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DISTRICT: Cole Harbour
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Darrell E. DexterNDP532761.46%X
Sheila McKeandPC178820.63%
Stephen Edward BeehanLIB134715.54%
Michael McFaddenGREEN2062.38%
June 19, 4:26:45 PM ADT 1 of 1 polls reporting


COLE HARBOUR (14)

Candidates:

GPNS: MICHAEL MCFADDEN
Liberal: STEPHEN JOHN EDWARD BEEHAN
NDP: DARRELL E. DEXTER
PC: SHEILA MCKEAND

Current MLA: Darrell Dexter, (NDP) Leader

Riding Profile: This urban riding was re-created in the 2003 redistribution from parts of Dartmouth-Cole Harbour (78 per cent) and Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage (29 per cent). Primarily a residential community, it includes Colby Village, Forest Hills and Wildwood. Cole Harbour Reserve is also part of this riding.

The population is 21,880 and the average income is $30,660. The riding includes two major high schools, Cole Harbour and Auburn High.

 

Political History: NDP leader Darrell Dexter has held the riding since 1998.

2003: NDP Darrell Dexter won with 55 per cent of the vote, a total of 4,977 votes. PC Brian Thomas came in a distant second, with 2,387 votes. LIB Peter Foy was third with 1,523 votes and NSP Jessica Gould received 102 votes.
1999: NDP Darrell Dexter defeats PC Greg Frampton by 414 votes. Dexter beat LIB Peter Foy by 1,000 votes.
1998: NDP Darrell Dexter defeats LIB Alan Mitchell by 731 votes.
1993: LIB Alan Mitchell defeats PC Michael MacDonald by 1,174 votes.

Voter Turnout: 60 per cent in the 2003 election.

 


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Overall Election Results
PartyElectedLeadingTotalVote Share
PC230 2339.57%
NDP2002034.63%
LIB90923.44%
GRN00 0 2.33%
OTH000.04%
Last Update:June 19, 4:26:45 PM ADT

District Map

District map - 14 Cole Harbour

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