Petitcodiac (electoral district)

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Petitcodiac
New Brunswick electoral district
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Petitcodiac in relation to other New Brunswick Provincial electoral districts
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1973
District abolished 2013
First contested 1974
Last contested 2010
Demographics
Population () 14,581

Petitcodiac was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Westmorland
48th  1974–1978     Bill Harmer Progressive Conservative
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987
51st  1987–1991     Hollis Steeves Liberal
52nd  1991–1995     Dennis Cochrane Progressive Conservative
53rd  1995–1999     Hollis Steeves Liberal
54th  1999–2003     Wally Stiles Progressive Conservative
55th  2003–2006
56th  2006–2007
 2007–2010     Liberal
57th  2010–2014     Sherry Wilson Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Gagetown-Petitcodiac, Moncton Southwest,
Albert, Moncton East and Moncton Northwest

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Sherry Wilson 4,133 55.69 -9.22
Liberal Wally Stiles 1,772 23.87 -5.73
Green Bethany Thorne-Dykstra 856 11.53
New Democratic Leta Both 661 8.91 +3.43
Total valid votes 7,422 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 44 0.59
Turnout 7,466 68.40
Eligible voters 10,915
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing -1.74
Liberal candidate Wally Stiles lost 41.04 percentage points from his 2006 performance running as a Progressive Conservative.
Source: Elections New Brunswick[1]
New Brunswick general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Wally Stiles 4,640 64.91 +4.35
Liberal Terry Keating 2,116 29.60 -2.57
New Democratic Rebecca Lewis-Marshall 392 5.48 +0.30
Total valid votes 7,148 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +3.46
[2]
New Brunswick general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Wally Stiles 3,481 60.56 -8.76
Liberal Bethany Dykstra 1,849 32.17 +13.22
New Democratic Tracy Trott 298 5.18 -2.03
Grey Dan Leaman 120 2.09 -2.41
Total valid votes 5,748 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -10.99
New Brunswick general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Wally Stiles 4,284 69.32 +41.93
Liberal Gary Armstrong 1,171 18.95 -20.81
New Democratic Blair McInnis 447 7.23 +2.09
Grey Donald Alward 278 4.50
Total valid votes 6,180 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +31.37
New Brunswick general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hollis Steeves 2,398 39.76 +9.58
Confederation of Regions Tom Taylor 1,673 27.74 -3.00
Progressive Conservative Charles Harmer 1,650 27.36 -3.98
New Democratic Jennifer Stairs 310 5.14 -2.59
Total valid votes 6,031 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +6.29
New Brunswick general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Dennis Cochrane 4,879 31.34 +2.48
Confederation of Regions Leona May Geldart 4,786 30.74
Liberal Hollis S. Steeves 4,698 30.18 -23.13
New Democratic Richard Hay 1,204 7.73 -10.00
Total valid votes 15,567 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing -14.13
New Brunswick general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hollis S. Steeves 7,081 53.31 +20.65
Progressive Conservative C.W. "Bill" Harmer 3,833 28.86 -25.86
New Democratic Richard James Hay 2,368 17.83 +5.20
Total valid votes 13,282 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +23.26
New Brunswick general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative C.W. "Bill" Harmer 6,388 54.72 +3.70
Liberal Hollis Stanley Steeves 3,813 32.66 -2.87
New Democratic Charles B. Sullivan 1,474 12.63 +6.18
Total valid votes 11,675 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +3.28
New Brunswick general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative C. W. "Bill" Harmer 4,911 51.02 +2.97
Liberal Harold Alward 3,420 35.53 -1.42
New Democratic Ronald McGrath 621 6.45 +3.30
Independent Rev. C. Edward Pickett 556 5.78
Parti acadien Patrick D. Clarke 117 1.22
Total valid votes 9,625 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +2.20
New Brunswick general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative C.W. "Bill" Harmer 3,914 48.05
Liberal Wendell J. Maxwell 3,010 36.95
Independent Ronald T. Sabine 965 11.85
New Democratic Joyce Marie Sullivan 257 3.15
Total valid votes 8,146 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Westmorland went totally Liberal in the previous election. Neither of the four incumbents ran in this election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thirty-seventh General Election - Report of the Chief Electoral Officer" (PDF). Elections New Brunswick. 27 September 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ New Brunswick Votes 2006. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.

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