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 DISTRICT: TRINITY-BAY DE VERDE
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Charlene Johnson Conservative 4091 63.2% X
Lloyd G. Snow Liberal 2095 32.37%
Victoria Harnum New Democrat 287 4.43%
 Last Update Tue Oct 21 10:57:10 NDT 2003 45 of 45 polls reporting


 

TRINITY-BAY DE VERDE (43)

 

Candidates:
Liberal: Lloyd Snow
PC: Charlene Johnson
NDP: Victoria Harnum

Current MHA: Lloyd Snow (LIB)

District Profile: Trinity-Bay de Verde covers the eastern edge of Trinity Bay and the tip of Conception Bay. Many of the communities along the shore have been struck by the collapse of fish stocks. The district includes the communities of: Adam's Cove, Bay de Verde, Blackhead, Broad Cove, Brownsdale, Burnt Point, Caplin Cove, Cavendish, Daniel's Cove, Dildo, Grate’s Cove, Green Cove, Green's Harbour, Gull Island, Hants Harbour, Heart's Content, Heart's Delight, Heart's Desire, Hopeall, Islington, Jobs Cove, Kingston, Lead Cove, Long Beach, Low Point, Lower Island Cove, New Chelsea, New Harbour, New Melbourne, New Perlican, Northern Bay, Ochre Pit Cove, Old Perlican, Red Head Cove, Sibley's Cove, Small Point, Turks Cove, Western Bay, Whiteway, and Winterton.

 

 


Candidate profiles:


Liberal Lloyd Snow entered the political arena when he became the deputy mayor and later the mayor of Hant's Harbour. In April of 1989, Snow was elected MHA for the district of Trinity-Bay de Verde. He was appointed Deputy Speaker and chair of committees. In 1993, Snow was re-elected and reappointed as Deputy Speaker. In October 1995, became Speaker of the House of Assembly. He was re-elected in 1996 and 1999, and remains Speaker of the House of Assembly.

PC Charlene Johnson holds a B.Sc. in forest engineering from the University of New Brunswick and a master’s in environmental engineering from Memorial University. She is working towards a MBA on a part-time basis. Johnson has been involved in family businesses since the age of 15 and since 1997 she has been a shareholder in the family business at Northern Bay Sands Park where she has organized major concert events.

New Democrat Victoria Harnum lives in Harbour Grace. She has been active in the campaign to lower automobile insurance premiums. She founded the Advocates for Fair Auto Insurance when her husband's premiums doubled following an accident in 1999. She has worked with in the retail sector as an accountant.

 

 
 


Political History:

1999: In 1999, he defeated PC Peter Bursey by 1,025 votes.
1996: In 1996, Snow defeated PC Nellie Squires by 1,211 votes.
1989: Liberal Lloyd Snow was elected in 1989 and has held the seat since.

 

 


 

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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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