St. John's South—Mount Pearl


St. John's South—Mount Pearl

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Newfoundland and Labrador


caption = St. John's South—Mount Pearl in relation to other Newfoundland and Labrador ridings
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 10007
fed-created = 2003
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 2004
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Loyola Hearn
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Conservative
fed-rep-party-link = Conservative Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 81938
demo-electors = 64543
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 406
demo-cd = Division No. 1
demo-csd = St. John's, Mount Pearl

"St. John's South redirects here. For the provincial electoral district please see St. John's South (provincial electoral district)"

St. John's South—Mount Pearl (French: "St. John's-Sud—Mount Pearl"; formerly St. John's South) is a federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

Demographics

Ethnic groups: 99.2% White
Languages: 98.7% English
Religions: 52.8% Catholic, 42.4% Protestant, 3.6% No affiliation
Average income: $25 379

Geography

The district includes the south end of the City of St. John's, the City of Mount Pearl, and the Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove.

The neighbouring ridings are Avalon and St. John's East.

According to Elections Canada, the geographic boundaries of this riding for the 39th General Election are:

: "All that area consisting of:

:: (a) that part of the City of St. John's lying southeasterly of the southeasterly limits of the towns of Conception Bay South and Paradise, and southeasterly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the westerly limit of the City of St. John's with Kenmount Road immediately north of the northwesterly limit of the City of Mount Pearl; thence northeasterly and easterly along said road, Freshwater Road and Longs Hill to Gower Street; thence northeasterly along said street to Kings Bridge Road; thence northerly along said road to Rennie's River; thence generally easterly along said river, Quidi Vidi Lake and the channel known locally as Quidi Vidi Gut to Quidi Vidi Harbour;

:: (b) the City of Mount Pearl; and

:: (c) the Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove. Including all islands adjacent to the shoreline of the above-described area."

See also Elections Canada's [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/fedrep/searchengine/PDF2/10/10007.pdf map of the riding] (.PDF).

History

The electoral district was created in 2003: 95.1% of the population of the riding came from St. John's West, and 4.9% from St. John's East ridings.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results

- bgcolor="white"! align="right" colspan="3" | Total valid votes! align="right" | 37,253! align="right" | 100.0%! align="right"
- bgcolor="white"! align="right" colspan="3" | Total rejected ballots! align="right" | 124! align="right" | 0.33%! align="right"
- bgcolor="white"! align="right" colspan="3" | Turnout! align="right" | 37,371! align="right" | 58.3%! align="right" | +5.7%

- bgcolor="white"! align="right" colspan="3" | Total valid votes! align="right" | 33,691! align="right" | 52.6%! align="right"

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/pss/Map.aspx?L=e&ED=10007&EV=99&EV_TYPE=6&PC=&Prov=NL&ProvID=10&MapID=&QID=-1&PageID=27&TPageID= St. John's South—Mount Pearl riding] from Elections Canada
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1313 Riding history for St. John's South (2003–2004)] from the Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1402 Riding history for St. John's South—Mount Pearl (2004– )] from the Library of Parliament
* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/webpep/fin/welcome.aspx?lang=e Election Financial Reports] from Elections Canada


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