Halifax Fairview

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Halifax Fairview
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
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Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
District created 1993
District abolished 2013
Last contested 2009
Demographics
Population (2011) 19,937
Electors 14,508
Census divisions Halifax RM
Census subdivisions Halifax

Halifax Fairview is a former provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada which existed from 1993-2013. It elected one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. In its last configuration, the electoral district included the communities of Fairview, Armdale, Cowie Hill, Fairmount and Kline Heights - all within the Halifax Regional Municipality.

The electoral district was abolished following the 2012 electoral boundary review and was replaced by the new electoral districts of Halifax Armdale and Clayton Park West.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

The electoral district was represented by the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
56th 1993–1996     Alexa McDonough New Democratic
1996–1998     Eileen O'Connell New Democratic
57th 1998–1999
58th 1999–2001
2001–2003     Graham Steele New Democratic
59th 2003–2006
60th 2006–2009
61st 2009–2013

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Graham Steele 4,680 63.71 5.2
Liberal Brad Armitage 1,544 21.02 6.4
     Progressive Conservative Paul Henderson 893 12.15 -10.98
Green Jane Hester 229 3.11 -0.45
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Graham Steele 4,172 58.51 12.66
     Progressive Conservative Bruce MacCharles 1,649 23.13 0.68
Liberal Cecil MacDougall 1,055 14.80 -15.65
Green Kris MacLellan 254 3.56 -
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Graham Steele 3,439 45.85 -12.32
Liberal Susan Hayes 2,284 30.45 3
     Progressive Conservative Bruce MacCharles 1,684 22.45 9.92
     Nova Scotia Party David F. Boyd 94 1.25 0.42
Halifax Fairview by-election, 2001[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Graham Steele 2,164 58.17 11.94
Liberal Jeremy Akerman 1,021 27.45 3.3
     Progressive Conservative Narayana Swamy 466 12.53 -14.55
     Marijuana Party Melanie Patriquen 38 1.02 -
     Nova Scotia Party Heather Drope 31 .83 -1.72
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Eileen O'Connell 3,615 46.23 -7.57
     Progressive Conservative Narayana Swamy 2,117 27.08 10.88
Liberal Greta Murtagh 1,888 24.15 -5.85
     Nova Scotia Party Marie Alexandridis 199 2.55 -
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Eileen O'Connell 4,649 53.80 -11.44
Liberal Bob Britton 2,597 30.00 13.64
     Progressive Conservative Brian Nash 1,402 16.20 -2.19
Halifax Fairview by-election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Eileen O'Connell 4,434 65.24 19.72
     Progressive Conservative Rosanna Liberatore 1,250 18.39 -1.36
Liberal Mary Ann Crowley 1,112 16.36 -17.46
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Alexa McDonough 4,789 45.52 -
Liberal Art Flynn 3558 33.82 -
     Progressive Conservative Rosanna Liberatore 2,078 19.75 -
     Natural Law Mark Hawkins 96 .01 -

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Coordinates: 44°38′06″N 63°38′38″W / 44.635°N 63.644°W / 44.635; -63.644