Glace Bay (electoral district)

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Glace Bay
Nova Scotia electoral district
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Glace Bay in relation to other Cape Breton electoral districts
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Geoff MacLellan
Liberal
District created 1925
First contested 1928
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 15,487
Electors (2012) 12,236
Area (km²) 23
Pop. density (per km²) 673.3
Census divisions Cape Breton County
Census subdivisions Cape Breton RM

Glace Bay (formerly Cape Breton East) is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

The Member of the Legislative Assembly since 2010 is Geoff MacLellan of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
62nd 2013–Present Geoff MacLellan Liberal
61st 2010-2013
2009–2010 Dave Wilson Liberal
60th 2006–2009
59th 2003–2006
58th 2000–2003
57th 1998–1999 Reeves Matheson Independent
1998     New Democratic
56th 1993–1998 John MacEachern Liberal
55th 1988–1993
54th 1984–1988 Donnie MacLeod Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981–1984
52nd 1980–1981
1978–1980 Jeremy Akerman New Democratic
51st 1974–1978
50th 1970–1974
49th 1967–1970 Layton Fergusson Progressive Conservative
48th 1953–1967
47th 1960–1963
46th 1956–1960
45th 1953–1956 Russell Cunningham Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
44th 1949–1953
43rd 1945–1949
42nd 1941–1945 Douglas Neil Brodie Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
41st 1937–1941 Lauchlin Currie Liberal
40th 1933–1937

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Geoff MacLellan 5,547 80.36
     NDP Mary Beth MacDonald 1,001 14.5
     PC Thomas Bethell 355 5.14
Byelection June 22, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Geoff MacLellan 3901 53.91
     NDP Myrtle Campbell 2281 31.52
     PC Michelle Wheelhouse 759 10.48
     Independent Edna Lee 195 2.69
Atlantica Dan Wilson 56 0.77
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Dave Wilson 3380 47.60
     NDP Myrtle Campbell 2829 39.84
     PC Tom MacPherson 810 11.41
Green Todd Pettigrew 82 1.15
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Dave Wilson 3,327 43.08
     NDP Myrtle Turnbull Campbell 2,234 28.93
     PC Mark Bettens 2,074 26.85
Green Todd Pettigrew 88 1.14
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Dave Wilson 4,420 54.48
     NDP Vince Hall 2,342 28.87
     PC Mark Bettens 1,351 16.65
By-election, April 4, 2000: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Dave Wilson 4,017 43.33
     NDP Cecil Saccary 3,609 38.93
     PC Brad Kerr 1,644 17.74
Nova Scotia general election, 1999: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Dave Wilson 3,704 40.12
     NDP Cecil Saccary 3,699 40.06
     PC Brad Kerr 1,043 11.30
     Independent Gerard Burke 787 8.52
Nova Scotia general election, 1998: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Reeves Matheson 5,002
     Liberal Clarence Routledge 2,859
     PC Henry Boutilier 1,651
Nova Scotia general election, 1993: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal John MacEachern 7,566
     NDP Terry McVarish 1,659
     PC Greg Hicks 1,069
Nova Scotia general election, 1988: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal John MacEachern 5,739
     PC Bruce Clark 4,014
     NDP Terry McVarish 1,590


Nova Scotia general election, 1984: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Donnie MacLeod 4,787
Liberal Cha Keliher 3,579
Cape Breton Labour Michael Blais Matheson 1,724
New Democratic Jim Jobe 1,351
Nova Scotia general election, 1981: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     PC Donnie MacLeod 4,699
     Liberal Shelly McNeil 3,053
     NDP Joe Kanary 1,849
     Independent Blair Matheson 716
By-election, December 2, 1980: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     PC Donnie MacLeod 4,505
     NDP Reeves Matheson 2,996
     Liberal Vincent Kachafanas 2,904
     Independent Ignatius V. Kennedy 101
Nova Scotia general election, 1978: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Jeremy Akerman 5,135
     PC Frank Edwards 3,182
     Liberal Vincent Kachafanas 3,109
Nova Scotia general election, 1974: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Jeremy Akerman 5,929
     Liberal Vincent Kachafanas 3,443
     PC Fred Adshade 1,611
     Independent Archie MacDonald 183
Nova Scotia general election, 1970: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Jeremy Akerman 5,334
     PC N. Layton Fergusson 3,807
     Liberal Robert MacKay 2,037
Nova Scotia general election, 1967: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     PC N. Layton Fergusson 5,094
     NDP James Aitchison 3,048
     Liberal William O'Leary 1,417
Nova Scotia general election, 1963: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     PC N. Layton Fergusson 5,870
     NDP John L. MacKinnon 2,881
     Liberal Bernard Currie 1,359
Nova Scotia general election, 1960: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     PC N. Layton Fergusson 4,862
     CCF James Aitchison 4,243
     Liberal William O'Leary 1,567
Nova Scotia general election, 1956: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     PC N. Layton Fergusson 4,324
     Liberal C. Roy MacDonald 3,058
     CCF Russell Cunningham 2,864
Nova Scotia general election, 1953: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Russell Cunningham 5,096
     Liberal Joseph McIntyre 3,934
     PC William Wilton 1,356
Nova Scotia general election, 1949: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Russell Cunningham 4,543
     Liberal Chas. Roy MacDonald 3,829
     PC Thomas H. Dickson 2,093
Nova Scotia general election, 1945: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Russell Cunningham 5,332
     Liberal Gus McGillivary 2,719
     PC Kenneth Daniel Beaton 1,002
Nova Scotia general election, 1941: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     CCF Douglas Neil Brodie 6,222
     Liberal Lauchlin D. Currie 4,052
Nova Scotia general election, 1937: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Lauchlin D. Currie 4,172
     Labour William T. Mercer 3,396
     Conservative Roderick Kerr 2,832
Nova Scotia general election, 1933: Cape Breton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Lauchlin D. Currie 3,655
     Conservative Daniel R. Cameron 3,632
     United Farmers James B. McLachlan 1,737
     CCF William T. Mercer 297

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Coordinates: 46°12′00″N 59°58′01″W / 46.200°N 59.967°W / 46.200; -59.967