Lunenburg West

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Lunenburg West
Nova Scotia electoral district
Lunenburg West provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Mark Furey
Liberal
District created 1956
Last contested 2017
Demographics
Population (2011) 18,017
Electors 16,116
Area (km²) 955.00
Pop. density (per km²) 18.9
Census divisions Lunenburg
Census subdivisions Bridgewater, LaHave, Hebbville

Lunenburg West is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It was created in 1956 from the riding of Lunenburg County.

The riding includes the town of Bridgewater, LaHave, and Hebbville.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
63rd 2017-present Mark Furey Liberal
62nd 2013–2017
61st 2009–2013 Gary Ramey New Democratic
60th 2006-2009 Carolyn Bolivar-Getson Progressive Conservative
59th 2003-2006
58th 1999-2003     Don Downe Liberal
57th 1998-1999
56th 1993-1998
55th 1988-1993 Marie Dechman Progressive Conservative
54th 1984-1988 Mel Pickings Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981
51st 1974-1978     Maurice DeLorey Liberal
50th 1970-1974
49th 1967-1970 Harley J. Spence Progressive Conservative
48th 1963-1967
47th 1960-1963
46th 1956-1960

Election results[edit]

2017 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Mark Furey 3,839 47.10 +4.00
Progressive Conservative Carole Hipwell 2,261 27.74 +4.24
New Democratic Lisa Norman 1,690 20.73 -10.27
Green Michael Sheppard 361 4.43 N/A
Total valid votes 8,151 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 46 0.56
Turnout 8,197 50.86
Eligible voters 16,116

2013 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Mark Furey 3,931 43.10
  New Democratic Party Gary Ramey 2,885 31.00
  Progressive Conservative David Mitchell 2,143 23.50

2009 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2009[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Gary Ramey 3,600 39.60
  Progressive Conservative Carolyn Bolivar-Getson 3,045 33.50
  Liberal Mark Furey 2,297 25.27
Green Emily Richardson 148 1.63

2006 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Carolyn Bolivar-Getson 3,637 43.21
  New Democratic Party Bill Smith 3,299 39.19
  Liberal Martin Bell 1,324 15.73
Green Brendan MacNeill 157 1.87

2003 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Carolyn Bolivar-Getson 3,111 39.65
  Liberal John MacDonald 2,550 32.55
  New Democratic Party David Ferguson 2,180 27.80

1999 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Don Downe 4,248 45.46
  Progressive Conservative Jerry Swain 3,251 34.79
  New Democratic Party Eric Hustvedt 1,846 19.75

1998 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Don Downe 4,364 47.94
  New Democratic Party Eric Hustvedt 2,711 29.78
  Progressive Conservative Lou Centa 2,027 22.27

1993 general election[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Don Downe 6,276 60.59
  Progressive Conservative Marie Dechman 2,910 28.09
  New Democratic Party Karen Reinhardt 1,172 11.31

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