PC Brenda Fowlie (incumbent)
LIB Murray Driscoll
NDP Ken Wilcox
New riding in 1995 election.
PC - 1974, 1978, 1982
LIB - 1987, 1991
LIB - 1995
Kennebecasis is considered to be a bedroom community of Saint
The riding includes the town of Quispamsis, the village of Gondola Point
and Rothesay and Hampton parishes.
The riding was created in the 1995 redistribution from approximately
10,250 voters from Kings West in the northern part of riding, and from
the area east of the Kennebecasis River.
Political History: Kings had been 3-member seat
3 Libs - 1935; 3 Cons - 1939, 1944, 1948;
3 PCs - 1952, 1956, 1960, 1962 by-el, 1963, 1967, 1970
KINGS WEST - New in 1974
PC JACK BAXTER was elected in Kings in Dec 3/62, 1963, 1967, 1970 and
in Kings West in 1974, 1978, 1982.
BAXTER appointed Minister of Justice, Nov 12/70-1974.
In 1982, PC BAXTER defeated LIB MALCOLM BARRY by 2,007 votes. ND GEORGE
LITTLE, Leader of NB NDP, who was third, got 25% of the vote.
BAXTER appointed Minister of Finance and Housing and Min resp for Housing
Policy, Oct 30/82; Min of Finance, 1985.
In 1987, LIB LAUREEN JARRETT defeated ND GEORGE LITTLE by 2,320 votes.
JARRETT appointed Minister of Income Assistance, Oct 27/87-Oct 1991.
In 1991, LIB JARRETT defeated COR GLENDON JONES by 2,409 votes.
JARRETT appointed Minister of Supply and Services, Oct 9/91; Min of
State for Mines and Energy, Apr 27/94.
In 1995, LIB PETER LeBLANC defeated PC JOHN van KRALINGEN by 1,210
LeBLANC appointed Minister of Supply and Services, July 21/97-May 14/98
-- not included in Premier Thériault's cabinet.
In 1999 PC BRENDA FOWLIE defeated LIB PETER LeBLANC by 1,682 votes.