|New Brunswick electoral district|
The riding of Carleton-York in relation to other New Brunswick electoral districts
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick|
|Census divisions||York, Carleton|
Carleton-York is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It will first be contested in the 2014 general election, having been created in the 2013 redistribution of electoral boundaries.
The district draws its population from the northwestern parts of York County and southern parts of Carleton County, the boundaries commission initially proposed it be named York which might have been confused with its immediate predecessor of the same name which was based in southwestern York County. The two districts share only about 12% of population in common. Accordingly, a committee of the legislative assembly changed the name to Carleton-York before the district could be contested.
Members of the Legislative Assembly
|Riding created from York North, Woodstock
and York (1995–2014)
|58th||2014 − Present||Carl Urquhart||Progressive Conservative|
|New Brunswick general election, 2014|
|Progressive Conservative||Carl Urquhart||3,662||46.53|
|New Democratic||Jacob Elsinga||816||10.37|
|People's Alliance||David Graham||587||7.46|
|Total valid votes||7,870||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||16||0.20|
|This riding was created from York North, Woodstock and the former riding of York, all of which elected a Progressive Conservative in the previous election. Carl Urquhart was the incumbent from the former riding of York.|
|Source: Elections New Brunswick|
- Elections New Brunswick (6 Oct 2014). "Declared Results, 2014 New Brunswick election". Retrieved 18 Oct 2014.
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