May 27, 2014 3:57 pm

Ontario election 2014: Scarborough Centre 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 Scarborough Centre.

Candidates

Liberals: Brad Duguid*
Progressive Conservatives: David Ramalho
NDP: Carol Baker
Green:  Edward Yaghledjian

Geography

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The oldest of Scarborough’s five seats, this riding is bordered by Highway 401 to the north, Bellamy Road to the east, Victoria Park Avenue to the west, and the Transmission Line and Eglinton Avenue to the south.

History

Minister of Training, Colleges & Universities Brad Duguid won his third straight election for the Liberals in 2011, defeating BC challenger Carol Williams by over 8,500 votes. It was the smallest margin of victory for Duguid since he was elected in 2003. Scarborough Centre has gone to the party winning the most seats in every election since 1971.

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By the numbers

The riding ranks in the middle of the five Scarborough ridings when it comes age, income, household size and number of new Canadians.

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Riding in a tweet

A bellwether riding for many elections, Scarborough Centre is a fairly secure seat for Liberals and the popular Duguid in 2014.

Poll-level results, 2011: Scarborough Centre »

Poll-level results, 2011: Scarborough Centre

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