Queens (Nova Scotia provincial electoral district)

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Queens (Nova Scotia provincial electoral district)
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
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Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
District created 1867
District abolished 2013
Last contested 2009
Demographics
Population (2011) 12,294
Electors 9,974
Census divisions Queens County
Census subdivisions Region of Queens Municipality

Queens is a former provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada which existed between 1867-2013. It elected one member to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. In its last configuration, the electoral district included the entirety of Queens County.

The electoral district was abolished following the 2012 electoral boundary review and was largely replaced by the new electoral district of Queens-Shelburne.

Demographics[edit]

  • Unemployment: 11%
  • Population: 13,750
  • Average income: $22,610
  • University educated: 7%

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

The electoral district was represented by the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
61st 2009–2013 Vicki Conrad New Democratic
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006 Kerry Morash Progressive Conservative
58th 1999-2003
57th 1998-1999 John Leefe Progressive Conservative
56th 1993-1998
55th 1988-1993
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981
51st 1974-1978     John Wickwire Progressive Conservative
50th 1971-1974     Floyd MacDonald Progressive Conservative
1970-1971     W. S. Kennedy Jones Progressive Conservative
49th 1967-1970
48th 1963-1967
47th 1960-1963
46th 1956-1960
45th 1953-1956
44th 1949-1953     Merrill D. Rawding Liberal
43rd 1945-1949
42nd 1941-1945     Harry Dennis Madden Liberal
41st 1937-1941     John J. Cameron Conservative
40th 1933-1937     Seth M. Bartling Conservative
Queens returned two members before 1933
39th 1928-1933     Donald W. MacKay Liberal-Conservative     William Lorimer Hall Liberal-Conservative
38th 1925-1928     Frank J.D. Barnjum Conservative
37th 1920-1925     Jordan W. Smith Liberal     George S. McClearn Liberal
36th 1916-1920     William Lorimer Hall Liberal-Conservative
35th 1911-1916
34th 1910-1911     Charles F. Cooper Liberal
1906-1910     Edward Matthew Farrell Liberal
33rd 1901-1906
32nd 1897-1901     Thomas Keillor Liberal
31st 1896-1897     Richard Hunt Liberal
1894-1896     Albert M. Hemeon Liberal
30th 1890-1894
29th 1887-1890     Joseph H. Cook Liberal
1886-1887     Jason M. Mack Liberal
28th 1882-1886
27th 1878-1882     Leander Ford Conservative     James C. Bartling Conservative
26th 1874-1878     Isaac N. Mack Liberal     Samuel Freeman Liberal
25th 1871-1874     William Henry Smith Liberal
24th 1867-1871

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Vicki Conrad 4012 59.91
     Progressive Conservative Kerry Morash 1926 28.76
     Liberal Wayne Henley 674 10.06
Green Stuart Simpson 85 1.27
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Vicki Conrad 3054 49.48
     Progressive Conservative Kerry Morash 2998 48.59
Green Margaret Whitney 119 1.93
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Kerry Morash 2721 44.19
     New Democratic Party Vicki Conrad 2300 37.35
     Liberal Win Seaton 1137 18.46
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Kerry Morash 3447
     New Democratic Party John Wiles 1498
     Liberal Eddie Whitty 1296

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