Carbonear-Harbour Grace

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Carbonear-Harbour Grace
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Carbonear-Harbour Grace.png
Carbonear-Harbour Grace in relation to other district in Newfoundland
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
District created 1995
First contested 1996
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2006) 12,051
Electors (2011) 9,205

Carbonear-Harbour Grace is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 there are 9,205 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

Being a regional services centre heavily influences the district’s economy. Communities include: Carbonear, Harbour Grace, Bristol's Hope, Bryant's Cove, Freshwater, Harbour Grace South, Riverhead, Spaniard's Bay, Tilton Upper Island Cove, and Victoria.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

Carbonear-Harbour Grace[edit]

  Member Party Term
  Art Reid Liberal 1996–1998
  George Sweeney Liberal 1998–2007
  Jerome Kennedy Progressive Conservative 2007–2013
  Sam Slade Liberal 2013–2015

Carbonear[edit]

  Member Party Term
  George Clarke Liberal 1962–1971
  Augustus Rowe Progressive Conservative 1971–1975
  Rod Moores Liberal Reform Party 1975-1982
  Milton Peach Progressive Conservative 1982–1989
  Art Reid Liberal 1989–1995

Carbonear-Bay de Verde[edit]

  Member Party Term
  Herbert Pottle Liberal 1949–1956
  George Clarke Liberal 1956–1962

Harbour Grace[edit]

  Member Party Term
  James Chalker Liberal 1949–1956
  Claude Sheppard Liberal 1956–1966
  Alec Moores Liberal 1966–1971
  Hubert Kitchen Liberal 1971–1972
  Haig Young Progressive Conservative 1972–1989
  John Crane Liberal 1989–1995

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Election results[edit]

By-election, November 26, 2013 On the resignation of Jerome Kennedy, October 2, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Sam Slade 2,769 50.42 +35.63
Progressive Conservative Jack Harrington 2,313 42.12 -34.17
  NDP Charlene Sudbrink 410 7.47 -1.03
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +34.90
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Jerome Kennedy 3,993 76.29 +1.38
Liberal Phillip Earle 774 14.79 -10.31
  NDP Shawn Hyde 445 8.50
 } Independent Kyle Brookings 22 0.42
Total valid votes 5,234  
Rejected 24 0.46 -0.56
Turnout 5,258 56.71 -10.69
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +5.85
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Jerome Kennedy 4,367 74.91 +28.80
Liberal Paul Baldwin 1,463 25.09 -28.80
Total valid votes 5,830  
Rejected 60 1.02
Turnout 5,890 67.40
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +28.80

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Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal George Sweeney 3,699 53.89 -7.0
Progressive Conservative John Babb 3,165 46.11 +12.73
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal George Sweeney 4,132 60.86 +4.60
Progressive Conservative Claude Garland 2,266 33.38 -6.06
  NDP Kevin Noel 391 5.73 +1.46
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Art Reid 3,846 56.26
Progressive Conservative George Faulkner 2,698 39.47
  NDP Linda Soper 292 4.27

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