Hammonds Plains-Upper Sackville

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Hammonds Plains-Upper Sackville
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
District created 2003
District abolished 2013
Last contested 2009
Population (2011) 25,576
Electors 17,937
Census divisions Halifax Regional Municipality

Hammonds Plains—Upper Sackville is a former provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada which existed from 2003-2013. It elected one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. In its last configuration, the electoral district included those communities comprising the western suburbs of the Halifax Regional Municipality, namely Hammonds Plains, Yankeetown, Pockwock, Upper Sackville and Lucasville.

The electoral district was created in 2003, drawing parts of the electoral districts of Sackville-Beaver Bank (now defunct) and Timberlea-Prospect. The electoral district was abolished following the 2012 electoral boundary review and was largely replaced by the new electoral district of Hammonds Plains-Lucasville.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

The electoral district was represented by the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
59th 2003-2006 Barry Barnet Progressive Conservative
60th 2006-2009
61st 2009–2013     Mat Whynott New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Democratic Mat Whynott 4815 50.03 +13.98
Liberal Patrick Doyle 2381 24.74 +4.71
  Progressive Conservative Barry Barnet 2218 23.05 -18.97
Green Shawn Redmond 210 2.18 +0.29
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Barry Barnet 3704 42.02
  New Democratic Party Mat Whynott 3178 36.05
  Liberal Pam Streeter 1766 20.03
Green Scott Kleghorn 167 1.89
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Barry Barnet 3322 41.14
  Liberal Pam Streeter 2419 29.96
  New Democratic Party Brenda Haley 2229 27.6
Marijuana Melanie Patriquen 105 1.3

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