Kings North

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Kings North
Nova Scotia electoral district
Kings North provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
John Lohr
Progressive Conservative
District created 1956
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 19,842
Electors 15,848
Area (km²) 483.00
Pop. density (per km²) 41.1
Census divisions Kings County

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

The electoral district was formed through redistribution in 1956. It was previously part of the district of Kings.

District profile[edit]

Agriculture is a major industry in Kings North. The district has many geographical features of note, including Cape Blomidon, Cape Split, and the Minas Basin. Also in the district is Blomidon Provincial Park.

Communities within Kings North include:

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Kings North has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
63rd 2017-present John Lohr Progressive Conservative
62nd 2013–2017
61st 2009–2013     Jim Morton New Democrat
60th 2006–2009 Mark Parent Progressive Conservative
59th 2003–2006
58th 1999–2003
57th 1998–1999 George Archibald Progressive Conservative
56th 1993–1998
55th 1988–1993
54th 1984–1988
53rd 1981–1984 Edward Twohig Progressive Conservative
52nd 1978–1981
51st 1974–1978 Glenn Ells Liberal
50th 1970–1974 Victor Thorpe Progressive Conservative
49th 1967–1970
48th 1963–1967 Gladys Porter Progressive Conservative
47th 1960–1963
46th 1956–1960 Eric Balcom Liberal

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative John Lohr 3,823 45.94 +13.45
Liberal Geof Turner 2,784 33.46 +2.26
New Democratic Ted Champion 1,347 16.19 -16.07
Green Mary Lou Harley 295 3.54 -0.51
Atlantica Bryden Deadder 72 0.86 N/A
Total valid votes 8,321 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 32 0.38
Turnout 8,353 52.71
Eligible voters 15,848
Nova Scotia general election, 2013[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative John Lohr 2,903 32.49
  New Democrat Jim Morton 2,882 32.26
  Liberal Stephen Wayne Pearl 2,787 31.20
Green Mary Lou Hartley 362 4.05
Nova Scotia general election, 2009[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democrat Jim Morton 3,535 41.43
  Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 3,079 36.08
  Liberal Shirley Fisher 1,541 18.06
Green Anna-Maria Galante-Ward 378 4.43
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
  Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 4153 50.07
  New Democrat Jim Morton 2190 26.40
  Liberal Madonna Spinazola 1757 21.18
Green Chris Alders 195 2.35
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 4063 50.2
  New Democrat Jim Morton 2340 29.91
  Liberal Michael Landry 1533 18.94
Marijuana Ben "Budman" Friesen 157 1.94
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Mark Parent 4321 49.05
  New Democrat Neil H. McNeil 2513 28.53
  Liberal Peter Hill 1975 22.42
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative George Archibald 3760 41.5
  New Democrat Neil H. McNeil 2854 31.5
  Liberal Jennifer Foster 2457 27.1
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative George Archibald 4137
  Liberal Jennifer Foster 3980
  New Democrat Cameron Jess 1505
  Natural Law Anne Dow 84
Nova Scotia general election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative George Archibald 3868
  Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3116
  New Democrat Don Fraser 1532
Nova Scotia general election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative George Archibald 3655
  New Democrat Don Fraser 1860
  Liberal Bob Wilson 1858
Nova Scotia general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Edd Twohig 3369
  New Democrat Bob Levy 2316
  Liberal Lennie White 2041
Nova Scotia general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Edd Twohig 3744
  Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3283
  New Democrat Donald C. Fraser 649
Nova Scotia general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3536
  Progressive Conservative David J. Waterbury 3124
  New Democrat George W. Graves 500
Nova Scotia general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Victor N. Thorpe 3234
  Liberal Glenn S. Ellis 3077
Nova Scotia general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Victor N. Thorpe 3407
  Liberal Victor Cleyle 2759
Nova Scotia general election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Gladys Muriel Porter 3668
  Liberal David Durell Sutton 2405
George Turner 99
Nova Scotia general election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Gladys Muriel Porter 3060
  Liberal Eric Wilfred Balcom 2782
Levite Joseph Melanson 136
Nova Scotia general election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Eric Wilfred Balcom 3054
  Progressive Conservative George A. Boggs 3009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recount confirms John A. Lohr Elected in Kings North". Elections Nova Scotia, October 21, 2013.
  2. ^ http://electionsnovascotia.ca/sites/default/files/dist35.pdf

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