O'Leary-Inverness

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O'Leary-Inverness
Prince Edward Island electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
MLA
 
 
 
Robert Henderson
Liberal
First contested 1996
Last contested 2015

O'Leary-Inverness is provincial electoral district #25, for the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. It was formerly known as West Point-Bloomfield from 1996 to 2007. It was created in 1996 from parts of 1st Prince and 2nd Prince. It is notable for being the first district on the Island to ever elect a member of a third party to the legislature.

Members[edit]

The riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Members of the Legislative Assembly for O'Leary-Inverness
Assembly Years Member Party
See 1st Prince and 2nd Prince 1873-1996
60th 1996-2000 Herb Dickieson New Democratic
61st 2000-2003 Eva Rodgerson Progressive Conservative
62nd 2003-2007
63rd 2007-2011 Robert Henderson Liberal
64th 2011-2015
65th 2015–present

Election results[edit]

O'Leary-Inverness, 2007–present[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Henderson 1,310 48.81 -6.69
Progressive Conservative Daniel MacDonald 1,063 39.61 -4.88
New Democratic Billy MacKendrick 311 11.59
Total valid votes 2,684 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -0.90
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Prince Edward Island general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Henderson 1,431 55.50 -6.63
Progressive Conservative Daniel MacDonald 1,147 44.49 +6.62
Total valid votes 2,578 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -6.62
Prince Edward Island general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Henderson 1,731 62.13 +24.17
Progressive Conservative Eva Rodgerson 1,055 37.87 -14.07
Total valid votes 2,786 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +19.12

West Point-Bloomfield, 1996–2007[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Eva Rodgerson 1,193 51.94 +11.24
Liberal Sean O'Halloran 872 37.96 +16.18
New Democratic Ed Kilfoil 232 10.10 -27.41
Total valid votes 2,297 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -2.47
Prince Edward Island general election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Eva Rodgerson 753 40.70 +11.73
New Democratic Herb Dickieson 694 37.51 -0.88
Liberal Charles Adams 403 21.78 -10.86
Total valid votes 1,850 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing +6.30
Prince Edward Island general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Herb Dickieson 921 38.39
Liberal Fairley Yeo 783 32.64
Progressive Conservative Gary Morgan 695 28.97
Total valid votes 2,399 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of the dual-member ridings of 1st Prince and 2nd Prince.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections Prince Edward Island (4 May 2015). "Provincial General Election - Unofficial Results 2015-05-04". Retrieved 5 May 2015. 

Coordinates: 46°40′48″N 64°13′34″W / 46.680°N 64.226°W / 46.680; -64.226