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Nova Scotia electoral district
Sackville-Cobequid provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
Dave Wilson
New Democratic
District created 1978
Last contested 2017
Population (2011) 19,307
Electors 14,813
Area (km²) 17.00
Pop. density (per km²) 1,135.7
Census divisions Halifax RM

Sackville—Cobequid is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

The riding was created in 1978 when Halifax Cobequid was divided into the ridings. In 1993 the name was changed to Sackville-Cobequid and it gained the Lakeview area from Bedford-Musquodoboit Valley and lost an area north of Beaverbank Road to Sackville-Beaver Bank. In 2003, there were minor changes made the ridings northern boundary along Second Lake. In 2013, this district lost a small area along its northwestern edge to the new constituency of Sackville-Beaver Bank.[1]

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) since 2003 has been Dave Wilson of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party (NDP).

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Legislature Years Member Party
63rd 2017–Present Dave Wilson New Democratic Party
62nd 2013–2017
61st 2009–2013
60th 2006–2009
59th 2003–2006
58th 1999-2003 John Holm
57th 1998–1999
56th 1993–1998
55th 1988-1993
54th 1984-1988
53rd 1981-1984 Malcolm A. MacKay Progressive Conservative
52nd 1978-1981

Election results[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2017
The 2017 general election will be held on May 30.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative John Giannakos
Liberal Michel Hindlet
Green Tanner Montgomery
Atlantica Cathy Morgan
New Democratic Dave Wilson
Total valid votes 100.0  
Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Dave Wilson 2,983 38.45 -26.89
  Liberal Graham Cameron 2,898 37.35 +17.60
  Progressive Conservative Peter MacIsaac 1,651 21.28 +8.82
Green John Percy 227 2.93 +0.47
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Dave Wilson 5120 65.34
  Liberal Scott Hemming 1548 19.75
  Progressive Conservative Jessica Alexander 976 12.46
Green Ian Charles 192 2.45
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Dave Wilson 4475 54.50
  Progressive Conservative Steve Craig 2499 30.42
  Liberal David Major 1055 12.80
Green Elizabeth Nicolson 187 2.28
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Dave Wilson 3881 45.22
  Progressive Conservative John Giannakos 2426 28.43
  Liberal Bob Harvey 2147 25.23
Marijuana Michael D. Patriquen 97 1.12
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party John Holm 4787
  Progressive Conservative Wade Marshall 2440
  Liberal Kevin Perkins 1235


  1. ^ Sackville-Cobequid Riding History Nova Scotia Legislature

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