Lake Melville (electoral district)

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Lake Melville
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Lake Melville in relation to other districts in Labrador
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Keith Russell
Progressive Conservative
District created 1975
First contested 1975
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 10,299
Electors (2011) 6,647

Lake Melville is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011, there are 6,647 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

The district includes Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Churchill Falls, North West River, Sheshatshiu and Mud Lake. Happy Valley-Goose Bay is a service and defence town. Aboriginal issues, defence spending, hydroelectric power and control over development of forest resources are the major issues of the district.[2]

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:

  Member Party Term
  Keith Russell Progressive Conservative 2011–present
  John Hickey Progressive Conservative 2003–2011
     Ernie Mclean Liberal 1996–2003
     Ed Roberts Liberal 1993–1996
     Jim Kelland Liberal 1985–1992
  Joe Goudie Progressive Conservative 1975–1985

[2]

Labrador North[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Melvin Woodward Liberal 1971–1975
     Earl W. Winsor Liberal 1956–1971

Labrador[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Frederick William Rowe Liberal 1952–1956
     Harold Horwood Liberal 1949–1952

[3]

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Keith Russell 1,740 49.99%
     NDP Arlene Michelin-Pittman 1,211 34.79%
     Liberal Chris Montague 530 15.23%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative John Hickey 2,380 56.68%
     Liberal Chris Montague 1,672 39.82%
     NDP Bill Cooper 147 3.5%

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative John Hickey 1,776 39.27%
     Labrador Party Brandon Pardy 1,486 32.85%
     Liberal Ken Anthony 1,126 24.89%
     NDP Barbara Stickley 135 2.98%

[5]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Ernie McLean 1,915 52.3%
Progressive Conservative Hayward Broomfield 1,413 38.6%
     NDP Ronald W. Peddle 323 8.8%

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