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Chatham (electoral district)

Chatham
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created1973
District abolished1994
First contested1974
Last contested1991

Chatham was a provincial electoral district in New Brunswick. It was created from the multi-member riding of Northumberland in the 1973 electoral redistribution, and was abolished in the 1994 electoral redistribution.

Members of the Legislative Assembly

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Northumberland
48th  1974–1978     Frank Kane Liberal
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987     Frank McKenna Liberal
51st  1987–1991
52nd  1991–1995
Riding dissolved into Miramichi-Bay du Vin

Election results

1991 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank McKenna 3,147 55.30 -22.97
Confederation of Regions Jim West 1,563 27.46
Progressive Conservative Richard Hilchey 598 10.51 -7.05
New Democratic Wera Baldwin 383 6.73 +2.56
Total valid votes 5,691 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -25.22
1987 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank McKenna 4,653 78.27 +33.04
Progressive Conservative Leon Bremner 1,044 17.56 -26.27
New Democratic Patricia Marie Clancy 248 4.17 -6.77
Total valid votes 5,945 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +29.66
1982 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank J. McKenna 2,618 45.23 -9.68
Progressive Conservative John J. Barry 2,537 43.83 +5.86
New Democratic John T. McLaughlin 633 10.94 +3.81
Total valid votes 5,788 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -7.77
1978 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Frank E. Kane 2,920 54.91 +5.80
Progressive Conservative Greg Barry 2,019 37.97 -6.31
New Democratic Lloyd Vienneau 379 7.13 +0.52
Total valid votes 5,318 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +6.06
1974 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Frank Kane 2,513 49.11
Progressive Conservative Robert Martin 2,266 44.28
New Democratic J.A. Richardson 338 6.61
Total valid votes 5,117 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Northumberland went totally Liberal in the last election, with Frank Kane being one of five incumbents.

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