Prince George North

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Prince George North was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada from 1979 to 2009.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 36,696
Population change, 1996–2001 -4.5%
Area (km²) 56,431
Population density (people per km²) 0.65

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is the Hon. Pat Bell, former owner of a trucking company and co-owner of a logging company. He owns two Wendy's Restaurants in Prince George. He was first elected in 2001. He represents the British Columbia Liberal Party. Mr. Bell was appointed Minister of State for Mining on January 26, 2004, and on June 16, 2005, after the 2005 election, was appointed the Minister of Agriculture and Lands.

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 1991: Prince George North
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     New Democratic Party Paul Ramsey 5,468 38.74% $19,464
Liberal John Mangan 4,506 31.93% $4,028
Social Credit Keith Thompson 4,139 29.33% $28,770
Total valid votes 14,113 100%
Total rejected ballots 218 1.52%
Turnout 14,331 71.58%
B.C. General Election 1996: Prince George North
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     NDP Paul Ramsey 5,837 39.58% $32,817
Liberal Bob Viergever 4,923 33.38% $47,977
Reform Ron Hirvi 2,430 16.48% $15,529
Progressive Democrat Adele Graber 891 6.04% $1,199
     Independent Ken Benham 495 3.36% $868
Green Carolyn Linden 173 1.17% $100
Total valid votes 14,749 100%
Total rejected ballots 117 0.79%
Turnout 14,866 66.75%
B.C. General Election 2001: Prince George North
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pat Bell 9,215 61.02% $43,559
     New Democratic Party Bryan Llewellyn 2,148 14.22% $6,552
Green Hilary Crowley 1,137 7.53% $2,866
Unity David G. Low 838 5.55% $267
     Western Reform Lisa Maskell 621 4.11% $8,195
     Marijuana Robert Grimsrud 588 3.89% $500
     Independent Fred McLeod 478 3.17% $854
     Independent Leif Jensen 76 0.51% $100
Total valid votes 15,101 100%
Total rejected ballots 68 0.45%
Turnout 15,169 71.77%


British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Pat Bell 7,697 49.93% $78,884
New Democratic Deborah Poff 5,598 36.32% $55,244
Green Denis L. Gendron 1,201 7.79% $3,421
Independent Leif Jensen 443 2.87% $2,823
Democratic Reform Mike Mann 241 1.56% $2,124
Marijuana Steve Wolfe 235 1.52% $100
Total valid votes 15,415 100%
Total rejected ballots 64 0.42%
Turnout 15,479 61.55%

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