Torngat Mountains (electoral district)

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Torngat Mountains
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Torngat Mountains.png
Torngat Mountains in relation to other districts in Labrador
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Randy Edmunds
Liberal
District created 1979
First contested 1979
Last contested 2015
Demographics
Population (2006) 3,214
Electors (2011) 2,130

Torngat Mountains is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 there are 2,130 eligible voters living within the district.[1]

Liberal, Randy Edmunds was elected as the Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) for this district in the 2011 general election defeating Progressive Conservative incumbent Patty Pottle. Pottle was first elected during the 2007 general election campaign.

Wally Andersen, Liberal resigned as MHA for this district before the 2007 general election, after being charged with fraud. A by-election was never called and the district's MHA seat remand vacant until the election.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

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

  Member Party Term
  Randy Edmunds Liberal 2011–present
  Patty Pottle Progressive Conservative 2007-2011
  Wally Andersen Liberal 1996-2007
  William Andersen III Liberal 1993-1996
  Garfield Warren Progressive Conservative 1985-1993
Liberal 1979-1985

Election results[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Randy Edmunds 779 92.6% +43.5
  NDP Mark Sharkey 39 4.6% -7.7
Progressive Conservative Sharon Vokey 23 2.7% -36.0

[2]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Randy Edmunds 744 49.08% +6.72
Progressive Conservative Patty Pottle 586 38.65% -10.17
  NDP Alex Saunders 186 12.27%
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Patty Pottle 680 48.82% +22.89
Liberal Danny Dumaresque 604 43.36% -25.57
Labrador Party Jimmy Tuttauk 109 7.82% +2.73

[3]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Wally Andersen (Inc.) 934 68.93%
Progressive Conservative Winston White 352 25.98%
Labrador Party Lucy Jararuse 69 5.09%

[4]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Wally Andersen 1036 84.7%
Progressive Conservative Winston White 182 14.9%

[5]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Wally Anderson 795
Progressive Conservative Bill Flowers 336

[6]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William III Andersen 591
Progressive Conservative Patricia Ford 588 32
  NDP Felix Barnable 32

[6]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Garfield Warren 821
Liberal Marvin Linstead 414
  NDP Bill Wheaton 73

[6]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Garfield Warren 589
Liberal Melvin Woodward 463
  NDP John Terriak 85

[6]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Garfield Warren 925
Progressive Conservative David Hunt 214

[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions TORNGAT MOUNTAINS" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "2015 Provincial Election Report" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 2007. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  4. ^ Newfoundland & Labrador Votes 2003. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  5. ^ General Election Reports. Elections Newfoundland & Labrador. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
  6. ^ a b c d e Report of the Chief Electoral Officer. Retrieved April 13, 2011.

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