Caraquet (electoral district)

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Caraquet
New Brunswick electoral district
Caraquet (2014-).png
The riding of Caraquet (as it exists from 2014) in relation to other New Brunswick electoral districts.
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
MLA
 
 
 
Hédard Albert
Liberal
District created 1973
First contested 1974
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 12,866[1]
Electors (2013) 11,004[2]

Caraquet is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was created in 1973 from Gloucester. The riding is centred on the town of Caraquet, extending west to Grande-Anse, New Brunswick and Saint-Léolin, New Brunswick and south to Paquetville, New Brunswick.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Gloucester
48th  1974–1978     Onil Doiron Liberal
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987     Emery Robichaud Progressive Conservative
51st  1987–1991     Bernard Thériault Liberal
52nd  1991–1995
53rd  1995–1999
54th  1999–2000
 2001–2003     Gaston Moore Progressive Conservative
55th  2003–2006     Hédard Albert Liberal
56th  2006–2010
57th  2010–2014
58th  2014–Present

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hédard Albert 4,716 56.82 +6.74
Progressive Conservative Suzanne Morais-Vienneau 1,814 21.86 -19.74
New Democratic Mathieu Chayer 1,579 19.02 +13.47
Green Sophie Chiasson-Gould 191 2.30 -0.46
Total valid votes 8,300 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 46 0.55
Turnout 8,346 74.94
Eligible voters 11,137
Liberal notional hold Swing +13.24
[3]
New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hédard Albert 3,661 50.08 -13.33
Progressive Conservative Philip Chiasson 3,041 41.60 +18.38
New Democratic Claudia Julien 406 5.55 -7.82
Green Mathieu Chayer 202 2.76
Total valid votes 7,310 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 70 0.95
Turnout 7,380 81.26
Eligible voters 9,082
Liberal hold Swing -15.86
[4]
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hédard Albert 4,580 63.41 +15.75
Progressive Conservative Claude L'Espérance 1,677 23.22 -23.17
New Democratic Stephane Doiron 966 13.37 +7.40
Total valid votes 7,223 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 136 1.85
Turnout 7,359 78.77
Eligible voters 9,342
Liberal notional hold Swing +19.46
[5]
New Brunswick general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hédard Albert 3,649 47.66 +3.33
Progressive Conservative Gaston Moore 3,550 46.39 -6.85
New Democratic Gérard Béland 457 5.97 +3.54
Total valid votes 7,656 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +5.09
Changes are from the 2001 by-election.
New Brunswick provincial by-election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gaston Moore 4,122 53.24 +11.95
Liberal Roberta Dugas 3,432 44.33 -7.07
New Democratic Gérard Béland 188 2.43 -4.87
Total valid votes 7,742 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +9.51
New Brunswick general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Thériault 4,194 51.40 -2.20
Progressive Conservative Gaston Moore 3,369 41.29 +19.15
New Democratic Denis Doiron 596 7.30 -14.69
Total valid votes 8,159 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -10.68
New Brunswick general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Thériault 4,367 53.60 -0.77
Progressive Conservative Bernard Haché 1,804 22.14 -1.25
New Democratic Jean-Marie Nadeau 1,792 21.99 -0.25
Natural Law Marc Boulay 68 0.83
Total valid votes 8,031 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +0.24
New Brunswick general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Thériault 5,298 54.37 -0.30
Progressive Conservative Gilbert Godin 2,279 23.39 -20.29
New Democratic Roger Duguay 2,167 22.24 +20.58
Total valid votes 9,744 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +10.00
New Brunswick general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Thériault 5,642 54.67 +15.74
Progressive Conservative Emery Robichaud 4,508 43.68 -4.49
New Democratic Gérard Rousselle 171 1.66 -1.17
Total valid votes 10,321 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +10.12
New Brunswick general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Emery Robichaud 4,619 48.17 +14.21
Liberal Onil Doiron 3,733 38.93 -8.54
Parti acadien Louise Blanchard 966 10.07 -8.48
New Democratic Yvon Roy 271 2.83
Total valid votes 9,589 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +11.38
New Brunswick general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Onil Doiron 3,925 47.47 -4.98
Progressive Conservative Beatrice "Bibi" Doiron 2,809 33.97 -10.66
Parti acadien Michel Blanchard 1,534 18.55 +15.63
Total valid votes 8,268 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +2.84
New Brunswick general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Onil Doiron 3,749 52.45
Progressive Conservative Fernand Lanteigne 3,190 44.63
Parti acadien Hector Boudreau 209 2.92
Total valid votes 7,148 100.0  
This riding was created from the multi-member riding of Gloucester, which elected 5 (of 5) Liberals in 1970; one Progressive Conservative was elected in a 1972 by-election. None of the five incumbents ran in this riding.

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