Cumberland South

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Cumberland South
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Jamie Baillie
Progressive Conservative
District created 1993
Last contested 2010
Demographics
Population (2011) 13,202
Electors 10,075
Area (km²) 3,247
Pop. density (per km²) 4.1
Census divisions Cumberland County
Census subdivisions Oxford
Parrsboro
Springhill

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

The communities of Oxford, Parrsboro and Springhill are within its boundaries.

The Member of the Legislative Assembly since 1998 has been held by the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. A Tory stronghold, Cumberland South has been dominated by Progressive Conservative Murray Scott for over a decade and now Jamie Baillie.

The 2012 redistribution saw the riding gain territory from Cumberland North.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

2013 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Jamie Baillie 3,653 50.9% -6.30
     Liberal Kenny Jackson 2,417 33.7% -4.26
     New Democratic Party Larry Duchesne 872 12.2% +7.36
Green Bruce McCulloch 228 3.2% -

2010 by-election[edit]

October 26, 2010 by-election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Jamie Baillie 3,262 57.20% -10.26
Liberal Kenny Jackson 2,165 37.96% +32.89
     New Democratic Party Scott McKee 276 4.84% -21.06

2009 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Murray Scott 4334 67.66 -9.10
     New Democratic Party Don Tabor 1659 25.90 +14.53
     Liberal Joseph Archibald 325 5.07 -5.24
Green Danny Melvin 88 1.37 -0.02

2006 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Murray Scott 5082 76.76 +5.06
     New Democratic Party Andrew Kernohan 753 11.37 +0.49
     Liberal Mary Dee MacPherson 681 10.29 -7.11
Green James Dessart 92 1.39
     Independent David R. Amos 13 .20

2003 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Murray Scott 4898 71.70 -2.31
     Liberal Harriet McCready 1189 17.40 +4.01
     New Democratic Party Scott McKee 745 10.90 -1.70

1999 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Murray Scott 5527 74.01 -
     Liberal John Harrison 1000 13.39 -
     New Democratic Party Scott McKee 941 12.60 -

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