Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans

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Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans.png
Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
John Haggie
Liberal
District created 2006
First contested 2007
Last contested 2015
Demographics
Population (2006) 9,924
Electors (2011) 7,450

Grand Falls-Windsor—Buchans is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Prior to 2006, the district was Grand Falls-Buchans, while expanded slightly in all directions it took in no major municipalities.[1] As of 2011, there are 7,450 eligible voters living within the district.[2]

In the heart of central Newfoundland. Includes part of the town of Grand Falls-Windsor to the north and stretches westward. Badger, Buchans, Buchans Junction, Crooked Lake, Millertown and Red Indian Lake are in the district. Forestry and mining are major industries.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Susan Sullivan Progressive Conservative 2007–2015
  Anna Thistle Liberal 1996-2007
  Mike Mackey Progressive Conservative 1995-1996
  Len Simms Progressive Conservative 1979-1995
  John Lundrigan Progressive Conservative 1975-1979
  Aubrey Senior Progressive Conservative 1971-1975
  Frederick W. Rowe Liberal 1966-1971
  Ambrose Peddle Progressive Conservative 1962-1966
  Raymond W. Guy Liberal 1959-1962
  Edward S. Spencer Liberal 1949-1959

Election results[edit]

Results as Grand Falls—Windsor—Buchans[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Susan Sullivan 2,957 61.62%
Liberal Wayne Morris 1,540 32.09%
  NDP John Whelan 302 6.29%
2007 general election, November 6, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Susan Sullivan 2,767 71.83
     NDP Junior C. Downey 922 23.93
Liberal John J. Woodrow 163 4.23

Results as Grand Falls—Buchans[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
Liberal Anna Thistle 3,921
  Progressive Conservative Paula Flood 2,331
  NDP Gerry Tobin 370
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
Liberal Anna Thistle 3,551
  Progressive Conservative Lorne Woolridge 2,349
  NDP Bob Buckingham 188
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Anna Thistle 3,441
Progressive Conservative Mike Mackey 2,321
  NDP Joe Tremblett 1,087

[3]

Results as Grand Falls[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Len Simms 3,470
Liberal Edward Langdon 1,421
  NDP John Mackey 297

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Len Simms 3,400 64.9
Liberal Jim Hornell 1,841 35.1

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Len Simms 2,208 44.3
  NDP Bryan Blackmore 2,167 43.4
Liberal George Anderson 615 12.3

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Leonard Simms 2,786 70.7
Liberal Walter Clarke 1,153 29.3

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Len Simms 2,556 58.7
Liberal Roger Grimes 1,346 30.9
  NDP Andrew Barker 449 3.8

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions GRAND FALLS - WINDSOR-BUCHANS" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b c d e f Report of the Chief Electoral Officer. Retrieved April 13, 2011.

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