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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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 DISTRICT: WHITBY-AJAX
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Jim Flaherty Prog Conservative 27244 48.36% X
Dennis Fox Liberal Party 22593 40.1%
Dan Edwards New Democratic Party 5100 9.05%
Michael MacDonald Green Party of Ont. 1399 2.48%
 Last Update Fri Oct 3 12:45:49 EDT 2003 236 of 236 polls reporting


WHITBY-AJAX

2003 Candidates:
Jim Flaherty (PC) - incumbent
Dennis Fox (Liberal)
Dan Edwards (NDP)
Michael MacDonald (GP)

1999 Election Results
Candidate Ballot Count Popular Vote
Jim Flaherty (PC) 27,623 57.85%
Aldo DiGiovanni (Liberal) 16,235 34.00%
Betty Ann Craig (NDP) 3,889 8.15%


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This middle-to-upper class riding runs along the shore of Lake Ontario within easy commuting distance of Toronto.

It includes all of the town of Whitby, plus the part of Ajax lying south of Kingston Road.

In the 1999 redistribution, the new riding of Whitby-Ajax combined two thirds of Durham Centre with nearly one third of Durham West and a small part of Durham East.

Political History:

Tory incumbent Jim Flaherty won Durham Centre in 1995 and was re-elected in Whitby-Ajax in 1999. Flaherty ran for the leadership of his party in 2001, losing to Ernie Eves.

In the riding of Durham-West, NDP candidate Charles Godfrey defeated Liberal Des Newman in 1975. In 1977, Tory George Ashe defeated Godfrey, and was re-elected in 1981 and 1985. Liberal Norah Stoner won the seat in 1987, followed by the NDP's Jim Wiseman in 1990 and Tory Janet Ecker 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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