Harbour Main

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Harbour Main
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Harbour Main in relation to other district in Newfoundland
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Betty Parsley
Liberal
District created 1971
First contested 1971
Last contested 2015
Demographics
Population (2006) 12,107
Electors (2011) 9,005

Harbour Main, formerly Harbour Main-Whitbourne and Harbour Main-Bell Island, is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Prior to 1975, the district elected two MHAs.

Historically a Tory stronghold, apart from a two-term Liberal breakthrough in the 1990s. It includes the southern portion of the town of Conception Bay South and the town of Holyrood, the farthest extern of the St. John's Metropolitan Area. As of 2011 the district has 9,005 eligible voters.[1]

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

Harbour-Main/Harbour Main-Bell Island[edit]

  Member Party Term
  Tom Hedderson Progressive Conservative 1999-2015
  Don Whelan Liberal 1993-1999
  Norman Doyle Progressive Conservative 1979-1993
  William Doody Progressive Conservative 1971-1979
  Gordon Dawe Progressive Conservative 1971-1975
  John Mahoney Liberal 1966-1971
  Clifton Joy Liberal 1962-1966
  Albert Furey Progressive Conservative 1959-1962
  Matthew Whalen Liberal 1956-1959
  Phillip J. Lewis Liberal 1951-1971
  David I. Jackman Progressive Conservative 1949-1956
  Ronald J. Fahey Progressive Conservative 1949-1951

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Tom Hedderson 3,600 69.63 -13.09
  NDP Mike Maher 990 19.15 +13.32
Liberal Bern Hickey 580 11.22 -0.24
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -13.21
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Tom Hedderson 4606 82.78%
Liberal Kevin Slaney 635 11.41%
  NDP Jean Dandenault 323 5.81%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Tom Hedderson 4769 70.71%
Liberal Fred Akerman 1482 21.98%
  NDP Eugene Conway 493 7.31%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Tom Hedderson 3670 54.91%
Liberal Wanda Dawe 2502 37.43%
  NDP Fred Akerman 511 7.64%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions HARBOUR MAIN" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "District Profile - Harbour Maine". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 22 May 2009. 

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