Bob Simpson (British Columbia politician)
|Mayor of Quesnel|
|Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Cariboo North
May 17, 2005 – May 14, 2013
|Preceded by||John Wilson|
|Succeeded by||Coralee Oakes|
|Born||1956/1957 (age 60–61)
|Political party||New Democrat → Independent|
He was a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. He was removed from caucus on October 7, 2010, for public dissent regarding Carole James, former leader of the New Democratic Party of British Columbia, and subsequently sat in the legislature as an Independent MLA.
On February 7, 2013, Simpson joined with Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington and Abbotsford South MLA John van Dongen to present a six-point agenda for democratic reform, including changes to B.C.’s electoral finance law and the Election Act.
Simpson announced June 20, he would be running for Mayor in Quesnel, BC
|British Columbia general election, 2013: Cariboo North|
|New Democratic||Duncan Barnett||3,036||21.43|
|Total valid votes||14,167||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||81||0.57|
|Source: Elections BC|
- A solitary man; Kicked out of the NDP caucus after criticizing leader Carole James, MLA Bob Simpson is now an independent in a party of one. Not that he minds Ward, DougView Profile. The Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 23 Oct 2010: C.1.
- "Links | Bob Simpson - My Life Abbreviated". Bobsimpsonmla.ca. 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
- "Statement of Votes - 40th Provincial General Election" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
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