Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley

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Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
Larry Harrison
Progressive Conservative
District created 1993
Last contested 2013
Population (2011) 17,979
Electors 13,640
Area (km²) 3,060
Pop. density (per km²) 5.9
Census divisions Colchester County,
Halifax RM

Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

The riding was created in 1993 from Colchester South and Bedford-Musquodoboit Valley. It includes the southern half of Colchester County (not including the Truro area) plus the Musquodoboit Valley region of the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
62nd 2013–present     Larry Harrison Progressive Conservative
61st 2009–2013     Gary Burrill New Democratic
60th 2006–2009     Brooke Taylor Progressive Conservative
59th 2003–2006
58th 1999–2003
57th 1998–1999
56th 1993–1998
1993     Ken Streatch Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Gary Burrill
     Progressive Conservative William Lawrence Harrison
     Liberal Tom Martin
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Gary Burrill 3568 48.09
     Progressive Conservative Steve Streatch 2151 28.99
     Liberal Willie Versteeg 1529 20.61
Green Margaret Whitney 172 2.32
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Brooke Taylor 4790 63.85
     New Democratic Party Gary Burrill 1891 25.21
     Liberal Carolyn Matthews 657 8.76
Green Leona MacLeod 164 2.19
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Brooke Taylor 4695 64.34
     New Democratic Party Kathryn Belzer 1694 23.22
     Liberal Joan Barnhill 908 12.44
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Brooke Taylor 5465 67.40
     New Democratic Party Jim Harpell 1591 19.62
     Liberal Leo Stacey 1052 12.97

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