NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR 2007

District Profiles

DISTRICT: ST. GEORGE'S-STEPHENVILLE EAST
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Joan BurkePC314374.74%X
George LeeLIB106225.26%
October 9, 10:58:12 PM NDT 39 of 39 polls reporting
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ST. GEORGE’S-STEPHENVILLE EAST


Candidates:
PCJoan Burke
LiberalGeorge Lee


Current MHA: Joan Burke (PC).

District profile: Runs the length of Bay St. George (excluding Port au Port Peninsula) and all along the district of Humber West. Apart from parts of Stephenville, the district includes communities of Barachois Brook, Benoits Siding, Black Duck Siding, Cape Anguille, Cartyville, Coal Brook, Codroy, Cold Brook, Doyles, Flat Bay Brook, Flat Bay Brook East, Flat Bay Brook West, Great Codroy, Gypsumville, Heatherton, Highlands, Jeffreys, Journois Brook, Loch Lomond, Lock Leven, Maidstone, Mattis Point, McKays, Millville, Noels Pond, O'Regans, Robinsons, Robinson's Station, St. Andrew's, St. David's, St. Fintan's, St. George's, St. Teresa's, St. Teresa's Station, Searston, South Branch, Stephenville Crossing, The Block, Tompkins, Upper Ferry, and Woodville.

Created in 1995 from the districts of St. George’s and Stephenville. Changed only slightly in the 2007 redistribution, adding one per cent of Port au Port, and losing three per cent to that district.

Population: 10,878.

Political history:

2003: PC Joan Burke defeated Liberal Ron Dawe by 463 votes. Dawe, a PC cabinet minister in the Peckford era, had wanted the nomination, but was blocked by leader Danny Williams. Dawe switched to the Liberal side.

1999: In 1999, Liberal Aylward defeated PC Leonard Muise to reclaim the seat. Aylward won by 602 votes.

1996: After a redistribution, Aylward, the MHA for the former district of Stephenville, won the new seat by defeating PC Cec Stein by 1, 865 votes.

1985–1996: Aylward won Stephenville district in three elections.

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Overall Election Results
PartyElectedLeadingTotalVote Share
PC4304369.56%
LIB30321.98%
NDP1018.21%
OTH000.25%
Last Update:October 9, 10:58:12 PM NDT

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