Essex (provincial Electoral District)
|Ontario electoral district|
|Essex in relation to other southern Ontario electoral districts|
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Ontario|
|Pop. density (per km²)||85.5|
|Census divisions||Essex County|
|Census subdivisions||Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, Lakeshore, LaSalle|
- For the federal electoral district of the same name, see Essex (electoral district).
Essex is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
It existed from 1867 to 1874 and was re-created in 1999 from Essex South, Essex—Kent and Windsor—Sandwich.
When the riding was recreated, it included all of Essex County except for Windsor, Old Tecumseh, St. Clair Beach, Leamington and Mersea Township.
In 2007, it lost the parts of Tecumseh that had since been amalgamated (South Sandwich Township).
Famous quotes containing the words essex and/or electoral:
“The unknown always seems unbelievable, Lucas.”
—Harry Essex (b. 1910)
“Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.”
—Marcus Tullius Cicero (10643 B.C.)