Halifax—East Hants

Halifax—East Hants

Nova Scotia electoral district

Defunct federal electoral district

Legislature
House of Commons

District created
1966

District abolished
1976

First contested
1968

Last contested
1978 by-election

Halifax—East Hants was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1968 to 1979. The riding was created in 1966 from parts of Colchester—Hants riding. It consisted of the Municipality of East Hants in the county of Hants, and parts of the county of Halifax and the city of Halifax.
The electoral district was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Annapolis Valley—Hants, Halifax and Halifax West ridings.

Contents

1 Members of Parliament
2 Election results
3 See also
4 External links

Members of Parliament[edit]
This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament
Years
Member
Party

Halifax—East Hants
Riding created from Colchester—Hants

28th
 1968–1972
   
Robert McCleave
Progressive Conservative

29th
 1972–1974

30th
 1974–1977

 1978–1979
Howard Edward Crosby

Riding dissolved into Annapolis Valley—Hants, Halifax and Halifax West

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1968

Party
Candidate
Votes

Progressive Conservative
MCCLEAVE, Robert
22,323

Liberal
CREGAN, Alex J.
13,488

New Democratic
DEVANNEY, Burris
1,718

Canadian federal election, 1972

Party
Candidate
Votes

Progressive Conservative
MCCLEAVE, Bob
27,645

Liberal
CASEY, Mary M.
14,308

New Democratic
AUBE, Donald
5,530

Not affiliated
BILEY, Barbara Joan
135

Canadian federal election, 1974

Party
Candidate
Votes

Progressive Conservative
MCCLEAVE, Bob
25,563

Liberal
OZARD, Bill
18,308

New Democratic
SHAW, Lloyd
5,861

Social Credit
KIRK, Robert
204

Marxist–Leninist
ANDSTEIN, Robert
113

By-election On Mr. McCleave’s resignation, 9 December 1977

By-election on 16 October 1978

Party
Candidate
Votes

Progressive Conservative
CROSBY, Howard
18,767

Liberal
MACINNIS, Ken
10,161

New Democratic
DOULL, Edgar Charles
1,697

Not affiliated
MORGAN, David
355

See also[edit]

List of Canadian federal electoral districts
Past Canadian electoral districts

External links[edit]

Riding history for Halifax—East Hants (1966–1976) from the Library of Parliament

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