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District Profiles

CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Percy MocklerPC383552.97%X
Burt Walter PaulinLIB280638.76%
Alain MartelNDP5998.27%
September 20, 2:29:00 PM ADT 41 of 41 polls reporting

Restigouche - La-Vallée (53)


PC: Percy Mockler (incumbent)
LIB: Burt Paulin
NDP: Alain Martel

District Profile:
This district encompasses the former district of Madawaska- la-Vallée. A mostly French-speaking border district in the northwest of the province, it includes the town of St. Leonard, the village of Riviere-Verte, part of Drummond, Sainte-Anne-vde-Madawaska, Saint-Quentin, Kedgwick South, Kedgwick West, Mount Carleton, Saint-Jean-Baptiste- de-Restigouche, Siegas, Saint-Leonard-Parent, the village of Kedgwick, the village of Saint-Anne-de-Madawaska, DSL of Riviere-Verte, the town of Saint-Quentin, the DSL de Saint-Leonard, the Kedgwick River, Kedgwick North, Menneval, Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Saint Martin-de-Restigouche and Whites Brook. The total population is 12,922.

District Map:
District Map: Bathurst

From Elections New Brunswick:
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District history:
Madawaska had been a multi-member seat.
2 LIBs: 1935, 1939, 1944; 3 LIBs: 1948; 3 PCs: 1952, 1956; 3 LIBs: 1960, 1963, 1967, 1970.

Madawaska Centre (new in 1974):
PC: 2003, 1999, 1995.

This district was created in 2006 redistribution. In 1995, Madawaska-la-Vallée was created from Madawaska South - the major part of the riding forms the eastern half of this riding - area with Ste-Anne-de-Madawaska, and St-Léonard and Madawaska Centre. The eastern half of the old district became the western half of this district, including Rivière-Verte and Saint-Basile.

Political History:
1999: MOCKLER defeated LIB HUGETTE PLOURDE by 2,569 votes. June 17: MOCKLER appointed solicitor general, minister human resources and housing. Oct. 9, 2001: Appointed minister of transportation.
1995: MOCKLER, former MLA from Madawaska South, defeated LIB GERALD CLAVETTE, former MLA from Madawaska Centre, by 1,056 votes.
MADAWASKA SOUTH (new seat in 1974)
1991: LIB PIERRETTE RINGUETTE-MALTAIS defeated PC THÉO POITRAS by 1,128 votes. Ringuette-Maltais resigned to run federally. Nov. 29, 1993 byelection: PC MOCKLER ran again and defeated LIB NICOLE THÉRIAULT by 408 votes.
1987: RINGUETTE-MALTAIS defeated MOCKLER by 325 votes.
1974-1982: 1982: MOCKLER defeated LIB HÉLIODORE COTE by 453 votes. 1978: LIB HÉLIODORE COTE defeated PC J.M. VIOLETTE by 434 votes. 1974: LIB DANIEL DAIGLE won here, and in 1970 won in Madawaska.
MADAWASKA CENTRE (new seat in 1974)
1991: LIB GÉRALD CLAVETTE defeated PC DON MARMEN by 1,236 votes. April to December, 1994: CLAVETTE appointed minister of agriculture, Speaker of legislature.
1987: CLAVETTE ran again and defeated MARMEN by 1,377 votes. Oct. 27, 1987 to Oct. 9, 1991: CLAVETTE chair of Board of Management.
1974-1982: 1982, 1978, 1974: CLAVETTE elected in this riding, and in 1970 and 1967 was elected in Madawaska. Nov. 26, 1984: After CLAVETTE resigned to run federally (unsuccessfully), byelection held, and MARMEN defeated LIB ALBERT MARTIN by 452 votes.

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