Vancouver-Langara

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Vancouver-Langara is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 53,465
Population Change, 1996–2001 3.1%
Area (km²) 14.73
Pop. Density (people per km²) 3,630

History[edit]

1999 Redistribution[edit]

Changes to the Vancouver-Langara electoral district in 1999 include:

  • Addition of the area bounded by 33rd and 41st Avenues, and Main and Granville Streets
  • Removal of the area bounded by Granville Street, 41st Avenue, 57th Avenue, and the Arbutus rail line

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

The riding is currently held by MLA Dr. Moira Stilwell, who represents the British Columbia Liberal Party. Stilwell was appointed Minister of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development in June 2009.

The previous MLA was Carole Taylor, former chair of the CBC and former Vancouver city councillor. She was first elected in 2005 and appointed the Minister of Finance. She represented the British Columbia Liberal Party. She resigned on December 18, 2008.

Election results[edit]

2013 BC General Election

BC Liberal: Moira Stilwell (Votes: 9365)

BCNDP: George Chow (Votes: 6727)

BC Green: Regan-Heng Zhang (Votes: 916)

BC Conservatives: Gurjinder Bains (Votes: 607)

Platinum Party: Espavo Sozo (Votes: 41)

British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Moira Stilwell 10,615 58.87 $89,931
New Democratic Helesia Luke 6,340 35.16 $19,002
Green J-M Toriel 1,075 5.97 $948
Total valid votes 18,030 100
Total rejected ballots 167 0.92
Turnout 18,197 47.71
B.C. General Election 2005 Vancouver-Langara
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Carole Taylor 11,181 56.55 $78,828
     NDP Anita Romaniuk 6,456 32.65 $9,044
Green Doug Warkentin 1,584 8.01 $815
     Marijuana Mark Gueffroy 214 1.08 $100
     Libertarian Christopher De Wilde 185 0.94 $100
Work Less Charlie Latimer 152 0.77 $100
Total Valid Votes 19,77 100
Total Rejected Ballots 183 0.93
Turnout 19,955 53.51
Popular vote by voting area
B.C. General Election 2001: Vancouver-Langara
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Val J. Anderson 11,800 66.90% $29,498
     NDP Peter G. Prontzos 2,999 17.00% $2,596
Green Doug Warkentin 2,009 11.39% $2,347
     Marijuana Anthony Campbell 673 3.82% $394
     Independent Joe Young 105 0.60% $362
     People's Front Michael Hill 51 0.29% $57
Total valid votes 17,637 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 203 1.15%
Turnout 17,840 67.38%
B.C. General Election 1996: Vancouver-Langara
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Val J. Anderson 11,038 60.20% $25,864
     NDP Ragini Rankin 5,515 30.08% $29,984
Progressive Democrat Philip Read 839 4.58% $488
     Reform Christie Jung 519 2.83% $7,749
Green Michael Airton 337 1.84% $100
     Natural Law Jerry Zen-Jih Chang 89 0.49% $118
Total valid votes 18,337 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 177 0.96%
Turnout 18,514 68.66%
B.C. General Election 1991: Vancouver-Langara
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Val J. Anderson 7,241 36.95% $13,737
     NDP Peter M. Kendall 6,774 34.57% $25,805
Social Credit Russell G. Fraser 5,374 27.42% $50,387
Green Kamala J. Todd 134 0.68% $32
     Conservative Malcolm A. Weatherston 75 0.38%
Total valid votes 19,598 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 373 1.87%
Turnout 19,971 72.64%

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