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Cobourg is in the Riding Northumberland-Peterborough South which was formed after a re-distribution in 2012.

Northumberland-Peterborough South

In 2021, incumbent Conservative M.P. Philip Lawrence won with a big majority although Liberals were returned nationally with a minority Government.  The next schedule election will be in 2025 although with a minority in the House, an earlier election is likely.


The Candidates for each of the Parties for the 2021 election were these.

Philip Lawrence Conservative Party
Philip Lawrence
Alison LesterLiberal Party
Alison Lester
Nathan Lang
People's Party

Nathan Lang

Kim McArthur Jackson

New Democratic Party
Kim McArthur-Jackson

christina wilson

Green Party of Canada
Christina Wilson


Past Elections

2021 Results
Northumberland-Peterborough South

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Philip Lawrence 30,839 44.5
Liberal Alison Lester 23,136 33.4
New Democratic Kim McArthur-Jackson 9,760 14.1
Green Christina Wilson 1,765 2.5
People's Party Nathan Lang 3,785 5.5

69,285   69.1%

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2019 Results
Northumberland-Peterborough South

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Philip Lawrence 27,385 39.7
Liberal Kim Rudd 24,977 36.2
New Democratic Mallory MacDonald 9,615 13.9
Green Jeff Wheeldon 5,524 8.0
People's Party Frank Vaughan 1,460 2.1

69,445    71.7%

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2015 Results
Northumberland-Peterborough South

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Kim Rudd 27,043 42.5
Conservative Adam Moulton 25,165 39.6
New Democratic Russ Christianson 9,411 14.8
Green Patricia Sinnott 1,990 3.1

63,876    71.67%

2011 Results
Northumberland Quinte West

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Rick Norlock 32,853 53.8
Liberal Kim Rudd 12,822 21.0
NDP Russ Christianson 12,626 20.7
Green Ralph Torrie 2,733 4.5

Turnout:  61,218  63.7 % 

In 2012, the Riding boundaries were changed so the 2011 election had different boundaries and an accurate comparison is not possible.


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