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New Brunswick election: Gagetown-Petitcodiac

PC incumbent Ross Wetmore wins Gagetown-Petitcodiac riding in the 2020 election.

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 Oromocto to Moncton along New Brunswick Highway 2.

The riding consists of small municipalities and unincorporated communities.

Candidates

Liberal: John Urquhart

Progressive Conservative: Ross Wetmore (incumbent)

  • Served as Minister of agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries

NDP: Ryan Patrick Jewkes

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Green: Marilyn Merritt-Gray

People’s Alliance: Craig Dykeman

History

2018

PC incumbent Ross Wetmore won the riding with 45.7 per cent of the vote.

2014

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.