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District Profiles

CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Tony HuntjensPC315749.76%X
Robert N. TinkerLIB287545.32%
Andrew GrahamNDP3124.92%
September 20, 2:29:00 PM ADT37 of 37 polls reporting

Charlotte-Campobello (39)


PC: Tony Huntjens (incumbent)
LIB: Robert Tinker
NDP: Andrew Graham

District Profile:
This district, in the southwest corner of the province, contains the electoral district of Western Charlotte, minus the areas of Leverville and Honeydale, which have been transferred to the electoral district of Charlotte-The Isles. Campobello Island, formerly of Fundy Isles, is also now part of the district, which has a total population is 13,918. The district contains the resort town of St. Andrews, where tourism is a major contributor to the economy. It also includes the town of St. Stephen on the U.S. border. Forestry is the major industry.

The district includes the towns of St. Andrews, St. Stephen; St James, St Croix, Dufferin, St. Stephen, St. David and St. Andrews parishes.

Audio Feature: A profile of two Charlotte County ridings. (runs 10:09)
District Map:
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District History:
Both Charlotte West and St Stephen-Milltown:
LIB: 1991, 1987.
PC: 1982, 1978, 1974.

Western Charlotte:
PC: 2003, 1999.
LIB: 1995.

The district was created in the 1995 redistribution from: Charlotte West, all of district (4,200 voters), except Campobello; St Stephen-Milltown, all of district (4,984 voters).

Political History:
WESTERN CHARLOTTE (new riding in 1995)
2003: PC TONY HUNTJENS defeated LIB MADELEINE DRUMMIE by 221 votes. June 27, 2003: HUNTJENS sworn in as minister of family and community services, and minister responsible for the advisory council on seniors; Oct. 29, 2005: Resigned the post.
1999: HUNTJENS defeated LIB PETER HEELIS by 419 votes.
1995: LIB ANN BREAULT defeated PC KEN STEVENS by 1,324 votes. BREAULT reappointed minister of human resources development, minister of state for literacy; Sept. 26, 1997: Minister of municipalities, culture and housing; May 14, 1998: Minister of health and community services.
CHARLOTTE WEST (new riding in 1974)
1987-1991: LIB REID HURLEY won in 1987 and 1991.
1974-1985: 1974, 1978, 1982: PC LELAND McGAW won. 1977 to 1982: Appointed minister of tourism; 1982 to 1985: Chair, N.B. Electric Power.
1967-1973: McGAW was elected in Charlotte in 1967 and 1970. McGAW appointed deputy Speaker 1973.
1991: LIB ANN BREAULT defeated PC KEN STEVENS by 691 votes. Oct. 9, 1991: BREAULT appointed minister of income assistance (renamed Human Resources Development N.B, April 1994) and minister of state for literacy.
1987: BREAULT defeated PC BOB JACKSON by 132 votes.
1982: JACKSON defeated LIB JOEL HANSEN by 783 votes. Oct. 3, 1985: JACKSON appointed minister of municipal affairs and environment.
1974-1978: PC BILL COCKBURN won. Dec. 3, 1974 to 1976: Appointed minister of health; Nov. 21, 1978: Appointed chairman of NB Power.
1967-1970: 1967, 1970: COCKBURN elected in Charlotte. March 2, 1971 and July 18, 1972: Appointed minister of fisheries and environment.

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