Richmond East

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 55,576
Population Change, 1996–2001 7.9%
Area (km²) 82.64
Pop. Density (people per km²) 673

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its MLA is Hon. Linda Reid, a former teacher. She was first elected in 1991 and represents the British Columbia Liberal Party. Ms. Reid was appointed Minister of State for Early Childhood Development on June 5, 2001.

Parliament Years Member Party
35th 1991–1996     Linda Reid Liberal
36th 1996–2001
37th 2001-2005
38th 2005–2009
39th 2009–2013
40th 2013-present

Election results[edit]

B.C. General Election 2009 Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 10,853 58.73% $101,928
     New Democrat Shawkat Hasan 5,998 32.45% $16,464
Green Stephen Rees 1,211 6.55% $2,500
     Nation Alliance Wei Ping Chen 419 2.27% $250
Total Valid Votes 18,481 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 184 0.99%
Turnout 18,665 45.16%
B.C. General Election 2005 Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 11,652 57.48% $79,453
     NDP Gian Sihota 6,692 33.01% $16,623
Green Michael Anthony Wolfe 1,530 7.55% $867
     Independent Mohamud Ali Farah 207 1.02% $651
     Marijuana Heidi Farnola 191 0.94% $100
Total Valid Votes 20,272 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 182 0.90%
Turnout 20,454 53.01%
B.C. General Election 2001: Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 12,498 69.18% $49,998
     NDP Willy Nasgowitz 2,550 14.11% $2,541
Green Stephen Kronstein 1,802 9.97% $1,389
Unity Joe Pal 599 3.32% $1,274
     Marijuana John Shavluk 445 2.46% $1,875
     Independent Mohamud Ali Farah 173 0.96% $440
Total Valid Votes 18,067 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 78 0.43%
Turnout 18,145 70.59%
B.C. General Election 1996: Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 10,205 55.60% $36,939
     NDP Balwant Sanghera 5,763 31.40% $20,448
Progressive Democrat Marc G. Schaper 1,093 5.96% $900
Reform Paula Peterson 792 4.32% $4,067
Green Kevan Eric Hudson 235 1.28% $100
Social Credit Chris O'Toole 139 0.76% $8,250
     Conservative Donald Veld 83 0.45% $850
     Natural Law Carina Shelly 43 0.23% $100
Total Valid Votes 18,353 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 140 0.76%
Turnout 18,493 71.62%
B.C. General Election 1991: Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 6,870 40.91% $21,108
     NDP Ron Fontaine 6,096 36.31% $24,505
Social Credit Larry Blaschuk 3,703 22.05% $33,882
Green Douglas Dunn 123 0.73%
Total Valid Votes 16,792 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 494 2.86%
Turnout 17,286 75.79%

External links[edit]