Recount confirms Hines elected

By Helen Murphy    
June 14 2017

A judicial recount of the ballots in the riding of Guysborough–Eastern Shore–Tracadie was conducted June 9 in Halifax under the supervision of Associate Chief Justice Deborah K. Smith of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Incumbent Liberal Lloyd Hines was confirmed as winning the seat.

The amended official results are:


Candidate : Official Count / Recount

NSLP – Lloyd Hines: 2,565 / 2,565

NSNDP – Marney J. Simmons: 893 / 894

PC – Rob Wolf: 2,494 / 2,494


Full judicial recount results, with breakdown by polling location, are available in this week's edition (print and digital).