Port de Grave (electoral district)

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Port de Grave
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Port de Grave.png
Port de Grave in relation to other districts in Newfoundland
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
District created 1972
First contested 1972
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 12,015
Electors (2011) 8,914

Port de Grave is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Fishing is a prime industry in the district and many people commute to work in the St. John's area. Bay Roberts is an important service centre for the region and there is some light industrial activity. As of 2011, there were 8,914 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

The district includes the communities of Bay Roberts, Bareneed, Bishop's Cove, Blow Me Down, Bryant's Cove, Hibb's Cove, Port de Grave, Ship Cove, Spaniard's Bay, The Dock, Tilton and Upper Island Cove.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:

  Member Party Term
  Glenn Littlejohn Progressive Conservative 2011–2015
  Roland Butler Liberal 2001–2011
  John Efford Liberal 1985–2001
  Randy Collins Progressive Conservative 1979–1985
  Eric Dawe Newfoundland Reform Liberal Party 1975–1979
  George Wilson Progressive Conservative 1972–1975
  Eric Dawe Liberal 1962–1972
  Llewellyn Strange Liberal 1956–1962
  Isaac Mercer Liberal 1951–1956
  George T. Makinson Liberal 1949–1951

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Glenn Littlejohn 3,647 60.13%
Liberal Leanne Hussey 2,022 33.34%
  NDP Sarah Downey 396 6.53%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Roland Butler 3329 50.75%
Progressive Conservative Glenn Littlejohn 3069 46.78%
  NDP Randy Wayne Dawe 162 2.47%

[2]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Roland Butler 3983 62.66%
Progressive Conservative Clarence Gosse 2374 37.34%

[3]

By-election, 2001 On resignation of John Efford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Roland Butler 3309 50.75%
Progressive Conservative Ed Neil 3211 49.24%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John Efford 4488
Progressive Conservative Paul Cooper 1026
  NDP Steve Quigley 185

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions PORT DE GRAVE" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 2003. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.

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