Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River

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Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia electoral district
Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River provincial electoral district.svg
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Nova Scotia House of Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Dave Ritcey
Progressive Conservative
District created1978
First contested 1978
Last contested 2021
Demographics
Population (2011)20,144
Electors 15,656
Area (km²)57
Pop. density (per km²)353.4
Census division(s) Colchester County
Census subdivision(s) Colchester, Subd. B, Colchester, Subd. C, Millbrook 27, Truro

Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that elects one member to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

Contents

The electoral district was created in 1978 and was named Truro-Bible Hill until it was renamed in the 2012 electoral boundary review; there were no boundary changes.

The present name for the electoral district was used beginning with the 2013 provincial election.

Geography

Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River covers 57 km2 (22 sq mi) of land area. [1]

Members of the Legislative Assembly

The electoral district has elected the following members of the Legislative Assembly:

LegislatureYearsMemberParty
Colchester prior to 1978
52nd 1978–1981 Ron Giffin Progressive Conservative
53rd 1981–1984
54th 1984–1988
55th 1988–1993
56th 1993–1998   Eleanor Norrie Liberal
57th 1998–1999 Jamie Muir Progressive Conservative
58th 1999–2003
59th 2003–2006
60th 2006–2009
61st 2009-2013 Lenore Zann New Democratic
62nd 2013–2017
63rd 2017–2019
2019 Independent
2019-2020Vacant
2020–2021 Dave Ritcey Progressive Conservative
64th 2021-Present

Election results

2021

2021 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Dave Ritcey 4,02547.85-3.55
Liberal Tamara Tynes Powell2,54130.21+5.85
New Democratic Darlene DeAdder1,39816.62+0.35
Green Shaun Trainor4485.33-1.67
Total valid votes 8,41299.68
Total rejected ballots270.32
Turnout8,43951.11
Eligible voters 16,510
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -4.70
Source: Elections Nova Scotia [2]

2020 by-election

Nova Scotia provincial by-election, March 10, 2020
Upon the resignation of Lenore Zann
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Dave Ritcey 2,92251.40+19.44
Liberal Allan Kennedy1,38524.36+0.27
New Democratic Kathleen Kevany92516.27-27.68
Green Ivan Drouin3987.00
Atlantica Matthew Rushton550.97
Total valid votes5,68599.61
Total rejected ballots220.39-0.35
Turnout5,70735.72-12.71
Eligible voters15,975
Progressive Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing +23.56

2017

2017 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
New Democratic Lenore Zann 3,45543.95+5.90
Progressive Conservative Keltie Jones2,51231.96+2.26
Liberal Craig Johnson1,89424.09-8.15
Total valid votes7,86199.27
Total rejected ballots580.73-0.05
Turnout7,91948.43-5.45
Eligible voters16,350
New Democratic hold Swing +1.82
Source: Elections Nova Scotia [3] [4]

2013

2013 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  New Democratic Party Lenore Zann 3,16538.05-10.31
  Liberal Barry J. Mellish2,68232.25+12.72
  Progressive Conservative Charles Cox2,47029.70-0.53
Total valid votes8,31799.21
Total rejected ballots660.79+0.41
Turnout8,38353.89-0.10
Eligible voters15,557
New Democratic hold Swing -11.52

2009

2009 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  New Democratic Party Lenore Zann 4,07048.37+19.73
  Progressive Conservative Hughie MacIsaac2,54430.23-17.04
  Liberal Bob Hagell1,64319.52-1.80
Green Kaleigh Brinkhurst1581.88-0.89
Total valid votes8,41599.62
Total rejected ballots320.38+0.05
Turnout8,44753.98+0.92
Eligible voters15,647
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +18.39

2006

2006 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Progressive Conservative Jamie Muir 3,71147.27+0.16
  New Democratic Party Jim Harpell2,24828.64+0.41
  Liberal Ron Chisholm1,67421.32-3.33
Green Barton Cutten2172.76
Total valid votes7,85099.67
Total rejected ballots260.33-0.18
Turnout7,87653.06-4.15
Eligible voters14,843
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -0.12

2003

2003 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Progressive Conservative Jamie Muir 3,86247.11-6.47
  New Democratic Party Jim Harpell2,31428.23+0.02
  Liberal Jeff Yuill2,02124.66+6.45
Total valid votes8,19799.49
Total rejected ballots420.51-0.07
Turnout8,23957.21-7.80
Eligible voters14,401
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -3.25

1999

1999 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Progressive Conservative Jamie Muir 4,74753.58+11.55
  New Democratic Party Ibel Scammell249928.21-1.82
  Liberal Matthew Graham1,61318.21-9.73
Total valid votes8,85999.42
Total rejected ballots520.58+0.18
Turnout8,91165.01+1.42
Eligible voters13,707
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +6.69

1998

1998 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Jamie Muir 3,85242.03+3.67
New Democratic Ibel Scammell2,75230.03+8.49
Liberal Eleanor Norrie 2,56027.94-12.16
Total valid votes9,16499.60
Total rejected ballots370.40-0.33
Turnout9,20163.60-9.87
Eligible voters14,468
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +7.92

1993

1993 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Eleanor Norrie 4,32140.10+0.90
Progressive Conservative Jack Coupar4,13438.36-12.07
New Democratic Rick Bowden2,32121.54+11.27
Total valid votes10,77699.27
Total rejected ballots790.73-0.31
Turnout10,85573.46+0.86
Eligible voters14,776
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +6.44

1988

1988 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Ron Giffin 4,47950.43-10.60
Liberal Kirby Eileen Grant3,49039.30+11.84
New Democratic Carol Martin91210.27-1.25
Total valid votes8,88199.59
Total rejected ballots370.41-0.01
Turnout8,91872.60+9.30
Eligible voters12,283
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -11.22

1984

1984 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Ron Giffin 5,00861.03-0.53
Liberal Kirby Grant2,25327.46+1.76
New Democratic Andy Belliveau94511.52-1.24
Total valid votes8,20699.58
Total rejected ballots350.42-0.09
Turnout8,24163.30-5.87
Eligible voters13,019
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -1.14

1981

1981 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Progressive Conservative Ron Giffin 5,02461.55+6.31
Liberal Sylvia Roy2,09725.69-11.34
New Democratic Tom Barron1,04112.75+5.85
Total valid votes8,16299.49
Total rejected ballots420.51+0.01
Turnout8,20469.17-5.74
Eligible voters11,861
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +8.83

1978

1978 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%
Progressive Conservative Ron Giffin 4,71355.24
Liberal Peter Wilson3,16037.04
New Democratic Thomas Barron5896.90
Independent Bob Kirk700.82
Total valid votes8,53299.50
Total rejected ballots430.50
Turnout8,57574.90
Eligible voters11,448

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