Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi

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Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi.png
Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi in relation to other districts in St. John's
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
District created 1996
District abolished 2015
First contested 1996
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2006) 11,718
Electors (2011) 8,137

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 there were 8,137 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

The district includes the east end of the downtown St. John's, and runs north to Newfoundland Drive. The residential mix ranges from apartments and refurbished townhouses in the older part of the city to the edges of suburban subdivisions in the east end.

The current MHA is the New Democratic Party leader, Lorraine Michael. This district was also represented by Former Newfoundland and Labrador NDP leader, Jack Harris from 1990 to 2006.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Lorraine Michael New Democrat 2006–2015
     Jack Harris New Democrat 1995-2006

St. John's East[edit]

  Member Party Term
     Jack Harris New Democrat 1990-1995
  Shannie Duff Progressive Conservative 1989-1990
  William Marshall Progressive Conservative 1970-1989
  Gerald Ottenheimer Progressive Conservative 1966-1970
  James Greene Progressive Conservative 1959-1966
  James Higgins Progressive Conservative 1956-1959

Results[edit]

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     NDP Lorraine Michael 3,239 65.28 +8.5
Progressive Conservative John Noseworthy 1,550 31.24 -8.4
Liberal Drew Brown 173 3.49 -0.1
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     NDP Lorraine Michael 3,062 56.8 +1.6
  Progressive Conservative Maria Afonso 2,135 39.6 -5.2
Liberal Maura Beam 196 3.6 +3.6

[2]

By-Election, November 1, 2006 On the resignation of Jack Harris, May, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democrat Lorraine Michael 1,968 55.2 +6.7
  Progressive Conservative Jerome Kennedy 1,595 44.8 +1.0
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,456 48.5
  Progressive Conservative Karen Carroll 2,221 43.8
Liberal Ray O'Neill 391 7.7

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,179 41.91 -9.2
Liberal Pete Sousey 2,010 38.66 +8.4
  Progressive Conservative Chris O'Brien 793 15.25 -1.2
     Newfoundland and Labrador Party Paul David Hillier 116 2.23 +2.2
     Independent Shaun Dunn 53 1.02 +1.0
     Independent John Whelan 48 0.92 +0.9
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,800 51.07 +7.4
Liberal Joan Cook 1,661 30.29 +2.0
  Progressive Conservative Cy Mills 902 16.45 -7.6
     Independent Jason Crummey 120 2.19 +2.2

St. John's East[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 2,336 43.67 -5.6
Liberal Joan Cook 1,728 32.31 +1.5
  Progressive Conservative Sean Fitzgerald 1,285 24.02 +4.1
By-Election, December 11, 1990 - Resignation of Shannie Duff
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Jack Harris 1,977 49.24 +12.0
Liberal Barbara Chalker 1,237 30.81 +9.6
  Progressive Conservative John Ottenheimer 801 19.95 -21.8
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Shannie Duff 2,397 41.7 -8.5
     NDP Gene Long 2,137 37.2 +0.9
Liberal Lynette Billard 1,212 21.1 +7.7

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative William Marshall 2,738 50.2 -18.3
     NDP Gene Long 1,981 36.3 +17.8
Liberal Hugh Shea 738 13.5 +0.5

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative William Marshall 2,021 68.5 -2.2
     NDP Nancy Riche 546 18.5 +6.7
Liberal Hugh Coady 382 13.0 -4.4

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative William Marshall 2,111 70.7
Liberal Jaime Wyatt 520 17.4
     NDP David Thompson 353 11.8

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions SIGNAL HILL - QUIDI VIDI" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Vote 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Vote 2003. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d Report of the Chief Electoral Officer. Retrieved April 13, 2011.

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