Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte


Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Newfoundland and Labrador



caption = Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte in relation to other Newfoundland and Labrador ridings
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 10003
fed-created = 1987
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1988
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Gerry Byrne
fed-rep-link = Gerry Byrne (politician)
fed-rep-party = Liberal
fed-rep-party-link = Liberal Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 73171
demo-electors = 59685
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 34233
demo-cd = Division No. 5, Division No. 6, Division No. 8, Division No. 9
demo-csd = Corner Brook, Deer Lake, Pasadena, Springdale, St Anthony

Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte is a federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1988.

Demographics

Ethnic groups: 96.2% White, 3.4% Native Canadian
Languages: 99.3% English
Religions: 73.8% Protestant, 23.2% Catholic, 2.1% No affiliation
Average income: $20 573

Geography

The district includes the Great Northern Peninsula, the Baie Verte Peninsula, the area along the southwest coast of Notre Dame Bay, and the Corner Brook area. It also includes most of Glover Island, the Grey Islands (Groais Island and Bell Island) and the Horse Islands.

The neighbouring ridings are Labrador, Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor, and Random—Burin—St. George's.

According to Elections Canada, the geographic boundaries for the 39th General Election (2006) are:

: "All that area consisting of that part of the Island of Newfoundland lying westerly and northerly of a line described as follows: commencing at a point midway between the towns of Triton and Leading Tickles in Notre Dame Bay; thence southerly in said bay to Seal Bay; thence southerly in a straight line to Frozen Ocean Lake at approximate latitude 49°11'N and approximate longitude 55°41'W; thence westerly in a straight line to Hinds Lake; thence southerly in a straight line to the mouth of Lloyds River at the westernmost extremity of Red Indian Lake; thence westerly in a straight line to Georges Lake; thence westerly in a straight line to Bluff Head on the eastern shoreline of Port au Port Bay. Including St. John Island, Quirpon Island, Sop's Island, Bell Island and Groais Island of the Grey Islands, Horse Islands and all other islands adjacent to the shoreline of the above-described area."

See the [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/pss/maps/C10003.pdf map of the Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte riding] (PDF).

History

The electoral district was created in 1987 from Grand Falls—White Bay—Labrador and Humber—Port au Port—St. Barbe.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results

Incumbents are indicated in "italics", winners are in bold.

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total valid votes!align="right"|32 531!align="right"|100.00%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total rejected ballots!align="right"|191!align="right"|0.58%!align="right"|+0.13%
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Turnout!align="right"|32 722!align="right"|54.6%!align="right"|+6.8%

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total votes!align="right"|28 485!align="right"|100.00%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total rejected ballots!align="right"|128!align="right"|0.45%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Turnout!align="right"|28 613!align="right"|47.77%!align="right"

Change from 2000 is based on redistributed results. Conservative Party change is based on the combination of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party totals.

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total votes!align="right"|31 657!align="right"|100.00%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total rejected ballots!align="right"|117!align="right"|0.37%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Turnout!align="right"|31 774!align="right"|57.99%!align="right"

Canadian Alliance changes from 1997 are based on the results of its predecessor, the Reform Party.

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total votes!align="right"|30 272!align="right"|100.00%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total rejected ballots!align="right"|129!align="right"|0.42%!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Turnout!align="right"|30 401!align="right"|54.93%!align="right"

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total votes!align="right"|22 359!align="right"|100.00%!align="right"

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total votes!align="right"|31 542!align="right"|100.00%
align="right"

- bgcolor="white"!align="right" colspan=3|Total votes!align="right"|39 177!align="right"|100.00%
align="right"

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/pss/Map.aspx?L=e&ED=10003&EV=99&EV_TYPE=6&PC=&Prov=NL&ProvID=10&MapID=&QID=-1&PageID=27&TPageID= Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte riding] from Elections Canada

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=903 Riding history for Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte (1987–1996)] from the Library of Parliament

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1244 Riding history for Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte (1996– )] from the Library of Parliament

* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/webpep/fin/welcome.aspx?lang=e Election Financial Reports] from Elections Canada


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