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CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Rick DoucetLIB361955.57%X
Wayne SturgeonPC262740.33%
Sharon GreenlawNDP2674.1%
September 20, 1:55:00 PM ADT39 of 39 polls reporting

Charlotte - The Isles (38)


PC: Wayne Sturgeon
LIB: Rick Doucet (incumbent)
NDP: Sharon Greenlaw

District Profile:
This district includes the electoral district of Charlotte, subtracting the parish of Musquash, the areas of Maces Bay, Little Lepreau and part of Lepreau, which have been transferred to the district of Grand Bay-Westfield. The islands of Grand Manan, Deer Island and White Head have been added from the electoral district of Fundy-Isles. Also, Leverville and Honeydale have also been added from the electoral district of Western Charlotte. The district's total population is 12,972. Charlotte, a rural, seacoast riding, includes: the village of Blacks Harbour, town of St. George, parishes of Pennfield, Lepreau, St George, St Patrick, Dumbarton and Musquash, and part of the parish of St Andrews.

Audio Feature: A profile of two Charlotte County ridings. (runs 10:09)
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District History:
George J. Clarke, premier from 1914 to 1917, elected in Charlotte in 1903, 1908 and 1912.

Charlotte had been four-member seat.
4 LIBs: 1935, 1939, 1944, 1948 (LIB in 1950 byelection).
4 PCs: 1952-1956.
4 LIBs: 1960, 1963.
4 PCs: 1967, 1970 (PC in 1972 byelection).

New riding in 1995
LIB: 1995, 1999, 2003

The district was created in 1995 redistribution from: Charlotte Centre (all of riding except for Deer Island); Charlotte Fundy (southern half of riding moved to central part of this riding); Saint John West -(western part of riding becomes eastern corner).

Political History:
2003: LIB RICK DOUCET defeated PC SHARON TUCKER by 1,188 votes.
1999: LIB SHELDON LEE defeated TUCKER by 1,192 votes.
1995: LEE, incumbent from Charlotte Centre, defeated TUCKER by 2,376 votes. May 14, 1998: LEE reappointed minister of transportation after election by Premier Theriault.
CHARLOTTE CENTRE (new riding in 1974)
1978-1991: LEE won in 1978, 1982, 1987 and 1991.

Oct. 27, 1987: LEE appointed minister of transportation.
1974: PC DeCOSTA YOUNG defeated LEE by 83 votes.
CHARLOTTE FUNDY (new riding in 1974)
1995: LIB ERIC ALLABY won in Fundy Isles.
1991: ALLABY defeated COR's KEITH GUPTILL by 993 votes.
1987: ALLABY ran again and defeated PC JAMES TUCKER by 1,135 votes.
1972-1981: Dec. 1, 1972: TUCKER first elected in Charlotte byelection. 1974, 1978: TUCKER re-elected. March 24, 1981: Appointed Speaker. 1982, TUCKER defeated ALLABY by 1,019 votes. April 15, 1983: TUCKER reappointed Speaker; Oct. 3, 1985: Appointed minister of fisheries.
CHARLOTTE (before division in 1974):
1974: DeCOSTA YOUNG defeated LIB LEE by 83 votes. 1978, 1982, 1987 and 1991: LEE won. Oct. 27, 1987: Appointed Minister of Transportation.

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