Belfast-Murray River

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Belfast-Murray River
Prince Edward Island electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
MLA
 
 
 
Darlene Compton
Progressive Conservative
Last contested 2015

Belfast-Murray River is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Created mostly from 4th Kings, part of 5th Kings and a small part of 4th Queens in 1996. It was formerly named Murray River-Gaspereaux from 1996 to 2007.

Members[edit]

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

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Belfast-Murray River
Assembly Years Member Party
See 4th Queens, 4th Kings, 5th Kings 1873-1996
60th 1996–2000 Pat Binns Progressive Conservative
61st 2000–2003
62nd 2003–2007
63rd 2007
2007 Vacant
2007–2011 Charlie McGeoghegan Liberal
64th 2011–2015
65th 2015–present Darlene Compton Progressive Conservative

Election results[edit]

Belfast-Murray River, 2007–present[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2015
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Darlene Compton 1,203 45.12 -0.42
Liberal Charlie McGeoghegan 1,095 41.07 -4.79
New Democratic Alan Hicken 216 8.10
Green Jordan MacPhee 152 5.70 +1.09
Total valid votes 2,666 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +2.18
[1]
Prince Edward Island general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charlie McGeoghegan 1,135 45.86 -9.09
Progressive Conservative Darlene Compton 1,127 45.54 +9.39
Green John Burhoe 114 4.61 +0.99
Island Andy Clarey 99 4.00 -0.67
Total valid votes 2,475 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -9.24


Prince Edward Island provincial by-election, 15 October 2007
On the appointment of Pat Binns as Ambassador to Ireland
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charlie McGeoghegan 1,259 54.95 +14.14
Progressive Conservative Darlene Compton 828 36.15 −19.01
Independent Andy Clarey 107 4.67
Green Ahmon Katz 83 3.62 −0.42
New Democratic Jane McNeil 10 0.44
Total valid votes 2,287 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +16.58
Source: Elections PEI
Prince Edward Island general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Pat Binns 1,527 55.15 -15.13
Liberal Charlie McGeoghegan 1,130 40.81 +13.08
Green Ahmon Katz 112 4.04
Total valid votes 2,769 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -14.10

Murray River-Gaspereaux, 1996–2007[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Pat Binns 1,584 70.28 +0.66
Liberal Michelle Johnston 625 27.73 -0.94
New Democratic Edith Perry 45 2.00 +0.29
Total valid votes 2,254 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +0.80
Prince Edward Island general election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Pat Binns 1,668 69.62 +16.04
Liberal Andy Clarey 687 28.67 -13.16
New Democratic Deborah Kelly Hawkes 41 1.71 -2.87
Total valid votes 2,396 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +14.60
Prince Edward Island general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Pat Binns 1,309 53.58
Liberal Barry W. Hicken 1,022 41.83
New Democratic Alan Neil Hicken 112 4.58
Total valid votes 2,443 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of the dual-member ridings of 4th Queens, 4th Kings and 5th Kings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Prince Edward Island (4 May 2015). "Provincial General Election - Unofficial Results 2015-05-04". Retrieved 5 May 2015.