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 DISTRICT: HUMBER VALLEY
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Kathy Goudie Conservative 2796 52.72% X
Dwight Ball Liberal 2507 47.28%
 Last Update Tue Oct 21 10:57:10 NDT 2003 35 of 35 polls reporting


 

HUMBER VALLEY (21)

 

Candidates:
Liberal: Dwight Ball
PC: Kathy Goudie

Current MHA: Rick Woodford (LIB)

District Profile: Humber Valley has a significant amount of farming. Its other industries include forestry, tourism and aviation, thanks to Deer Lake Airport. The communities in the district include: Bayside, Big Bonne Bay Pond, Birchy Head, Birchy Lake, Cormack, Curzon, Deer Lake, George's Cove, Glenburnie, Hampden, Howley, Jack Ladder, Jackson's Arm, Little Harbour, Nicholsville, Pollard's Point, Pynn's Brook, Reidville, St. Jude's, Shoal Brook, Sops Arm, Spillway, The Beaches, Trout River, Wiltondale, Winter House Brook, and Woody Point.

Until Sept. 16, Rick Woodford was to be the Liberal candidate in Humber Valley; however, he decided to not seek re-election, citing the pain and side effects of his continuing treatment for a brain tumour. He first underwent surgery in 2001 and had more treatment in 2003.

 

 


Candidate profiles:


PC Kathy Goudie was born in Deer Lake. She studied at Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Western Memorial Regional School of Nursing. Goudie has worked as a registered nurse with Western Memorial Hospital and Bonne Bay Health Care Centre and as a home care nurse with the Victorian Order of Nurses and Health and Community Services Western. She was elected in April 2002 to be the Progressive Conservative candidate in Humber Valley.

Liberal Dwight Ball is a last minute substitute for cabinet minister Rick Woodford, who announced in September he was not running again because he is battling a brain tumour. Ball, a pharmacist, is president of the Deer Lake Chamber of Commerce. As a volunteer, he's worked with the Western Health Care Corp. and the Deer Lake Airport Authority.

 
 


Political History:

1999: Woodford held on to the seat in 1999 by defeating PC Warren Rose.
1996: In 1996 he defeated PC Evelyn Organ.
1985 - 1996: From 1985 until January 1996, Rick Woodford held the district as a Progressive Conservative. He then announced that he would run for the Liberal Party.

 

 


 

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 Overall Election Results
Party E L T Pop. Vote %
PC 34 0 34 58.72%
LIB 12 0 12 33.19%
NDP 2 0 2 6.87%
OTH 0 0 0 1.22%
 Last Update Tue Oct 21 10:57:10 NDT 2003

 
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