Note: "NA" under party description means Non-Affiliated, and the candidate is not affiliated with any registered political party.
Current MHA: Paul Oram (PC)
District profile: The central Newfoundland district is found on the western shore of Bonavista Bay and includes the national park of same name. While farming and fishing have been traditional mainstays of the economy, tourism has become increasingly popular. Includes the communities of Bunyan's Cove, Burnside, Canning's Cove, Charlottetown, Cull's Harbour, Dover, Eastport, Gambo, Gambo Pond, Glovertown, Happy Adventure, Hare Bay, Muddy Brook, Musgravetown, Port Blandford, St. Brendan's, St. Chad’s, Salvage, Sandringham, Sandy Cove, Terra Nova, Terra Nova Park and Traytown. In the 2007 redistribution, it added six per cent of Bonavista South.
2003: Paul Oram unseated veteran Liberal MHA Tom Lush, winning by 500 votes.
1996-2003: Lush, who had been the incumbent in Bonavista North district, defeated Glenn Greening, a former PC attempting a comeback, in 1996. Lush was re-elected in 1999.
1993: The Liberals regained the seat when Kay Young defeated Greening by 935 votes.
1982-1993: After Lush’s resignation in 1982, Greening won a December 1982 byelection. He was re-elected in 1985 and 1989.
1975-1982: Lush won three elections in Terra Nova district, twice defeating Tory Glenn Greening, who would later represent the district for more than a decade. Lush resigned his seat soon after the 1982 election; he would re-enter politics in 1985, in Bonavista North.
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