Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough

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Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1996
District abolished 2003
First contested 1997
Last contested 2000
Demographics
Census divisions Antigonish, Guysborough, Pictou

Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2004.

This riding was created in 1996 from Cape Breton Highlands—Canso and Central Nova ridings, and consisted of the counties of Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Cape Breton—Canso and Central Nova ridings.

Its only member was Peter G. MacKay from the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough
Riding created from Cape Breton Highlands—Canso and Central Nova
36th  1997–2000     Peter MacKay Progressive Conservative
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Cape Breton—Canso and Central Nova

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Peter MacKay 19,256 48.32
Liberal Raymond Mason 12,634 31.70
New Democratic Wendy Panagopoulous 4,498 11.29
Alliance Harvey Henderson 2,915 7.31
Independent Darryl Gallivan 551 1.38
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Peter MacKay 18,196 42.34
Liberal Francis Leblanc 12,851 29.90
New Democratic Charlene Long 8,284 19.28
Reform Henry Van Berkel 3,416 7.95
Natural Law Richard Robertson 228 0.53

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