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 2014
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.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Edmundston-Saint-Basile
Riding created from Edmundston
56th  2006 − 2010     Madeleine Dubé Progressive Conservative
57th  2010 − 2014
Edmundston-Madawaska Centre
58th  2014 − Present     Madeleine Dubé Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Edmundston-Madawaska Centre, 2014–present[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Madeleine "Mado" Dubé 3,666 48.16
Liberal Michel LeBlond 3,423 44.97
New Democratic Alain Martel 523 6.87
Total valid votes 7,612 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 76 0.99
Turnout 7,688 67.78
Eligible voters 11,343
Progressive Conservative notional hold Swing  
Source: Elections New Brunswick[1]

Edmundston-Saint Basile, 2006–2013[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Madeleine Dubé 5,551 75.89 +4.34
Liberal Michelle Daigle 1,359 18.58 -6.83
New Democratic Michel Thébeau 223 3.05 ±0
Green Michelle Simard 182 2.49
Total valid votes 7,315 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 118 1.59
Turnout 7,433 71.10
Eligible voters 10,454
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +5.58
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Madeleine Dubé 5,631 71.54
Liberal Jean Louis Johnson 2,000 25.41
New Democratic Michel Bossé 240 3.05
Total valid votes 7,871 100.0  
[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections New Brunswick (6 Oct 2014). "Declared Results, 2014 New Brunswick election". Retrieved 18 Oct 2014. 
  2. ^ New Brunswick Votes 2006. CBC News. Retrieved May 22, 2009.

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