Kings West

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Kings West
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
Kings West.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Leo Glavine
Liberal
District created 1956
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 19,495
Electors 14,614
Area (km²) 1,063
Pop. density (per km²) 18.3
Census divisions Kings County

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

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is Leo Glavine of the Liberal Party of Nova Scotia.

Major towns include Berwick and Kingston.

Demographics[edit]

Population: 20,970 (2003)
Avg. Income: $23,743 (2003)
Unemployment rate: 7.9% (2003)

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
46th 1956-1960 Hiram Thomas Progressive Conservative
47th 1960-1963 E. D. MacArthur Liberal
48th 1963-1967 Paul Kinsman Progressive Conservative
49th 1967-1970 Gordon Tidman Progressive Conservative
50th 1970-1971
1971-1974 Frank Bezanson Liberal
51st 1974-1978
52nd 1978-1981 George Moody Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981-1984
54th 1984-1988
55th 1988-1993
56th 1993-1998
57th 1998-1999
58th 1999-2003 Jon Carey Progressive Conservative
59th 2003-2006     Leo Glavine Liberal
60th 2006-2009
61st 2009–2013
62nd 2013–present

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Leo Glavine 5,890 74.31 +13.46
     Progressive Conservative Jody Alan Frowley 1,275 16.09 -4.22
     New Democratic Party Robert K. (Bob) Landry 603 7.61 -9.42
Green Barbara G. Lake 158 1.99 +0.18
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Leo Glavine 4,996 60.85
     Progressive Conservative Chris Palmer 1,668 20.31
     New Democratic Party Carol Tobin 1,398 17.03
Green Nistal Prem de Boer 149 1.81
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Leo Glavine 3940 46.67
     Progressive Conservative John Prall 2801 33.18
     New Democratic Party Greg Hubbert 1590 18.83
Green Nistal Prem de Boer 112 1.33
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Leo Glavine 3045 36.91
     Progressive Conservative Jon Carey 2935 35.58
     New Democratic Party Greg Hubbert 2269 27.51
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Jon Carey 4,033
     Liberal Don Clarke 2,346
     New Democratic Party Jacquie DeMestral 1,629
     Nova Scotia Party Frances Adams 166