Tignish-Palmer Road

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Tignish-Palmer Road
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Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
MLA
 
 
 
Hal Perry
Liberal
District created1996 (name change in 2007)
First contested 1996
Last contested 2019

Tignish-Palmer Road is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. It was formerly Tignish-DeBlois from 1996 to 2007.

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Members

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

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Tignish-Palmer Road
AssemblyYearsMemberParty
See 1st Prince 1873-1996
60th 1996–2000 Bobby Morrissey Liberal
61st 2000–2003 Gail Shea Progressive Conservative
62nd 2003–2007
63rd 2007–2011 Neil LeClair Liberal
64th 2011–2013 Hal Perry Progressive Conservative
2013–2015 Liberal
65th 2015–2019
66th 2019–present

Communities

It includes, among others, the following communities:

Election results

Tignish-Palmer Road, 2007–present

2015 Prince Edward Island general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Hal Perry 1,48658.23+9.49
Progressive Conservative Joseph Profit81832.05-18.01
Green Malcolm Pitre1676.54
New Democratic John A'Hearn813.17
Total valid votes2,552100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +13.75
Liberal candidate Hal Perry gained 8.08 percentage points from his 2011 performance running as a Progressive Conservative.
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2011 Prince Edward Island general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Hal Perry 1,17550.15+5.30
Liberal Neil LeClair 1,14248.74−6.41
Island Derek D. Peters261.11
Total valid votes2,343100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +5.86
2007 Prince Edward Island general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Neil LeClair 1,56955.15+11.18
Progressive Conservative Gail Shea 1,27644.85−10.44
Total valid votes2,845100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +10.81

2016 electoral reform plebiscite results

2016 Prince Edward Island electoral reform referendum
SideVotes%
First Past the Post 40155.16
Dual Member Proportional Representation 12817.61
Mixed Member Proportional 10013.76
First Past the Post plus leaders506.88
Preferential Voting 486.60
Total votes cast72724.59
Registered voters2,956
Source
"Plebiscite Report" (PDF).

Tignish-DeBlois, 1996–2007

2003 Prince Edward Island general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Gail A. Shea 1,48055.29-0.64
Liberal Neil J. LeClair 1,17743.97+3.39
New Democratic Reg T. Pendergast200.75-2.75
Total valid votes2,677100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -2.02
2000 Prince Edward Island general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Gail A. Shea 1,47255.93+12.04
Liberal Neil J. LeClair 1,06840.58-13.39
New Democratic Reg T. Pendergast923.50+1.36
Total valid votes2,632100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +12.72
1996 Prince Edward Island general election
PartyCandidateVotes%
Liberal Robert J. Morrissey 1,41353.97
Progressive Conservative Gail A. Shea 1,14943.89
New Democratic Howard Waite562.14
Total valid votes2,618100.0  
This riding was created from parts of the dual-member riding of 1st Prince.

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References

  1. Elections Prince Edward Island (4 May 2015). "Provincial General Election - Unofficial Results 2015-05-04". Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.

Coordinates: 46°57′0″N64°3′0″W / 46.95000°N 64.05000°W / 46.95000; -64.05000

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