Portland-Simonds

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Portland-Simonds
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick electoral district
Saint John Portland (2014-).png
The riding of Portland-Simonds (as it exists from 2014) in relation to other electoral districts in Greater Saint John.
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
MLA
 
 
 
Trevor Holder
Progressive Conservative
District created 1994
First contested 1995
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 17,032[1]
Electors (2013) 11,175[2]

Portland-Simonds is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was originally created for the 1995 provincial election as Saint John Portland and its boundaries were altered slightly in 2006. It in the 2013 redrawing of boundaries its boundaries were moved significantly southward into territory previously part of Saint John East; though the boundaries commission did not recommend a name change, a committee of the legislative assembly later voted to change the name to Portland-Simonds.[3]

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Saint John Portland
Riding created from Saint John North and Saint John Park
53rd  1995 − 1999     Leo McAdam Liberal
54th  1999 − 2003     Trevor Holder Progressive Conservative
55th  2003 − 2006
56th  2006 − 2010
57th  2010 − 2014
Portland-Simonds
58th  2014 − Present     Trevor Holder Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Portland-Simonds[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Trevor A. Holder 2,782 48.90
Liberal Michael Butler 1,905 33.49
New Democratic Tony Sekulich 743 13.06
Green Sheila Croteau 259 4.55
Total valid votes 5,689 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 16 0.28
Turnout 5,705 51.43
Eligible voters 11,093
Progressive Conservative notional hold Swing  
Source: Elections New Brunswick[4]

Saint John Portland[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Arthur Holder 2,925 50.18 +0.21
Liberal Dan Joyce 2,062 35.37 -9.96
New Democratic Jeremy Higgins 573 9.83 +5.13
Green Stefan Warner 189 3.24
People's Alliance Lisa Cromwell 80 1.37
Total valid votes 5,829 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +5.08
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Holder 2,987 49.97 +8.92
Liberal Colleen Knudson 2,710 45.33 +6.45
New Democratic Clare Mudge 281 4.70 -15.37
Total valid votes 5,978 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +1.24
[5]
New Brunswick general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Holder 2,436 41.05 -18.56
Liberal Colleen Knudson 2,307 38.88 +12.53
New Democratic Mary Arseneau 1,191 20.07 +6.74
Total valid votes 5,934 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -15.54
New Brunswick general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Holder 3,773 59.61 +25.98
Liberal Leo McAdam 1,668 26.35 -12.74
New Democratic Pam F. Coates 844 13.33 -10.66
Natural Law Miville Couture 45 0.71
Total valid votes 6,330 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +19.36
New Brunswick general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Leo McAdam 2,454 39.06
Progressive Conservative Trevor Holder 2,113 33.63
New Democratic Greg Barry 1,507 23.99
Confederation of Regions Terry Van Duzee 209 3.33
Total valid votes 6,283 100.0  
Liberal notional hold Swing  

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Coordinates: 45°18′40″N 66°03′36″W / 45.311°N 66.060°W / 45.311; -66.060