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District Profiles

CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Victor E. BoudreauLIB511656.61% X
Léo DoironPC363940.26%
Charles VautourNDP2833.13%
September 20, 1:55:00 PM ADT 46 of 46 polls reporting

Shediac - Cap-Pelé (17)


PC: Léo Doiron
LIB: Victor Boudreau (incumbent)
NDP: Charles Vautour

District Profile:
This district on the coast of southeastern N.B. has tourism and fishing as the main industries. Includes the town of Shediac (in northwest), village of Cap-Pelé (in northeast) and parts of parishes of Botsford, Shediac and Moncton. The Greater Moncton Industrial Park is also here.

District Map:
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From Elections New Brunswick:
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District History:
LIB: 1974-1991.

LIB: 1999, 1995.

In 2006 redistribution, Shediac - Cap-Pelé lost the area northwest of Shediac, transferring it to Kent-South. It also lost part of the areas of Scoudouc and Scoudouc Road, transferring them to the district of Memramcook-Lakeville-Dieppe. The district's total population is 14,068.

Political History:
2003: LIB BERNARD RICHARD won the seat with over 65 per cent of the vote.
1999: RICHARD defeated PC ODETTE BABINEAU by 2,182 votes.
1995: RICHARD defeated PC JEAN-CLAUDE BOURQUE by 5,957 votes. Sept. 21: RICHARD appointed minister of state for intergovernmental and aboriginal affairs; March 20 to July 23, 1997: Acting attorney general and min of justice; July 21, 1997: Appointed minister of education. Resigned on Feb. 6, 1998 to run for Liberal leadership. Defeated in leadership bid on May 2, 1998. May 14, 1998: Reappointed minister of education.
1991: RICHARD defeated PC EMILE DUPRÉ by 6,058 votes.
1974-87: LIB AZOR LeBLANC won in 1974, 1978, 1982 and 1987.

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