Advertisement

New Brunswick election: Edmundston-Madawaska Centre

Liberal incumbent JC D’Amours retains seat in Edmundston-Madawaska Centre in the 2020 election.

Riding background

This riding was created in 2006 from Edmundston, and the area has voted in Progressive Conservative Madeleine Dubé in every election from 1999 to 2018 when she did not re-offer and was succeeded by a Liberal Jean-Claude D’Amours.

Read more: All our New Brunswick election 2020 coverage

Candidates

Liberal: Jean-Claude D’Amours (incumbent)

  • Served as a city councillor in Edmundston from 1998 to 2004
  • Served as MP for the riding of Madawaska-Restigouche from 2004 to 2011

Progressive Conservative:  Joanne Bérubé Gagné

Story continues below advertisement

Green: Marco Morency

History

2018

PC’s Madeleine Dubé did not re-offer after 19 years in office, and instead took up a position as vice-president of the Universite de Moncton’s Edmundston campus.

Liberal candidate Jean-Claude D’Amours won in a landslide with 66 per cent of the vote, beating Tory candidate Gérald Levesque.

2014

The 2013 electoral redistricting saw the district lose a portion of Edmundston while gaining rural territory. It was renamed Edmundston-Madawaska Centre.

Madeleine Dubé won the riding with 48.2 per cent of the vote, with Liberal candidate Michel LeBlond coming a close second with 44.9 per cent.

2010

The 2010 election was the final one to see candidates run in the Edmundston-Saint Basile riding.

Madeleine Dubé continued her dominant performance in the riding, raking in 75.9 per cent of the vote.