Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi

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Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi in relation to other districts in St. John's
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Lorraine Michael
New Democratic
District created 1970
First contested 1971
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,718
Electors (2011) 8,137

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 there were 8,137 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

The district includes the east end of the downtown St. John's, and runs north to Newfoundland Drive. The residential mix ranges from apartments and refurbished townhouses in the older part of the city to the edges of suburban subdivisions in the east end.

The current MHA is the New Democratic Party leader, Lorraine Michael. This district was also represented by Former Newfoundland and Labrador NDP leader, Jack Harris from 1990 to 2006.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Lorraine Michael New Democrat 2006–present
     Jack Harris New Democrat 1995-2006

St. John's East[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Jack Harris New Democrat 1990-1995
  Shannie Duff Progressive Conservative 1989-1990
     Gene Long New Democrat 1986-1989
  William Marshall Progressive Conservative 1970-1986
  Gerald Ottenheimer Progressive Conservative 1966-1970
  James Greene Progressive Conservative 1959-1966
  James Higgins Progressive Conservative 1956-1959

Results[edit]

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Lorraine Michael 3,239 65.28%
Progressive Conservative John Noseworthy 1,550 31.24%
     Liberal Drew Brown 173 3.49%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Lorraine Michael 3062 56.8 +1.6
  Progressive Conservative Maria Afonso 2135 39.6 -5.2
     Liberal Maura Beam 196 3.6 +3.6

[2]

By-Election, November 1, 2006

On the resignation of Jack Harris, May, 2006

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democrat Lorraine Michael 1968 55.2 +6.7
  Progressive Conservative Jerome Kennedy 1595 44.8 +1.0
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2456 48.5
  Progressive Conservative Karen Carroll 2221 43.8
     Liberal Ray O'Neill 391 7.7

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,179
     Liberal Pete Sousey 2,010
  Progressive Conservative Chris O'Brien 793
     Independent Shaun Dunn 53
     Independent Paul David Hillier 116
     Independent John Whelan 48
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,800
     Liberal Joan Cook 1,661
  Progressive Conservative Cy Mills 902
     Independent Jason Crummey 120

St. John's East[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,336
     Liberal Joan Cook 1,728
  Progressive Conservative Sean Fitzgerald 1,285
By-Election, December 11, 1990 - Resignation of Shannie Duff
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 1,977 49.24
     Liberal Barbara Chalker 1,237 30.81
  Progressive Conservative John Ottenheimer 801 19.95
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Shannie Duff 2397 41.7
     NDP Gene Long 2137 37.2
     Liberal Lynette Billard 1212 21.1

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative William Marshall 2738 50.2
     NDP Gene Long 1981 36.3
     Liberal Hugh Shea 738 13.5

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative William Marshall 2021 68.5
     NDP Nancy Riche 546 18.5
     Liberal Hugh Coady 382 13.0

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative William Marshall 2111
     Liberal Jaime Wyatt 520
     NDP David Thompson 353

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions SIGNAL HILL - QUIDI VIDI". Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Vote 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Vote 2003. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d Report of the Chief Electoral Officer. Retrieved April 13, 2011.

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