Miramichi—Grand Lake

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Miramichi—Grand Lake
New Brunswick electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Pat Finnigan
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]59,343
Electors (2015)47,813
Area (km²)[1]17,420
Pop. density (per km²)3.4
Census divisionsKent, Northumberland, Queens, Sunbury, York
Census subdivisionsAcadieville, Alnwick, Big Hole Tract 8, Blackville, Blackville (parish), Blissfield, Burnt Church 14, Canning, Carleton, Chatham, Chipman, Chipman (parish), Derby, Doaktown, Eel Ground 2, Glenelg Parish, Harcourt, Hardwicke, Huskisson, Maugerville, Minto, Miramichi, Neguac, Nelsons, Newcastle, Northesk, Northfield Parish, Red Bank 4, Richibucto 15, Rogersville, Rogersville (parish), Southesk, Tabusintac 9, Upper Miramichi, Weldford

Miramichi—Grand Lake is a federal electoral district in New Brunswick.

Miramichi—Grand Lake was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and has been legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for 19 October 2015.[2] The riding was created in 2013 from parts of Miramichi (83%), Fredericton (10%), Beauséjour (6%), and Tobique—Mactaquac (1%).[3]

History[edit]

The riding of Miramichi—Grand Lake was created in 2013 from the electoral districts of Miramichi, Fredericton, Beauséjour and Tobique—Mactaquac.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Miramichi—Grand Lake
Riding created from Miramichi, Fredericton,
Beauséjour and Tobique—Mactaquac
42nd  2015–present     Pat Finnigan Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pat Finnigan 12,722 36.77 -10.54
Conservative Peggy McLean 12,352 35.70 +1.39
Green Patty Deitch 3,914 11.31 +8.29
New Democratic Eileen Clancy Teslenko 2,875 8.31 -7.06
People's Ron Nowlan 1,179 3.41 -
Independent Allison MacKenzie 1,160 3.35 -
Independent Mathew Grant Lawson 396 1.14 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 34,598 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 517
Turnout 35,115
Eligible voters 48,240
Liberal hold Swing -5.90
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pat Finnigan 17,202 47.31 +25.94 $48,194.18
Conservative Tilly O'Neill-Gordon 12,476 34.31 -18.88 $77,944.90
New Democratic Patrick Colford 5,588 15.37 -7.49 $25,196.78
Green Matthew Ian Clark 1,098 3.02 +0.56 $218.93
Total valid votes/Expense limit 36,364 100.00   $202,025.63
Total rejected ballots 256 0.70
Turnout 36,620 76.04
Eligible voters 48,158
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +22.41
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 18,352 53.19
  New Democratic 7,888 22.86
  Liberal 7,373 21.37
  Green 850 2.46
  Independent 41 0.12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Report – New Brunswick
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  5. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 13, 2019.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Miramichi—Grand Lake, 30 September 2015
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections