Parksville-Qualicum

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Parksville-Qualicum is the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It first appeared on the hustings in the general election of 1991. It also appeared was in the 1996 general election and a by-election in 1998. Following redistribution, the area became part of the Nanaimo-Parksville and Alberni-Qualicum ridings. It was again contested in the 2009 general election, and was won by Liberal, Ron Cantelon.

Demographics[edit]

MLAs[edit]

  1. Leonard Krog, New Democrat (1991–1996)
  2. Paul Reitsma, Liberal (1996–1998)
  3. Judith Reid, Liberal (1998–2001)
  4. Ron Cantelon, Liberal (2009–2013)
  5. Michelle Stilwell, Liberal (2013-present)

Electoral history[edit]

British Columbia general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Leonard Krog 10,408 40.24% $47,385.69
Liberal William J. Patrick 9,128 35.29% $4,703.30
Social Credit Janet Crapo 5,846 22.60% $67,722.89
Green Ernie Yacob 303 1.17% $$596.50
Family Coalition Augustine J. Cunningham 180 0.70% $439.00
Total valid votes 25,863 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 398
Turnout 79.24%
36th British Columbia election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Paul Reitsma 13,549 41.19 +5.90 $62,975
New Democratic Leonard Krog 12,976 39.72 -0.52 $32,958
Reform Tuenis Westbroek 3,955 12.11 $30,371
Progressive Democrat Garner Stone 1,669 5.11% $100
Green Mark Robinson 422 1.29 $100
     NLP Cliff Brown 110 0.34 $150
     Coop Comm Fam David Martin 81 0.25 unknown
Total valid votes 32,672 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 143
Turnout 77.12%
Parksville-Qualicum by-election, December 14, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Judith Reid 13,862 52.61 +11.42 $80,746
     NDP Leonard Krog 5,978 22.69 $51,078
Progressive Democrat Bruce Hampson 3,585 13.61 $32,872
Reform Roger Rocan 1,560 5.92 $13,303
Green Stuart Parker 458 1.74 $100
     Independent Brunie Brunie 419 1.67 $650
     Independent Bruce Ryder 163 0.62 $106
     Independent Les Blank 136 0.51 $923
Family Coalition Mary Elinor Moreau 94 0.35% $1,849
British Columbia Party John Motiuk 74 0.28% $9,988
Total valid votes 26,349 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 55
Turnout 60.09%
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ron Cantelon 13,716 51.42%
     New Democrat Leanne Salter 10,136 38.00%
Green Wayne Osborne 2,573 9.64%
Refederation Bruce Ryder 251 0.94%
Total valid votes 26,676 100.00%

Source[edit]

Elections BC Historical Returns