Liberals: Serge Lavoie
Progressive Conservatives: Jeff Yurek*
NDP: Kathy Cornish
Green: John Fisher
Jeff Yurek won this riding for the Progressive Conservatives in 2011, defeating Liberal candidate Lori Baldwin-Sands by over 8,000 votes. The riding was held by Steve Peters from 1999 to 2011, who was previously the mayor of St. Thomas, the riding’s largest city.
A fairly average rural riding, Elgin-Middlesex-London has a density of 45.82 people per square kilometre, and a median age of 40.2 – both around the median for Ontario ridings. There’s a strong German heritage, with 6.59 per cent of people listing it as their mother tongue in the last census.View link »
A seat that swung big time to the PCs last election, Elgin-Middlesex-London is the type of rural district the Tories generally do well in.Poll-level results, 2011: Elgin-Middlesex-London »
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