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New Brunswick election: Gagetown-Petitcodiac

Riding background

The 2013 redistricting process saw a new district created from portions of the Petitcodiac, Grand Lake-Gagetown, Kings East and Albert ridings.

Gagetown-Petitcodiac runs from the boundaries of Ormocto to Moncton along New Brunswick Highway 2.

The riding consists of small municipalities and unincorporated communities.

Candidates

Liberal: Brigitte Noel

Progressive Conservative: Ross Wetmore (incumbent)

NDP: Anne Marie F. Richardson

Green: Marilyn Merritt-Gray

People’s Alliance: Craig Dykeman

KISS N.B. Carolyn MacDonald

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History

2014

Tory candidate Ross Wetmore, the incumbent candidate for the now-defunct Grand Lake-Gagetown, re-offered in the new riding of Gagetown-Petitcodiac.

Wetmore would go on to win the seat, earning 44.5 per cent of the vote, compared to Liberal candidate Barak Stevens’ 33.2 per cent.

2010

Petitcodiac, Grand Lake-Gagetown, Kings East and Albert all voted for PC candidates in 2010.