Sarnia—Lambton


Sarnia—Lambton

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Ontario



caption = Sarnia—Lambton in relation to other southern Ontario electoral districts
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 35078
fed-created = 1976
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1979
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Pat Davidson
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Conservative
fed-rep-party-link = Conservative Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 105360
demo-electors = 78909
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 1568
demo-cd = Lambton County
demo-csd = Sarnia, St. Clair, Plympton-Wyoming, Petrolia, Enniskillen, Point Edward

:"For the provincial electoral district, see Sarnia—Lambton (provincial electoral district)"

Sarnia—Lambton (formerly known as Sarnia) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1968.It is located in the area of the city of Sarnia, in the southwest corner of the province of Ontario.

Sarnia—Lambton, with its predecessors Sarnia, and Lambton West, is Canada's current most bellwetherly riding, having voted for the winning party every election since it was created.

Federal electoral district

It was created as Sarnia electoral district in 1966 from parts of Lambton West riding. It consisted of that part of the County of Lambton contained in the City of Sarnia and the Townships of Moore, Sarnia and Plympton excepting the Town of Forest.

In 1970, the name of the electoral district was changed to Sarnia—Lambton.

It was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Lambton—Middlesex and a new Sarnia riding. The new Sarnia riding consisted of that part of the County of Lambton contained in the City of Sarnia, the Townships of Moore and Sarnia, the Village of Point Edward, and Indian Reserve No. 45.

The name of this electoral district was changed in 1981 to Sarnia—Lambton again. In 1996, the riding was redefined to exclude the township of Sarnia and include the township of Sombra.

In 2003, it was redefined to consist of that part of the County of Lambton comprising the City of Sarnia, the towns of Petrolia and Plympton-Wyoming, the villages of Oil Springs and Point Edward, the townships of Enniskillen and St. Clair, and Sarnia Indian Reserve No. 45.

Members of Parliament

#Bud Cullen, Liberal (1968-1979)
#Bill Campbell, Progressive Conservative (1979-1980)
#Bud Cullen, Liberal (1980-1984)
#Ken James, Progressive Conservative (1984-1993)
#Roger Gallaway, Liberal (1993-2006)
#Pat Davidson, Conservative (2006-present)

Federal election results

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See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=659&Include= Riding history for Sarnia 1966-1970 from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=661 Riding history for Sarnia-Lambton 1970-1976 from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=660&Include= Riding history for Sarnia 1976-1981 from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=957&Include= Riding history for Sarnia-Lambton 1981-present from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.sarnialiberals.ca Sarnia-Lambton Federal Liberal Association] The Sarnia-Lambton branch of the Liberal Party of Canada.


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