Results, Districts & Candidates

Halifax Needham

2009 Results

Party Candidate Votes Status
Updated: Jun. 9, 2009 10:11 PM ADT 52/52 polls
NDP Maureen MacDonald 5,337 Elected
LIB Graham Estabrooks 1,670
PC Jason Cameron 486
GRN Kris MacLellan 375

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

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Jason Cameron PC
Graham Estabrooks LIB
Maureen MacDonald NDP
Kris MacLellan GRN


Current MLA: Maureen MacDonald (NDP)

District profile: This district is home to the Halifax Dockyards, Fairview Cove Container Terminal, Northwood Manor and the Leeds Street campus of Nova Scotia Community College. It also contains the original site of Africville, one of earliest black settlements in the province.

The riding contains a great deal of public housing, apartments rented by students and thriving small businesses. There's a mix of seniors, families and young singles.

The "North End," as it's known locally, is ethnically diverse, with stores and services on Gottingen Street reflecting a variety of cultures, including Mi’kmaq, African-Canadian, Middle Eastern and Nigerian.

District map: Halifax Needham (PDF)

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