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 DISTRICT: BEDFORD
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Peter G. Christie Conservative 4114 43.85% X
Richard Zurawski Liberal 3208 34.19%
Bob Watson New Democrat 2061 21.97%
 Last Update Tue Aug 5 10:44:24 ADT 2003 49 of 49 polls reporting


 

BEDFORD (4)

 

Candidates:

Liberal: Richard Zurawski
NDP: Bob Watson
PC: Peter Christie

Current MLA: Peter Christie, (PC) Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

Riding Profile: The riding was created in 2003 and includes 69 per cent of what was Bedford-Fall River and 31 per cent of the Halifax-Bedford Basin former ridings. It contains the part of the town of Bedford lying southeast of Highway 102 (Bicentennial Drive).

 

 


Political History: A large chunk of the new riding (the part which made up the former riding of Bedford-Fall River) has been held by cabinet ministers since 1993.

1999: PC Peter Christie defeats ND Jane Earle by 3,866 votes in Bedford-Fall River.
1998: LIB Francene Cosman defeats PC Peter Christie by 313 votes.
1993: LIB Francene Cosman defeats PC Peter Kelly by 393 votes.

Voter Turnout:

 

 


 

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 Overall Election Results
Party E L T Pop. Vote %
PC 25 0 25 36.33%
NDP 15 0 15 31.01%
LIB 12 0 12 31.44%
OTH 0 0 0 1.22%
 Last Update Tue Aug 5 10:44:24 ADT 2003

 




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