The Straits – White Bay North

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The Straits – White Bay North
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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The Straits – White Bay North in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Christopher Mitchelmore
Liberal
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2011) 8,218
Electors (2011) 6,851

The Straits – White Bay North is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The district was known as Strait of Belle Isle prior to the 1996 election. In the 2007 redistribution, it added five per cent of St. Barbe. As of 2011, there are 6,851 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

The main communities include St. Anthony, Conche, Roddickton, Griquet and Quirpon. District also includes communities of: Bide Arm, Big Brook, Cape Norman, Cook's Harbour, Croque, Eddie's Cove, Englee, Flower's Cove, Great Brehat, Green Island Brook, Green Island Cove, Goose Cove, Goose Cove East, Hay Cove, Lower Cove, Main Brook, Nameless Cove, Noddy Bay, North Boat Harbour, North East Crouse, Pine Cove, Raleigh, St. Anthony Bight, St. Carol's, St. Julien's, St. Lunaire-Griquet, Sandy Cove, Save Cove, Ship Cove-Cape Onion and Wild Bight.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
      Christopher Mitchelmore Liberal 2014-present
      Independent 2013–2014
      NDP 2011–2013
     Marshall Dean Liberal 2009-2011
  Trevor Taylor Progressive Conservative 2001-2009
     Brian Tobin Liberal 1999-2000
     Chris Decker Liberal 1985-1999
     Ed Roberts Liberal 1966-1985
     Walter Carter Liberal 1962-1966
     C. Maxwell Lane Liberal 1956-1962

[2]

White Bay[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Samuel Drover Liberal 1949-1956

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Christopher Mitchelmore 1,537 36.74% +28.81
     Liberal Marshall Dean 1,327 31.71% -15.87
Progressive Conservative Selma Pike 1,320 31.55% -12.92
By-election, October 27, 2009

On the resignation of Trevor Taylor, October 2, 2009

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Marshall Dean 1,925 47.58% +15.09%
Progressive Conservative Rick Pelley 1,799 44.47% -18.95%
     NDP Dale Colbourne 321 7.93% +3.84%

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Taylor 2,651 63.42% +0.92%
     Liberal Boyd Noel 1,358 32.49% -3.46%
     NDP Gerry Ryall 171 4.09% +2.53%

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Taylor 3133 62.50%
     Liberal Don McDonald 1802 35.95%
     Independent Ford Mitchelmore 78 1.56%

[5]

By-election, January 30, 2001

On the resignation of Brian Tobin, October 16, 2000

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Trevor Taylor 2590
     Liberal Ross Pilgrim 2374
     Independent Ford Mitchelmore 160
     NDP Holly Patey 41
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Brian Tobin 3227 74.5%
Progressive Conservative Ford Mitchelmore 1089 25.1%

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