Miramichi Centre

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Miramichi Centre
New Brunswick electoral district
Miramichi Centre map.png
Miramichi Centre in relation to other New Brunswick Provincial electoral districts
Coordinates:47°13′44″N 65°49′16″W / 47.229°N 65.821°W / 47.229; -65.821Coordinates: 47°13′44″N 65°49′16″W / 47.229°N 65.821°W / 47.229; -65.821
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created1973
District abolished2013
First contested1974
Last contested2010
Demographics
Population (2006)11,944
Electors (2010)8,990

Miramichi Centre was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It was known as Miramichi-Newcastle from 1974 to 1995.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Miramichi-Newcastle
Riding created from Northumberland
48th  1974–1978     John McKay Liberal
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987     Paul Dawson Progressive Conservative
51st  1987–1991     John McKay Liberal
52nd  1991–1995
Miramichi Centre
53rd  1995–1999     John McKay Liberal
54th  1999–2003     Kim Jardine Progressive Conservative
55th  2003–2006     John Winston Foran Liberal
56th  2006–2010
57th  2010–2014     Robert Trevors Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Miramichi and Miramichi Bay-Neguac

Election results[edit]

Miramichi Centre[edit]

2010 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Robert Trevors 3,183 48.08 +7.53
Liberal John Winston Foran 2,561 38.69 -16.93
New Democratic Douglas Mullin 379 5.73 +1.90
People's Alliance Frances Connell 323 4.88
Green Dylan Schneider 174 2.63
Total valid votes 6,620 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 59 0.88
Turnout 6,679 74.29
Eligible voters 8,990
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +12.23
[1]
2006 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Winston Foran 3,747 55.62 +5.94
Progressive Conservative George Smith 2,732 40.55 -1.02
New Democratic Douglas T. Mullin 258 3.83 -4.92
Total valid votes 6,737 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 50 0.74
Turnout 6,787 71.16
Eligible voters 9,538
Liberal notional hold Swing +3.48
[2]
2003 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Winston Foran 3,763 49.68 +12.04
Progressive Conservative Kim Jardine 3,149 41.57 -10.00
New Democratic Lance Lyons 663 8.75 -2.04
Total valid votes 7,575 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +11.02
[3]
1999 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Kim Jardine 4,076 51.57 +5.40
Liberal John McKay 2,975 37.64 -11.90
New Democratic Terry Mullin 853 10.79 +6.50
Total valid votes 7,904 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +8.65
[4]
1995 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John McKay 4,081 49.54 +16.09
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 3,803 46.17 +12.85
New Democratic Terry Carter 353 4.29 +0.21
Total valid votes 8,237 100.0  
Liberal notional hold Swing +1.62
[5]

Miramichi-Newcastle[edit]

1991 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John McKay 2,583 33.45 -20.28
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 2,573 33.32 -10.16
Confederation of Regions Arch Pafford 2,252 29.16
New Democratic Liane Thibodeau-Doucet 315 4.08 +1.29
Total valid votes 7,723 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -5.06
[6]
1987 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John McKay 4,120 53.73 +12.29
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 3,334 43.48 -4.52
New Democratic Jeanne Theriault 214 2.79 -7.76
Total valid votes 7,668 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +8.40
[7]
1982 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Paul Dawson 3,461 48.00 -1.42
Liberal John McKay 2,988 41.44 -9.14
New Democratic Jerry Dunnett 761 10.55
Total valid votes 7,210 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +3.86
[8]
1978 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John McKay 3,200 50.58 +5.97
Progressive Conservative Douglas R. Woods 3,127 49.42 +11.42
Total valid votes 6,327 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -2.72
[9]
1974 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal John McKay 2,589 44.61
Progressive Conservative Earle McKenna 2,205 38.00
New Democratic Bill Whalen 1,009 17.39
Total valid votes 5,803 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Northumberland went totally Liberal in the last election. None of the five incumbents ran in this riding.
[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections New Brunswick (2010). "Thirty-seventh General Election - Report of the Chief Electoral Officer" (PDF). Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  2. ^ Elections New Brunswick (2006). "Thirty-sixth General Election - Report of the Chief Electoral Officer" (PDF). Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ [1][permanent dead link]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  4. ^ [2][permanent dead link]. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-01. Retrieved 2014-03-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  6. ^ [3] Archived 2014-03-01 at the Wayback Machine. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  7. ^ [4] Archived 2013-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  8. ^ [5] Archived 2013-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  9. ^ [6] Archived 2013-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  10. ^ [7] Archived 2013-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. Elections New Brunswick. Retrieved October 3, 2013.

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