Conception Bay South (electoral district)

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Conception Bay South
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Conception Bay South in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Barry Petten
Progressive Conservative
District created 1975
First contested 1975
Last contested 2015
Demographics
Population (2006) 12,083
Electors (2011) 9,938
Census subdivisions Conception Bay South, St. John's

Conception Bay South is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 there are 9,938 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

Composed of part of the town of Conception Bay South. A mix of rural and suburban populations, especially as the town of Conception Bay South grows. The district includes the communities of Foxtrap, Long Pond, Manuels, Kelligrews and part of Chamberlains. It is part of the St. John's Metropolitan Area.

The riding was created for the 1975 election from Harbour Main.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Rex Hillier Liberal 2014–2015
  Terry French Progressive Conservative 2002-2014
  Bob French Progressive Conservative 1996-2002
  Pat Cowan Liberal 1989-1996
  John Butt Progressive Conservative 1979-1989
  John Nolan Liberal 1975-1979

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Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Barry Petten 2,360 47.72
Liberal Steve Porter 2,187 44.23
New Democratic Jeanne Clarke 398 8.05
Total valid votes 4,945 100.00
By-election November 5, 2014 On the resignation of Terry French, September 18, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rex Hillier 2102 49.37 +42.63
Progressive Conservative Barry Petten 2026 47.58 -21.61
  NDP Cameron Mercer-Maillet 130 3.05 -21.01
Total valid votes 4258  
Rejected
Turnout
Liberal gain Swing
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Terry French 3632 69.19% -10.21
  NDP Noah Davis-Power 1263 24.06% +19.66
Liberal Cynthia Layden-Barron 354 6.74% -9.46
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Terry French 4671 79.4% -3.70
Liberal Jerry Young 953 16.2% +4.84
  NDP Touria Tougui 259 4.4% -1.11

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Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Terry French 5606 83.10% +18.56%
Liberal Andy Lewis 768 11.38% -18.60%
  NDP Sheina Lerman 372 5.51%
By-Election, October 21, 2002 Due to the death of Bob French, August 2, 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Terry French 4761 82.1% +18.56%
Liberal Gary Corbett 950 16.4% -18.60%
  NDP Ann Price 73 1.6%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Bob French 3888 64.54%
  Liberal Bill Lee 1806 29.98%
  NDP Reg Porter 330 5.48%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Bob French 3051 50.50%
Liberal Bill Dawe 2628 43.49%
  NDP Harvey Aylor 363 6.01%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  2. ^ CBC news NL votes 2007 district profiles
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.

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