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Kitchener–Waterloo

Kitchener—Waterloo

Kitchener—Waterloo is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. Its population in 2006 was 126,742.

Geography

The district consists of the City of Waterloo and the northern part of the City of Kitchener.

Federal electoral district

The electoral district was created in 1996 from parts of Kitchener Centre and Waterloo ridings.

It consisted initially of the City of Waterloo and the part of the City of Kitchener lying north of a line drawn from west to east along Highland Road West, Lawrence Avenue and Victoria Street.

In 2003, the Kitchener part of the riding was redefined to be the part of the city lying north of a line drawn from west to east along Highland Road West, Fischer Hallman Road and the Canadian National Railway situated north of Shadeland Crescent.

Member of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Kitchener Centre and Waterloo prior to 1996
36th 1997-2000     Andrew Telegdi Liberal
37th 2000-2004
38th 2004-2006
39th 2006-2008

Provincial electoral district

The provincial electoral district was created in 1999 when provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.

Member of Provincial Parliament

This riding has elected the following member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:

  1. Elizabeth Witmer, Progressive Conservative

Federal election results

Provincial election results

Elizabeth Witmer 20,731 40.89 -2.19 Louise Ervin 15,814 31.19 -9.19 Catherine Fife 8,878 17.51 align="right"6.57 Judy Greenwood-Speers 4,697 9.26 align="right"6.07 Louis Reitzel 587 1.15 -0.56

Votes Cast: 50,707

PC Majority: 4,917

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