Dartmouth South

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Dartmouth South
Nova Scotia electoral district
Dartmouth South provincial electoral district.svg
Dartmouth South in relation to other ridings in the Metro Halifax area
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Claudia Chender
New Democratic
District created 1967
Last contested 2015 (by)
Demographics
Electors 17,940
Census divisions Halifax County
Census subdivisions Halifax Regional Municipality

Dartmouth South is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. The riding is currently represented by Claudia Chender of the NDP

The district was created in 1966 when Halifax County Dartmouth was divided into ten electoral districts. It was named Dartmouth City South. In 1967, the district was renamed Dartmouth South. In 2003, the district was renamed Dartmouth South - Portland Valley. In 2013 following the Nova Scotia Electoral Boundaries Commission review, this district was renamed Dartmouth South and it lost the area south of Russel Lake and east of Highway 111 to Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage.[1]

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
63rd 2017–Present Claudia Chender New Democratic
62nd 2015-2017 Marian Mancini New Democratic
2013-2015 Allan Rowe Liberal
61st 2009–2013     Marilyn More New Democratic
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006
58th 1999-2003 Tim Olive Progressive Conservative
57th 1998-1999 Don Chard New Democratic
56th 1993-1998 John Savage Liberal
55th 1988-1993 Roland J. Thornhill Progressive Conservative
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981
51st 1974-1978
50th 1970-1974 D. Scott MacNutt Liberal
49th 1967-1970 Irvin William Akerley Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2017
The 2017 general election will be held on May 30.
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vishal Bhardwaj
New Democratic Claudia Chender
Progressive Conservative Jad Crnogorac
Atlantica Jim Murray
Green June Trenholm
Total valid votes 100.0  
Nova Scotia provincial by-election, July 14, 2015
On the death of Allan Rowe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Marian Mancini 2,274 35.25 +1.93
Liberal Tim Rissesco 2,193 33.99 -12.24
Progressive Conservative Gord Gamble 1,494 23.16 +4.75
Independent Charlene M. Gagnon 490 7.60
Total valid votes 6,541 99.66
Total rejected ballots 22 0.34
Turnout 6,473 38.21
Electors on the lists 17,940
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +7.09
Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Allan Rowe 4,049 46.24 +18.34
  New Democratic Party Mary Vingoe 2,918 33.32 -22.24
  Progressive Conservative Gord Gamble 1,612 18.41 +5.16
Independent Jim Murray 178 2.03
Total valid votes 8,757 99.02
Total rejected ballots 87 0.98
Turnout 8,844 55.48
Electors on the lists 15,940
Liberal notional gain from New Democratic Swing +20.29
2009 provincial election redistributed results
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic Party 4,607 55.57
  Liberal 2,313 27.90
  Progressive Conservative 1,098 13.24
  Green 273 3.29
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Marilyn More 5579 54.57
  Liberal Colin Hebb 2946 28.81
  Progressive Conservative George Jordan 1389 13.59
Green David Croft 310 3.03
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Marilyn More 4493 48.05
  Progressive Conservative Tim Olive 3041 32.52
  Liberal Brian Hiltz 1509 16.14
Green Danny Melvin 308 3.29
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Marilyn More 3844 43.30
  Progressive Conservative Tim Olive 2813 31.86
  Liberal Colini MacEachern 2218 24.84

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dartmouth South - Constituency History Nova Scotia Legislature

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