Fredericton South (electoral district)

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For the district used from 1974-2014 originally called Fredericton South and later Fredericton-Silverwood, see Fredericton-Silverwood.
Fredericton South
New Brunswick electoral district
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The riding of Fredericton South in relation to other Fredericton electoral districts. The riding is red, other parts of the city of Fredericton are gold.
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
MLA
 
 
 
David Coon
Green
District created 2013
First contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 15,380[1]
Electors (2013) 11,178[2]
Census divisions York
Census subdivisions Fredericton

Fredericton South is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It will first be contested in the 2014 general election, having been created in the 2013 redistribution of electoral boundaries by combining portions of the former districts of Fredericton-Lincoln and Fredericton-Silverwood.

The district includes the downtown and uptown areas of the southside of the City of Fredericton, including Fredericton City Hall, the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, the University of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas University.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Fredericton-Silverwood
and Fredericton-Lincoln
58th  2014–Present     David Coon Green

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Green David Coon 2,272 30.68
Progressive Conservative Craig Leonard 1,938 26.17
Liberal Roy Wiggins 1,601 21.62
New Democratic Kelly Lamrock 1,465 19.78
Independent Courtney Mills 130 1.76
Total valid votes 7,406 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 18 0.24
Turnout 7,424 71.27
Eligible voters 10,417
This district was createf from parts of Fredericton-Silverwood and Fredericton-Lincoln, both elected a Progressive Conservative in the previous election. Craig Leonard was the incumbent from Fredericton-Lincoln.
Source: Elections New Brunswick,[3] CBC News[4]

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