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Durham West (provincial electoral district)


Durham West (provincial electoral district)

Durham West was a provincial electoral district in the Durham Region in Ontario, Canada that elected members to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. It contained the towns of Pickering and Ajax.

The riding first existed from 1867 until 1926, when it was distributed into the Durham riding. When Durham was split back into Durham East and Durham West, as well as Durham North in 1975, the riding existed until 2003 when it was redistributed into Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge and Whitby—Ajax.

MPPs, 1867-1926

  1. John McLeod, Liberal (1867-1871)
  2. Edward Blake, Liberal (1871)
  3. John McLeod (second term), Liberal (1871-1879)
  4. James Wellington McLaughlin, Liberal (1879-1890)
  5. William Thomas Lockhart, Liberal (1890-1894)
  6. William Henry Reid, Conservative (1894-1902)
  7. William Rickard, Liberal (1902-1904)
  8. John Henry Devitt, Conservative (1905-1919)
  9. William John Bragg, Liberal (1919-1926)

MPPs, 1975-2003

  1. Charles Morris Godfrey, New Democratic (1975-1977)
  2. George Ashe, Progressive Conservative (1977-1987)
  3. Norah Stoner, Liberal (1987-1990)
  4. Jim Wiseman, New Democratic (1990-1995)
  5. Janet Ecker, Progressive Conservative (1995-2003)

External links

  • Legislative Assembly of Ontario: Past & Present MPPs
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