally Dove Freedom Party of Ont 366 0.96%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003 206 of 206 polls reporting


BRAMPTON CENTRE

2003 Candidates:
Joe Spina (PC) - incumbent
Linda Jeffrey (Liberal Party)
Kathy Pounder (NDP)
Sanjeev Goel (GP)
Wally Dove (FP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Joe Spina (PC) 20,623 57.77%
Gurjit S. Grewal (LIB) 9,994 28.00%
Paul Schmidt (NDP) 5,080 14.23%


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Riding Profile:

An urban riding situated north of Toronto, Brampton Centre is sprawling taking in the heart of Brampton, the historical downtown and a variety of neighbourhoods including Heart Lake, Peel Village and the old town.

It's boundaries consist of Brampton west of Dixie Road and east of McLaughlin Road. Northern and southern boundaries are the Brampton city limits.

Employment is concentrated in manufacturing, including automotive and aviation technology and transportation, storage and business services.

Boasting a total immigrant population of more than 33%, Brampton Centre has large East Indian and Italian communities.

Prior to the last election, this new riding combined 60% of Brampton North with 20% of Brampton South.

Political History:

Former Ontario Premier Bill Davis was elected in Peel in 1959 and in Brampton in 1975. He served as Premier from 1971 to 1985. In Brampton North Liberal Carman McClelland won in 1987 and 1990 and was later defeated by PC incumbent Joe Spina in 1995.

 

 

 

 


 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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