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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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 DISTRICT: DUFFERIN-PEEL-WELLINGTON-GREY
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Ernie Eves Prog Conservative 29223 56.66% X
Dan Yake Liberal Party 14853 28.8%
Frank de Jong Green Party of Ont. 3161 6.13%
Mitchel Healey New Democratic Party 3148 6.1%
Dave Davies Family Coalition 1189 2.31%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003 260 of 260 polls reporting


DUFFERIN-PEEL-WELLINGTON-GREY

2003 Candidates:
Ernie Eves (PC) - incumbent
Dan Yake (Liberal)
Mitchel Healey (NDP)
Frank de Jong (GP)
Dave Davies (FCP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
David Tilson (PC) 30,532 64.76%
Steve White (Liberal) 13,591 28.83%
Noel Duignan (NDP) 1,871 3.97%
Richard Procter (Green Party) 1,156 2.45%


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Riding Profile:

Manufacturing is the largest employer in this predominantly English-speaking southern Ontario riding, with some agriculture, particularly in beef, hog and dairy farming accounting for the labour force.

This riding includes Dufferin County, Egremont and Proton in Grey County, and Mount Forest, Arthur and Erin in Wellington County. Orangeville and Caledon are also in the riding.

In 1999, the riding was created when the old Dufferin-Peel-Wellington was merged with 25 per cent of Wellington and 7 per cent of Grey-Owen Sound.

Political History:

The only Liberal Party member ever elected in the former riding of Dufferin-Simcoe was Wilfrid Davy Smith in 1934. He was defeated in 1937 by PC candidate A.W. Downer, who served from 1937 to 1971.

T.L. Kennedy, Ontario's premier from 1948 to 1949, held the former riding of Peel from 1919 to 1930, and again from 1937 to 1955.

 

 

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 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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