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NEW BRUNSWICK VOTES 2006

District Profiles

DISTRICT: ALBERT
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Wayne SteevesPC443970%X
Clark ButlandLIB190230%
September 20, 1:55:00 PM ADT 36 of 36 polls reporting

Albert (27)


Candidates:

PC: Wayne Steeves (incumbent)
LIB: Clark Butland
NDP: no candidate

District Profile:
This district southwest of Moncton holds the parishes of Coverdale, Elgin, Alma, Harvey, Hopewell and Hillsborough. The communities here are small villages such as Hillsborough, Alma and Riverside-Albert. Albert also takes in Fundy National Park.

District Map:
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District History:
Albert was a two-member seat until 1974. Historical note: Harry Emmerson, premier from 1897-1900, had been elected in Albert.

PC: 2003, 1999.
LIB: 1995.
COR: 1991.
LIB: 1987.
PC: 1952-1982 incl.
LIB: 1948, 1944, 1939, 1935.

Redistribution:
In 2006, redistribution subtracted 46 constituents from the town of Riverview and transferred them to the electoral district of the same name, and added about 1,000 voters from the part of Riverview known as Gunningsville. In 1995 redistribution, Albert kept all its ridings and added about 1,100 voters from the southeastern corner of Riverview, the Bridgedale area. The district's total population is 12,652.

Political History:
2003: PC WAYNE STEEVES maintains the seat with 3,198 votes.
1999: STEEVES defeated LIB HARY DOYLE by 1,548 votes.
1998: May 14: 1998: DOYLE appointed minister of state for youth and literacy.
1991: COR BEVERLY BRINE defeated STEEVES by 687 votes.

BRINE left COR and was sitting as an Independent at the time of next election.
1987: LIB HAROLD TERRIS defeated PC MALCOLM (MAC) MacLEOD by 850 votes.
1982-1985: MacLEOD defeated LIB GORDON RATTRAY by 1,467 votes.

Oct. 3, 1982: MacLEOD reappointed minister of agriculture and rural development; Oct. 3, 1985: Appointed minister of natural resources and energy.
1978: MacLEOD defeated LIB GRANT COLPITTS by 1,380 votes.

Nov. 21, 1978: MacLEOD reappointed minister of agriculture and rural development.
1970-1974: Albert was a two-member seat until 1974.

PC MALCOLM (MAC) MacLEOD, first elected here in 1970, defeated LIB FRANK WILSON by 620 votes.

Dec. 3, 1974: MacLEOD appointed minister of agriculture and rural development.
1899-1911: J.D. Hazen, premier from 1908-1911, was elected here in 1899, 1903, and 1908.
1897-1900: Harry Emmerson, premier from 1897-1900, was elected in Albert.

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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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