Cape Breton North

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cape Breton North
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
Cape Breton North.png
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
District created 1933
District abolished 2013
Last contested 2009
Demographics
Population (2011) 16,008
Electors 14,397
Census divisions Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Census subdivisions North Sydney
Sydney Mines

Cape Breton North is a former provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada that existed from 1933-2013. It elected one member to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. In its last configuration, the district included North Sydney, Sydney Mines and Point Aconi, all within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

The electoral district was abolished following the 2012 electoral boundary review and was largely replaced by the new electoral districts of Northside-Westmount and Victoria-The Lakes.

Demographics[edit]

Population: 18,450
Unemployment: 16%
Average income: $21,100

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
40th 1933-1937     Joseph Macdonald Conservative
41st 1937-1941     George Belcher Murray Liberal
42nd 1941-1945     Alexander O'Handley Liberal
43rd 1945-1949
44th 1949-1953
45th 1953-1956
46th 1956-1960     John M. Macdonald Progressive Conservative
47th 1960-1963     Tom McKeough Progressive Conservative
48th 1963-1967
49th 1967-1970
50th 1970-1974
51st 1974-1978
52nd 1978-1981     Len J. Arsenault New Democratic
53rd 1981-1984     Brian Young Progressive Conservative
54th 1984-1988
55th 1988-1993
56th 1993-1997     Ron Stewart Liberal
1997-1998     Russell MacLellan Liberal
57th 1998-1999
58th 1999-2001
2001-2003     Cecil Clarke Progressive Conservative
59th 2003-2006
60th 2006-2009
61st 2009-2011
2011-2013     Eddie Orrell Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

June 21, 2011 By-election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Eddie Orrell 3975 54.88
     New Democratic Party Russell MacDonald 2265 31.27
     Liberal Brian McGean 931 12.85
Atlantica Jonathan Dean 72 0.99
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Cecil Clarke 3477 44.47
     New Democratic Party Russell MacDonald 3312 42.36
     Liberal Ken Jardine 921 11.78
Green Chris Milburn 108 1.38
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Cecil Clarke 4310 50.71
     New Democratic Party Russell MacDonald 2195 25.83
     Liberal Fred Tilley 1869 21.99
Green Mark Doucet 125 1.47
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Cecil Clarke 3754 43.46
     Liberal Mike White 3170 36.70
     New Democratic Party Cecil Snow 1714 19.84
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Russell MacLellan 4222 48.69
     New Democratic Party Archie MacKinnon 2587 29.83
     Progressive Conservative Murray Johnston 1863 21.48

References[edit]

External links[edit]