Annapolis (provincial electoral district)

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Annapolis (provincial electoral district)
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Stephen McNeil
Liberal
District created 1867, 1993
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 17,658
Electors 14,429
Area (km²) 2,914
Pop. density (per km²) 6.1
Census divisions Annapolis County
Census subdivisions Annapolis Royal, Bridgetown, Middleton

Annapolis is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

The district was created in 1867 and was abolished in 1953 when it was re-distributed into Annapolis East and Annapolis West. The district was re-formed in 1993 and its boundaries were changed following the 2012 electoral reform commission to include the portion of Digby-Annapolis within Annapolis County north of Maitland Bridge.

The district includes the entirety of Annapolis County including the municipalities of Annapolis Royal, Bridgetown and Middleton.

Since 2003, the district has been represented by Stephen McNeil who is the 28th Premier of Nova Scotia and Leader of the Liberal Party of Nova Scotia.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

The electoral district has been represented by the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
62nd 2013–present     Stephen McNeil Liberal
61st 2009–2013
60th 2006–2009
59th 2003–2006
58th 1999–2003     Frank Chipman Progressive Conservative
57th 1998–1999     Laurie Montgomery Liberal
56th 1993–1998     Earle Rafuse Liberal
Annapolis East and Annapolis West from 1953–1993
44th 1949–1953     Henry Davies Hicks Liberal
43rd 1945–1949
42nd 1941–1945     John Douglas McKenzie Liberal
41st 1937–1941
40th 1933–1937
Annapolis returned two members before 1933
39th 1928–1933     Harry Thompson MacKenzie Progressive Conservative     Obediah Parker Goucher Progressive Conservative
38th 1925–1928
37th 1920–1925     Orlando Daniels Liberal     Frank R. Elliott Liberal
36th 1916–1920
35th 1913–1916     Norman Phinney Liberal-Conservative
1911–1916
34th 1906–1911     Joseph A. Bancroft Liberal
33rd 1903–1906     James Wilberforce Longley Liberal
1901–1903
32nd 1897–1901
31st 1895–1897
30th 1891–1894     Henry H. Chute Liberal
29th 1886–1890     Frank Andrews Liberal-Conservative
28th 1882–1886     Henry M. Munro Liberal
27th 1878–1882     Caleb Shaffner Conservative     William Botsford Troop Conservative
26th 1874–1878     Avard Longley Conservative
25th 1871–1874     David C. Landers Liberal     Jared C. Troop Liberal
24th 1867–1871

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Stephen McNeil 7,709 75.88 +2.56
     Progressive Conservative Virginia Hurlock 1,390 13.68 +2.63
     New Democratic Party Henry Spurr 834 8.21 -5.17
Green Ron Neufeld 227 2.23 -0.02
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Stephen McNeil 6,446 73.32 +17.12
     New Democratic Party Henry Spurr 1,176 13.38 -3.37
     Progressive Conservative Kent Robinson 971 11.05 -5.7
Green Jamie Spinney 198 2.25 -0.23
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Stephen McNeil 4668 56.20 +5.37
     Progressive Conservative Blair Hannam 2041 24.57 -6.85
     New Democratic Party Malcolm John (Calum) MacKenzie 1391 16.75 +1.1
Green Ken McGowen 206 2.48 -
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Stephen McNeil 4522 50.83 +12.01
     Progressive Conservative Frank Chipman 2795 31.42 -15.61
     New Democratic Party Adrian Nette 1395 15.68 -2.75
     Nova Scotia Party Harry Wilson 185 2.08 -0.8
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Frank Chipman 4026 43.43 +9.1
     Liberal Stephen McNeil 3265 35.22 -1.8
     New Democratic Party Tom Clahane 1708 18.43 -8.1
     Nova Scotia Party Paul Mann 271 2.92 -
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Laurie Montgomery 3448 37.00 -25.9
     Progressive Conservative Basil Stewart 3198 34.30 -4
     New Democratic Party John Kinsella 2468 26.50 +19.7
     Independent Bob Mann 215 2.3 -
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Earle Rafuse 7022 62.9 -
     Progressive Conservative Greg Kerr 3388 30.3 -
     New Democratic Party Margaret Wolfe 756 6.8 -

(Re-distributed into Annapolis East and Annapolis West from 1953–1993)

Nova Scotia general election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Henry Davies Hicks 5006
     Progressive Conservative Charles F. LeBrun 4705
Nova Scotia general election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Henry Davies Hicks 5091
     Progressive Conservative Henry Thompson MacKenzie 4447
     Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Louisa Anna Shaw 198
Nova Scotia general election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Henry Davies Hicks 4880
     Progressive Conservative Horton Wheelock Phinney 3383
Nova Scotia general election, 1941
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal John Douglas McKenzie 4292
     Progressive Conservative Hanson Taylor Dowell 2790
Nova Scotia general election, 1937
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Harold Connolly 3940
     Progressive Conservative Ernlie J. Rudge 1038
Nova Scotia general election, 1933
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal John D. MacKenzie 4917
     Progressive Conservative Obediah Parker Goucher 3967
Nova Scotia general election, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal-Conservative Obediah Parker Goucher 3689
     Liberal-Conservative Harry T. MacKenzie 3645
     Liberal John D. MacKenzie 3450
     Liberal Daniel Owen 3461
Nova Scotia general election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Conservative Obediah Parker Goucher 4331
     Conservative Harry T. MacKenzie 4133
     Liberal Frank R. Elliott 3165
     Liberal Kenneth L. Crowell 3071
Nova Scotia general election, 1920
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal O. T. Daniels 4331
     Liberal Frank R. Elliott 3330
     Liberal-Conservative Vernon B. Leonard 3165
     Liberal-Conservative Edgar C. Shaffner 3071
Nova Scotia general election, 1920
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal O. T. Daniels 2149
     Liberal Frank R. Elliott 2077
     Liberal-Conservative Obediah Parker Goucher 2020
     Liberal-Conservative Earle C. Phinney 1912
Nova Scotia general election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal O. T. Daniels 2092
     Liberal-Conservative N. H. Phinney 1938
     Liberal A. L. Davison 1931
     Liberal-Conservative J. R. Hall 1863
Nova Scotia general election, 1906
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal O. T. Daniels 2062
     Liberal-Conservative J. A. Bancroft 1826
     Liberal A. L. Davison 1674
     Liberal-Conservative Alfred Wightman 1438
Nova Scotia general election, 1901
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Wilberforce Longley 1825
     Liberal J. A. Bancroft 1750
     Liberal-Conservative W. C. Healey 1348
     Liberal-Conservative Frank Andrews 1242
Nova Scotia general election, 1897
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal J. A. Bancroft 1878
     Liberal James Wilberforce Longley 1871
     Conservative C. S. Harrington 1664
     Conservative T. R. Jones 1680
Nova Scotia special election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal J. W. Longley Acclamation
Nova Scotia general election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Wilberforce Longley 1808
     Liberal J. A. Bancroft 1793
     Conservative Thomas R. Jones 1555
     Conservative Hugh E. Gillis 1496
Nova Scotia general election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Wilberforce Longley 1814
     Liberal H. H. Chute 1639
     Conservative C. S. Harrington 1613
     Conservative B. Starratt 1424
Nova Scotia general election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Wilberforce Longley 1556
     Liberal-Conservative Frank Andrews 1540
     Liberal-Conservative R. J. Ellison 1535
     Liberal Henry Munro 1531
Nova Scotia general election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal James Wilberforce Longley 1340
     Liberal Henry Munroe 1329
     Conservative C. W. Shaffner 1261
     Conservative W. B. Troop 1212
Nova Scotia general election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Conservative Wm. B. Troop 1350
     Conservative C. W. Shaffner 1295
     Liberal O. M. Taylor 1235
     Liberal E. Bent 1163
Nova Scotia general election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Conservative Avard Longley 1211
     Conservative W. B. Troop 1177
     Liberal Bent 1013
     Liberal Parker 994
Nova Scotia general election, 1871
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal J. C. Troop 1083
     Liberal D. C. Landers 1076
     Conservative Avard Longley 1017
     Conservative T. W. Chesley 985
Nova Scotia general election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal J. C. Troop 1187
     Liberal D. C. Landers 1163
     Conservative W. T. Foster 1019
     Conservative Geo Whitman 1002

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