Results, Districts & Candidates

Eastern Shore

2009 Results

Party Candidate Votes Status
Updated: Jun. 9, 2009 10:11 PM ADT 36/36 polls
NDP Sidney Prest 3,627 Elected
PC Bill Dooks 2,517
LIB Loretta Day Halleran 986
GRN Michael Marshall 192

All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Nova Scotia.

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Bill Dooks PC
Loretta Day Hallaren LIB
Michael Marshall GRN
Sidney Prest NDP


Current MLA: Bill Dooks (PC), Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage

District profile: Eastern Shore was first created in 1993 from the riding of Halifax Eastern Shore. It continues to be both a bedroom community (within a half-hour commute of Halifax) and a largely rural riding hugging the Atlantic Coast.

Eastern Shore stretches from Lawrencetown Beach in the south, past the growing community of Musquodoboit Harbour to Clam Harbour. Taylor Head Provincial Park is located in this riding.

Forestry, fishing and eco-tourism pursuits tied to hiking trails and sea kayaking have been main economic drivers. Musquodoboit Harbour includes a hospital, a clinic and several nursing homes for senior citizens.

District map: Eastern Shore (PDF)

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