Nanaimo (provincial electoral district)

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Nanaimo is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 51,197
Population Change, 1996–2001 -0.5%
Area (km²) 1,299
Pop. Density (people per km²) 39

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

1999 redistribution[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Leonard Krog, New Democrat (2005–present)

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 2009: Nanaimo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democrat Leonard Krog 11,057 53.52%
Liberal Jeet Manhas 7,497 36.29%
Green Dirk Becker 1,852 8.96%
Refederation Linden Robert Shaw 254 1.23%
Total valid votes 20,660 100%
B.C. General Election 2005 Initial Count: Nanaimo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Leonard Krog 12,538 51.82%
Liberal Mike Hunter 8,291 34.26%
Green Doug Catley 2,742 11.33%
     Marijuana Mat Dillon 267 1.10%
     Independent Brunie Brunie 193 0.80%
Refederation Linden Robert Shaw 166 0.69%
Total 24,197 100.00%
B.C. General Election 2001: Nanaimo
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Mike Hunter 9,748 44.64% $46,911
     NDP Leonard Krog 6,602 30.23% $15,152
Green Doug Catley 3,810 17.45% $3,225
     Marijuana Donald Edgar Lavallée 889 4.07% $428
Unity Steve Miller 588 2.69% $1,799
     Independent Brunie Brunie 199 0.92% $530
Total Valid Votes 21,836 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 110 0.50%
Turnout 21,946 69.87%
B.C. General Election 1996: Nanaimo
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Dale Lovick 11,210 48.75% $16,425
Liberal Gary Korpan 7,672 33.36% $52,556
Reform Garry D. Shepp 1,867 8.12% $6,948
Progressive Democrat David J. Weston 1,337 5.81% $703
Green Karen M. Shillington 486 2.11% $250
Family Coalition Vicki Podetz 311 1.35% $247
     Libertarian Mark Chase 113 0.49% $365
Total Valid Votes 22,996 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 179 0.77%
Turnout 23,175 69.79%
B.C. General Election 1991: Nanaimo
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Dale Lovick 11,135 51.25% $39,246
Liberal Raymond A. Brookbank 7,556 34.77% $1,051
Social Credit Vivian M. Garner 2,480 11.41% $17,601
Green Karen M. Shillington 34 1.57% $506
Family Coalition David P. Bentley 145 0.67% $226
     Libertarian Jack Boulogne 71 0.33%
Total Valid Votes 21,729 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 469 2.11%
Turnout 22,198 74.54%
Nanaimo By-Election 15 March 1989 (54% Voter turnout)
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Jan Pullinger 14,613 57.12% $36,999
Social Credit Larry McNabb 9,062 35.42% $42,216
Liberal Raymond A. Brookbank 1,908 7.46% $5,414
Total Valid Votes 25,583 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 183 0.71%
Turnout 25,766 54.29%
34th British Columbia election, 1986 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP David Stupich 18,213 26.52%
     NDP Dale Lovick 17,251 25.11%
Social Credit Doug McBride 15,868 23.10%
Social Credit James Alexander (Alex) Stuart 15,497 22.56%
     Liberal Edwin V. Bourke 1,535 2.24%
     Communist Deborah A. MacDonald 325 0.47%
Total Valid Votes 68,689 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 773 %
Turnout %
1 two-member seat during this election
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP David Stupich 17,436 52.17%
Social Credit Graham J.R. Alce 13,490 40.36%
     Western Canada Concept John Lloyd Cowan 1,090 3.26%
Green Alan Joseph Timberlake 625 1.87%
     Liberal Shelagh J.F. (Sue) Matthews 554 1.66%
     Independent Howard Peter Yearwood 228 0.68%
Total Valid Votes 33,423 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 269 %
Turnout %
32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP David Stupich 17,021 58.69%
Social Credit Thomas Wesley (Tom) Humble 11,979 41.31%
Total Valid Votes 29,000 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 420 %
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP David Stupich 12,177 49.08%
Social Credit Graeme C. Roberts 11,041 44.50%
     Progressive Conservative Marjorie Ennis Moore 869 3.50%
     Liberal William Harold Matthews 636 2.56%
     Communist Raymond Holmgren 90 0.36%
Total Valid Votes 24,813 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 187 %
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP David Stupich 10,478 52.60%
Social Credit Frank Ney 6,409 32.17%
     Progressive Conservative Graeme C. Roberts 1,880 9.44%
     Liberal Lloyd Schoop 916 4.60%
     Independent Nelson Edward Allen 238 1.19%
Total Valid Votes 19,921 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 327 %
Turnout %
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Frank Ney 8,252 49.22%
     NDP David Stupich 7,790 46.47%
     Liberal Robert Steven Plecas 722 4.31%
Total Valid Votes 16,764 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 153 %
Turnout %
28th British Columbia election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP David Stupich 5,625 47.99%
Social Credit Frank Ney 5,580 47.61%
     Liberal Robert Paul Goseltine 516 4.40%
Total Valid Votes 11,721 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 114 %
Turnout %

Prior to 1966 the Nanaimo area was part of the Nanaimo and The Islands riding. An older riding with the name Nanaimo existed from 1871 to 1928.

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Coordinates: 49°09′44″N 123°56′16″W / 49.16218°N 123.93771°W / 49.16218; -123.93771