May 27, 2014 3:26 am
Updated: May 29, 2014 9:03 pm

Ontario election 2014: Parry Sound-Muskoka riding

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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 Parry Sound-Muskoka.

Candidates

Liberals: Dan Waters
Progressive Conservatives: Norm Miller
NDP: Clyde Mobbley
Green:  Matt Richter

Geography

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Global News Hugging the Georgian Bay, Parry Sound-Muskoka is bordered by Algonquin Provincial Park to the east, French River to the north, and Port Severn to the south, with Bracebridge and Huntsville the largest population centres.

History

PC Norm Miller won this riding by just under 13,000 votes last election, his third straight general election victory since taking over for former premier Ernie Eves in a 2001 by-election. His father, Frank Miller, held the similar riding of Muskoka for the Tories from 1971 to 1985

By the numbers

It has the highest median age in Ontario at 47.3. English is the mother tongue of 92.4% of people, the sixth highest in the province.

Riding in a tweet

Ontario’s cottage country riding, Parry Sound-Muskoka is likely to stay in the Miller family, as it has for much of the past 45 years.

Poll-level results, 2011: Parry Sound-Muskoka »

Poll-level results, 2011: Parry Sound-Muskoka

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