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Federal Election 2015: Haldimand-Norfolk riding results

Summary: Conservative MP and Minister of Public Works Diane Finley seeks a fifth term in Haldimand-Norfolk, the largest riding in southeastern Ontario.

Boundaries: Bordered to the south by Lake Erie, Haldimand-Norfolk comprises the two counties in its name, excluding the Six Nations and New Credit reserves. Simcoe and Dunnville are the two largest population centres.

Last Election: Finley defeated former MP Bob Speller by 26 per cent, her largest margin of victory in her four wins.

History: The riding was held by Speller between 1988 and 2004, but elected Progressive Conservative candidates for several decades prior, and has elected Finley since.

Demographics: Only 0.33 per cent of 2011 residents in Haldimand-Norfolk were people who immigrated to Canada the previous five years – the second lowest percentage for all of southern Ontario.

Candidates

Conservatives: Diane Finley, MP since 2004, Minister of Public Works

NDP: John Harris, Grand Erie school board trustee

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Liberals: Joan Mouland, lawyer and wife of Speller

Greens: Wayne Ettinger, Chairman of the Board at Trillium Railway

Christian Heritage: Dave Bylsma

Independent: Leslie Bory

Independent: Dustin Wakeford