Members of the House of Assembly47th General Assembly
There are 48 seats in the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Current standings in the House of Assembly: 36 Progressive Conservative Members, 5 Liberal Members, 5 New Democratic Members and 1 Independent Member. The seat for the district of Cartwright - L'Anse Au Clair is currently vacant, with a by-election to be called at a later date.
History of the Standings in the 47th General Assembly
After the General Election held on October 11, 2011 there were 37 Progressive Conservative Members, 6 Liberal Members, and 5 New Democratic Members returned to the House of Assembly. Members were officially sworn-in on October 27, 2011. The Members for St. Barbe and St. John's North were unable to attend and were later sworn-in on November 9, 2011. A request for a recount in the district of Burin - Placentia West was dismissed on November 10, 2011. The Member-elect for that district was subsequently sworn-in on November 16, 2011.
On September 13, 2012, Mr. Tom Osborne, St. John's South, announced his intention to sit as an Independent Member.
On April 8, 2013, Ms Yvonne Jones, Cartwright - L'Anse Au Clair, resigned her seat.