Kings North

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Kings North
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
John Lohr
Progressive Conservative
District created 1956
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 19,842
Electors 15,096
Area (km²) 483.00
Pop. density (per km²) 41.1
Census divisions Kings County

Kings North is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

The electoral district was formed through redistribution in 1956. It was previously part of the district of Kings.

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly is Jim Morton of the New Democratic Party of Nova Scotia, who has held the seat since the June 9, 2009.

District profile[edit]

Agriculture is a major industry in Kings North. The district has many geographical features of note, including Cape Blomidon, Cape Split, and the Minas Basin. Also in the district is Blomidon Provincial Park.

Communities within Kings North include:

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Kings North has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
46th 1956–1960 Eric Balcom Liberal
47th 1960–1963 Gladys Porter Progressive Conservative
48th 1963–1967
49th 1967–1970 Victor Thorpe Progressive Conservative
50th 1970–1974
51st 1974–1978 Glenn Ells Liberal
52nd 1978–1981 Edward Twohig Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981–1984
54th 1984–1988 George Archibald Progressive Conservative
55th 1988–1993
56th 1993–1998
57th 1998–1999
58th 1999–2003 Mark Parent Progressive Conservative
59th 2003–2006
60th 2006–2009
61st 2009–2013     Jim Morton New Democrat
62nd 2013–present John Lohr Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative John Lohr 2903
     New Democrat Jim Morton 2882
     Liberal Stephen Wayne Pearl 2787
Nova Scotia general election, 2009[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democrat Jim Morton 3,535 41.43
     Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 3,079 36.08
     Liberal Shirley Fisher 1,541 18.06
Green Anna-Maria Galante-Ward 378 4.43
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
     Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 4153 50.07
     New Democrat Jim Morton 2190 26.4
     Liberal Madonna Spinazola 1757 21.18
Green Chris Alders 195 2.35
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 4063 50.2
     New Democrat Jim Morton 2340 29.91
     Liberal Michael Landry 1533 18.94
     Marijuana Ben "Budman" Friesen 157 1.94
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 4321 49.05
     New Democrat Neil H. McNeil 2513 28.53
     Liberal Peter Hill 1975 22.42
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative George Archibald 3760 41.5
     New Democrat Neil H. McNeil 2854 31.5
     Liberal Jennifer Foster 2457 27.1
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative George Archibald 4137
     Liberal Jennifer Foster 3980
     New Democrat Cameron Jess 1505
     Natural Law Anne Dow 84
Nova Scotia general election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative George Archibald 3868
     Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3116
     New Democrat Don Fraser 1532
Nova Scotia general election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative George Archibald 3655
     New Democrat Don Fraser 1860
     Liberal Bob Wilson 1858
Nova Scotia general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Edd Twohig 3369
     New Democrat Bob Levy 2316
     Liberal Lennie White 2041
Nova Scotia general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Edd Twohig 3744
     Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3283
     New Democrat Donald C. Fraser 649
Nova Scotia general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3536
     Progressive Conservative David J. Waterbury 3124
     New Democrat George W. Graves 500
Nova Scotia general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Victor N. Thorpe 3234
     Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3077
Nova Scotia general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Victor N. Thorpe 3407
     Liberal Victor Cleyle 2759
Nova Scotia general election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Gladys Muriel Porter 3668
     Liberal David Durell Sutton 2405
George Turner 99
Nova Scotia general election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Gladys Muriel Porter 3060
     Liberal Eric Wilfred Balcom 2782
Levite Joseph Melanson 136
Nova Scotia general election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Eric Wilfred Balcom 3054
     Progressive Conservative George A. Boggs 3009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recount confirms John A. Lohr Elected in Kings North". Elections Nova Scotia, October 21, 2013.
  2. ^ http://electionsnovascotia.ca/sites/default/files/dist35.pdf

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