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Bonavista—Trinity—Conception was a federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 2003.

Bonavista—Trinity—Conception
Newfoundland and Labrador electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1966
District abolished2003
First contested1968
Last contested2002 by-election

This riding was created in 1966 from parts of Bonavista—Twillingate and Trinity—Conception ridings. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Avalon, Bonavista—Exploits and Random—Burin—St. George's ridings.

It initially consisted of the provincial districts of Trinity North, Trinity South, Bay de Verde, Carbonear, Harbour Grace and Port de Grave, and part of the provincial district of Bonavista South.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Bonavista—Trinity—Conception
Riding created from Bonavista—Twillingate and Trinity—Conception
28th  1968–1972     Frank Moores Progressive Conservative
29th  1972–1974     Dave Rooney Liberal
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     Morrissey Johnson Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993     Fred Mifflin Liberal
35th  1993–1997
36th  1997–2000
37th  2000–2002 Brian Tobin
 2002–2004 John Efford
Riding dissolved into Avalon, Bonavista—Exploits
and Random—Burin—St. George's

Election resultsEdit

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Frank Moores 14,823
Liberal James Roy Tucker 10,082
New Democratic Fraser Lloyd March 532
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dave Rooney 12,635
Progressive Conservative Fred Woodman 8,799
New Democratic Edgar Alexander Russell 832
Independent Sam Drover 616
Social Credit S. Carey Skinner 127
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dave Rooney 13,258
Progressive Conservative John Lundrigan 12,117
New Democratic Ted Noseworthy 1,078
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dave Rooney 11,314
New Democratic W.A. Bill Parsons 7,448
Progressive Conservative Patrick J. Layman 5,943
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dave Rooney 14,467
Progressive Conservative Edward G. Bailey 8,388
New Democratic Anne Robbins 4,619
Independent Ted Noseworthy 302
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Morrissey Johnson 19,015
Liberal Dave Rooney 14,103
New Democratic Susan Maher 1,432
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Fred Mifflin 21,290 51.3%
Progressive Conservative Morrissey Johnson 17,809 42.9%
New Democratic Larry Welsh 2,372 5.7%
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Fred Mifflin 26,435
Progressive Conservative Charlie Brett 7,479
New Democratic Clem George 1,043
Natural Law Lynn Tobin 370
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Fred Mifflin 12,929
New Democratic Fraser March 12,359
Progressive Conservative Randy Dawe 10,332
Independent L. Christopher Randell 1,054
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Brian Tobin 22,096
Progressive Conservative Jim Morgan 11,009
New Democratic Fraser March 6,473
Alliance Randy Wayne Dawe 1,051
By-election on 13 May 2002

On Mr. Tobin's resignation, 25 January 2002

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Efford 18,665
Progressive Conservative Michelle Brazil 5,281
New Democratic Jim Gill 588
Alliance David Tulett 166
Green Christopher John Bradshaw 139
Independent Brent Rockwood 106

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