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DISTRICT: Timberlea-Prospect
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Bill EstabrooksNDP531763.15%X
Juanita CirtwillPC203424.16%
Lisa MullinLIB85110.11%
Thomas TrappenbergGREEN2172.58%
June 19, 4:26:45 PM ADT 1 of 1 polls reporting


TIMBERLEA-PROSPECT (48)

Candidates:

GPNS: THOMAS TRAPPENBERG
Liberal: LISA MULLIN
NDP: BILL ESTABROOKS
PC: JUANITA CIRTWILL

Current MLA: Bill Estabrooks (NDP)

Riding Profile: A growing and diverse suburban constituency includes many people who commute to Halifax to work; a smaller number still depend on fishing for their livelihoods.

This riding hugs the Atlantic coast towards Peggy's Cove, and includes Timberlea, Prospect, Lakeside, Beechville, Goodwood, Parkdale, Greenwood Heights and Lakeside. In the recent redistribution, it lost the Westwood Hills subdivision and northern Hammonds Plains area.

Prospect includes some expensive homes and real estate overlooking the ocean. The population is 20,220, and the average income is $30,640, well above the provincial average.

 

Issues: The condition of the roads, the state of the environment and foreign ownership of shoreline property are all issues in this riding.

 

Political History: The riding has changed hands among the three parties over the years.

2003: NDP Bill Estabrooks took in 60 percent of the vote and handily defeated LIB Bruce Holland, a former MLA, by 3,220 votes. PC Barry Fraser came in third with 1,535 votes.
1999: NDP Bill Estabrooks defeats PC Ken Fralick by 1,756 votes.
1998: NDP Bill Estabrooks defeats LIB Bruce Holland by 1,454 votes.
1993: LIB Bruce Holland defeats NDP Bill Estabrooks by 698 votes.

Voter Turnout: 64 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 - 48 Timberlea-Prospect

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