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DISTRICT: Halifax Chebucto
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Howard EpsteinNDP421654.15%X
Sean PhillipsPC172022.09%
Peter VernerLIB148119.02%
Christopher HarborneGREEN3694.74%
June 19, 4:26:45 PM ADT 1 of 1 polls reporting


HALIFAX CHEBUCTO (26)

Candidates:

GPNS: CHRISTOPHER HARBORNE
Liberal: PETER VERNER
NDP: HOWARD EPSTEIN
PC: SEAN PHILLIPS

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.

2003: NDP Howard Epstein received 44 per cent of the vote and defeated LIB Kenzie Mackinnon by 1,090 votes. PC Sandy Phillips received 1,983 votes and NSP Scott Higgins got 103.
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: 63 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 - 26 Halifax Chebucto

From Elections N.S.:
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