Fredericton-Lincoln

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Fredericton-Lincoln
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick electoral district
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Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 2006
District abolished 2013
First contested 2006
Last contested 2010
Demographics
Population (2001) 13,816
Electors 10,860
Census divisions York County, Sunbury County
Census subdivisions City of Fredericton, Parish of Lincoln

Fredericton-Lincoln was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was first created in the 2006 redrawing of electoral districts and was first used in the general election later that year. Its last MLA was Craig Leonard who served in the cabinet as Minister of Government Services.

History[edit]

The district was created in the 2006 redistribution primarily from those parts of Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak south of the St. John River and the suburban community of Lincoln from the New Maryland district. It also includes those portions of downtown Fredericton east of Regent Street that were not already a part of Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak (including the legislature building itself) which were formerly part of Fredericton South.

Its first representative is Liberal Greg Byrne, who previously represented the old Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak district from 1995 to 1999. One of Byrne's challengers in 2006 was then leader of the New Brunswick New Democratic Party Allison Brewer.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak (1995–2006),
Fredericton South and New Maryland
56th  2006 − 2010     Greg Byrne Liberal
57th  2010 − 2014     Craig Leonard Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Oromocto-Lincoln, Fredericton South
and New Maryland-Sunbury

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Craig Leonard 2,437 39.51 +3.64
Liberal Greg Byrne 2,178 35.31 -13.34
New Democratic Jason Purdy 945 15.32 -0.16
Green Tracey Waite 608 9.86
Total valid votes 6,168 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +8.49
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Greg Byrne 3,272 48.65
Progressive Conservative William Forrestall 2,412 35.87
New Democratic Allison Brewer 1,041 15.48
Total valid votes 6,725 100.0  
Liberal notional gain Swing  

* This was a new district being contested for the first time, being made up in parts from the former districts of Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak, Fredericton South and New Maryland. The latter two were previously held by the Progressive Conservatives while Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak had been held by the Liberals.

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