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DISTRICT: Halifax Atlantique
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Michele RaymondNDP415149.51%X
Bruce CookePC269032.08%
Jim HoskinsLIB128115.28%
Rebecca MosherGREEN2623.12%
June 19, 4:26:45 PM ADT 1 of 1 polls reporting


HALIFAX ATLANTIC (25)

Candidates:

GPNS: REBECCA MOSHER
Liberal: JIM HOSKINS
NDP: MICHELE RAYMOND
PC: BRUCE COOKE

Current MLA: Michele Raymond (NDP)

Riding Profile: The riding stretches from the Armdale Rotary along Herring Cove Road, Spryfield and Old Sambro Road to Pennant Point.

It takes in Melville Cove, Jolllimore, Boulderwood, Purcell Cove, Williams Lake, Harrietsfield, Ferguson’s Cove, Thornhill, Green Acres and Leiblin Park. There's a wide range of rich and poor in this riding, from the mansions in Pine Bluff to public housing in Spryfield.

The population is 21,360 and the average income is $27,570.

 

Political History: Former PC premier John Buchanan owned this riding from 1967 to 1990. Each election, he and his wife, Mavis, would stand and wave to motorists as they navigated the Armdale Rotary. The New Democrats claimed it when Robert Chisholm, who later became party leader, won a byelection in 1991.

2003: NDP Michele Raymond received 37 per cent of the vote and defeated PC Linda Mosher by 331 votes. LIB Ian McKinnon came in a strong third with 27 per cent of the vote. NS Gerald Rogers got 191 votes.
1999: NDP Robert Chisholm defeated PC Bruce Cooke by 1,472 votes.
1998: NDP Robert Chisholm defeated LIB Darren Watts by 2,546 votes.
1993: NDP Robert Chisholm defeated LIB Randy Ball by 18 votes.

Voter Turnout: 60 per cent in 2003.

 


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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 - 25 Halifax Atlantic

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