Bellevue (electoral district)

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Bellvue
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Bellvue in relation to other district in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Calvin Peach
Progressive Conservative
District created 1975
First contested 1975
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,005
Electors (2011) 7,680

Bellevue is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2003 it had 7310 eligible voters.

The district combines traditional fishing communities such as Southern Harbour and Arnold's Cove with the heavy industry of Come By Chance (an oil refinery) and Sunnyside (near the Bull Arm offshore fabrication site). It is also one of the few districts to have elected a member of the Reform Liberal Party - a breakoff bloc of the provincial Liberals led by ex-Liberal leader Joey Smallwood in the 1970s.

The communities located within the district; Arnold's Cove, Bay L'Argent, Bellevue, Blaketown, Chance Cove, Chapel Arm, Come by Chance, English Harbour East, Fair Haven, Garden Cove, Goobies, Grand le Pierre, Harbour Mille, Jacques Fontaine, Little Bay East, Little Harbour East, Long Cove, Long Harbour, Mount Arlington Heights, Monkstown, Norman's Cove, North Harbour, Old Shop, St. Bernard's, South Dildo, Southern Harbour, Sunnyside, Swift Current, Terrenceville, Thornlea.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:

Election Years Member Party
9th 1975-1976     Wilson Callan Reform Liberal
1976-1979 Liberal
10th 1979-1981     Don Jamieson Liberal
1981 by-election -1982     Wilson Callan Progressive Conservative
11th 1982-1985
12th 1985-1989     Percy Barrett Liberal
13th 1989-1993
14th 1993-1996
15th 1996-1999
16th 1999-2003
17th 2003-2007
18th 2007-2011     Calvin Peach Progressive Conservative
19th 2011–present

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Calvin Peach 3,005 60.26
New Democratic Gabe Ryan 1,356 27.19
Liberal Neil Ward 626 12.55
Total valid votes 4,987 99.78
Total rejected ballots 11 0.22
Turnout 4,998 65.34
Electors on the lists 7,649
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Calvin Peach 2,908 55.9
Liberal Denise Pike 2,139 41.12
New Democratic Ian Slade 155 3.10
Total valid votes 5,202 99.84
Total rejected ballots 8 0.16
Turnout 5,210 68.11
Electors on the lists 7,649
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Percy Barrett 2623 48.17 -13.09
Progressive Conservative Joan Cleary 2523 46.34 +14.71
     NDP Michael Fahey 299 5.49 -1.62
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Percy Barrett 3229 61.26 -1.85%
Progressive Conservative Gus Coombs 1667 31.63 -0.70%
     NDP Moses Ingram 375 7.11 +2.56%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Percy Barrett 3576 63.11
Progressive Conservative Nick Careen 1832 32.33
     NDP Lee Ingram 258 4.55

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Coordinates: 47°44′02″N 54°15′47″W / 47.734°N 54.263°W / 47.734; -54.263