Liberal candidate Lorelei Nicoll has been elected to represent the riding of Cole Harbour-Dartmouth.

She’ll be the primary MLA to represent the newly created riding, after serving 12 years on the Halifax Regional Municipality city council.

Riding background

It is a recent riding that comes with parts of the previous ridings of Dartmouth South, Cole Harbour-Portland Valley and Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage.

The riding is usually residential.


Liberal: Lorelei Nicoll

  • Served for 12 years as a Halifax Regional Municipality councillor
  • Was the municipality’s second female deputy mayor

Progressive Conservative: Karina Sanford

  • President of the Cole Harbour and Area Business Association, and an actual estate entrepreneur

NDP: Melody Pentland

  • An assistant in a physician’s office
  • Formerly worked in medical management, and has experience in each human and veterinary medicine

Green: Rana Zaman

  • Ran for the NDP within the Clayton Park West riding in 2017
  • Won a provincial volunteer award for her work in 2017. She helped found the United for One Association — a bunch focused on helping refugees
  • Zaman was set to run for the NDP within the 2019 federal election, however the party let her go following tweets about Palestine and Israel it deemed “unacceptable”



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