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LABRADOR, Newfoundland and Labrador (1988 - )


See:GRAND FALLS--WHITE BAY--LABRADOR (Newfoundland and Labrador)(1953 - 1988)

Representation Order, 1987

LABRADOR consisting of that part of the Province of Newfoundland known as Labrador, bounded as follows: commencing at the Quebec-Newfoundland interprovincial boundary on the northwesterly shoreline of the Strait of Belle Isle; thence running northerly, westerly and generally northerly along the said interprovincial boundary, to Cape Chidley; thence running southeasterly, southerly and southwesterly along the shoreline of the Labrador Sea and the Strait of Belle Isle to the point of commencement; together with Belle Isle and all other islands adjacent to the above described shoreline.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
34 1988/11/21 ROMPKEY, Bill educator  7,126 53.50% Lib 
GOUDIE, Joseph development officer  4,400 33.03% P.C. 
RIGGS, Evelyn development educator  1,508 11.32% N.D.P. 
CONDON, Ern guidance counsellor  286 2.15% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
35 1993/10/25 ROMPKEY, Bill Member of Parliament  8,721 77.14% Lib 
PIERCEY, G. Wayne manager  2,141 18.94% P.C. 
KNIGHT, Barry retired teacher  443 3.92% N.D.P. 

By-Election:   Resignation of William H. Rompkey, 21-09-1995

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1996/03/25 O'BRIEN, Lawrence D. councillor  4,032 40.47% Lib 
MCGRATH, John Michael consultant  3,027 30.38% Ref. 
COLLINS, Randy staff representative  1,974 19.81% N.D.P. 
GEAR-WHITE, Darlene business woman  867 8.70% P.C. 
ROY, Alain industrial electrician  63 0.63% Ind. 

Representation Order, 1996

LABRADOR consisting of that part of the Province of Newfoundland known as Labrador, including Belle Isle.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
36 1997/06/02 O'BRIEN, Lawrence David politician  6,182 50.62% Lib 
COLLINS, Randy U.S.W.A. representative  4,615 37.79% N.D.P. 
PATTON, Mike assistant to PC party leader  842 6.89% P.C. 
GIRARDIN, Stephane business owner  573 4.69% Ref. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
37 2000/11/27 O'BRIEN, Lawrence parliamentarian  7,153 68.99% Lib 
WILL, Amanda political assistant  1,284 12.38% N.D.P. 
BROOMFIELD, Hayward unemployed  1,254 12.09% P.C. 
BURT, Eugene administrator  677 6.53% CA 

Representation Order, 2003

LABRADOR consisting of all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador known as Labrador, including Belle Isle.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
38 2004/06/28 O'BRIEN, Lawrence David parliamentarian  5,524 62.23% Lib 
STRACHAN, Merrill general manager  1,400 15.77%
CONDON, Ern retired  919 10.35% Ind. 
CRANN, Shawn funeral director/embalmer  856 9.64% N.D.P. 
MARTINO, Lori-Ann research assistant  178 2.01% G.P. 

By-Election:   On Mr. O'Brien's death, 16-12-2004

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2005/05/24 RUSSELL, Todd Norman president/CEO of Labrador Metis Nation  5,438 51.48% Lib 
LETTO, Graham retired  3,415 32.33% Cons. 
FRY, Frances social worker  1,045 9.89% N.D.P. 
CONDON, Ern retiree/guidance counsellor  598 5.66% Ind. 
CRUMMEY, Jason writer/Author  68 0.64% G.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
39 2006/01/23 RUSSELL, Todd Norman parliamentarian  5,768 50.53% Lib 
GOUDIE, Joe canoe builder  4,528 39.67%
LARKIN, Jacob Edward educator  1,037 9.08% N.D.P. 
ZWICKER, Gail administrative assistant  82 0.72% G.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
40 2008/10/14 RUSSELL, Todd parliamentarian  5,426 70.28% Lib 
ARTISS, Phyllis retired university professor  1,378 17.85% N.D.P. 
LEWIS, Lacey office assistant - supervisor at Shoppers Drug Mart  615 7.97%
MCLEOD, Nyssa Christine administrative assistant  302 3.91% G.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
41 2011/05/02 PENASHUE, Peter businessman  4,256 39.81%
RUSSELL, Todd parliamentarian  4,177 39.07% Lib 
LARKIN, Jacob school principal/teacher  2,120 19.83% N.D.P. 
BARRETT, George C.R. pilot  139 1.30% G.P. 

By-Election:   Resignation of Peter Penashue, 14-03-2013

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2013/05/13 JONES, Yvonne journalist  5,812 47.99% Lib 
PENASHUE, Peter businessman  3,924 32.40% Cons. 
BORLASE, Harry northern analyst  2,324 19.19% N.D.P. 
ANDREWS, Norman driver  50 0.41% Libert. 

Representation Order, 2013 (SI/2013-102)

Consisting of all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador known as Labrador, including Belle Isle.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
42 2015/10/19 JONES, Yvonne parliamentarian  8,878 71.75% Lib 
RUDKOWSKI, Edward consultant  1,779 14.38% N.D.P. 
PENASHUE, Peter business person  1,716 13.87%



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