Ferryland (electoral district)

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Ferryland
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Ferryland in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Keith Hutchings
Progressive Conservative
District created 1975
First contested 1975
Last contested 2015
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,901
Electors (2011) 8,571

Ferryland is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011, there are 8,571 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

This was the most strongly anti-Confederation area of the province in the late 1940s, but turned Liberal in the 1950s and 1960s. It is historically a fishing district, but tourism has been growing. Ferryland contains part of the City of St. John's in the area of Lower Goulds as well as the communities of: Admiral's Cove, Aquaforte, Bay Bulls, Bauline East, Biscay Bay, Brigus South, Burnt Cove, Calvert, Cape Broyle, Cappahayden, Daniel's Point, Fermeuse, Ferryland, Kingman's Cove, La Manche, Mobile, Petty-Harbour-Maddox Cove, Port Kirwan, Portugal Cove South, Renews, St. Michael's, Tors Cove, Trepassey and Witless Bay.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Keith Hutchings Progressive Conservative 2007-
  Loyola Sullivan Progressive Conservative 1992-2006
  Charlie Power Progressive Conservative 1975-1992
  Thomas Doyle Progressive Conservative 1971-1975
  Aidan Maloney Liberal 1966-1971
  Myles Murray Liberal 1956-1966
  Augustine Duffy Progressive Conservative 1951-1956
     Peter Cashin Independent 1949-1951

[2]

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Keith Hutchings 3,093 49.83
Liberal Jeff Marshall 2,550 41.08
New Democratic Mona Rossiter 564 9.09
Total valid votes 6,207 100.00
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Keith Hutchings 3,640 72.15 -11.65
  NDP Chris Molloy 1.224 24.26 +17.35
Liberal Dianne Randell 181 3.59 -5.7
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Keith Hutchings 4,256 83.8% +8.7%
Liberal Kevin Bennett 472 9.29% -10.9%
  NDP Grace Bavington 351 6.91% +1.95%

[3]

By-election - February 8, 2007
On the resignation of Loyola Sullivan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Keith Hutchings 2,770 75.10% -11.24%
Liberal Kevin Bennett 715 19.38% +10.97%
  NDP Rick Boland 183 4.96% -0.19%

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Loyola Sullivan 5,167 86.34
Liberal Andrea Kavanagh 504 8.41
  NDP Lois Martin 309 5.15
  Independent Pilar Riego-Hickey 11 0.18
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Loyola Sullivan 4,482 66.0%
Liberal Harold Mulloney 2,141 31.5%
  NDP Gerry Ryan 147 2.2%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative L Sullivan 4834 68.36%
Liberal T Best 2237 31.63%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative L Sullivan 3675 74.00%
Liberal MC O'Brien 1125 22.65%
  NDP V Silk 166 0.32%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions FERRYLAND" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2011. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  4. ^ Ferryland byelection February 8, 2007
  5. ^ a b Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 1996. Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. Retrieved 2011-04-03. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Elections_Newfoundland_and_Labrador" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°01′N 52°53′W / 47.017°N 52.883°W / 47.017; -52.883