Fredericton North was created out of the former ridings of Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak and Fredericton-Nashwaaksis as part of the 2013 redistricting process.
Liberal: Stephen Horsman (incumbent)
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Progressive Conservative: Jill Green
NDP: Scarlett Tays
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Green: Tamara White
People’s Alliance: Lynn King
Stephen Horsman defeated PC candidate Troy Lifford, who’d served as MLA for Fredericton-Nashwaaksis, with 33.6 per cent of the vote. Lifford earned 31.7 per cent of the vote in the tightly run campaign.
Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak and Fredericton Nashwaaksis had gone to the Liberals in 2006 but flipped in the 2010 election.
Troy Lifford won Fredericton-Nashwaaksis in 2010 with 47.6 per cent of the vote. Pam Lynch won Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak with 47.3 per cent, defeating then-Liberal cabinet minister Kelly Lamrock.