May 27, 2014 3:26 am

Ontario election 2014: Richmond Hill 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 Richmond Hill.

Candidates

Liberals: Reza Moridi
Progressive Conservatives: Vic Gupta
NDP: Adam DeVita
Green:  Rachel Lave

Geography

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Consisting the southern half of its namesake city, this suburban riding is bordered by Highway 7 to the south, Highway 404 to the east, Bathurst to the west, and Gamble and Elgin Mill to the north.

History

The riding has been Liberal ever since it was created before the 2007 election, going to Reza Moridi by around 5000 votes both times. The Tories have had most success in the eastern and northern edges of the district.

By the numbers

English is the first language of just 42.3% of people, the lowest number of any riding in York. Otherwise, Richmond Hill is a fairly average “905″ riding when it comes to age, household composition, and income.
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Riding in a tweet

A swing seat in the suburbs, Richmond Hill has gone to the Liberals the last two elections, but no guarantee this time around.

Poll-level results, 2011: Richmond Hill »

Poll-level results, 2011: Richmond Hill

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