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.
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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.
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.
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