Esquimalt-Metchosin

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Esquimalt-Metchosin was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada from 1991 to 2009. It is succeeded by the electoral district of Esquimalt-Royal Roads.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 47,671
Population Change, 1996–2001 1.7%
Area (km²) 96
Pop. Density (people per km²) 497

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its MLA is Maurine Karagianis, a former small business owner. She was first elected in 2005. She represents the British Columbia New Democratic Party.

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 1991: Esquimalt-Metchosin
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Moe Sihota 13,458 59.16% $84,498
Liberal Dennis B. Jones 6,888 30.28% $2,319
Social Credit Noel V. Pemberton-Billing 2,402 10.56% $40,550
Total valid votes 22,748 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 400 1.73%
Turnout 23,148 73.43%
B.C. General Election 1996: Esquimalt-Metchosin
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Moe Sihota 13,833 59.54% $48,615
Liberal Heather Landon 6,770 29.14% $29,141
Reform Scotty Davidson 1,179 5.07% $8,971
Progressive Democrat Ron Whims 921 3.96% $100
Green Adam Charlesworth 376 1.62% $871
     Natural Law Sylvia Danyluk 60 0.26% $118
     Independent David M. Shebib 58 0.25%
     Communist Bob O'Neill 35 0.15% $528
Total valid votes 23,232 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 92 0.39%
Turnout 23,324 78.60%
British Columbia general election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Arnie Hamilton 9,544 45.79% $41,647
New Democratic Maurine Karagianis 6,258 30.03% $19,636
Green Marilyn Sundeen 3,685 17.68% $3,878
Marijuana Christopher John Davies 534 2.56%
Conservative Bill Clarke 322 1.55% $941
Unity Bob Ward 268 1.29% $367
Independent Rick Berglund 105 0.50% $117
Independent Scott Attrill 68 0.33% $100
Independent Gerry McVeigh 57 0.27% $116
Total valid votes 20,841 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 86 0.41%
Turnout 20,927 69.49%
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Maurine Karagianis 11,939 49.65%
Liberal Tom Woods 9,226 38.37%
Green Jane Sterk 2,489 10.35%
Democratic Reform Graeme Rodger 392 1.63%

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