Carleton (New Brunswick provincial electoral district)

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For the former district of the same name, see Carleton (1995-2014 New Brunswick provincial electoral district).
New Brunswick electoral district
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The riding of Carleton (as it exists from 2014) in relation to other New Brunswick electoral districts.
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Stewart Fairgrieve
Progressive Conservative
District created 2013
First contested 2014
Population (2011) 16,186[1]
Electors (2013) 10,984[2]
Census divisions Carleton, York
Census subdivisions Aberdeen, Bright, Brighton, Hartland, Kent, Northampton, Peel, Richmond, Simonds, Wakefield, Wicklow, Wilmot, Woodstock (parish), Woodstock (town)

Carleton is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It is located in the west-central part of the province, and is centred on the towns of Woodstock and Hartland. It was first contested in the 2014 general election, having been created in the 2013 redistribution of electoral boundaries from portions of the former ridings of Woodstock, Carleton and a small part of York North.

The electoral districts of Carleton (2006-2014) and Carleton (2014-) as they relate to Carleton County and its municipalities.

The district includes the south-central parts of Carleton County.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Woodstock, Carleton (1995–2014) and York North
58th  2014–2015     David Alward Progressive Conservative
 2015–Present     Stewart Fairgrieve Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick provincial by-election, 5 October 2015
On the resignation of David Alward, 22 May 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Stewart Fairgrieve 3,145 48.93 -7.85
Liberal Courtney Keenan 2,152 33.48 +11.28
Green Andrew Clark 782 12.17 +1.68
New Democratic Greg Crouse 254 3.95 -4.16
People's Alliance Randall Leavitt 95 1.48 -0.95
Total valid votes 6,428 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 15 0.23 -0.09
Turnout 6,443 56.25 -6.92
Eligible voters 11,454
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -9.56
Source:Elections New Brunswick
New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative David Alward 4,061 56.77
Liberal Tom Reid 1,588 22.20
Green Andrew Clark 750 10.49
New Democratic Jeremiah Clark 580 8.11
People's Alliance Steven Love 174 2.43
Total valid votes 7,153 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 23 0.32
Turnout 7,176 63.17
Eligible voters 11,360
This riding was created from parts of Woodstock and the former riding of Carleton, which both elected Progressive Conservatives in the previous election. David Alward was the incumbent from Woodstock.
Source: Elections New Brunswick[3]

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