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 DISTRICT: TWILLINGATE AND FOGO
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Gerry Reid Liberal 2941 55.75% X
Derrick Dalley Conservative 2334 44.25%
 Last Update Tue Oct 21 10:57:10 NDT 2003 45 of 45 polls reporting


 

TWILLINGATE AND FOGO (45)

 

Candidates:
Liberal: Gerry Reid
PC: Derrick Dalley

Current MHA: Gerry Reid (LIB)

District Profile: The former district of Twillingate voted Tory only once in over 40 years. That was Peckford's 1982 sweep when Ida Reid won. The former district of Fogo was Liberal from Confederation until 1989. The area is heavily dependent on the fishing industry.

New district includes: Barr'd Islands, Bayview, Black Duck Cove, Bridgeport, Carter's Cove, Chanceport, Change Islands, Cobbs Arm, Cottlesville, Crow Head, Dark Hole, Deep Bay, Durrells, Fairbank, Fogo, Fogo Island Centre, Gilesport, Green Cove, Hatchet Harbour, Herring Neck, Hillgrade, Indian Cove, Island Harbour, Joe Batt’s Arm, Kettle Cove, Little Harbour, Little Seldom, Merritt's Harbour, Morton's Harbour, Newville, Parkview, Pike's Arm, Purcell's Harbour, Ragged Point, Roger's Cove, Salt Harbour Island, Seldom, Shoal Bay, Shoal Cove, Stag Harbour, Summerford, Sunnyside, Twillingate, Tilting, Tizzard's Harbour, Too Good Arm, Valley Pond, Virgin Arm, and Whale's Gulch.

 

 


Candidate profiles:


Liberal Gerry Reid has a BA, B.Ed. and a master’s in philosophy from Memorial University. From 1989 to 1996, Reid served as executive assistant to fisheries ministers Walter Carter and Bud Hulan. Reid, whose brother Art was a Liberal cabinet minister, beat Carter for the party’s nomination. In February 1996, Reid was successful in his bid to become MHA for the newly formed district of Twillingate - Fogo, one of the largest districts in the province. He was re-elected in the February 1999 general election. On November 2000, he was appointed parliamentary secretary to the minister of fisheries and aquaculture. On February 13, 2001, Reid was appointed to the Fisheries and Aquaculture portfolio. He became education minister in the February 2003 shuffle.

PC Derrick Dalley graduated from MUN with BA in political science and a B.Ed. in 1987. He completed a master’s degree in guidance and counselling at the University of New Brunswick in 1992. Dalley worked as a social worker and guidance counsellor in Baie Verte for seven years. Currently, Dalley is principal of Inter-Island Academy at Summerford, New World Island. He has operated his own hockey school in recent years and has been involved in province-wide hockey schools for 15 years.

 

 
 


Political History:

1999: Gerry Reid held on to the seat in 1999, defeating PC Gerald McKenna by 1,877 votes.
1993 - 1996:

Liberal Beaton Tulk was re-elected in 1993 by 632 votes. In 1996, he ran in Bonavista North.

In the newly created district of Twillingate and Fogo, Gerry Reid won the 1996 election, defeating PC Terry Reid by 2,196 votes.

1985 - 1995: Liberal Walter Carter represented the district of Twillingate from 1985 to 1995.
1979 - 1989: Liberal Beaton Tulk represented the district of Fogo in 1979, 1982, and 1985. Tulk lost the 1989 election to PC Sam Windsor by 94 votes.

 

 


 

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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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