Kitchener—Conestoga


Kitchener—Conestoga

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Ontario



caption = Kitchener—Conestoga in relation to Southern Ontario ridings
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 35038
fed-created = 2003
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 2004
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Harold Albrecht
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Conservative
fed-rep-party-link = Conservative Party of Canada
prov-status = active
prov-created = 2006
prov-abolished =
prov-election-first = 2007
prov-election-last =
prov-rep = Leeanna Pendergast
prov-rep-link =
prov-rep-party = Liberal
prov-rep-party-link = Ontario Liberal Party
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 114405
demo-electors = 78960
demo-electors-date = 2007
demo-area = 96
demo-cd = Waterloo
demo-csd = Kitchener, Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolwich

Kitchener—Conestoga (formerly known as Kitchener—Wilmot—Wellesley—Woolwich) is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. It first elected a member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2007 provincial election. Its population in 2006 was 114,405.

Geography

The district includes the townships of Woolwich, Wellesley and Wilmot, and the southwestern part of the City of Kitchener, i.e., the part of the City of Kitchener lying south of a line (from west to east) Conestoga Parkway, King Street East, the King Street Bypass and the Grand River.

Federal electoral district

The electoral district was created in 2003 from Waterloo—Wellington, part of Kitchener Centre, and part of Cambridge. It was known as "Kitchener—Wilmot—Wellesley—Woolwich" from 2004 to 2005.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

# Lynn Myers, Liberal (2004-2006)
# Harold Albrecht, Conservative (2006-present)

Federal election results

Provincial election results

Election box begin | title=Ontario general election, 2007
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Leeanna Pendergast
align="right"|16,316
align="right"|41.8
align="right"
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Michael Harris
align="right"|14,446
align="right"|37.0
align="right"
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Mark Cairns
align="right"|4,542
align="right"|11.6
align="right"
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Colin Jones
align="right"|2,802
align="right"|7.2
align="right"|
-
Len Solomon
align="right"|509
align="right"|1.3
align="right"|
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Larry Stevens
align="right"|245
align="right"|0.6
align="right"|
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David Driver
align="right"|147
align="right"|0.4
align="right"|

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1329 Riding history from the] Library of Parliament


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