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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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 DISTRICT: OAKVILLE
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Kevin Flynn Liberal Party 22408 49.77% X
Kurt Franklin Prog Conservative 19000 42.2%
Anwar Abbass Naqvi New Democratic Party 2869 6.37%
Theresa Tritt Family Coalition 748 1.66%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:49 EDT 2003 208 of 208 polls reporting


OAKVILLE

2003 Candidates:
Kurt Franklin (PC)
Kevin Flynn (Liberal)
Anwar Abbass Naqvi (NDP)
Theresa Tritt (FCP) Zakaria Belghali (GP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Gary Carr (PC) 27,767 61.90%
Kevin Flynn (Liberal) 14,689 32.75%
Sean Cain (NDP) 1,667 3.72%

Adrian Ratelle (Family Coalition Party)

530 1.18%
Linda Antonichuk (Natural Law Party) 202 0.45%


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This affluent riding is located about 40 kilometres west of Toronto and lies on the north shore of Lake Ontario.

It comprises that part of Oakville south of Upper Middle Road West and Upper Middle Road East.

The riding has a high percentage of administrative and managerial jobs in addition to a strong manufacturing sector.

As a result of the 1999 redistribution the new riding of Oakville combined one-third of Halton Centre with almost all of the old Oakville riding.

Political History:

Tory Jim Snow held the old Oakville riding from 1975 to 1985. PC Terry O'Connor defeated Liberal Doug Carrothers here in 1985 by just 687 votes, but lost to Carrothers in a 1987 rematch in Oakville South. The riding went back to the Tories in 1990, when Gary Carr defeated Carrothers by a mere 108 votes.

Carr was re-elected in 1995, and again in the redistributed Oakville riding in 1999. He was then appointed Speaker of the Legislature. In January 2003, Carr announced his intention to not run in the next election. Later, he was harshly critical of Premier Ernie Eves' decision to introduce the 2003 budget at a car-parts plant in Brampton.

In the old riding of Halton Centre, which was formed in 1987, Liberal Barb Sullivan won in 1987 and 1990. She was defeated in 1995 by Tory Terence Young.

 

 

 

 


 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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