Kings Centre

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For the former riding of the same name, see Kings Centre (1973-1994 electoral district).
Kings Centre
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick electoral district
Kings Centre (2014-).png
The riding of Kings Centre in relation to other electoral districts in Greater Saint John.
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
MLA
 
 
 
Bill Oliver
Progressive Conservative
District created 2013
First contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 14,727
Electors (2013) 10,952
Census divisions Kings, Queens, Charlotte

Kings Centre is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was first contested in the 2014 general election, having been created in the 2013 redistribution of electoral boundaries. It drew most of its population the former districts of Fundy-River Valley and Hampton-Kings, as well as from a small part of Kings East.

The district includes the western and north-central parts of Kings County, including the Kingston Peninsula and Village of Norton, as well as the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield and small parts of Queens and Charlotte Counties to its north and west.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Fundy-River Valley, Hampton-Kings and Kings East
58th  2014 − Present     Bill Oliver Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Bill Oliver 2,431 35.66
Liberal Shannon Merrifield 2,110 30.95
New Democratic Daniel Anderson 1,642 24.09
Independent Colby Fraser 323 4.74
Green Mark Connell 311 4.56
Total valid votes 6,817 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 18 0.26
Turnout 6,835 60.18
Eligible voters 11,357
This riding was created from parts of Fundy-River Valley, Hampton-Kings and Sussex-Fundy-St. Martins, all of which elected a Progressive Conservative in the previous election. Neither of the three incumbents ran in this election.
Source: Elections New Brunswick[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections New Brunswick (6 Oct 2014). "Declared Results, 2014 New Brunswick election". Retrieved 18 Oct 2014. 

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