Miramichi Centre

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Miramichi Centre
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick electoral district
Miramichi Centre map.png
Miramichi Centre in relation to other New Brunswick Provincial electoral districts
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1973
District abolished 2013
First contested 1974
Last contested 2010
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,944
Electors (2010) 8,990

Miramichi Centre was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was known as Miramichi-Newcastle from 1974 to 1995.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Miramichi-Newcastle
Riding created from Northumberland
48th  1974 − 1978     John McKay Liberal
49th  1978 − 1982
50th  1982 − 1987     Paul Dawson Progressive Conservative
51st  1987 − 1991     John McKay Liberal
52nd  1991 − 1995
Miramichi Centre
53rd  1995 − 1999     John McKay Liberal
54th  1999 − 2003     Kim Jardine Progressive Conservative
55th  2003 − 2006     John Winston Foran Liberal
56th  2006 − 2010
57th  2010 − 2014     Robert Trevors Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Miramichi and Miramichi Bay-Neguac

Election results[edit]

Miramichi Centre[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Robert Trevors 3,187 48.16 +7.61
Liberal John Winston Foran 2,552 38.56 -17.06
New Democratic Douglas Mullin 379 5.73 +1.90
People's Alliance Frances Connell 325 4.91
Green Dylan Schneider 175 2.64
Total valid votes 6,618 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +12.34
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Winston Foran 3,747 55.62 +5.94
Progressive Conservative George Smith 2,732 40.55 -1.02
New Democratic Douglas Mullin 258 3.83 -4.92
Total valid votes 6,737 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +3.48
[1]
New Brunswick general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Winston Foran 3,763 49.68 +12.04
Progressive Conservative Kim Jardine 3,149 41.57 -10.00
New Democratic Lance Lyons 663 8.75 -2.04
Total valid votes 7,575 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +11.02
[2]
New Brunswick general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Kim Jardine 4,076 51.57 +5.40
Liberal John McKay 2,975 37.64 -11.90
New Democratic Terry Mullin 853 10.79 +6.50
Total valid votes 7,904 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +8.65
[3]
New Brunswick general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John McKay 4,081 49.54 +16.09
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 3,803 46.17 +12.85
New Democratic Terry Carter 353 4.29 +0.21
Total valid votes 8,237 100.0  
Liberal notional hold Swing +1.62
[4]

Miramichi-Newcastle[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John McKay 2,583 33.45 -20.28
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 2,573 33.32 -10.16
Confederation of Regions Arch Pafford 2,252 29.16
New Democratic Liane Thibodeau-Doucet 315 4.08 +1.29
Total valid votes 7,723 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -5.06
[5]
New Brunswick general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John McKay 4,120 53.73 +12.29
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 3,334 43.48 -4.52
New Democratic Jeanne Theriault 214 2.79 -7.76
Total valid votes 7,668 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +8.40
[6]
New Brunswick general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 3,461 48.00 -1.42
Liberal John McKay 2,988 41.44 -9.14
New Democratic Jerry Dunnett 761 10.55
Total valid votes 7,210 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +3.86
[7]
New Brunswick general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John McKay 3,200 50.58 +5.97
Progressive Conservative Douglas R. Woods 3,127 49.42 +11.42
Total valid votes 6,327 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -2.72
[8]
New Brunswick general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal John McKay 2,589 44.61
Progressive Conservative Earle McKenna 2,205 38.00
New Democratic Bill Whalen 1,009 17.39
Total valid votes 5,803 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Northumberland went totally Liberal in the last election. None of the five incumbents ran in this riding.
[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  2. ^ [2]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  3. ^ [3]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  4. ^ [4]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  5. ^ [5]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  6. ^ [6]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  7. ^ [7]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  8. ^ [8]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  9. ^ [9]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.

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