Pictou East

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Pictou East
Nova Scotia electoral district
Pictou East provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Tim Houston
Progressive Conservative
District created 1949
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2011) 15,155
Electors 11,803
Area (km²) 1,649
Pop. density (per km²) 9.2
Census divisions Pictou County

Pictou East is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) since the 2013 election is Tim Houston of the Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia who replaced Clarrie MacKinnon of the New Democratic Party of Nova Scotia.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

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

Legislature Years Member Party
62nd 2013–Present     Tim Houston Progressive Conservative
61st 2009–2013 Clarrie MacKinnon New Democratic
60th 2006-2009
59th 2003-2006     Jim DeWolfe Progressive Conservative
58th 1999-2003
57th 1998-1999
56th 1993-1998     Wayne Fraser Liberal
1993     Don Cameron Progressive Conservative
55th 1988-1993
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984
52nd 1978-1981
51st 1974-1978
50th 1970-1974     A. Lloyd MacDonald Liberal
49th 1967-1970     Thomas MacQueen Progressive Conservative
48th 1963-1967     A. Lloyd MacDonald Liberal
47th 1960-1963     John W. MacDonald Liberal
46th 1956-1960     William A. MacLeod Progressive Conservative
45th 1953-1956     John W. MacDonald Liberal
44th 1949-1953

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Tim Houston 3,713 48.04
     New Democratic Party Clarrie MacKinnon 2,788 36.07
     Liberal Francois Rochon 1,228 15.89
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democratic Party Clarrie MacKinnon 4,894 63.98
     Progressive Conservative J. Ed. MacDonald 1,984 25.94
     Liberal Francois Rochon 642 8.39
Green Robbie White 129 1.69
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democratic Party Clarrie MacKinnon 2,761 36.73
     Progressive Conservative Sue Uhren 2,654 35.31
     Liberal Danny Walsh 2,000 26.61
Green John A. Clark 102 1.36
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Jim DeWolfe 3,295 44.15
     Liberal John Fraser 2,239 30.00
     New Democratic Party Bob Matheson 1,929 25.85
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Jim DeWolfe 4,478 54.94
     New Democratic Party Andy Thompson 2,388 29.30
     Liberal Lynn Macdonald 1,285 15.76
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Jim DeWolfe 3,816 45.83
     New Democratic Party David MacKenzie 2,302 27.65
     Liberal Wayne Fraser 2,208 26.52
August 3, 1993 by-Election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Wayne Fraser 4,417 59.60
     Progressive Conservative Mel MacLean 1,902 25.66
     New Democratic Party Dave Peters 935 12.62
     Independent Alexander James MacKenzie 111 1.50
     Natural Law Peter H. Cameron 46 0.62
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Don Cameron 4,446 47.05
     Liberal Wayne Fraser 3,729 39.46
     New Democratic Party Dave Peters 1,275 13.49
Nova Scotia general election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Don Cameron 3,996 49.85
     Liberal Wayne Fraser 3,243 40.45
     New Democratic Party Cecil MacNeil 778 9.70
Nova Scotia general election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Don Cameron 4,367 63.75
     Liberal Scott Johnson 1,754 25.61
     New Democratic Party Larry Duchesne 729 10.64
Nova Scotia general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Don Cameron 4,347 60.88
     Liberal Harold Lowe 1,833 25.67
     New Democratic Party Hasse Linblad 960 13.45
Nova Scotia general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Don Cameron 4,315 58.97
     Liberal W.G. (Bill) Munroe 2,364 32.30
     New Democratic Party Bill Mitton 639 8.73
Nova Scotia general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Don Cameron 3,217 45.98
     Liberal Lester MacLean 2,945 42.09
     New Democratic Party Joanne Kohout 835 11.93
Nova Scotia general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal A. Lloyd MacDonald 3,000 47.47
     Progressive Conservative Thomas MacQueen 2,981 47.18
     New Democratic Party Charles E. Arbuckle 338 5.35
Nova Scotia general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative Thomas MacQueen 2,876 51.14
     Liberal A. Lloyd MacDonald 2,748 48.86
Nova Scotia general election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal A. Lloyd MacDonald 2,660 50.10
     Progressive Conservative John A. MacLean 2,649 49.90
Nova Scotia general election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal John W. MacDonald 2,568 47.20
     Progressive Conservative William A. MacLeod 2,424 44.55
     CCF Barrie M. Hould 449 8.25
Nova Scotia general election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative William A. MacLeod 2,754 50.05
     Liberal John W. MacDonald 2,749 49.95
Nova Scotia general election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal John W. MacDonald 2,681 48.78
     Progressive Conservative William A. MacLeod 2,592 47.16
     CCF Joseph D. Ryan 223 4.06
Nova Scotia general election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal John W. MacDonald 2,455 46.55
     Progressive Conservative William A. MacLeod 2,216 42.02
     CCF Collie G. Ross 603 11.43

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