Colchester North

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Colchester North
Nova Scotia electoral district
Colchester North provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
Karen Casey
District created 1978
Last contested 2013
Population (2011) 18,238
Electors 13,879
Area (km²) 2,235
Pop. density (per km²) 8.2
Census divisions Colchester County

Colchester North is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It was created in 1978 from Colchester.

The Member of the Legislative Assembly has been Karen Casey of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia from 2006-2011 and the Liberal Party of Nova Scotia from 2011–present.

The riding includes the northern half of Colchester County. Communities include Debert, Great Village, and Tatamagouche.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
62nd 2013–Present Karen Casey Liberal
61st 2011–2013
2009–2011 Progressive Conservative
60th 2006–2009
59th 2003–2006 Bill Langille Progressive Conservative
58th 1999–2003
57th 1998–1999     Ed Lorraine Liberal
56th 1993–1998
55th 1988–1993
54th 1984–1988 Jack Coupar Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981–1984     Ed Lorraine Liberal
52nd 1978–1981 Bill Campbell Progressive Conservative
Colchester prior to 1978

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2017
The 2017 general election will be held on May 30.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Karen Casey
New Democratic James Finnie
Progressive Conservative Rebecca Taylor
Total valid votes 100.0  
Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Karen Casey 5,005 60.95 +44.47
  Progressive Conservative John Kendrick MacDonald 2,167 26.39 -23.77
  New Democratic Party Jim Wyatt 1,040 12.66 -18.54
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Karen Casey 3784 50.16
  New Democratic Party Arthur Hartlen 2354 31.20
  Liberal Lorenda Ebbett 1243 16.48
Green Judy Davis 163 2.16
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Karen Casey 3809 50.96
  Liberal Bob Taylor 1979 26.47
  New Democratic Party Rob Assels 1511 20.21
Green Judy Davis 176 2.35
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Bill Langille 3324 45.22
  Liberal John Davidson 2183 29.70
  New Democratic Party Garfield Forrest 1843 25.07
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Bill Langille 3728 44.31
  New Democratic Party Ralph Martin 2411 28.66
  Liberal John Davidson 2274 27.03

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