Saint John East (1967–1974 electoral district)

Saint John East was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It used a bloc voting system to elect candidates, and was created from Saint John County in 1967. It was abolished with the 1973 electoral redistribution, when the province moved to single-member ridings.

Saint John East
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created1967
District abolished1973
First contested1967
Last contested1970

Members of the Legislative AssemblyEdit

Legislature Years Member Party Member Party
Riding created from Saint John County
46th 1967 – 1970     Charles A. McIlveen[1] Progressive Conservative     William J. Woodroffe Progressive Conservative
47th 1970 – 1972
1972 – 1974     Gerald Merrithew Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into East Saint John and Saint John-Fundy

Election resultsEdit

New Brunswick provincial by-election, 11 December 1972
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative Gerry S. Merrithew 3,408  Y
Liberal Gordie M. Foster 2,825
New Democratic Eldon Richardson, Jr. 275
1970 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative Charles A. McIlveen 5,332  Y
Progressive Conservative William J. Woodroffe 5,200  Y
Liberal Fred Cave 3,102
Liberal Michael B. McGrath 2,863
New Democratic Lindsay F. Sabean 579
New Democratic Alphonse Hébert 565
1967 New Brunswick general election
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative Charles A. McIlveen 5,052  Y
Progressive Conservative William J. Woodroffe 5,033  Y
Liberal Fred Cave 3,541
Liberal Paul E. Mackin 3,388

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ died in 1972