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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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 DISTRICT: HAMILTON MOUNTAIN
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Marie Bountrogianni Liberal Party 23525 51.8% X
Chris Charlton New Democratic Party 12017 26.46%
Shakil Hassan Prog Conservative 8635 19.01%
Eleanor Johnson Family Coalition 748 1.65%
Selwyn Inniss Green Party of Ont. 494 1.09%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:49 EDT 2003 216 of 216 polls reporting


HAMILTON MOUNTAIN

2003 Candidates:

Marie Bountrogianni (Liberal) - incumbent
Shakil Hassan (PC)
Chris Charlton (NDP)
Eleanor Johnson (FCP)
Selwyn Inniss (GP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Marie Bountrogianni (Liberal) 19,076 40.25%
Trevor Pettit (PC) 16,397 34.60%
Chris Charlton (NDP) 10,622 22.41%

Bob Danio (Natural Law Party)

261 0.55%
Jim Enos (Family Coalition Party) 426 0.90%
Rolf Gerstenberger (Independent) 159 0.34%
Kelli Gallagher (Green Party) 456 0.96%


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Riding Profile:

This urban riding occupies the southern portion of Hamilton and has a significant Italian population.

To the north, it borders the Niagara Escarpment; to the south, the city limits of Hamilton.

The primary employment sectors are manufacturing and the service industry.

The new Hamilton Mountain riding, which was formed in 1999's redistribution, adds one fifth of the old Hamilton West to all of the former riding of Hamilton Mountain.

Political History:

After 10 years of PC rule, the former riding of Hamilton Mountain was won by NDP candidate Brian Charlton in 1977. Charlton would be re-elected four times, and would serve as Minister of Energy and Government House Leader in the Bob Rae government.

The NDP lost the seat to PC candidate Trevor Pettit in 1995. He was toppled by Liberal incumbent Marie Bountrogianni in 1999.

 

 

 

 


 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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