Lunenburg West is a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia that elects one member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It was created in 1956 from the riding of Lunenburg County. Mark Furey, who represents this electoral district, was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Lunenburg West in 2013 and was re-elected in 2017.
The riding of Lunenburg West, with a population of 18,017 (2011), includes the town of Bridgewater, which prides itself as being the “Main Street of the South Shore”. It also is blessed with many villages and communities, rich with artisans, crafters, galleries and unique retail businesses – including LaHave, Petite Riviere, Green Bay, Hebbville, Newcombville, Wileville, Italy Cross, Conquerall Mills, Waterloo, Voglers Cove and Chelsea… and many more. The riding, which is filled with beaches and scenic drives, is 955 sq. km.
Industry in the riding is dominated by retail and trade. Two major employers are tire manufacturer, Michelin and Millennium 1 Solutions, a call centre.