57th New Brunswick Legislature

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Rendition of party representation in the 57th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly, if it sat immediately after the 2010 election.
  Progressive Conservatives (42)
  Liberals (13)

The 57th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly was created following a general election in 2010. Its members were sworn-in on October 12, 2010, it held its first meeting October 27, 2010, to elect a speaker, and it was officially opened on November 23, 2010, with a speech from the throne. It was dissolved on Thursday, August 21, 2014, with an election called for September 22, 2014.[1]

Leadership[edit]

Dale Graham was elected speaker on October 27, 2010.

David Alward was the Premier of New Brunswick. The government house leader was Paul Robichaud.

The parliamentary opposition was provided by Liberals leader Brian Gallant. The opposition house leader was Bill Fraser.

Members[edit]

All of the current members were elected at the general election on September 27, 2010.

Name Party Riding First elected
  Wayne Steeves Progressive Conservative Albert 1999 g.e.
  Brian Kenny Liberal Bathurst 2003 g.e.
  Greg Davis Progressive Conservative Campbellton-Restigouche Centre 2010 g.e.
  Hédard Albert Liberal Caraquet 2003 g.e.
  Dale Graham Progressive Conservative Carleton 1993 by-e.
  Denis Landry Liberal Centre-Péninsule-Saint-Sauveur 1995 g.e.
  Curtis Malloch Progressive Conservative Charlotte-Campobello 2010 g.e.
  Rick Doucet Liberal Charlotte-The Isles 2003 g.e.
  Donald Arseneault Liberal Dalhousie-Restigouche East 2003 g.e.
  Roger Melanson Liberal Dieppe Centre-Lewisville 2010 g.e.
  Madeleine Dubé Progressive Conservative Edmundston-Saint-Basile 1999 g.e.
  Pam Lynch Progressive Conservative Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak 2010 g.e.
  Craig Leonard Progressive Conservative Fredericton-Lincoln 2010 g.e.
  Troy Lifford Progressive Conservative Fredericton-Nashwaaksis 2010 g.e.
  Brian Macdonald Progressive Conservative Fredericton-Silverwood 2010 g.e.
  Jim Parrott Independent Fundy-River Valley 2010 g.e.
  Danny Soucy Progressive Conservative Grand Falls-Drummond-Saint-André 2010 g.e.
  Ross Wetmore Progressive Conservative Grand Lake-Gagetown 2010 g.e.
  Bev Harrison Independent Hampton-Kings 1978 g.e.
  Shawn Graham (until March 11, 2013) Liberal Kent 1998 by-e.
  Brian Gallant Liberal 2013 by-e.
  Claude Williams Progressive Conservative Kent South 2001 by-e.
  Bruce Northrup Progressive Conservative Kings East 2006 g.e.
  Paul Robichaud Progressive Conservative Lamèque-Shippagan-Miscou 1999 g.e.
  Yvon Bonenfant Progressive Conservative Madawaska-les-Lacs 2010 g.e.
  Bernard LeBlanc Liberal Memramcook-Lakeville-Dieppe 2006 g.e.
  Bill Fraser Liberal Miramichi-Bay du Vin 2006 g.e.
  Serge Robichaud Progressive Conservative Miramichi Bay-Neguac 2010 g.e.
  Robert Trevors Progressive Conservative Miramichi Centre 2010 g.e.
  John Betts Progressive Conservative Moncton Crescent 1999 g.e.
  Chris Collins Liberal Moncton East 2007 by-e.
  Marie-Claude Blais Progressive Conservative Moncton North 2010 g.e.
  Susan Stultz Progressive Conservative Moncton West 2010 g.e.
  Ryan Riordon Progressive Conservative Nepisiguit 2010 g.e.
  Jack Carr Progressive Conservative New Maryland-Sunbury West 2008 by-e.
  Roland Haché Liberal Nigadoo-Chaleur 1999 g.e.
  Jody Carr Progressive Conservative Oromocto 1999 g.e.
  Sherry Wilson Progressive Conservative Petitcodiac 2010 g.e.
  Blaine Higgs Progressive Conservative Quispamsis 2010 g.e.
  Martine Coulombe Progressive Conservative Restigouche-La-Vallée 2010 g.e.
  Bruce Fitch Progressive Conservative Riverview 2003 g.e.
  Bertrand LeBlanc Liberal Rogersville-Kouchibouguac 2010 g.e.
  Margaret-Ann Blaney (until May 16, 2012) Progressive Conservative Rothesay 1999 g.e.
  Ted Flemming Progressive Conservative 2012 by-e.
  Glen Tait Progressive Conservative Saint John East 2010 g.e.
  Glen Savoie Progressive Conservative Saint John-Fundy 2010 g.e.
  Carl Killen Progressive Conservative Saint John Harbour 2010 g.e.
  Dorothy Shephard Progressive Conservative Saint John Lancaster 2010 g.e.
  Trevor Holder Progressive Conservative Saint John Portland 1999 g.e.
  Victor Boudreau Liberal Shediac-Cap-Pelé 2004 by-e.
  Jake Stewart Progressive Conservative Southwest Miramichi 2010 g.e.
  Mike Olscamp Progressive Conservative Tantramar 2006 g.e.
  Claude Landry Progressive Conservative Tracadie-Sheila 2006 g.e.
  Wes McLean Progressive Conservative Victoria-Tobique 2010 g.e.
  David Alward Progressive Conservative Woodstock 1999 g.e.
  Carl Urquhart Progressive Conservative York 2006 g.e.
  Kirk MacDonald Progressive Conservative York North 1999 g.e.

Standings changes in the 57 Assembly[edit]

Number of members
per party by date
2010 2012 2013 2014
September 27 May 16 June 25 September 20 March 11 April 15 Dissolution
  Progressive Conservative 42 41 42 41
  Liberal 13 12 13
  Independent 0 1
Total members 55 54 55 55 54 55
Vacant 0 1 0 1 0
Government Majority 15 16 15 16 15 16
Membership changes in the 57th Assembly
Date Name District Party Reason
  September 27, 2010 See List of Members Election day of the 2010 New Brunswick general election
     May 16, 2012 Margaret-Ann Blaney Rothesay Progressive Conservative Resigned seat
     June 25, 2012 Ted Flemming Rothesay Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election
  September 20, 2012 Jim Parrott Fundy-River Valley Independent Kicked out of the Progressive Conservative caucus
  March 11, 2013 Shawn Graham Kent Liberal Resigned seat
  April 15, 2013 Brian Gallant Kent Liberal Elected in a by-election

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Canadian Press (August 18, 2014). "New Brunswick legislature to dissolve Thursday ahead of Sept. 22 election". CTV News. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
Preceded by
56th Assembly
New Brunswick Legislative Assemblies
2010–2014
Succeeded by
58th Assembly