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Green Party of New Brunswick

Green Party of New Brunswick
Parti Vert du Nouveau Brunswick
Leader David Coon
President Filip Vanicek
Founded 2008 (2008)
Headquarters 403 Regent Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Ideology Green
Colours Green

The Green Party of New Brunswick (Français: Parti Vert du Nouveau Brunswick) was formed in November 2008 to run in provincial elections. It is a registered Green political party in New Brunswick, Canada.[1][2] A founding convention was held on November 15, 2008, in Moncton where the membership adopted a constitution, and a charter of principles to guide the development of policies and platforms. A 12-member Executive Committee was elected.

On September 19, 2009, Jack MacDougall was acclaimed as the first nominated leader of the party. A seasoned community and political organizer, MacDougall is best known for his successful campaign to raise the money to purchase and renovate Saint John's renowned Imperial Theatre. He is a licensed teacher in New Brunswick. He stepped down in September 2011. Greta Doucet is serving as interim leader until the leadership convention in the fall of 2012. David Coon succeeded Doucet as leader.[3]


Electoral record

General election # of candidates # of elected candidates # of ridings # of votes  % of popular vote  % of popular vote in contested ridings
2010 49 0 55 16,907 4.54% 5.10%

2012 leadership election

On September 22, 2012, a leadership election was held to replace Jack MacDougall. David Coon was chosen after only one ballot.[5]

Candidate Votes Percentage
David Coon 131 63%
Roy MacMulin 77 37%
TOTAL 208 '

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