May 27, 2014 3:57 pm

Ontario election 2014: Scarborough-Guildwood 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-Guildwood.

Candidates

Liberals: Mitzie Hunter*
Progressive Conservatives: Ken Kirupa
NDP: Shuja Syed
Green:  Jeffrey W. R. Bustard

Geography

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The “Southeast Scarborough” riding, this riding is bordered by Bellamy Road to the west, Highway 401 to the north, and Morningside Avenue and Highland Creek to the east.

History

Mitzie Hunter retained this seat for the Liberals in a 2013 byelection, defeating PC challenger Ken Kirupa by more than 1,200 votes – this election will be a rematch. Hunter replaced Margarett Best, who was first elected in 2007 when the riding was created.

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By the numbers

Located next to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus, the median age of 38.4 is the the second-lowest in the region. The average household size of 2.9 is 20th highest in the province, but right in the middle for Scarborough.

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Riding in a tweet

The incumbent Liberal MPP is slightly favoured in Scarborough-Guildwood – but a tight three-way race is also expected.

Poll-level results, 2011: Scarborough-Guildwood »

Poll-level results, 2011: Scarborough-Guildwood

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