Charlottetown-Brighton

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Charlottetown-Brighton
Prince Edward Island electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
MLA
 
 
 
Jordan Brown
Liberal
First contested 1996
Last contested 2015
Demographics
Census divisions Queens County
Census subdivisions Charlottetown

Charlottetown-Brighton is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. It was formerly named Charlottetown-Rochford Square from 1996-2007.

Members[edit]

The riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Charlottetown-Brighton
Assembly Years Member Party
See 6th Queens 1966-1996
60th 1996–2000 Paul Connolly Liberal
61st 2000–2003 Jeff Lantz Progressive Conservative
62nd 2003–2007 Robert Ghiz Liberal
63rd 2007–2011
64th 2011–2015
65th 2015–present Jordan Brown Liberal

Election results[edit]

Charlettown-Brighton, 2007–present[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2015
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jordan Brown 1,056 39.02 -13.44
Prog. Conservative Rob Lantz 1,032 38.14 +8.28
Green Derrick Biso 353 13.05 +2.88
New Democratic Bob MacLean 265 9.79 +2.27
Total valid votes 2,706 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -10.86
These results will be subject to a judicial recount.[1]
[2]
Prince Edward Island general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Ghiz 1,228 52.46 -7.79
Prog. Conservative Linda Clements 699 29.86 -3.21
Green Elizabeth Schoales 238 10.17 +3.49
New Democratic Trevor John Leclerc 176 7.52
Total valid votes 2,341 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -2.29
Prince Edward Island general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Ghiz 1,669 60.25 +9.60
Prog. Conservative John Abbott 916 33.07 -12.03
Green Cindy Burton 185 6.68
Total valid votes 2,770 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +10.82

Charlottetown-Rochford Square, 1996–2007[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Ghiz 1,433 50.65 +11.42
Prog. Conservative George MacDonald 1,276 45.10 -5.32
New Democratic J'Nan Brown 120 4.24 -6.10
Total valid votes 2,829 100.0  
Liberal gain from Prog. Conservative Swing +8.37
Prince Edward Island general election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Prog. Conservative Jeff Lantz 1,433 50.42 +5.34
Liberal Ian "Tex" MacDonald 1,115 39.23 -7.80
New Democratic Ken Bingham 294 10.34 +2.46
Total valid votes 2,842 100.0  
Prog. Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +6.57
Prince Edward Island general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Paul Connolly 1,348 47.03
Prog. Conservative Jeff Lantz 1,292 45.08
New Democratic Mark Forrest 226 7.88
Total valid votes 2,866 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of the dual-member riding of 6th Queens.

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBC News (15 May 2015). "PC Leader Rob Lantz says vote recount 'only prudent'". CBC News. Retrieved 15 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Elections Prince Edward Island (4 May 2015). "Provincial General Election - Unofficial Results 2015-05-04". Retrieved 5 May 2015.