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Encyclopedia > Charlotte (electoral district)

Charlotte (electoral district) redirects here, for the provincial electoral district, see Charlotte (provincial electoral district) Charlotte is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. ...


New Brunswick Southwest is a federal electoral district (or riding) in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. In 2001 its population was 63,529. A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72,908 km² (8th)  - Land 71,450 km²  - Water 1,458 km² (2. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Geography

As the name implies, the district is comprised of the southwestern portion of New Brunswick. It includes all of Charlotte County and portions of York, Sunbury, Queens, Kings and Saint John Counties. Charlotte County(2001 population 27,366) is located in the southwestern portion of New Brunswick, Canada. ... York County (2001 population 87,212) is located in west-central New Brunswick, Canada. ... Sunbury County (2001 population 25,776) is located in central New Brunswick, Canada. ... Queens County (2001 population 11,862) is located in central New Brunswick, Canada. ... Kings County (2001 population 64,208) is located in southern New Brunswick, Canada. ... Saint John County (2001 population 76,407) is located in southern New Brunswick, Canada. ...


Major towns include St. Stephen, St. Andrews, St. George, Grand Bay, McAdam, Fredericton Junction, Gagetown, and the Kingsclear and Hanwell regions near Fredericton. St. ... For the parish in New Brunswick with the same name see St. ... Gagetown is a small village in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. ...


History

The district was originally known as Charlotte when it was created in 1996. The bulk of the riding was in the former district of Carleton—Charlotte, but portions were added from Fundy—Royal, Saint John, and Fredericton—York—Sunbury. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Carleton–Charlotte was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, which existed from 1966 until 1996. ... Fundy Royal is the name of a federal electoral district in southern New Brunswick, Canada. ... Saint John is a federal electoral district in southern New Brunswick, Canada. ...


Shortly after the 1997 election the riding became known as New Brunswick Southwest. With the 2003 redistribution (which saw it add the area around Belleisle Bay in south-central New Brunswick), the riding was renamed St. Croix—Belleisle. The New Brunswick Southwest name was restored in 2004. 36th Parliament In the 1997 Canadian election held on June 2, 1997, Jean Chrétiens Liberal Party of Canada won a second majority government. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A long bay off the Saint John River, which is about 10 kilometers long, by 1 kilometer wide. ...


List of members:

  1. Greg Thompson, P.C. / Conservative (1997-present)

The riding also existed from 1867 to 1966, as Charlotte. It was created in the British North America Act and was abolished into Carleton—Charlotte. Gregory Francis Thompson (born March 28, 1947 in St. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right wing political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The British North America Acts 1867–1975 are a series of Acts of the British Parliament dealing with the government of Canada. ... Carleton–Charlotte was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, which existed from 1966 until 1996. ...


List of members

  1. John Bolton, Liberal (1867-1872)
  2. John McAdam, Liberal-Conservative (1872-1874)
  3. Arthur H. Gillmor, Liberal (1874-1896)
  4. Gilbert White Ganong, Liberal-Conservative (1896-1908)
  5. William F. Todd, Liberal (1908-1911)
  6. Thomas Aaron Hartt, Conservative Party of Canada (1911-1921)
  7. Robert Watson Grimmer, Conservative (1921-1930)
  8. Arthur D. Ganong, Conservative (1930-1935)
  9. Burton M. Hill, Liberal (1935-1945)
  10. A. Wesley Stuart, Liberal (1945-1958)
  11. Caldwell Stewart, Prog. Cons. (1958-1962)
  12. Allan McLean, Liberal (1962-1968)

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Fredericton (electoral district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (309 words)
Fredericton (formerly Fredericton—York—Sunbury) is a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1988.
It predecessor riding, York—Sunbury, was represented in the House of Commons from 1917 to 1988.
The district includes the city of Fredericton, and the towns of Oromocto, Chipman, and Minto and vicinity.
Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission (236 words)
The current electoral district of Charlotte is located in the counties of Saint John and Charlotte.
The Electoral Boundaries and Representation Act requires the Electoral Boundary and Representation Commission to establish the electoral quotient for the province by dividing the total population by the total number of electoral districts.
The electoral quotient (729, 498 divided by 55) is therefore 13,263.
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