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District 23
(Hammonds Plains - St. Margarets) 

District Profile

Total Population, 2006 Census: 19,627

Issue: Tax Reform

Average municipal tax comparison for single family homes

DistrictAverage Property 2009 (taxable)Current Tax (2007)Draft Tax Model (2007)Change in taxes
District 23 (Hammonds Plains - St. Margaret's)216,1621,4121,097-22.30%
- "Suburban" part of District290,2701,9591,183-39.60%
- "Rural" part of District199,1321,2861,077-16.30%

Source: HRM. HRM Note: Amounts exclude Low Income Rebates. Final adjustments are not included to treat mobile homes as multi-unit; and for the 2009 changes in the Transit Tax structure. Not all area rates are included in the "Current Tax".

Current Councillor

Gary Meade. Not running for re-election.Read his report card.

Elections Data

2008 Results

Deborah Brunt
563 votes / 10.82%

Gina Byrne Profile
1,521 votes / 29.24%

Peter Lund
1,580 votes / 30.37% Squeaker win!

Doug Poulton Profile
1,538 votes / 29.57%

Voter turnout: 38.45%

2008 School Board elections

(District 7 - Bedford, Hammond Plains, Tantallon, Hubbards)
Rob Clark
David Finlayson (38.70%)
Silvana Germana
Mark L. Ward

2004 Results

Gary Meade 2984 (47.68%)
Byron Kennedy 1177 (18.8%)
Mike Marriott 650 (10.39%)
Bill Woodwort 629 (10.05%)
Kevin Hubley 535 (8.55%)
John Profit 284 (4.54%)

Voter Turnout: 54.73%

83.03% voted for Peter Kelly in 2004
-30.21% Change in 2008.

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