Kings West

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Kings West
Nova Scotia electoral district
Kings West provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Leo Glavine
Liberal
District created 1956
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 19,495
Electors 15,019
Area (km²) 1,063
Pop. density (per km²) 18.3
Census divisions Kings County

Kings West is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It includes the towns of Berwick and Kingston, and the village of Greenwood.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
63rd 2017-present     Leo Glavine Liberal
62nd 2013–2017
61st 2009–2013
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006
58th 1999-2003 Jon Carey Progressive Conservative
57th 1998-1999 George Moody Progressive Conservative
56th 1993-1998
55th 1988-1993
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981
51st 1974-1978 Frank Bezanson Liberal
50th 1971-1974
1970-1971 Gordon Tidman Progressive Conservative
49th 1967-1970
48th 1963-1967 Paul Kinsman Progressive Conservative
47th 1960-1963 Edward D. MacArthur Liberal
46th 1956-1960 Hiram Thomas Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

2017 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Leo Glavine 4,190 52.45 -21.86
Progressive Conservative Chris Palmer 3,015 37.74 +21.65
New Democratic Cheryl Burbidge 536 6.71 -0.90
Green Madeline Taylor 247 3.09 +1.10
Total valid votes 7,988 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 18 0.22
Turnout 8,006 53.30
Eligible voters 15,019

2013 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Leo Glavine 5,890 74.31 +13.46
  Progressive Conservative Jody Alan Frowley 1,275 16.09 -4.22
  New Democratic Party Robert K. (Bob) Landry 603 7.61 -9.42
Green Barbara G. Lake 158 1.99 +0.18

2009 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Leo Glavine 4,996 60.85
  Progressive Conservative Chris Palmer 1,668 20.31
  New Democratic Party Carol Tobin 1,398 17.03
Green Nistal Prem de Boer 149 1.81

2006 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Leo Glavine 3,940 46.67
  Progressive Conservative John Prall 2,801 33.18
  New Democratic Party Greg Hubbert 1,590 18.83
Green Nistal Prem de Boer 112 1.33

2003 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Leo Glavine 3,045 36.91
  Progressive Conservative Jon Carey 2,935 35.58
  New Democratic Party Greg Hubbert 2,269 27.51

1999 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Jon Carey 4,033 49.34
  Liberal Don Clarke 2,346 28.70
  New Democratic Party Jacquie DeMestral 1,629 19.93
Nova Scotia Party Frances Adams 166 2.03