Hants East

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Hants East
Nova Scotia electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Margaret Miller
Liberal
District created 1949
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 23,266
Electors 17,303
Area (km²) 1,805
Pop. density (per km²) 12.9
Census divisions Hants County

Hants East is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly since 2013 has been Margaret Miller of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.[1]

The district has existed since 1949. Prior to that it, along with Hants West, were a part of the district of Hants County.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
62nd 2013–present Margaret Miller Liberal
61st 2009–2013     John MacDonell New Democratic
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006
58th 1999-2003
57th 1998-1999
56th 1993-1998 Bob Carruthers Liberal
55th 1988-1993 Jack Hawkins Liberal
54th 1984-1988 Cora Etter Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981-1984 Jack Hawkins Liberal
52nd 1978-1981 G. Patrick Hunt Progressive Conservative
51st 1974-1978 Jack Hawkins Liberal
50th 1970-1974
49th 1967-1970 Albert J. Ettinger Progressive Conservative
48th 1963-1967
47th 1962-1963
1960-1962 Ernest M. Ettinger Progressive Conservative
46th 1956-1960
45th 1953-1956 Alfred E. Reid Liberal
44th 1949-1953 Ernest M. Ettinger Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Margaret Miller 4,512 47.39
  New Democratic Party John MacDonell 3,412 35.84
  Progressive Conservative Kim Allan Williams 1,597 16.77
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party John MacDonell 6,052 65.14
  Progressive Conservative Todd Williams 1,510 16.25
  Liberal Maurice Rees 1,498 16.12
Green Emerich Winkler 231 2.49
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party John MacDonell 4,712 53.13
  Progressive Conservative Wayne Fiander 2,715 30.62
  Liberal Malcolm A. MacKay 1,237 13.95
Green Michael Hartian 204 2.3
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party John MacDonell 4,783 56.97
  Liberal Larry Matthews 1,866 22.23
  Progressive Conservative Mary Lou LeRoy 1,640 19.54
Nova Scotia Party Ken Smith 106 1.26
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party John MacDonell 3,985 43.25
  Progressive Conservative Reese Morash 3,079 33.42
  Liberal Sara Stewart 2,150 23.33
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party John MacDonell 4,175 43.4
  Liberal Jim W. Smith 3,377 35.4
  Progressive Conservative Lawrin Armstrong 2,010 21.2
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Bob Carruthers 4,295
  Progressive Conservative Stephen MacKeil 3,657
  New Democratic Party Terry MacLean 1,817
Nova Scotia general election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal W. Jack Hawkins 4,502
  Progressive Conservative Cora H. Etter 3,977
  New Democratic Party Richard Preeper 1,082
Nova Scotia general election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Cora H. Etter 3,730
  Liberal W. Jack Hawkins 3,192
  New Democratic Party Byron (Herbert) H. Radley 757
Nova Scotia general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal W. Jack Hawkins 3,041
  Progressive Conservative G. Patrick (Pat) Hunt 2,983
  New Democratic Party Harry McNeil 1,747
Nova Scotia general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative G. Patrick (Pat) Hunt 4,035
  Liberal W. Jack Hawkins 3,294
  New Democratic Party Clair White 486
Nova Scotia general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal W. Jack Hawkins 3,322
  Progressive Conservative Avard Ettinger 2,690
  New Democratic Party Clare White 486
 } Independent John G. Stanhope Jr. 99
Nova Scotia general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal W. Jack Hawkins 3,115
  Progressive Conservative J. Albert Ettinger 2,793
Nova Scotia general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative J. Albert Ettinger 2,697
  Liberal Norman E. Casey 2,482
Nova Scotia general election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative J. Albert Ettinger 2,739
  Liberal George E. Fraser 2,356
 } Independent Ralph Loomer 287
Nova Scotia general election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Ernest M. Ettinger 2,426
  Liberal Carl Spencer Grant 2,207
 } Independent Alfred James Scothorn 268
Nova Scotia general election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Ernest M. Ettinger 2,392
  Liberal Arthur W. MacKenzie 2,342
 } Independent Malcolm F. Wheadon 54
Nova Scotia general election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Alfred Edward Reid 2,251
  Progressive Conservative Ernest M. Ettinger 2,250
Nova Scotia general election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Ernest M. Ettinger 2,097
  Liberal Robert A. MacLellan 2,069
 } Independent Johnson B. Hart 272

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fate of cabinet ministers big Valley surprise". The Chronicle Herald. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2015-03-18. 

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