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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Bruce Crozier Liberal Party 20438 45.17% X
Pat Hayes New Democratic Party 12615 27.88%
Patrick O'Neil Prog Conservative 11192 24.74%
Darren J. Brown Green Party of Ont. 998 2.21%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003 244 of 244 polls reporting


2003 Candidates:
Bruce Crozier (Liberal) - incumbent
Patrick O'Neil (PC)
Pat Hayes (NDP)
Darren J. Brown (GP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Bruce Crozier (Liberal) 25,446 56.73%
Pat O'Neil (PC) 15,354 34.23%
Merv Richards (NDP) 3,745 8.35%
Enver Villamizar (Independent) 307 0.68%

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Riding Profile:

Located in the southern tip of Ontario, this riding is bordered by Lake Erie on the south, Lake St. Clair on the north and the Detroit River on the west.

This mainly rural riding is home to some of the richest farmland in Canada, but the main industry is manufacturing.

The riding was created in 1999 from nearly 75 per cent of the old Essex-South riding, 40 per cent of Essex-Kent and 25 per cent of Windsor-Sandwich.

Political History:

In Essex-South, the seat was Liberal from 1963 to 1999, when redistribution folded it into the new riding of Essex. Remo Mancini held the riding from 1975 to 1993, and served in the Peterson cabinet..

In the old riding of Essex-Kent, which was established in 1987, the Liberals have also dominated. Since 1955, they have won all but one of 11 elections in this area -- the NDP won this seat in 1990.





 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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