Charlotte - The Isles (38)
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)
From Elections New Brunswick:
38 Charlotte - The Isles (1.97 mb - PDF)
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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
Redistribution: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).
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