Current MHA: Ross Wiseman (PC).
District Profile: Includes many of the communities on the north side of Trinity Bay. Clarenville is the major service centre. While the fishery has been depleted, tourism in the Trinity area has been growing steadily.
Includes the communities of Adeytown, Aspey Brook, Brittania, Burgoynes Cove, Butter Cove, Caplin Cove, Champney's East, Champney's West, Clarenville, Clifton, Deep Bight, Dunfield, Elliott's Cove, English Harbour, George's Brook, Gin Cove, Goose Cove, Gooseberry Cove, Harcourt, Hatchet Cove, Hickman's Harbour, Hillview, Hodge's Cove, Ivany's Cove, Lady Cove, Little Heart's Ease, Lockston, Long Beach, Lower Lance Cove, Monroe, Milton, Brook, Old Bonaventure, New Bonaventure, Petley, Queen's Cove, Port Rexton, Random Heights, Robinson's Bight, St. Jones Within, Shoal Harbour, Snook's Harbour, Southport, Thorburn Lake, Trinity, Trinity East, Trouty, Waterville, Weybridge.
Remained unchanged in the 2007 redistribution.
2003: Voters returned Wiseman, despite his move to the Tories. He raked in 67 per cent of the vote.
2001: In September 2001, Liberal incumbent Wiseman announced he was crossing the house to sit as a PC.
2000: In the April 2000 byelection, Wiseman won for the Liberals, with 2,654 votes compared to 2,463 for PC Bruce Stagg.
1999: Liberal Doug Oldford once again re-elected, defeating PC Sheila Kelly-Blackmore by 796 votes. He resigned within a year.
1996: Oldfield defeated Kelly-Blackmore by 1,659 votes.
1993: Oldford defeated PC Wilson Wiseman by 909 votes.
1989: PC Charlie Brett defeated Liberal Wendell Moore, but resigned later in the year. The Tories held the seat during the byelection when Barry Hynes defeated Moore by only 13 votes. Hynes later resigned in 1991 when he was convicted of sexual assault.
In the subsequent byelection, the Tories lost the seat to Oldford. His closest contender was New Democrat Cle Newhook, but Oldford still won by 1,312 votes.
1972-1988: Brett represented the district, serving in several cabinet portfolios.
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