Pat Dunn (politician)

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Pat Dunn
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MLA for Pictou Centre
Assumed office
October 8, 2013
Preceded by Ross Landry
In office
June 29, 2006 – June 19, 2009
Preceded by John Hamm
Succeeded by Ross Landry
Personal details
Born February 10, 1950
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Occupation School Principal

Pat Dunn (born February 10, 1950) is a Canadian politician. He has represented the electoral district of Pictou Centre in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 2006 to 2009, and from 2013 to present, as a member of the Progressive Conservatives.[1] He served as Minister of Health Promotion and Protection in the Executive Council of Nova Scotia.[2]

He was defeated by Ross Landry of the New Democrats in the 2009 election,[3] but was reelected in the 2013 election.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Pat Dunn 4147 52.26
     New Democratic Party Ross Landry 2373 29.91
     Liberal Bill Muirhead 1415 17.83
Nova Scotia general election, 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democratic Party Ross Landry 3650 46.30
     Progressive Conservative Pat Dunn 3519 44.64
     Liberal Neil MacIsaac 567 7.19
Green Jim Lindsey 147 1.86
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Pat Dunn 3901 52.60
     New Democratic Party Danny MacGillivray 2344 31.61
     Liberal Troy MacCulloch 1057 14.25
Green Samuel M. Clark 93 1.25
     Independent Dennis Tate 20 0.27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tories take Pictou County ridings back from NDP". The Chronicle Herald. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-06. 
  2. ^ "N.S. Premier Rodney MacDonald shuffles cabinet; one new face". Cape Breton Post. January 7, 2009. Retrieved 2014-09-06. 
  3. ^ "Landry rides orange wave to the top". The News. June 10, 2009. Retrieved 2014-09-06. 
  4. ^ "PC's Pat Dunn regains Pictou Centre seat". The News. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-06. 
  5. ^ http://electionsnovascotia.ca/sites/default/files/dist40.pdf

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