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Dartmouth East


Dartmouth East

Dartmouth East
Nova Scotia electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
Andrew Younger
District created 1978
Last contested 2013
Population (2011) 19,279
Electors 13,788
Area (km²) 20.00
Pop. density (per km²) 964
Census divisions Halifax RM
Census subdivisions Halifax RM

Dartmouth East is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. The riding is located in the Dartmouth region of the Halifax RM.

Members of the Legislative Assembly

This riding has elected the following Members of the Legislative Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
52nd 1978–1981     Richard L. Weldon Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981–1984
54th 1984–1988     Jim Smith Liberal
55th 1988–1993
56th 1993–1998
57th 1998–1999
58th 1999–2003
59th 2003–2006 Joan Massey New Democratic
60th 2006–2009
61st 2009–present     Andrew Younger Liberal

Election results

Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Andrew Younger 4073 45.09 +24.26
     New Democratic Party Joan Massey 3903 43.21 -0.01
     Progressive Conservative Bert Thompson 873 9.66 -23.61
Green Anna Mukpo 184 2.04 -0.65
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Joan Massey 3822 43.22 +4.49
     Progressive Conservative Jim Cormier 2942 33.27 -3.51
     Liberal Tracey Devereaux 1842 20.83 -0.97
Green Elizabeth Perry 238 2.69
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Joan Massey 3272 38.73 +10.18
     Progressive Conservative Terry Degen 3107 36.78 +2.72
     Liberal Debra Barlow 1842 21.80 -15.59
Marijuana Hugô St-Onge 101 1.20
Nova Scotia Party Scott Anderson 98 1.16
     Independent Sebastien Theriault 28 0.33
Nova Scotia general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Jim Smith 2975 37.39
     Progressive Conservative Terry Degen 2710 34.06
     New Democratic Party Heather Henderson 2272 28.55
Nova Scotia general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Jim Smith 3326 40.9
     New Democratic Party Viola Huntington 2954 36.3
     Progressive Conservative Ralph Hawley 1849 22.7
Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Jim Smith 4912
     Progressive Conservative Gwen Haliburton 2429
     New Democratic Party Owen Hertzman 1504
Nova Scotia general election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Jim Smith 5193
     Progressive Conservative Jack Greenough 4940
     New Democratic Party Maureen Vine 1950
Nova Scotia general election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Jim Smith 4004
     Progressive Conservative Richard Weldon 3101
     New Democratic Party Gerry Legere 2058
Nova Scotia general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Richard Weldon 4253
     Liberal Jim Smith 3351
     New Democratic Party Gerry Legere 2400
Nova Scotia general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative Richard Weldon 5098
     Liberal Barbara Hart 3488
     New Democratic Party Gabriel Des Rochers 1030

External links

  • riding profile
  • June 13, 2006 Nova Scotia Provincial General Election Poll By Poll Results

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