Moncton Centre (electoral district)

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Moncton Centre
New Brunswick electoral district
Riding of Moncton Centre (2014-).png
The riding of Moncton Centre in relation to other southeastern New Brunswick electoral districts
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
MLA
 
 
 
Chris Collins
Liberal
District created 2013
First contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 15,273
Electors (2013) 11,368
Census divisions Westmorland
Census subdivisions Moncton

Moncton Centre is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was contested in the 2014 general election, having been created in the 2013 redistribution of electoral boundaries.

The district includes the geographic centre of Moncton, but excludes the downtown which falls in Moncton South.

It draws about 60% of its population from the old Moncton East and about 40% from the old district of Moncton North. Moncton East incumbent Chris Collins won the 2014 election.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Moncton East (1974–2014) and Moncton North
58th  2014–Present     Chris Collins Liberal

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Chris Collins 3,339 52.98
Progressive Conservative Marie-Claude Blais 1,589 25.21
New Democratic Luc Leblanc 866 13.74
Green Jeffrey McCluskey 508 8.06
Total valid votes 6,302 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 28 0.44
Turnout 6,330 58.39
Eligible voters 10,841
This riding was created from parts of the previous riding of Moncton East and Moncton North, which elected a Liberal and a Progressive Conservative, respectively, in the previous election. Chris Collins was the incumbent from Moncton East, and Marie-Claude Blais was the incumbent from Moncton North.
Source: Elections New Brunswick[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections New Brunswick (6 Oct 2014). "Declared Results, 2014 New Brunswick election". Retrieved 15 Oct 2014. 

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