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Kings West (New Brunswick electoral district)

Kings West
New Brunswick electoral district
Coordinates:45°27′40″N 65°53′13″W / 45.461°N 65.887°W / 45.461; -65.887
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created1973
District abolished1994
First contested1974
Last contested1991
Demographics
Electors (1991)19,681
Census divisionsKings County

Kings West was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. The riding consisted of the towns of Hampton, Rothesay and Quispamsis, and their surroundings.

The district was created in 1973, when the multi-member district Kings was subdivided into Kings Centre, Kings East and Kings West. In 1994, it was split again to create the districts of Hampton-Belleisle, Kennebecasis and Saint John-Kings.

Members of the Legislative Assembly

Assembly Years Member Party
Riding created from Kings
48th  1974–1978     John B. M. Baxter, Jr. Progressive Conservative
49th  1978–1982
50th  1982–1987
51st  1987–1991     Laureen Jarrett Liberal
52nd  1991–1995
Riding dissolved into Kennebecasis, Saint John-Kings
and Hampton-Belleisle

Election results

1991 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Laureen Jarrett 6,219 42.05 -6.19
Confederation of Regions Glendon F. Jones 3,810 25.76
Progressive Conservative Dr. Nancy E. Grant 3,267 22.09 +1.90
New Democratic Roger M. Olmstead 1,494 10.10 -21.48
Total valid votes 14,790 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -15.98
[1]
1987 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Laureen Jarrett 6,717 48.24 +20.20
New Democratic George Little 4,397 31.58 +5.15
Progressive Conservative Don Horne 2,811 20.19 -25.34
Total valid votes 13,925 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +7.52
[2]
1982 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative John B. M. Baxter 5,226 45.53 -3.81
Liberal Malcolm A. Barry 3,219 28.04 -8.82
New Democratic George Little 3,034 26.43 +12.63
Total valid votes 11,479 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +2.50
[3]
1978 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative John B. M. Baxter 4,047 49.34 +0.33
Liberal Jack Stevens 3,023 36.86 -8.25
New Democratic George Little 1,132 13.80 +7.92
Total valid votes 8,202 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +4.29
[4]
1974 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative John B. M. Baxter 3,328 49.01
Liberal Jack J. E. Stevens 3,063 45.11
New Democratic Robert Hatfield 399 5.88
Total valid votes 6,790 100.0  
The previous multi-member riding of Kings went totally Progressive Conservative in the last election. John B. M. Baxter, Jr. was one of three incumbents from Kings.
[5]

References

  1. ^ 32nd General Election Report. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of New Brunswick. Retrieved May 22, 2012.
  2. ^ 31st General Election Report. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of New Brunswick. Retrieved May 22, 2012.
  3. ^ 30th General Election Report. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of New Brunswick. Retrieved May 22, 2012.
  4. ^ 29th General Election Report. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of New Brunswick. Retrieved May 22, 2012.
  5. ^ 28th General Election Report. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of New Brunswick. Retrieved May 22, 2012.

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