May 30, 2018 12:30 am
Updated: June 7, 2018 9:45 pm

Ontario election 2018: Newmarket—Aurora riding

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Voters in Newmarket—Aurora elected Christine Elliott of the Progressive Conservative party as their MPP in the 2018 Ontario election.

Candidates

Liberals: Chris Ballard (incumbent)
PC: Christine Elliott (Elected)
NDP: Melissa Williams
Green: Michelle Bourdeau

Geography

Newmarket-Aurora is comprised of both the cities Newmarket and Aurora. It is contained by Bathurst Street to the West, Wellington Road to the south, and highway 404 to the east. It is the riding directly south of the York-Simcoe riding. The Newmarket-Aurora riding covers a total area of 60 square kilometres, and includes the towns Aurora, East Gwillimbury, and Newmarket.

History

Liberal candidate Chris Ballard is the incumbent MPP for the Newmarket-Aurora riding. Ballard won the riding in 2014, taking 43.94% votes. This seat was a Liberal gain from the Progressive Conservatives in the last Ontario general election. This district was created in 2006.

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