May 27, 2014 4:26 am

Ontario election 2014: St. Catharines 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 St. Catharines.’

Candidates

Liberals: Jim Bradley
Progressive Conservatives: Mat Siscoe
NDP: Jennie Stevens
Green:  Karen Fraser

Geography

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A relatively urban riding, St. Catharines includes virtually all of its namesake city, with the exception of the neighbourhood of Western Hill and tracts of farmland in the southwest of the city.

History

Last election, Liberal MPP Jim Bradley won this seat, as he has in every election since 1977. The longest serving MPP in Ontario’s legislature won by 1700 votes last election, his smallest margin of victory since 1990.
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By the numbers

With a median age of 43.5, it’s the oldest urban riding outside the GTA.
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Riding in a tweet

He’s won 10 elections in a row, but changing demographics in St. Catharines means Jim Bradley will have a tough battle on his hands. 

Poll-level results, 2011: St. Catharines »

Poll-level results, 2011: St. Catharines

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