Cole Harbour (electoral district)

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Cole Harbour
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
District created 1978, 2003
District abolished 1993, 2013
Last contested 2013
Population (2011) 19,934
Electors 15,720
Area (km²) 12.00
Census divisions Halifax Regional Municipality

Cole Harbour is a former provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada which existed between 1978-1993 and 2003-2013. It elected one member to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. In its last configuration, the electoral district included the community of Cole Harbour in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

The riding was re-created in the 2003 redistribution from 78 percent of Dartmouth-Cole Harbour and 29 percent of Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage.

The electoral district was abolished following the 2012 electoral boundary review and was largely replaced by the new electoral district of Cole Harbour-Portland Valley.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

The electoral district was represented by the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
61st 2009–2013 Darrell Dexter New Democratic
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006
Riding re-created from Dartmouth-Cole Harbour and Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage
Riding abolished
55th 1988-1993 David Nantes Progressive Conservative
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democratic Party Darrell Dexter 5,847 68.83
     Liberal Tony Ince 1,519 17.88
     Progressive Conservative Mike Josey 930 10.95
Green Donna Toews 199 2.34
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democratic Party Darrell Dexter 5,327 61.47
     Progressive Conservative Shiela McKeand 1,788 20.63
     Liberal Stephen John Edward Beehan 1,347 15.54
Green Michael McFadden 206 2.38
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democratic Party Darrell Dexter 4,979 55.50
     Progressive Conservative Brian Thomas 2,367 26.39
     Liberal Peter Foy 1,523 16.98
Nova Scotia Party Jessica Gould 102 1.14

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