Office of the Premier

Byelection in Restigouche-La Vallée riding (09/02/06)

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Feb. 6, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - A provincial byelection will be held Monday, March 9, in the riding of Restigouche-La Vallée, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.

The byelection will fill the vacancy created following the resignation of former MLA Percy Mockler, who was appointed to the Senate.

Currently, the Liberals hold 32 seats in the Legislative Assembly, the Progressive Conservatives hold 22 seats, and one seat is vacant.


MEDIA CONTACT: Marie-Andrée Bolduc, communications, Office of the Premier, 506-444-2286.