Humber Valley (electoral district)

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Humber Valley
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
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Humber Valley in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
District created 1975
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 10,449
Electors (2011) 7,938

Humber Valley is a former provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011, there were 7,938 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

Humber Valley covers some of the best agricultural land in Newfoundland and Labrador, and runs from Deer Lake to just north of Great Harbour Deep. Apart from Deer Lake, other communities in the district include Cormack, Cormack, Reidville, Hampden, Sop's Arm and part of Pasadena.

In 2015 the House of Assembly was reduced to 40 seats, and the district of Humber Valley was combined with part of the district of St. Barbe, forming the new district of Humber - Gros Morne.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Dwight Ball Liberal 2011–2015
  Darryl Kelly Progressive Conservative 2007-2011
  Dwight Ball Liberal 2007
  Kathy Goudie Progressive Conservative 2003-2007
  Rick Woodford Liberal 1996-2003
  Rick Woodford Progressive Conservative 1985-1996
  Wallace House Progressive Conservative 1975-1985

White Bay South[edit]

  Member Party Term
  William N. Rowe Liberal 1966-1975
  Frederick W. Rowe Liberal 1956-1966

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Election results[edit]

Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Dwight Ball 2,609 48.14% +1.05
Progressive Conservative Darryl Kelly 2,541 46.88% - 4.54
New Democratic Sheldon Hynes 270 4.98%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Darryl Kelly 3,023 51.42% +2.88
Liberal Dwight Ball 2,769 47.09% -1.61
New Democratic Kris Hynes 87 1.47%
Humber Valley - By-election, 13 February 2007
Resignation of Kathy Goudie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Dwight Ball 2,153 48.70% +1.42
Progressive Conservative Darryl Kelly 2,146 48.54%
New Democratic Shelley Senior 122 2.76%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Kathy Goudie 2,796 52.73%
Liberal Dwight Ball 2,507 47.28%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rick Woodford 3,051 68.21% -6.7
Progressive Conservative Warren Rose 1,422 31.79%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rick Woodford 4,109 74.91% +17.25
Progressive Conservative Evelyn Organ 1,376 25.09%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Rick Woodford 2,944 57.66% +1.82
Liberal Gary Gale 2,063 40.40% -3.76
New Democratic Catherine Shortall 99 1.94%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Rick Woodford 2,687 55.84% +8.2
Liberal Gary Gale 2,125 44.16%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Rick Woodford 2,197 47.64%
Liberal David Hedd 1,804 39.12%
New Democratic Terry Brazil 611 13.25%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Wallace House 3,480 63.53% +10.89
Liberal Kevin Saunders 1,998 36.47% +0.32
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Wallace House 2,465 52.64% -0.39
Liberal Kevin Saunders 1,723 36.79%
New Democratic Allan Harvey French 495 10.57%
Humber Valley - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Wallace House 2,221 53.03%
Liberal Stanley Earl Parsons 902 21.54%
Reform Liberal Alex John Wiseman 865 20.65%
Independent Kenneth R.J. Prowse 200 4.78%

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions HUMBER VALLEY" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador
  3. ^ General Election Reports. Elections Newfoundland & Labrador. Retrieved 1 December 2015.

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