Bonavista South

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Bonavista South
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Bonavista South in relation to other district in Newfoundland
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
District created 1959
First contested 1959
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 10,014
Electors (2011) 6,843

Bonavista South is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 the district had 6,843 eligible voters.[1]

It contains the communities of: Bonavista, Spillars Cove, Birchy Cove, Newman's Cove, Amherst Cove, Elliston, Little Catalina, Knights Cove, Stock Cove, King's Cove, Duntara, Keels, Open Hall, Redcliff, Tickle Cove, Plate Cove, Summerville, Princeton, Southern Bay, Charleston, Sweet Bay, Bloomfield, Musgravetown, Musgravetown, Lethbridge, Brooklyn, Portland, Jamestown, Winterbrook, Catalina, Port Union and Melrose.

The district is heavily dependent on the fishery, but agriculture and tourism are significant to the local economy.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Glen Little Progressive Conservative 2011–2015
  Roger Fitzgerald Progressive Conservative 1993-2011
  Aubrey Gover Liberal 1989-1993
  Jim Morgan Progressive Conservative 1971-1989
  Rossy Barbour Liberal 1959–1971
  Uriah Strickland Liberal 1956-1959
  Clyde Brown Liberal 1951-1956
  Ted Russell Liberal 1949-1951

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Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Glen Little 2,214 56.14
New Democratic Darryl Johnson 1,198 30.38
Liberal Johanna Ryan Guy 532 13.49
Total valid votes 3,944 99.74
Total rejected ballots 10 0.26
Turnout 3,954 57.95
Electors on the lists 6,823
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Roger Fitzgerald Acclaimed 100.00% +20.24%
Liberal Clayton Hobbs Withdrew 0.00% -17.14%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Roger Fitzgerald 4,354 79.58%
Liberal Betty Fitzgerald 938 17.14%
  NDP Sam Kelly 179 3.27%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Roger Fitzgerald 4,496 70.87
Liberal George Clements 1,768 27.87
  NDP Shawn Crann 80 1.26
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Roger Fitzgerald 4,781
Liberal Kay Young 2,474
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Roger Fitzgerald 2,613
Liberal Aubrey Gover 2,235
  NDP Malon Quinton 147

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Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Aubrey Gover 1952
Progressive Conservative Roger Fitzgerald 1932
  NDP Rex Sheppard 259

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Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative James Morgan 2424
Liberal Ancel John Johnson 1193
  NDP Harry Clarence Faulkner 519

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Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative James Morgan 2742
Liberal Cyril Roy Mifflin 992

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions BONAVISTA SOUTH" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador
  3. ^ a b c d Report of the Chief Electoral Officer. Retrieved April 13, 2011.

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