Porter Creek Centre

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Porter Creek Centre
Yukon electoral district
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Yukon Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Paolo Gallina
Liberal
First contested 2002
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Electors (2016) 1,308
Census subdivisions Porter Creek, Whistle Bend

Porter Creek Centre is an electoral district which returns a member (known as an MLA) to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon, Canada.[1] It was created in 2002 out of the Whitehorse ridings of Porter Creek North and Porter Creek South. It encompasses the Whitehorse subdivision of Whistle Bend and part of the subdivision of Porter Creek. It is bordered by the ridings of Porter Creek South, Porter Creek North, and Riverdale North.

The current MLA of Porter Creek Centre is Paolo Gallina of the Yukon Liberal Party, who was elected on November 7, 2016. Porter Creek Centre is the former riding of Yukon's 11th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, David Laxton.

MLAs[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
2002 2002–2006     Archie Lang Yukon Party
2006 2006–2011
2011 2011–2016     David Laxton Yukon Party
2016     Independent
2016 2016–present     Paolo Gallina Liberal

Election results[edit]

2016 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Paolo Gallina 452 43.3% +11.7%
Yukon Party Michelle Kolla 379 36.3% -2.5%
  NDP Pat Berrel 213 20.4% -9.3%
Total 1044 100.0%

2011 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party David Laxton 298 38.5% -8.8%
  Liberal Kerry Huff[2] 245 31.6% +0.8%
  NDP Jean-François Des Lauriers 230 29.7% +7.8%
Total 773 100.0%

2006 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2006[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Archie Lang 344 47.3% -4.3%
  Liberal David Laxton 224 30.8% -9.5%
  NDP Kate White 159 21.9% +13.8%
Total 727 100.0%

2002 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2002[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Archie Lang 399 51.6%
  Liberal Scott Kent 312 40.3%
  NDP Judi Johnny 63 8.1%
Total 774 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yukon Votes 2006 District Profiles, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2006, retrieved 25 September 2010 
  2. ^ "Kerry Huff Acclaimed as Porter Creek Centre Candidate". Yukon Liberal Party. October 28, 2010. Retrieved June 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ McElheran, Graeme (6 October 2006). "NDP and Libs hope to tilt Porter Creek left". Yukon News. Whitehorse. Retrieved 25 September 2010.