Ontario election 2014: Carleton–Mississippi Mills riding
On June 12, voters head to the polls in the 2014 Ontario election. Learn more about the candidates and political history of the riding of Carleton–Mississippi Mills.
Liberals: Rosalyn Stevens
Progressive Conservatives: Jack MacLaren
NDP: John Hansen
Green: Andrew West
A rural-suburban riding on the outskirts of Ottawa, Carleton-Mississippi Mills goes as far west as Clayton and as far east as Kanata. The latter is the largest population centre in the riding with 149,769 people.
Jack MacLaren defeated Liberal candidate Megan Cornell by over 9,000 votes. While the exact boundaries and name of this riding changed quite a bit over the years, it had been represented by longtime MPP Norm Sterling from 1977-2011. Kanata has tended to slightly favour the Liberals in recent elections, but the rest of the riding has overwhelmingly favoured the PCs.View link »
By the numbers
Sixty per cent of people over 15 are married in this riding, the fourth highest number in southern Ontario. The median income is $37,462, fourth highest in the province.View link »
Riding in a tweet
Carleton–Mississippi Mills has been a safe PC seat for many years, and will likely remain so.
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