Nepisiguit (electoral district)

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Nepisiquit
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1973
First contested 1974
Last contested 2010
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,970
Electors (2010) 8,415

Nepisiguit was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was known as Nepisiguit-Chaleur from 1974 to 1995.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Nepisiguit-Chaleur
Riding created from Gloucester
48th  1974–1978     Frank Branch Liberal
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987
51st  1987–1991
52nd  1991–1995
Nepisiguit
53rd  1995–1999     Alban Landry Liberal
54th  1999–2003     Joel Bernard Progressive Conservative
55th  2003–2006     Frank Branch Liberal
 2006–2006     Independent
56th  2006–2010     Cheryl Lavoie Liberal
57th  2010–2014     Ryan Riordon Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Bathurst East-Nepisiguit-Saint-Isidore,
Restigouche-Chaleur and Bathurst West-Beresford

Election results[edit]

Nepisiguit[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Ryan Riordon 2,454 41.03 -1.33
Liberal Cheryl Lavoie 1,944 32.50 -16.70
New Democratic Pierre Cyr 1,474 24.64 +16.20
Green Patrice Des Lauriers 109 1.82
Total valid votes 5,981 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 58 0.96
Turnout 6,039 71.76
Eligible voters 8,415
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +7.68
[1]
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Cheryl Lavoie 2,844 49.20 -3.86
Progressive Conservative Gerry Legere 2,449 42.36 +8.99
New Democratic Charles Fournier 488 8.44 -5.12
Total valid votes 5,781 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 62 1.06
Turnout 5,843 64.39
Eligible voters 9,074
Liberal notional gain from Independent Swing -6.42
[2]
New Brunswick general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Branch 3,498 53.06 +19.24
Progressive Conservative Joel Bernard 2,200 33.37 -5.11
New Democratic Normand Savoie 894 13.56 -14.14
Total valid votes 6,592 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +12.18
New Brunswick general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Joel Bernard 2,534 38.48 +8.18
Liberal Alban Landry 2,227 33.82 -23.82
New Democratic Gilles Halley 1,824 27.70 +16.99
Total valid votes 6,585 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +16.00
New Brunswick general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Alban Landry 3,715 57.64 -1.92
Progressive Conservative Anne-Marie Gammon 1,953 30.30 +20.52
New Democratic Normand Savoie 690 10.71 -7.89
Natural Law Andie Haché 87 1.35
Total valid votes 6,445 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -11.22

Nepisiguit-Chaleur[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Branch 3,752 59.56 -19.44
New Democratic Karen Ann McCrea 1,172 18.60 +13.58
Confederation of Regions Laurie Alan Daley 760 12.06
Progressive Conservative Robert Hornibrook 616 9.78 -6.20
Total valid votes 6,300 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -16.51
New Brunswick general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Branch 5,086 79.00 +19.01
Progressive Conservative Claude Albert 1,029 15.98 -9.69
New Democratic Harry Scott 323 5.02 -5.82
Total valid votes 6,438 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +14.35
New Brunswick general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Branch 3,510 59.99 -1.70
Progressive Conservative Patrice Battah 1,502 25.67 +4.13
New Democratic Sherwood Scott 634 10.84
Parti acadien Léon Losier 205 3.50 -13.27
Total valid votes 5,851 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -2.92
New Brunswick general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Branch 3,156 61.69 +5.09
Progressive Conservative Hilaire Brideau 1,102 21.54 -18.52
Parti acadien Paul-Émile Mourant 858 16.77 +13.43
Total valid votes 5,116 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +11.80
New Brunswick general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Frank Branch 2,488 56.60
Progressive Conservative Edmond Landry 1,761 40.06
Parti acadien André Dumont 147 3.34
Total valid votes 4,396 100.0  
This riding came from the multi-member riding of Gloucester, which elected 5 Liberals (out of 5 seats) in 1970; one Progressive Conservative member was elected in a 1972 by-election. Frank Branch was one of five incumbents.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections New Brunswick (2010). "Thirty-seventh General Election - Report of the Chief Electoral Officer" (PDF). Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Elections New Brunswick (2006). "Thirty-sixth General Election - Report of the Chief Electoral Officer" (PDF). Retrieved 12 January 2015. 

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