Chatham (electoral district)

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Chatham
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1973
District abolished 1994
First contested 1974
Last contested 1991

Chatham was a provincial electoral district in New Brunswick. It was created from the multi-member riding of Northumberland in the 1973 electoral redistribution, and was abolished in the 1994 electoral redistribution.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Northumberland
48th  1974–1978     Frank Kane Liberal
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987     Frank McKenna Liberal
51st  1987–1991
52nd  1991–1995
Riding dissolved into Miramichi-Bay du Vin

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank McKenna 3,147 55.30 -22.97
Confederation of Regions Jim West 1,563 27.46
Progressive Conservative Richard Hilchey 598 10.51 -7.05
New Democratic Wera Baldwin 383 6.73 +2.56
Total valid votes 5,691 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -25.22
New Brunswick general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank McKenna 4,653 78.27 +33.04
Progressive Conservative Leon Bremner 1,044 17.56 -26.27
New Democratic Patricia Marie Clancy 248 4.17 -6.77
Total valid votes 5,945 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +29.66
New Brunswick general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank J. McKenna 2,618 45.23 -9.68
Progressive Conservative John J. Barry 2,537 43.83 +5.86
New Democratic John T. McLaughlin 633 10.94 +3.81
Total valid votes 5,788 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -7.77
New Brunswick general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank E. Kane 2,920 54.91 +5.80
Progressive Conservative Greg Barry 2,019 37.97 -6.31
New Democratic Lloyd Vienneau 379 7.13 +0.52
Total valid votes 5,318 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +6.06
New Brunswick general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Frank Kane 2,513 49.11
Progressive Conservative Robert Martin 2,266 44.28
New Democratic J.A. Richardson 338 6.61
Total valid votes 5,117 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Northumberland went totally Liberal in the last election, with Frank Kane being one of five incumbents.

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