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 DISTRICT: TIGNISH-DEBLOIS
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Gail Shea Conservative Party 1480 55.29% X
Neil LeClair PEI Liberal Party 1177 43.97%
Reg Pendergast New Democrat 20 0.75%
 Last Update Mon Sep 29 9:40:52 ADT 2003 10 of 10 polls reporting


 

TIGNISH - DEBLOIS (27)

 

Candidates:

PC: Gail Shea
Liberal: Neil J. LeClair
NDP: Reg Pendergast

Current MLA: Gail Shea (PC) , Minister of Transportation and Public Works

Riding Profile: The northwestern tip of P.E.I. is traditionally a fishing area, but the area is perhaps now better known for its wind energy research site at North Cape. North Cape recently began producing electricity commercially. A new visitor’s centre was launched there in the summer of 2003.

The major centre in the riding is Tignish (pop. 831).

 

 


Political History: Gail Shea ended over 30 years of Liberal domination in the communites of Tignish, DeBlois, Skinners Pond, Nail Pond, Peterville, Greenmount when she was elected 2000.

  PC LIB NDP
2003: Gail Shea Neil J. LeClair Reg Pendergast
2000: Gail Shea
1472 (56%)
Neil J. Leclair
1068 (41%)
Reg T. Pendergast
92 (3%)
1996: Gail Shea
1149 (43%)
Robert J. Morrissey
1413 (53%)
Howard Waite
56 (2%)

 

 


 

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 Overall Election Results
Party E L T Pop. Vote %
PC 23 0 23 53.96%
LIB 4 0 4 42.86%
NDP 0 0 0 3.18%
OTH 0 0 0 .00%
 Last Update Mon Sep 29 9:40:52 ADT 2003

 
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