Kelowna-Mission

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Kelowna-Mission
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Steve Thomson
Liberal
Demographics
Population (2001) 55,040
Area (km²) 172
Pop. density (per km²) 320
Census divisions Regional District of Central Okanagan
Census subdivisions Kelowna

Kelowna-Mission is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 55,040
Population Change, 1996–2001 4.9%
Area (km²) 172
Pop. Density (people per km²) 321

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

1999 redistribution[edit]

The district's name was changed from Okanagan West to Kelowna-Mission.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Kelowna-Mission's MLA is Hon. Steve Thomson, the former executive director of the B.C. Agriculture Council. He was first elected to represent the riding in the 2009 provincial election. He is a member of the British Columbia Liberal Party.

Thomson was appointed Minister for Agriculture and Lands on June 10, 2009. He was elected to represent the riding of Kelowna-Mission on May 12, 2009.

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 2013: Kelowna-Mission
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Steve Thomson 13,687 56.86 +2.96
New Democratic Tish Lakes 6,221 25.84 -0.23
Conservative Mike McLoughlin 3,051 12.67 +0.81
No affiliation Dayleen Van Ryswyk 1,113 4.62 n/a
Total Valid Votes 24,072 100.00
Total Rejected Ballots
Turnout
B.C. General Election 2009 Kelowna-Mission
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Steve Thomson 11,506 53.90 $74,868
     NDP Tisha Kalmanovich 5,566 26.07 $21,149
     Conservative Mark Thompson 2,531 11.86 $9,931
Green Crystal Wariach 1,563 7.32 $5,137
     Independent Silverado Socrates 130 0.61 $250
Refederation Daniel Thorburn 51 0.24 $360
Total valid votes 21,347 100
Total rejected ballots 115 0.54
Turnout 21,462 50.68
B.C. General Election 2005: Kelowna-Mission
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Sindi Hawkins 13,827 53.72% $ 51,979
     NDP Nicki Hokazono 8,189 31.82% $ 33,490
Green Paddy Weston 3,308 12.85% $ 2,700
     Marijuana Shilo Lavallee 320 1.24% $ 0
     Communist Steve Roebuck 94 0.37% N/A $ 2,957
Total valid votes 24,688 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 217 0.84%
Turnout 25,955 57.00%
B.C. General Election 2001: Kelowna-Mission
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Sindi Hawkins 15,351 64.60% $35,275
     NDP Assunta Rosal 3,066 12.90% $9,609
Green Angela Reid 2,588 10.89% $514
Unity Paul Vogan 1,674 7.05% $2,835
     Marijuana Kelly Nichol 787 3.31% $4,065
Action Grant Baudais 296 1.25% $225
Total valid votes 23,762 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 102 0.43%
Turnout 23,864 67.56%

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