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Jake Stewart Re-Elected in South West Miramichi – Bay du Vin

Progressive Conservative MLA Jake Stewart has won his riding of South West Miramichi – Bay du Vin for a fourth consecutive term. The Blackville resident was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in the 2010 provincial election.

Blackville born Josh McCormack, the Liberal Party candidate for South West Miramichi – Bay du Vin, congratulated Stewart in a statement issued Monday evening.

“Jake it was an honor to run against you in this campaign. You have done great things for this riding and I know you will continue doing them in the years ahead. I learned a lot from you that I will carry with me.”

The Progressive Conservatives have been elected in 27 of the 49 New Brunswick ridings; 25 are needed for a majority.

NB Premier Blaine Higgs and his party had been leading the province with a minority government since 2018.  

Number of votes per candidate/party are below:

  • Jake Stewart (PC): 3887
  • Art O’Donnell (PANB / AGNB): 2268
  • Josh McCormack (Liberal): 1760
  • Glenna Hanley (NBNDP / NPDNB): 188
Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

5 Comments

  1. Avatar Phyllis Burke on September 15, 2020 at 2:54 am

    Congratulations Jake!
    It must have been a very trying day with all the sadness in the community.

  2. Avatar Winsor Underhill on September 15, 2020 at 2:54 am

    A majority sounds awesome to me way to go Jake!!!

  3. Avatar Ruby Hallihan on September 15, 2020 at 2:54 am

    Congratulations Jake !!

  4. Avatar Michele Gillespie on September 15, 2020 at 2:57 am

    Congratulations Jake

  5. Avatar Valerie Sturgeon on September 15, 2020 at 2:57 am

    Congrats Jake!!! Way to go!!!

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