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Encyclopedia > Prince Edward Island general election, 2003
Map of PEI's ridings showing winning parties and their popular vote.
Map of PEI's ridings showing winning parties and their popular vote.

The Canadian province of Prince Edward Island conducted a general election in September 2003 to elect the 27 members of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island. The election was called on September 2 by Premier Pat Binns, who enjoyed a high level of popularity among voters. Download high resolution version (1353x875, 53 KB) I, the creator of this image, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Download high resolution version (1353x875, 53 KB) I, the creator of this image, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (Latin: The small under the protection of the great) Official languages English Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant-Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 4 4 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 13th 5,660 km² 0% Population  - Total... An election is a decision making process whereby people vote for preferred political candidates or parties to act as representatives in government. ... 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for September, 2003. ... The Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada is housed in Province House, which is located at the intersection of Richmond and Great George Streets in Charlottetown. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... Pat Binns Patrick George Binns (born October 8, 1948 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan), is a Canadian politician and the Premier of Prince Edward Island. ...


Polling took place on September 29, despite a blackout across two-thirds of the province and other damage caused by Hurricane Juan. September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... Hurricane Juan was a hurricane that made landfall at Prospect, Nova Scotia, 30 km (20 miles) southwest of Halifax at 12:10 a. ...


Binns' Progressive Conservatives were re-elected to a third consecutive majority government, the first time this had happened in Island history. The Premier, who ran in Murray River-Gaspereaux, and his entire existing cabinet was re-elected. The PEI Progressive Conservative Party is one of two major political parties on Prince Edward Island. ...


The Liberals wrested three seats from the Tories, increasing their standing to four seats. The party's new leader, Robert Ghiz, was one of those. The son of former premier Joe Ghiz beat Charlottetown mayor George MacDonald in the riding of Charlottetown-Rochford Square in Charlottetown. The Prince Edward Island Liberal Party is a centrist political party in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Joseph Atallah Ghiz (January 27, 1945 - November 9, 1996) was Premier of Prince Edward Island and a lawyer. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = CUNABULA FOEDERIS (Birthplace of Confederation) City of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canadas Location. ...


The New Democrats did not win any seats; their leader, Gary Robichaud, was defeated by a Tory incumbent in Wilmot-Summerside. The Island New Democrats, is a social democratic, party as they are currently known, is a branch of the Canadian New Democratic Party on Prince Edward Island. ...

Contents


Results

Party Party Leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular Vote
2000 election Elected % Change # %
     Progressive Conservative Pat Binns 27 26 23 -11.5% 43,712 53.96%
     Liberal Robert Ghiz 27 1 4 +300% 34,347 42.86%
     New Democrats Gary Robichaud 24 - - - 2,460 3.18%
Total   77 27 27 - 80,519 100%

Map of PEIs ridings showing winning parties and their popular vote. ... The PEI Progressive Conservative Party is one of two major political parties on Prince Edward Island. ... Pat Binns Patrick George Binns (born October 8, 1948 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan), is a Canadian politician and the Premier of Prince Edward Island. ... The Prince Edward Island Liberal Party is a centrist political party in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Robert Ghiz - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Island New Democrats, is a social democratic, party as they are currently known, is a branch of the Canadian New Democratic Party on Prince Edward Island. ... Gary Robichaud (1962-2005), a Canadian teacher and politician, was born on September 13, 1962 in Saint John, New Brunswick. ...

PEI Votes 2003

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  Prog. Cons.   Liberal   NDP   Other
Alberton-Miminegash   Cletus Dunn
1697
Robert B. White
960
Donna Hardy
53
    Cletus J. Dunn
Belfast-Pownal Bay   Wilbur MacDonald
1331
Sarah Jane Bell
1091
Michael Page
110
    Wilbur MacDonald
Borden-Kinkora   Fred McCardle
1528
Lorne Sutherland
1457
James Rodd
80
    Eric Hammill
Cascumpec-Grand River   Philip Brown
1477
Robert Noye
981
Peter Robinson
178
    Philip Brown
Charlottetown-Kings Square Bobby MacMillan
1278
  Richard Brown
1420
Kevin Roach
86
  Bobby MacMillan
Charlottetown-Rochford Square George MacDonald
1276
  Robert Ghiz
1433
J'Nan Brown
120
  Jeff Lantz
Charlottetown-Spring Park   Wes MacAleer
1649
Dr. Barry Ling
1448
Teresa Peters
99
    Wes MacAleer
Crapaud-Hazel Grove Norman MacPhee
1683
  Carolyn Bertram
1829
Miranda Ellis
99
    Norman MacPhee
Evangeline-Miscouche   Wilfred Arsenault
1312
Sonny Gallant
1208
Leona Arsenault
69
    Wilfred Arsenault
Georgetown-Baldwin's Road   Mike Currie
1652
Danny Walker
984
Jane Dunphy
64
  Mike Currie
Glen Stewart-Bellevue Cove   David McKenna
2249
Eric Ellsworth
1291
Jane MacNeil
243
    David McKenna
Kensington-Malpeque   Mitch Murphy
2536
Janice Sherry
1120
George S. Hunter
92
    Mitch Murphy
Montague-Kilmuir   Jim Bagnall
1431
John Van Dyke
792
Lorne Cudmore
30
    Jim Bagnall
Morell-Fortune Bay   Kevin J. MacAdam
1601
Larry McGuire
1050
  Kevin J. MacAdam
Murray River-Gaspereaux   Pat Binns
1584
Michelle Johnston
625
Edith Perry
45
    Pat Binns
North River-Rice Point Donna Butler
1403
  Ron MacKinley
2506
Marlene Hunt
108
    Ron MacKinley
Park Corner-Oyster Bed   Beth MacKenzie
1908
Jean Tingley
1608
Ken Bingham
184
  Beth MacKenzie
Parkdale-Belvedere   Chester Gillan
1562
Charlie Cooke
897
Nick Boragina
78
    Chester Gillan
Sherwood-Hillsborough   Elmer MacFadyen
1408
Robert Mitchell
1347
Ronald G. Kelly
75
    Elmer MacFadyen
Souris-Elmira   Andy Mooney
1291
Philip MacDonald
1047
    Andy Mooney
Stanhope-East Royalty   Jamie Ballem
1858
Rob Vessey
1400
Gerard Gallant
78
    Jamie Ballem
St. Eleanors-Summerside   Helen MacDonald
1590
Gerard Greenan
1497
Paulette Halupa
97
    Helen MacDonald
Tignish-Deblois   Gail Shea
1480
Neil LeClair
1177
Reg Pendergast
20
    Gail Shea
Tracadie-Fort Augustus   Mildred Dover
1628
Buck Watts
1253
Robert Perry
64
    Mildred Dover
West Point-Bloomfield   Eva Rodgerson
1193
Sean O'Halloran
872
Ed Kilfoil
232
    Eva Rodgerson
Wilmot-Summerside   Gregory Deighan
1807
Duke Cormier
1402
Gary Robichaud
257
    Greg Deighan
Winsloe-West Royalty   Wayne Collins
1971
Gordon MacKay
1816
    Don MacKinnon

Alberton-Miminegash is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Belfast-Pownal Bay is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Borden-Kinkora is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Cascumpec-Grand River is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Charlottetown-Kings Square is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Charlottetown-Rochford Square is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... George MacDonald is a former teacher and Canadian politician. ... Robert Ghiz - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Charlottetown-Spring Park is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Crapaud-Hazel Grove is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Evangeline-Miscouche is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Georgetown-Baldwins Road is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Glen Stewart-Bellevue Cove is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Kensington-Malpeque is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Mitch Murphy ran in the 2003 PEI Provincial Election. ... Montague-Kilmuir is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Morell-Fortune Bay is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Murray River-Gaspereaux is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Pat Binns Patrick George Binns (born October 8, 1948 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan), is a Canadian politician and the Premier of Prince Edward Island. ... Pat Binns Patrick George Binns (born October 8, 1948 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan), is a Canadian politician and the Premier of Prince Edward Island. ... North River-Rice Point is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Ron MacKinley ran in the 2003 PEI Provincial Election and won. ... Park Corner-Oyster Bed is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Parkdale-Belvedere is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Chester Gillan is a Canadian politician, who represents the electoral district of Parkdale-Belvedere in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island. ... Charlie Cooke is the owner of Cooke Insurance in Prince Edward Island. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Sherwood-Hillsborough is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Souris-Elmira is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Stanhope-East Royalty is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... St. ... Tignish-Deblois is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Tracadie-Fort Augustus is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... West Point-Bloomfield is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Island New Democrats is one of the three major political parties in Prince Edward Island. ... Wilmot-Summerside is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Hon. ... Gary Robichaud (1962-2005), a Canadian teacher and politician, was born on September 13, 1962 in Saint John, New Brunswick. ... Winsloe-West Royalty is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative assembly of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ...

See also

Prince Edward Island is part of Canada. ... This article lists political parties in Canada. ...

External links

General resources

  • Government of Prince Edward Island
  • Elections PEI
  • CBC - PEI Votes 2003

Parties


The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... This page is about the Canadian political party. ...

Preceded by:
2000 PEI election
List of Prince Edward Island general elections Followed by:
Yet to be Called


Map of PEIs ridings showing winning parties and their popular vote. ... Prince Edward Island is part of Canada. ...

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Prince Edward Island general elections are held to choose members of the Prince Edward Island House of Assembly.
1974 was the first election, that the PEI NDP contested.
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