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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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 DISTRICT: SCARBOROUGH-ROUGE RIVER
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Alvin Curling Liberal Party 23974 63.76% X
Kevin Moore Prog Conservative 9468 25.18%
Jean-Paul Yovanoff New Democratic Party 2267 6.03%
Karen MacDonald Green Party of Ont. 1324 3.52%
Mitchell A. Persaud Family Coalition 566 1.51%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:18 EDT 2003 191 of 191 polls reporting


SCARBOROUGH-ROUGE RIVER

2003 Candidates:
Alvin Curling (Liberal) - incumbent
Kevin Moore (PC)
Jean-Paul Yovanoff (NDP)
Karen MacDonald (GP)
Mitchell A. Persaud (FCP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Alvin Curling (Liberal) 20,052 57.25%
Mubashar Dar (PC) 12,061 34.44%
Paulette Senior (NDP) 2,138 6.10%

Betty Peters (Family Coalition Party)

489 1.40%
Lou Dub� (Natural Law Party) 284 0.81%


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This low- to middle-income riding in northeast Toronto is home to the Rouge Valley, the largest natural park in the Greater Toronto Area.

The riding extends from Steeles Avenue in the north to Sheppard Avenue and Highway 401 in south. Its western boundary is the CN Rail line, and it stretches east to the city limits.

According to the 1996 census, the immigrant population in this riding is approximately 64 per cent, - the highest in Canada. Fewer than half of the residents here list English as their mother tongue, and it boasts the highest percentage of Chinese in the province.

In the 1999 redistribution, the new Scarborough-Rouge River riding took in nearly all of the existing Scarborough North.

Political History:

Tory Tom Wells held the seat from 1963 to 1985, when the current incumbent, Liberal Alvin Curling, won the first of five consecutive victories.

 

 

 

 


 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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