Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame

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Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Scott Simms
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]77,680
Electors (2019)62,880
Area (km²)[1]43,596
Pop. density (per km²)1.8
Census subdivision(s)Bishop's Falls, Botwood, Fogo Island, Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor, Lewisporte, Springdale, Twillingate

Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame is a federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador. It was created from the portions of the island of Newfoundland previously included in the electoral districts of Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor (72%), Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte (18%) and Random—Burin—St. George's (10%).[2]

Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for October 2015.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2016 Census and Canada 2011 Census[4][5]

Languages: 99.7% English, 0.2% French

Religions (2011): 92.9% Christian (19.90% Catholic, 19.64% Anglican, 19.04% Pentecostal, 15.12% United Church, 18.78% Other), 0.21% Other, 6.7% No religion

Median Income (2015): $26,810

History[edit]

The riding of Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame was created in 2013 from the electoral districts of Random—Burin—St. George's, Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor and Avalon. It was the first election result called for in the 2015 Canadian federal election.

Parliament Years Member Party
Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame
Riding created from Random—Burin—St. George's,
Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte and
Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor
42nd  2015–2019     Scott Simms Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)

2019 general election[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Scott Simms 16,514 48.3 -26.52 $48,943.91
Conservative Alex Bracci 12,081 35.3 +17.02 none listed
New Democratic Noel Joe 4,224 12.4 +6.26 $6,009.07
Green Byron White 1,363 4.0 +3.24 $5,899.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 34,182 100.0   120,385.86
Total rejected ballots 770 2.2 +1.79
Turnout 34,952 55.6 +0.11
Eligible voters 62,880
Liberal hold Swing -21.77
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]

2015 general election[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Scott Simms 26,523 74.82 +19.90 $53,460.35
Conservative Kevin O'Brien 6,479 18.28 –12.04 $151,187.70
New Democratic Claudette Menchenton 2,175 6.14 –7.49 $3,416.01
Green Elizabeth Perry 271 0.76 –0.12
Total valid votes/Expense limit 35,448 100.00   $238,355.39
Total rejected ballots 145 0.41
Turnout 35,593 55.71
Eligible voters 63,891
Liberal notional hold Swing +15.97
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  Liberal 15,805 54.92
  Conservative 8,724 30.31
  New Democratic 3,920 13.62
  Green 254 0.88
  Independent 74 0.26

Student Vote Results[edit]

2019[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Scott Simms 887 41.76 -25.02
New Democratic Noel Joe 518 24.39 +10.72
Conservative Alex Bracci 418 19.68 +4.41
Green Byron White 301 14.17 +9.89
Total Votes 2,124 100.0  
Source: Student Vote Canada[11]

2015[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Scott Simms 796 66.78
Conservative Kevin George O'Brien 182 15.27
New Democratic Claudette Menchenton 163 13.67
Green Elizabeth Perry 51 4.28
Total Votes 1,165 100.0
Source: Student Vote Canada[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Report – Newfoundland and Labrador
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (2017-02-08). "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Coast of Bays--Central--Notre Dame [Federal electoral district], Newfoundland and Labrador and Newfoundland and Labrador [Province]". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  5. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (2013-05-08). "2011 National Household Survey Profile - Federal electoral district (2013 Representation Order)". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2020-08-20.
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  8. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 23 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
  11. ^ "Student Vote Canada 2019". Retrieved 2020-09-23.
  12. ^ "Student Vote". Retrieved 2020-09-23.