Sackville—Eastern Shore


Sackville—Eastern Shore

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Nova Scotia


caption = Sackville—Eastern Shore in relation to the other Nova Scotia federal electoral districts
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 12008
fed-created = 1996
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1997
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Peter Stoffer
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = NDP
fed-rep-party-link = New Democratic Party
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 86963
demo-electors = 69311
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 1328
demo-cd = Halifax
demo-csd = Halifax

Sackville—Eastern Shore (formerly known as Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore) is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997. Its population in 2001 was 83,655.

Demographics

Ethnic groups: 94.0% White, 4.2% Black
Languages: 95.3% English, 2.9% French, 1.4% Other
Religions: 51.3% Protestant, 36.8% Catholic, 1.2% Other Christian, 10.1% No affiliation
Average income: $28,217

Geography

The district includes the part of the Halifax Regional Municipality located on the Atlantic coast between Lake Charlotte and Jeddore Harbour in the east to Halifax Harbour in the west excluding the community of Dartmouth and the community of Eastern Passage. It also includes HRM's northern suburbs in the Sackville River valley north to the boundary with Hants County. The area is 1,328 km².

History

The electoral district was created in 1996 from Central Nova and Dartmouth ridings, and was known as "Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore" from 1999 to 2003. MP Peter Stoffer has tabled a Private Members Bill to change the name of the riding to "Sackville—Preston—Eastern Shore".

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results

ackville—Eastern Shore

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

ackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore

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

See also

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

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1054 Riding history for Sackville—Eastern Shore (1996–1999) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1232 Riding history for Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore (1999–2003) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1319 Riding history for Sackville—Eastern Shore (2003– ) from the] Library of Parliament


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