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New Brunswick election: Caraquet

Riding background

This riding includes the communities of Bas-Caraquet, Caraquet, Grande-Anse, Maisonnette and Paquetville.

There is no incumbent candidate as Hédard Albert, who had held this riding since 2003 for the Liberals, is not running for re-election.

Caraquet has been a Liberal riding in all but two elections since 1974.

Candidates

Liberal: Isabelle Thériault

Progressive Conservative: Kevin Haché

NDP: Katy Casavant

Green: Yvon Durelle

Independent: Guilmond Hébert

History

2014

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Hédard Albert retained the riding of Caraquet with 56.8 per cent of the popular vote. PC candidate Suzanne Morais-Vienneau captured 21.9 per cent, NDP candidate Mathieu Chayer took 19.0 per cent, and Green candidate Sophie Chiasson-Gould 2.3 per cent.

2010

Liberal incumbent Hédard Albert won with 50.1 per cent of the vote.