Richmond (Nova Scotia provincial electoral district)

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Richmond (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 1933
District abolished 2013
Last contested 2009
Demographics
Population (2011) 9,287
Electors 7,954
Census divisions Richmond County

Richmond is a former provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada which existed between 1933-2013. It elected one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. In its last configuration, the electoral district included Richmond County in its entirety.

The electoral district was abolished following the 2012 electoral boundary review and was largely replaced by the new electoral district of Cape Breton-Richmond.

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 Michel Samson Liberal
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006
58th 1999-2003
57th 1998-1999
56th 1993-1998     Richie Mann Liberal
55th 1988-1993
54th 1984-1988 Greg MacIsaac Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1980-1981     John E. LeBrun Liberal
1978-1980     Gaston T. LeBlanc Liberal
51st 1974-1978
50th 1970-1974 Gerald Doucet Progressive Conservative
49th 1967-1970
48th 1963-1967
47th 1960-1963     Earl W. Urquhart Liberal
46th 1956-1960
45th 1953-1956
44th 1949-1953
1949     Lauchlin Currie Liberal
43rd 1945-1949
42nd 1941-1945
1941     Donald David Boyd Liberal
41st 1937-1941
40th 1933-1937     George R. Deveau Liberal

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Michel Samson 3228 55.31 +6.76
     New Democratic Party Clair Rankin 1477 25.31 +15.88
     Progressive Conservative John Greene 1045 17.91 -22.65
Green John Percy 86 1.47 -0.1
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Michel Samson 2722 48.55
     Progressive Conservative John Greene 2268 40.56
     New Democratic Party Mary Pat Cude 529 9.43
Green Noreen Hartlen 88 1.57
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Michel Samson 3047 51.36
     Progressive Conservative Richie Cotton 1850 31.18
     New Democratic Party Clair Rankin 1036 17.46
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Michel Samson 3105
     Progressive Conservative Joseph MacPhee 1905
     New Democratic Party Wilma Conrod 1595

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°38′21″N 60°55′15″W / 45.6393°N 60.9208°W / 45.6393; -60.9208