York-Oyster Bed

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York-Oyster Bed
Prince Edward Island electoral district
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
MLA
 
 
 
Wade MacLauchlan
Liberal
First contested 1996
Last contested 2015

York-Oyster Bed is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The district was named Stanhope-East Royalty from 1996 until 2007. The current MLA is premier Wade MacLauchlan.

Members[edit]

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

Members of the Legislative Assembly for York-Oyster Bed
Assembly Years Member Party
See 2nd Queens, 3rd Queens, and 5th Queens 1873-1996
60th 1996-2000 Jamie Ballem Progressive Conservative
61st 2000-2003
62nd 2003-2007
63rd 2007-2011 Robert Vessey Liberal
64th 2011-2015
2015 Vacant
65th 2015-present Wade MacLauchlan Liberal

Election results[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Wade MacLauchlan 1,938 47.68 -7.62
Progressive Conservative Jim "Benson" Carragher 1,338 32.92 -1.43
New Democratic Gordon Gay 442 10.87 +3.92
Green Thane Bernard 347 8.54 +5.15
Total valid votes 4,065 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -3.10
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Prince Edward Island general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Vessey 1,988 55.30 -0.07
Progressive Conservative Martie Murphy 1,235 34.35 -5.02
New Democratic James Rodd 250 6.95 +5.24
Green Jenet Clement 122 3.39 -0.15
Total valid votes 3,595 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +2.48
Prince Edward Island general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Vessey 1,970 55.37 +13.40
Progressive Conservative Jamie Ballem 1,401 39.38 -16.31
Green Joan Cullen 126 3.54
New Democratic James Rodd 61 1.71 -0.63
Total valid votes 3,558 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +14.86
Prince Edward Island general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jamie Ballem 1,858 55.69 -5.28
Liberal Robert Vessey 1,400 41.97 +8.91
New Democratic Gerard Gallant 78 2.34 -3.63
Total valid votes 3,336 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -7.10
Prince Edward Island general election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jamie Ballem 1,992 60.97 +10.09
Liberal Eddie Reardon 1,080 33.06 -10.89
New Democratic Leo Cheverie 195 5.97 +0.80
Total valid votes 3,267 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +10.49
Prince Edward Island general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Jamie Ballem 1,625 50.88
Liberal Eddie Reardon 1,404 43.95
New Democratic Leo Cheverie 165 5.17
Total valid votes 3,194 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of the dual-member ridings of 2nd Queens, 3rd Queens and 5th Queens.

References[edit]

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