Mount Pearl North

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mount Pearl North
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Mount Pearl North.png
Mount Pearl North in relation to other districts in St. John's
Coordinates:47°31′26″N 52°48′36″W / 47.524°N 52.810°W / 47.524; -52.810Coordinates: 47°31′26″N 52°48′36″W / 47.524°N 52.810°W / 47.524; -52.810
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureNewfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
MHA
 
 
 
Jim Lester
Progressive Conservative
District created2006
First contested2007
Last contested2019
Demographics
Population (2011)14,190[1]
Electors (2017)9,976
Area (km²)15
Census division(s)Division No. 1
Census subdivision(s)Mount Pearl, St. John's

Mount Pearl North, formerly known as Waterford Valley, is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011, there are 9,622 eligible voters living within the district.[2]

This suburban district includes the northern part of the city of Mount Pearl and part of the city of St. John's. The district was created in 2007 using 79 per cent of the old Waterford Valley district and smaller sections of Mount Pearl and Topsail districts.[3] The district was reconfigured in 2015.

Members of the House of Assembly[edit]

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:

Mount Pearl North[edit]

Mount Pearl North
  Member Party Term
  Jim Lester Progressive Conservative 2017-
  Steve Kent Progressive Conservative 2007-2017
Waterford Valley
  Member Party Term
  Harvey Hodder Progressive Conservative 1996-2007
Waterford - Kenmount
  Member Party Term
  Harvey Hodder Progressive Conservative 1993-1996
  Eric Gullage Liberal 1988-1993
  Gerry Ottenheimer Progressive Conservative 1975-1987
Before 1975: see St. John's North

Election results[edit]

Mount Pearl North[edit]

2019 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Jim Lester 2,907 49.2
Liberal Nicole Kieley 2,196 37.2
NL Alliance William Neville 443 7.5
New Democratic Carol Reade 358 6.1
Total valid votes
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
Mount Pearl North By-Election - November 21, 2017
On the resignation of Steve Kent, October 11, 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Jim Lester 2,064 46.89 -4.59
Liberal Jim Burton 1,129 25.65 -16.77
New Democratic Nicole Kieley 1,088 24.72 +18.61
Independent Hudson Stratton 121 2.75
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +6.09
Total valid votes 4,402 99.62
Total rejected and declined votes 17 0.38
Turnout 4,419 44.30
Electors on the lists 9,976
2015 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Steve Kent 3,120 51.48 -21.38
Liberal Randy Simms 2,571 42.42 +35.28
New Democratic Cameron Mercer-Maillet 370 6.10 -13.45
Total valid votes 6,061 99.51
Turnout 6,091 62.64
Electors on the lists 9,724
2011 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Steve Kent 3,727 73.31 -11.74
  New Democratic Kurtis Coombs 994 19.55 +13.64
Liberal Maurice Budgell 363 7.14 -1.90
Total valid votes 5,084 99.24
Total rejected and declined votes 39 0.76 +0.37
Turnout 5,123 51.93 -9.43
Electors on the lists 9,865
2007 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Steve Kent 4,751 85.05
Liberal Elaine Reid 504 9.04
  New Democratic Janice Lockyer 330 5.91
Total valid votes 5,586 99.61
Total rejected and declined votes 22 0.39
Turnout 5,608 61.36
Electors on the lists 9,140

[4]

Waterford Valley[edit]

2003 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harvey Hodder 4,569 73.03
Liberal Averill Baker 1,277 20.41
New Democratic Justin Locke 410 6.55
Total valid votes 6,256 99.87
Total rejected and declines votes 8 0.13
Turnout 6,264 66.81
Electors on the lists 9,376
1999 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harvey Hodder 3,480 54.38
Liberal Paula M. Buckle 2,680 41.88
New Democratic Bill Maddigan 239 3.73
Total valid votes 6,399 99.84
Total rejected and declines votes 10 0.16
Turnout 6,409 74.90
Electors on the lists 8,557
1996 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harvey Hodder 3,444 54.365
Liberal Barrie Heywood 2,858 45.35
Total valid votes 6,302 99.68
Total rejected and declines votes 20 0.32
Turnout 6,322 73.88
Electors on the lists 8,557

Waterford-Kenmount[edit]

1993 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Harvey Hodder 4,731 51.31
Liberal Eric Gullage 3,837 41.61
New Democratic Scott Anderson 653 7.08
Total valid votes 9,221 99.72
Total rejected and declines votes 26 0.28
Turnout 9,247 98.78
Electors on the lists 9,361
1989 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Eric Gullage 3,947 53.06
Progressive Conservative Ralph Tucker 3,188 42.86
New Democratic Wayne James 304 4.09
Total valid votes 7,439 99.85
Total rejected and declines votes 11 0.15
Turnout 7,450 79.59
Electors on the lists 9,361


Newfoundland and Labrador provincial by-election, 9 March 1988
Appointment of Gerry Ottenheimer to the Senate
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Eric Gullage 2,311 41.45
Progressive Conservative E. Ralph Tucker 2,111 37.86
New Democratic Cle Newhook 1,154 20.70
Total valid votes 5,576 99.86
Total rejected and declines votes 8 0.14
Turnout 5,584 69.03
Electors on the lists 8,089
1985 Newfoundland and Labrador general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Gerry Ottenheimer 3,251 56.98
Liberal Eric Adams 1,401 24.55
New Democratic Wallace Day 1,054 18.47
Total valid votes 5,706 99.84
Total rejected and declines votes 9 0.16
Turnout 5,715 70.65
Electors on the lists 8,089

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nledbc.ca/finaldesc/mountpearl_north.pdf
  2. ^ "Summary of Polling Divisions Mount Pearl North" (PDF). Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 2 September 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ CBC news NL votes 2007 district profiles
  4. ^ Elections Newfoundland and Labrador

External links[edit]