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|12/12 polls||Updated: Oct. 3, 2011 8:27 PM EDT|
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- LIB – Richard Brown
- PC – Myles MacKinnon
- NDP – Rita Jackson
- GREEN – Sharon Labchuk
- ISLAND – Philip Stewart
There are two major projects — one proposed and one underway — in this district. A convention centre on the waterfront is under construction and a new concert/festival venue has been discussed at the foot of the Hillsborough Bridge for years.
The former district of Charlottetown - Kings Square grew substantially bigger with the 2006 redistribution after being united with Charlottetown - Rochford Square, creating one large district that encompasses old Charlottetown.
The eastern end of the old city contains the port and former rail yards, and has more of a working-class history than other parts of the city. The district also includes the city's upper-class district, most of the commercial area of the downtown and the seat of government.
While encompassing some of the city's most desirable neighbourhoods, it also includes less-affluent areas south of the downtown, though these areas are becoming gentrified.
Former premier and Liberal leader, Joe Ghiz, represented part this area for close to 10 years. His son Robert, current Liberal leader, won his first seat in this area in 2003.
2007: Richard Brown (LIB) was returned to the legislature over Jason Lee (PC) by 578 votes.
Charlottetown - Rochford Square
2003: Robert Ghiz (LIB) edged George MacDonald (PC) by 157 votes.
2000: Jeff Lantz (PC) beat Ian (Tex) MacDonald (LIB) by 318 votes.
1996: Paul Connolly (LIB) narrowly defeated Lantz by 56 votes.
Charlottetown - Kings Square
2003: Brown edged Bobby MacMillan (PC) by 142 votes.
2000: MacMillan won a razor-thin victory over Brown, by 18 votes.
1997 byelection: Brown beat Brian McKenna (PC) by 149 votes.
1996: Wayne D. Cheverie (LIB) defeated McKenna by 270 votes.