May 27, 2014 3:56 pm
Updated: June 11, 2014 12:37 pm

Ontario election 2014: Toronto-Danforth 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 Toronto-Danforth.


Liberals: Rob Newman
Progressive Conservatives: Naomi Solomon
NDP: Peter Tabuns*
Green:  Rachel Power


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The second-smallest riding in Toronto, this 13.4 kilometre riding is bordered by the Don Valley to the west and north and Coxwell Avenue to the east.


NDP MPP Peter Tabuns has held this seat since a 2006 byelection, increasing his margin of victory in each of his three wins. The area has been in NDP hands since 1964, when Jim Renwick became MPP for the riding of Riverdale.

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By the numbers

There were 9,771 people per square kilometre recorded here in the 2011 census, making it the densest riding in Ontario. Cantonese is the second most common mother tongue, at 5.63%.

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Riding in a tweet

An NDP stronghold for decades, Toronto-Danforth is probably the safest seat for the party in the city.

Poll-level results, 2011: Toronto-Danforth »

Poll-level results, 2011: Toronto-Danforth

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