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 DISTRICT: HALIFAX CHEBUCTO
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Howard Epstein New Democrat 3682 44.04% X
Kenzie MacKinnon Liberal 2592 31%
Sandy Phillips Conservative 1983 23.72%
Scott Higgins Nova Scotia Party 103 1.23%
 Last Update Tue Aug 5 10:44:24 ADT 2003 46 of 46 polls reporting


 

HALIFAX CHEBUCTO (26)

 

Candidates:

Liberal: Kenzie MacKinnon
NDP: Howard Epstein
PC: Sandy Phillips
NSP: Scott Higgins

Current MLA: Howard Epstein, (NDP)

Riding Profile: Completely a Metro Halifax riding, it contains shopping centres and small businesses. In the 2003 redistribution, it kept all of the existing riding and added, in the south, the NW corner of Halifax-Chebucto (6%)-- area west of Oxford St., between Quinpool Road and Jubilee Road.

Economy: military, residential and retail.

 

 


Political History: A Liberal stronghold in the 1970s, former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough held it for the New Democrats through the 1980s.

1999: NDP Howard Epstein defeats PC Sean Phillips by 348 votes.
1998: NDP Howard Epstein defeats LIB Kenzie MacKinnon by 993 votes.
1993: LIB Jay Abbass defeats NDP Eileen O'Connell by 106 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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