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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Jeff Leal Liberal Party 24634 44.77% X
Gary Stewart Prog Conservative 18420 33.48%
Dave Nickle New Democratic Party 9769 17.76%
Tim Holland Green Party of Ont. 1605 2.92%
Max Murray Family Coalition 414 0.75%
Bob Bowers Independent 179 0.33%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003 258 of 258 polls reporting


2003 Candidates:
Gary Stewart (PC) - incumbent
Jeff Leal (Liberal)
Dave Nickle (NDP)
Tim Holland (GP)
Max Murray (FCP)
Bob Bowers (IND)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Gary Stewart (PC) 24,422 44.99%
Jeff Leal (Liberal) 21,820 40.20%
Dave Nickle (NDP) 7,058 13.00%

Bob Bowers (Independent)

151 0.28%
Larry J. Tyldsley (Green Party) 598 1.10%
Kenneth Thomas Burgess (Independent) 125 0.23%
Robert Mayer (Natural Law Party) 106 0.20%

Riding Profile:
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This central riding includes the city of Peterborough and surrounding areas including including Havelock, Norwood and Lakefield.

It runs from Rice Lake in the south to Buckhorn Lake and Stony Lake in northwest.

Trent University is located in the riding, a number of native reserves.

In the 1999 redistribution, the new riding of Peterborough combined more than one third of Hastings-Peterborough with the bulk of Peterborough.

Political History:

In the old riding of Peterborough, Tory John Turner won the seat four times, culminating in a term as speaker of the Legislature (1981-85). The seat was won by Liberal Peter Adams in 1987, but he lost to the NDP's Jenny Carter in 1990. After just one term, Carter fell to Tory Gary Stewart 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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