Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain

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Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada from 2001 to 2009.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 55,201
Population Change, 1996–2001 9.5%
Area (km²) 2,247.47
Pop. Density (People per km²) 25

Geography[edit]

1999 Redistribution[edit]

Changes from Port Coquitlam to Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain included:

  • Inclusion of Douglas Island
  • Removal of Westwood and other areas in Coquitlam, east of Port Moody

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its current MLA is Mike Farnworth, who was also MLA for the area from 1991-2001. He represents the New Democratic Party of British Columbia.

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 2005: Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     NDP Mike Farnworth 11,844 48.14%
Liberal Greg Moore 10,752 43.70%
Green Bill Aaroe 1,691 6.87%
Social Credit Anthony Yao 228 0.93%
     Libertarian Lewis Dahlby 90 0.37%
Total 24,605 100.00%
B.C. General Election 2001: Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Karn Manhas 9,963 45.19% $49,642
     NDP Mike Farnworth 7,198 32.65% $31,152
Unity Chris Delaney 2,297 10.42% $13,849
Green Kelli Gallagher 1,841 8.36% $44
     Marijuana Doug Hewer 446 2.02% $394
     Independent Craig Braconnier 151 0.68%
Reform Clay Fanstone 150 0.68% $468
Total valid votes 22,046 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 54 0.24%
Turnout 22,100 74.66%
B.C. General Election 1996: Port Coquitlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Mike Farnworth 14,767 46.37% $45,109
Liberal Irene Barr 13,310 41.80% $52,332
Progressive Democrat Rick Howard 1,789 5.62% $1,058
Reform Lawrence Glazer 1,335 4.19% $2,965
Green Debra Eilers 417 1.31% $100
     Libertarian Michael Wiebe 102 0.32%
Social Credit Stan Mortensen 124 0.39% $1,582
Total valid votes 31,844 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 152 0.48%
Turnout 31,996 73.48%
B.C. General Election 1991: Port Coquitlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Mike Farnworth 11,435 45.47% $22,300
Liberal Ernest R. Jilg 9,929 39.49% $2,384
Social Credit Jim Allard 3,781 15.04% $49,126
Total valid votes 25,145 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 532 2.07%
Turnout 25,677 76.45%

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