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Hamilton Mountain refers to either the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, or the federal and provincial electoral district located on it. For the former, see the articles for Hamilton, Ontario and Niagara Escarpment. For the latter, continue reading below. The Niagara Escarpment, as a feature of geography is a long escarpment or cuesta running through southern and central Ontario, Canada and western New York in the United States. ... This article refers to the City of Hamilton, Ontario. ... Canada is a sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ...


The socio-economic composition of the Hamilton Mountain is diverse, having low-income public housing residents as well as million dollar estates, highly paid unionized workers and minimum-wage unskilled workers, and well established historic white families and recent non-white immigrants.


This diversity makes Hamilton Mountain a swing riding. Although the long tenure of the incumbent representatives tends to mask this fact, many elections are virtually two- or three-way ties. For instance, in 1988 less than a hundred votes separated the first and second place finishers and in 2004 election only three thousand votes separated the first and third place finishers.


Federal riding

The federal riding was created in 1966 from parts of the Hamilton South and Wentworth ridings. It has elected the following MPs:

1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... There have been a number of people named Gordon Sullivan: Gordon Sullivan (general), is a U.S. general who served as the 32nd army chief of staff. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Ian Deans (born August 16, 1937) is a former Canadian politician. ... This page is about the Canadian political party. ... This page is about the Canadian political party. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ...

Provincial riding

Provincially, this riding is a tossup with every major Ontario party having at least held this seat at one time, Bountrogianni won in 1999 in one of the closest races. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ...

For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Marie Bountrogianni (born December 10, 1956) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...

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Hamilton is the birthplace of the Tim Hortons chain (1964).
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Actually, Hamilton Mountain IS traditional NDP territory with Ian Deans representing this riding provincially or federally throughout the 70s and 80s.
In Hamilton Mountain, incumbent Tory Trevor Pettit is pitted against Liberal Marie Bountrogianni, chief psychologist for the local public school board, and New Democrat Chris Charlton, a former aide to NDP Leader Howard Hampton.
Today's Hamilton Spectator indicates that the Ontario Nurses Association is targeting 3 Hamilton area ridings that voted PC in the last election and are amongst the most vulnerable in the Province.
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