Bonavista North

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Bonavista North
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Bonavista North in relation to other district in Newfoundland
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
District created 1949
First contested 1949
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 10,064
Electors (2011) 6,956

Bonavista North is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 the district has 6,956 eligible voters.[1]

It contains the communities of: Trinity, Centreville, Wareham, Indian Bay, Greenspond, Valleyfield, Badger's Quay, Pool's Island, Brookfield, Wesleyville, Pound Cove, Templeman, Newtown, Cape Freels, Lumsden, Deadman's Bay, Musgrave Harbour, Ladle Cove, Aspen Cove, Carmanville, Noggin Cove, Frederickton, Davidsville, Main Point, Gander Bay South, Clarke's Head, Victoria Cove, and Wing's Point.

The district's principal industry is fishing. Former Premier Beaton Tulk represented the district until he resigned in 2002.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Eli Cross Progressive Conservative 2011–2015
  Harry Harding Progressive Conservative 2002-2011
  Beaton Tulk Liberal 1996-2002
  Tom Lush Liberal 1985-1996
  W. George Cross Progressive Conservative 1982-1985
  Len Stirling Liberal 1979-1982
  W. George Cross Progressive Conservative 1975-1979
  Paul S. Thoms Liberal 1971-1975
  Beaton Abbott Liberal 1966-1971
  Joey Smallwood Liberal 1962-1966
  Edward S. Spencer Liberal 1959-1962
  Joey Smallwood Liberal 1949-1959

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Eli Cross 1,723 46.47
Liberal Paul Kean 1,518 40.94
New Democratic John Coaker 467 12.59
Total valid votes 3,708 99.54
Total rejected ballots 17 0.46
Turnout 3,725 53.71
Electors on the lists 6,935
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harry Harding 2,883 67.76
Liberal Winston Carter 1,292 30.36
New Democratic E. Howard Parsons 80 1.88
Total valid votes 4,255 99.02
Total rejected ballots 42 0.98
Turnout 4,297 59.20
Electors on the lists 7,258
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Harry Harding 3384 58.33% +1.26%
Liberal Churence Rogers 2301 39.67% -2.67%
  NDP E. Howard Parsons 116 2.00% +1.42%
By-Election, 2002 On the resignation of Beaton Tulk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Harry Harding 3424 57.07% +32.60%
Liberal Beaton Tulk 2540 42.34% -33.19%
  NDP E. Howard Parsons 35 0.58% +0.58%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Beaton Tulk 3943 75.53% +18.84%
Progressive Conservative James Cooze 1277 24.47% -14.37%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Beaton Tulk 3594 56.69%
Progressive Conservative Sam Winsor 2463 38.84%
  NDP Wayne Davis 283 4.46%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Tom Lush 3722
Progressive Conservative John Ackermann 1770
  NDP Ed Brown 349
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Lush 3470
Progressive Conservative Eli Cross 2351
  NDP Ingwald Feltham 117
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Tom Lush 2983
Progressive Conservative W. George Cross 2861
  NDP John Blackwood 150
  Independent Wayne Davis 58
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Walter George Cross 2972
Liberal Len Stirling 2678

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions BONAVISTA NORTH" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 

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