Edmundston-Madawaska Centre

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Edmundston-Madawaska Centre
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick electoral district
Edmundston-Madawaska Centre (2014-).png
The riding of Edmundston-Madawaska Centre in relation to other New Brunswick electoral districts.
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
MLA
 
 
 
Madeleine Dubé
Progressive Conservative
District created 1967
First contested 1967
Last contested 2010
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 13,273
Electors (2013)[2] 11,196

Edmundston-Madawaska Centre is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada.

It was created as Edmundston in 1967 and was unchanged in the 1973 and 1994.

It was only changed slightly in 2006 but its name was changed to Edmundston-Saint Basile to reflect the fact that the district no longer included all of the City of Edmundston as the city had absorbed several outlying communities in an amalgamation in 1995. The name reflects the fact that the district includes the old city of Edmundston as well as the old town of Saint Basile, New Brunswick.

In 2013, it ceded some more of Edmundston to the neighbouring Madawaska-les-Lacs-Edmundston, while adding rural territory to the north, east and south of Edmundston. It was accordingly renamed Edmundston-Madawaska Centre.

MLAS[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

2010 New Brunswick election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Madeleine Dubé 5,551 75.89 +4.34
     Liberal Michelle Daigle 1,359 18.58 -6.83
     NDP Michel Thébeau 223 3.05 -0.00
Green Michelle Simard 182 2.49
Total valid votes 7,315  
Rejected 118 1.59
Turnout 7,433 71.10
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +5.59
2006 New Brunswick election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Madeleine Dubé 5,631 71.54
     Liberal Jean Louis Johnson 2,000 25.41
     NDP Michel Bossé 240 3.05 *

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References[edit]

  1. ^ New Brunswick Votes 2006. CBC News. Retrieved May 22, 2009.

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