Exploits (electoral district)

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Exploits
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Clayton Forsey
Progressive Conservative
District created 1975
Last contested 2007
Demographics
Population (2006) 10,166

Exploits is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

In central Newfoundland on Bay of Exploits, it lies between the Trans-Canada Highway in the south and Notre Dame Bay in the north. Most of the population lives in the southern centres of Botwood and Bishop's Falls.

To the north, Exploits includes communities in Notre Dame Bay such as Cottrell's Cove, but most of the population lives in southern centres such as Botwood and Bishop's Falls. Communities include: Bishop's Falls, Bishop's Falls South, Botwood, Charles Brook, Cottrell's Cove, Fortune Harbour, Glover’s Harbour, Leading Tickles West, Moore's Cove, Northern Arm, Peterview, Phillip's Head, Pleasantview, Point Leamington, Point of Bay, Ritter's Arm and Wooddale.

The district was formerly represented by Liberal Premier Roger Grimes.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:

  Member Party Term
  Clayton Forsey Progressive Conservative 2005-
     Roger Grimes Liberal 1989-2005
  Hugh Twomey Progressive Conservative 1976-1989
     Stephen Mulrooney Liberal 1975-1976

[1]

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Clayton Forsey 2,819 68.72%
     Liberal Jim Samson 654 15.94%
     NDP Grant Hemeon 629 15.33%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Clayton Forsey 3,396 72.39%
     Liberal Jody Fancey 1,295 27.61%

[2]

By-election: June 23, 2005

On resignation of Roger Grimes

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  PC Clayton Forsey 2,605 55.2
     Liberal George Saunders 1,958 41.5
     NDP John Whelan 159 3.4
Total 4,722 100%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Roger Grimes 3,218 56.14%
Progressive Conservative Clayton Forsey 2,346 40.93%
     NDP John Whelan 168 2.93%

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Roger Grimes 2,526
Progressive Conservative Gonzo Gillingham 1,944
     NDP Arnold Best 633

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