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NEW BRUNSWICK VOTES 2006

District Profiles

DISTRICT: MONCTON EAST
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Bernard LordPC381654.81%X
Brian GallantLIB282740.61%
Mark RobarNDP3194.58%
September 20, 1:55:00 PM ADT 39 of 39 polls reporting

Moncton East (21)


Candidates:

PC: Bernard Lord (incumbent)
LIB: Brian Gallant
NDP: Mark Robar

District Profile:
The district contains the part of Moncton bounded on north by centre limits of Route 2; on west by properties fronting on east side of Mapleton Road, Wheeler Boulevard, Archibald Street, Botsford Street; on south by St.George Street, northern limits of Route 15. University of Moncton is in the district.

District Map:
District Map: Bathurst

From Elections New Brunswick:
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District History:
Moncton was a multi-member seat.
LIB: 1935, 1939, 1944.
2 LIBs: 1948.
2 PCs: 1952, 1956.
2 LIBs: 1960, 1963, 1967.
3 PCs: 1970.

New district in 1974.
PC: 2003, 1999.

LIB: 1995, 1991, 1987, 1982, 1978, 1974.
Mark Robar
Redistribution:
In 1995, all existing ridings kept except for: area north of Highway 2; area from south moved to Moncton South. Added, in southwest, from Petitcodiac - Lewisville area.

Political History:
2003: PC Leader BERNARD LORD won the seat with 4,177 votes. When he was re-elected, Lord dropped responsibility for Regional Development Corp., Service New Brunswick and eNB, adding responsibility for advisory councils on youth and the disabled.
1999: LORD defeated LIB KEVIN FRAM by 3,202 votes.

LORD took on intergovernmental affairs, Regional Development Corporations, Service New Brunswick and president of the Executive Council; Oct. 9, 2001: Retained intergovernmental affairs, Regional Development Corp., Executive Council, added eNB.
1998: Byelection: LORD defeated LIB CHARLIE BOURGEOIS by 718 votes.
1995: LIB RAY FRENETTE defeated PC BRIAN DONAGHY by 3,164 votes.
1991: FRENETTE defeated ND MARY McLAUGHLIN by 2,625 votes. Sept. 21, 1995 to Oct. 13, 1997: FRENETTE appointed deputy premier, president of Executive Council; Sept. 21, 1995 to March 27 1997: Minister of intergovernmental and aboriginal affairs. Oct. 13, 1997 to May 14, 1998: FRENETTE named premier after resignation of FRANK McKENNA, and before CAMILLE THERIAULT became Liberal leader. During that time, he was president of Executive Council, minister responsible for Service New Brunswick and New Brunswick Geographic Information Corp. When THERIAULT became premier, he named FRENETTE as a special adviser to cabinet to continue to deal with native logging issue. June 30, 1998: Frenette resigned from legislature.
1987: FRENETTE defeated PC DAVID CUTLER by 4,017 votes. FRENETTE appointed minister of health and community services, and government house leader.
1982: FRENETTE defeated PC NORMAN CROSSMAN by 1,129 votes. Aug. 15, 1983 to March 4, 1985: FRENETTE appointed interim leader of Liberal party. FRENETTE was defeated for Liberal leadership by McKENNA.
1978: FRENETTE defeated PC RAYMOND THIBODEAU by 1,915 votes.
1974: FRENETTE defeated PC JEAN-PAUL LeBLANC by 2025 votes.

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Overall Election Results
PartyElectedLeadingTotalVote Share
LIB2902947.10%
PC2602647.50%
NDP0005.10%
OTH000.20%
Last Update:September 19, 1:13:13 AM ADT

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