NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR 2007

District Profiles

DISTRICT: TORNGAT MOUNTAINS
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Patty PottlePC68048.82%X
Danny DumaresqueLIB60443.36%
Jimmy TuttaukLAB1097.82%
October 9, 10:58:12 PM NDT 11 of 11 polls reporting
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TORNGAT MOUNTAINS


Candidates:
LiberalDanny Dumaresque
PCPatty Pottle
LabradorJimmy Tuttauk


Current MHA: Vacant.

District Profile: Torngat Mountains is the northernmost district in the province and it has the smallest population. It has the largest aboriginal population of any district. It includes much of Labrador’s north coast, including Nain, Hopedale, Makkovik and the Innu community of Natuashish. Thanks to redistribution, the territory stretches well into central Labrador, although the area has no permanent settlements. The Voisey's Bay mine site is in the district.

Population: 3,214

Political history:

2007: Liberal incumbent Wally Andersen resigned his seat, after being charged with fraud stemming from an Auditor General's report that he received $344,465 more than his entitlements in constituency allowances.

2003: Andersen kept his seat, capturing almost 69 per cent of the vote.

1999: Andersen held the seat, defeating PC Simeon Tshakapesh by drawing in over 84 per cent of the votes.

1996: Wally Andersen defeated PC Bill Flowers by 459 votes.

1993: Liberal William Andersen III defeated PC Patricia Ford by only three votes.

1985-1993: Incumbent Garfield Warren, formerly a Liberal, was elected as a Tory representative. He resigned before the 1993 election.

1979-1985: Garfield Warren held the seat, as a Liberal.

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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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