Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

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Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Doug Bing
Liberal
First contested 2009
Last contested 2013

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada. The 2008 re-distribution is an amalgamation of the old Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadow riding with an addition of a small portion of the old Maple Ridge-Mission.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 56,272
Population Change, 1996–2001 8.2%
Area (km²) 112.75
Pop. Density (people per km²) 499

Geography[edit]

1999 redistribution[edit]

Changes from Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows to Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows include:

  • Removal of the majority of land in the District of Maple Ridge
  • Removal of Douglas Island[1]

History[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

  1. Michael Sather, New Democrat (2009-2013)
  2. Doug Bing, Liberal (2013-present)

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 2013: Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Doug Bing
New Democratic Elizabeth Rosenau
Green Michael Patterson
Independent Manuel "Mike" Pratas*
Total Valid Votes
Total Rejected Ballots
Turnout
  • Pratas campaigned with the BC Conservative Party but was listed as "No affiliation" on the ballot.


British Columbia general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Hartley 11,591 45.16% $28,734
Liberal Steve Gilmore 8,786 34.23% $5,377
Social Credit Roman Evancic 4,986 19.42% $26,959
Green David B. Pehota 305 1.19% $310
Total valid votes 25,668 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 335 1.29%
Turnout 26,003 77.02%
British Columbia general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Hartley 12,946 46.07% $34,860
Liberal Ken Stewart 10,960 39.00% $52,898
Progressive Democrat Peter Neufeld 2,011 7.16% $412
Reform Nick Walsh 1,470 5.23%
Green Richard Hennick 464 1.65% $100
Libertarian Lewis Clarke Dahlby 158 0.56%
Natural Law Matt Deacon 90 0.32% $118
Total valid votes 28,099 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 137 0.49%
Turnout 28,236 73.30%
British Columbia general election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Ken Stewart 12,235 52.96% $39,898
New Democratic Bill Hartley 5,764 24.95% $22,812
Green Mike Gildersleeve 3,069 13.29% $2,437
Unity Dave Hensman 1,220 5.28% $7,515
Marijuana Rick Cameron 716 3.10% $394
Action Michael Felgner 97 0.42% $300
Total valid votes 23,101 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 77 0.33%
Turnout 23,178 72.90%
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Michael Sather 11,786 46.38%
Liberal Ken Stewart 10,861 42.74%
Green Mike Gildersleeve 1,869 7.36%
Democratic Reform Rick Butler 534 2.10%
Marijuana Denise Briere-Smart 360 1.42%
Total 25,410 100.00%
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Michael Sather 9232 46.91 +0.53
Liberal Ken Stewart 9062 46.04 +3.30
Green Rob Hornsey 1064 5.41 -1.95
Independent Chum Richardson 194 0.99
Refederation Jay Ariken 129 0.66

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows B.C. Votes". CBC.ca. 2009-04-12. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 

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