Queens South

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Queens South
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1973
District abolished 1994
First contested 1974
Last contested 1991

Queens South was a provincial electoral district in New Brunswick. It was created from the multi-member riding of Queens in the 1973 electoral redistribution, and was abolished in the 1994 electoral redistribution.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Queens
48th  1974–1978     Robert Corbett Progressive Conservative
49th  1978–1982     Robert McCready Liberal
50th  1982–1987     Progressive Conservative
51st  1987–1991     Vaughn Blaney Liberal
52nd  1991–1995
Riding dissolved into Grand Bay-Westfield, Grand Lake,
New Maryland and Oromocto-Gagetown

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vaughn Blaney 1,543 41.94 -15.27
Confederation of Regions Jarvis M. Ducey 1,205 32.75
Progressive Conservative Larry C. Black 676 18.37 -17.36
New Democratic Gordon Black 255 6.93 -0.13
Total valid votes 3,679 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -24.01
New Brunswick general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vaughn Blaney 2,075 57.21 +15.53
Progressive Conservative Robert B. McCready 1,296 35.73 -16.45
New Democratic Susan Barton 256 7.06 +0.91
Total valid votes 3,627 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +15.99
New Brunswick general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Robert B. McCready 1,799 52.18 +7.34
Liberal Dawn Bremner 1,437 41.68 -7.22
New Democratic Mike Gormley 212 6.15 -0.11
Total valid votes 3,448 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +7.28
Progressive Conservative candidate Robert McCready gained 3.28 percentage points from his performance in 1978 running as a Liberal.
New Brunswick general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Robert B. McCready 1,577 48.90 +0.19
Progressive Conservative A.P. Hetherington 1,446 44.84 -6.45
New Democratic Charles Viger 202 6.26
Total valid votes 3,225 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +3.32
New Brunswick general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Robert Corbett 1,528 51.29
Liberal Robert B. McCready 1,451 48.71
Total valid votes 2,979 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Queens elected one Progressive Conservative and one Liberal in the last election. Robert McCready was one of two incumbents.

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