Yarmouth (provincial electoral district)

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Yarmouth (provincial electoral district)
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Zach Churchill
Liberal
District created 1867
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 16,910
Electors 12,900
Area (km²) 596.15
Pop. density (per km²) 28.4
Census divisions Yarmouth County
Census subdivisions Town of Yarmouth, Municipality of Yarmouth

Yarmouth is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It consists of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth and the town of Yarmouth. Fishing and fish processing continue to drive the economy here, although tourism and small manufacturing are now also employers. The largest town in the district is Yarmouth.

A byelection was held on June 22, 2010,[1] to elect a new MLA for the riding, which has been vacant since February 9, 2010, when Richard Hurlburt resigned as MLA.[2]

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
61st 2010-     Zach Churchill Liberal
2009–2010 Richard Hurlburt Progressive Conservative
60th 2006–2009
59th 2003–2006
58th 1999–2003
57th 1998–1999     John Deveau New Democratic
56th 1993–1998     Richie Hubbard Liberal
55th 1988–1993 Leroy Legere Progressive Conservative
54th 1984–1988 Alex McIntosh Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981–1984     Fraser Mooney Liberal
Yarmouth returned two members between 1949 and 1981
52nd 1978–1981     Fraser Mooney Liberal     Hugh Tinkham Liberal
51st 1974–1978
50th 1970–1974 George Snow Progressive Conservative
49th 1967–1970     Benoit Robichaud Progressive Conservative
48th 1963–1967     George Burridge Progressive Conservative
47th 1960–1963     Willard O'Brien Liberal
46th 1956–1960     Eric Spinney Liberal
45th 1953–1956     William Brown Progressive Conservative     Ray Bourque Progressive Conservative
44th 1949–1953     Donald Fraser Liberal
Yarmouth returned one member between 1933 and 1949
43rd 1945–1949     Henry Waterman Liberal
42nd 1941–1945
41st 1937–1941     Lindsay Gardner Liberal
40th 1933–1937
Yarmouth returned two members before 1933
39th 1928–1933     Lindsay Gardner Liberal     Rene W. E. Landry Liberal
38th 1925–1928     John Flint Cahan Liberal-Conservative     Raymond Neri d'Entremont Liberal-Conservative
37th 1920–1925     Howard Corning Liberal-Conservative     Amédée Melanson Liberal
36th 1916–1920     Ernest Howard Armstrong Liberal     Henry Thomas d'Entremont Liberal
35th 1911–1916     Howard Corning Liberal-Conservative
34th 1906–1911     Henry LeBlanc Liberal
33rd 1904–1906     George Sanderson Liberal
1901–1904     Augustus Stoneman Liberal
32nd 1900–1901
1897–1900     William Law Liberal
31st 1894–1897     Albert A. Pothier Liberal-Conservative
30th 1890–1894     Forman Hatfield Liberal
1890     Albert Gayton Liberal
29th 1886–1890
28th 1882–1886     Thomas Corning Conservative
27th 1878–1882     Joseph Robbins Kinney Conservative
26th 1874–1878     John Lovitt Liberal
25th 1872–1874     John K. Ryerson Liberal
1871–1872     William H. Townsend Liberal
24th 1867–1871     John K. Ryerson Liberal

Election results[edit]

2013 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Zach Churchill 6,975 82.08 +31.43
     Progressive Conservative John Cunningham 1,216 14.31 -19.10
     New Democratic Party Charles Webster 224 2.64 -3.88
Green Vanessa Goodwin-Clairmont 83 0.98 -0.36

2010 by-election[edit]

Byelection June 22, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Zach Churchill 3,984 50.65 +36.58
     Progressive Conservative Charles Crosby 2,628 33.41 -27.93
     Independent Belle Hatfield 673 8.56 Ø
     New Democratic Party John Deveau 513 6.52 -16.41
Green John Percy 49 0.62 -1.04
Atlantica Jonathan Dean 19 0.24 Ø

2009 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Richard Hurlburt 4,537 61.34 -2.96
     New Democratic Party David Olie 1,696 22.93 +2.20
Liberal David Mooney 1,041 14.07 +1.00
Green Ronald Mills 123 1.66 -0.23

2006 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Richard Hurlburt 5,170 64.30 +7.82
     New Democratic Party John Deveau 1,667 20.73 -8.94
Liberal Dolores Atwood 1,051 13.07 +6.88
Green Matthew Granger 152 1.89 Ø

2003 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Richard Hurlburt 4,656 56.48 +22.46
Liberal Phil DeMille 2,446 29.67 +1.46
     New Democratic Party Gillian Rowley 1,142 13.85 -19.49

1999 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Richard Hurlburt 3,141 34.02 +4.05
     New Democratic Party John Deveau 3,079 33.34 -11.47
Liberal Phil DeMille 2,605 28.21 +2.99
     Nova Scotia Party Brian Hurlburt 409 4.43

1998 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party John Deveau 3,931 44.81
     Progressive Conservative Alex McIntosh 2,629 29.97
     Liberal Richie Hubbard 2,212 25.22

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