Conception Bay East-Bell Island

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Conception Bay East – Bell Island
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Conception Bay East – Bell Island in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
David Brazil
Progressive Conservative
District created 1985
First contested 1985
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,787
Electors (2011) 11,011

Conception Bay East – Bell Island is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 there are 11,011 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

Primarily a suburban district within the St. John's Metropolitan Area. The district includes Bell Island, part of the town of Paradise-St. Thomas and the watershed area along Thorburn Road. Other communities include: Drover Heights, Hogan's Pond, Mitchell’s Pond, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Round Pound, Windsor Heights.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:

  Member Party Term
  David Brazil Progressive Conservative 2010–present
  Dianne Whalen Progressive Conservative 2003-2010
  Jim Walsh Liberal 1989-2003
  Leo Barry Liberal 1985-1989

Bell Island[edit]

  Member Party Term
  Stephen A. Neary Liberal 1962-1975
  Richard J. Greene Progressive Conservative 1959-1962
  Joseph O'Driscoll Liberal 1956-1959

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative David Brazil 3,463 59.22
Liberal Danny Dumaresque 1,582 27.05
New Democratic Bill Kavanagh 803 13.73
Total valid votes 5,848 100.00
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative David Brazil 3,059 55.00% -11.28%
  NDP Bill Kavanagh 2,290 41.17% +14.97%
Liberal Kim Ploughman 213 3.83% -3.68%
By-Election - December 2, 2010 On the death of Dianne Whalen, October 3, 2010[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative David Brazil 2,638 66.28% -5.51%
  NDP George Murphy 1,043 26.20% +15.96%
Liberal Joy Buckle 299 7.51% -10.46%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Dianne Whalen 3,991 71.79%
Liberal Linda Goodyear 999 17.97%
  NDP Gavin Will 569 10.24%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Dianne Whalen 4,147 56.28% +26.41%
Liberal Jim Walsh 1,870 25.38% -14.81%
  NDP Ken Kavanagh 1,180 16.02% +0.58%
  Independent Doug Cole 171 2.32% +2.32%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jim Walsh 2,426 40.19% -8.20%
Progressive Conservative Doug Cole 1,803 29.87% -7.06%
  NDP Ken Kavanagh 932 15.44% +10.18
Newfoundland and Labrador First Sue Kelland-Dyer 876 14.51% +14.51%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jim Walsh 2,909 48.39%
Progressive Conservative Doug Cole 2,220 36.93%
  Independent Ken Kavanagh 566 9.42%
  NDP David Sullivan 316 5.26%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions CONCEPTION BAY EAST - BELL ISLAND" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  2. ^ PC David Brazil wins N.L. byelection
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Vote 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.

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