Halifax Atlantic

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Halifax Atlantic
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
Halifax Atlantic.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Brendan Maguire
Liberal
District created 1967
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 21,297
Electors 13,518
Area (km²) 148.00
Pop. density (per km²) 143.9
Census divisions Halifax RM

Halifax Atlantic 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 2013 has been Brendan Maguire of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

It is located in the Halifax Regional Municipality, just south of the Halifax peninsula. It borders the ridings of Timberlea-Prospect, and Halifax Fairview. It includes Spryfield, Herring Cove and Harrietsfield.

Statistics[edit]

Population: 21,360 (2003)
Avg. Income: $27,570 (2003)

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
61st 2009–2013 Michèle Raymond New Democratic
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006
58th 1999-2003 Robert Chisholm New Democratic
57th 1998-1999
56th 1993-1998
55th 1991-1993
1988-1990     John Buchanan Progressive Conservative
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981
51st 1974-1978
50th 1970-1974
49th 1967-1970

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Brendan Maguire 3244 42.54
     New Democratic Party Tanis Crosby 2564 33.63
     Progressive Conservative Ryan Brennan 1817 23.83
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Michele Raymond 5194 61.00
     Liberal Jim Hoskins 2003 23.52
     Progressive Conservative Brian Phillips 942 11.06
Green Anthony Rosborough 376 4.42
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Michele Raymond 4151 48.05
     Progressive Conservative Bruce Cooke 2690 32.08
     Liberal James Hoskins 1281 15.28
Green Rebecca Mosher 262 3.13
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Michele Raymond 3327 37.40
     Progressive Conservative Linda Mosher 2996 33.68
     Liberal Ian MacKinnon 2382 26.78
     Nova Scotia Party Gerald Rodgers 191 2.15
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Robert Chisholm 4266
     Progressive Conservative Bruce Cooke 2794
     Liberal David Melnick 1458
     Nova Scotia Party Gerald Rodgers 234
     Independent Golda M. Redden 68

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