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 DISTRICT: HALIBURTON-VICTORIA-BROCK
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Laurie Scott Prog Conservative 24218 47.4% X
Jason D. Ward Liberal Party 17118 33.5%
Earl Manners New Democratic Party 7865 15.39%
Douglas Smith Green Party of Ont. 954 1.87%
Paul Gordon Family Coalition 663 1.3%
Charles Olito Freedom Party of Ont 274 0.54%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:49 EDT 2003 228 of 228 polls reporting


HALIBURTON-VICTORIA-BROCK

2003 Candidates:
Laurie Scott (PC)
Jason D. Ward (Liberal)
Earl Manners (NDP)
Doug Smith (GP)
Paul Gordon (FCP)
Charles Olito (FCP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Chris Hodgson (PC) 32,125 62.82%
Sharon McCrae (Liberal) 14,556 28.46%
Rick Denyer (NDP) 3,786 7.40%

Brad Bradamore (Independent)

340 0.66%
Charles Olito (Freedom Party) 198 0.39%
Maxim Newby (Natural Law Party 135 0.26%


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Riding Profile:

This riding central eastern Ontario riding boasts the second highest population of seniors in the province.

Primarily rural, it consists of Victoria region, parts of Haliburton and Peterborough, the township of Brock and the southeast corner of Algonquin Park.

Major industries include manufacturing, agriculture and tourism. Its largest town is Lindsay.

In 1999, the riding was created from most of the old Victoria-Brock, 6 per cent of Durham East, 12 per cent of Durham-York, 11 per cent of Hastings-Peterborough and 7 per cent of Peterborough.

Political History:

The NDP's Dennis Drainville won the riding of Victoria-Haliburton in 1990, only to resign three years later in a controversy surrounding casino gambling. In the ensuing byelection, PC candidate Chris Hodgson took the seat. He would later be appointed Minister of Natural Resources and Deputy House Leader by then-premier Mike Harris.

Earlier this year, Hodgson resigned from the Eves cabinet and announced that he would not be running again.

 

 

 

 


 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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