British Columbia municipal elections, 2011

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Municipal elections were held in the Canadian province of British Columbia on November 19, 2011. Races were held in all municipalities and regional district electoral areas.

Selected mayoral races are as follows:

Abbotsford[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Bruce Banman 13,387
George Peary (X) 12,694
Travis Daleman 2,449
Gerda Peachey 1,619
Meghann Coughlan 1,443

Burnaby[edit]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Derek Corrigan (X) Burnaby Citizens Association 25,035 76.01
Tom Tao TEAM Burnaby 5,450 16.55
Allen Hutton Independent 1,600 4.86
Sylvia Gung Independent 850 2.58

Campbell River[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Walter Jakeway 2,741
Roy Grant 2,702
Ziggy Stewart 1,228
Michael Rabu 582

Castlegar[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Lawrence Chernoff (X) 1,020
Gordon Zaitsoff 786

Central Saanich[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Alastair Bryson 2,753
Christopher Graham 1,827

Chilliwack[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Sharon Gaetz (X) Acclaimed

Coldstream[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Jim Garlick (X) 1,578
Dave Hrabchuk 829

Colwood[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Carol Hamilton 1,412
Brian Tucknott 1,042
Jason Nault 621

Comox[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Paul Ives 2,163
Bernie Poole 2,109

Coquitlam[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Richard Stewart (X) 10,050
Barrie Lynch 7,591

Courtenay[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Larry Jangula 2,543
Greg Phelps (X) 2,466
William Bate 257

Cranbrook[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Wayne Stetski 2,185
Jim Wavrecan 1,704
Pat O'Connell 863
John York 107

Dawson Creek[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Mike Bernier (X) Acclaimed

Delta[edit]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Lois Jackson Delta Independent Voters Association 10,044 43.17
Krista Engelland One Delta 6,158 26.47
Heather King Independent 5,346 22.98
John Meech Independent 1,720 7.39

Esquimalt[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Barbara Desjardins (X) Acclaimed

Fort St. John[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Lori Ackerman 1,269
Don Irwin 1,209
Mike Murray 198

Hope[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Susan Ann Johnston 898
Laurie French (X) 682

Kamloops[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Peter Milobar (X) 9,391
Dieter Dudy 9,156
Gordon Chow 441
Brian Alexander 251

Kelowna[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Walter Gray 13,995
Sharon Shepherd (X) 13,574
Cal Condy 1,000
Ken Chung 749
Kim Ouellette 370

Lake Country[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
James Baker (X) 988
Jason McCarthy 713
Noreen Guenther 530
Bill Clark 449

Langford[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Stewart Young (X) 2,319
Christopher Johnson 507

Langley (city)[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Peter Fassbender (X) 2,455
Ron Abgrall 983

Langley Township[edit]

Mel Kositsky announced that he would run for mayor on September 11, 2011.[1] In November, there was a political debate between the mayoral candidates for both Langley City and Langley Township. Kositsky spent $70,254 on his political campaign, while Jack Froese, who won the election, had spent $79,533.[2]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Jack Froese Independent 7,706
Mel Kositsky Independent 6,522
Rick Green (X) Vote Langley Now 4,466

Maple Ridge[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Ernie Daykin (X) 7,394
Craig Ruthven 4,953

Mission[edit]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Ted Adlem Citizens for responsible municipal government 3,728
James Atebe (X) Independent 2,465
Mike Gildersleeve Independent 827
Daniel Williamson Independent 343

Nanaimo[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
John Ruttan (X) 8,815
Roger McKinnon 5,366
Jim Routledge 2,139
Dan Didio 546

Nelson[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
John Dooley (X) 1,790
Richard Rowberry 481
George Mercredi 105

New Westminster[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Wayne Wright (X) 6,633
James Crosty 3,139
Vance McFadyen 826
François Nantel 207

North Cowichan[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Jon Lefebure 2,344
Tom Walker (X) 2,328
Joyce Behnsen 941
Scott Baker 916
Clayton Balabanov 415

North Saanich[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Alice Finall (X) Acclaimed

North Vancouver City[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Darrell Mussatto (X) 5,037
Ron Polly 758
George Pringle 546
Kit Nicholls 487

North Vancouver District[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Richard Walton (X) 9,897
Marjorie Goodman 2,241

Oak Bay[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Nils Jensen 3,197
Hazel Brathwaite 2,769

Parksville[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Chris Burger 2,355
Paul Reitsma 749
Rick Honaizer 76
Antonio Farinha 51

Penticton[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Dan Ashton (X) 3,124
Julius Bloomfield 2,978
Katie Robinson 1,989
Vic Powell 372
Jukka Laurio 22

Pitt Meadows[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Deb Walters 2,025
John Becker 1,202
Gary Paller 437

Port Alberni[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
John Douglas 2,556
Ken McRae (X) 1,794
Jen Fisher-Bradley 194
Stacey Gaiga 166

Port Coquitlam[edit]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Greg Moore (X) Independent 5,827
William Issa Canada Fire Safety Corporation 1,691
Patrick Alambets Independent 310

Port Moody[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Mike Clay 3,154
Robert Simons 2,019
Katie Kickbush 321

Powell River[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Dave Formosa 2,325
Stewart Alsgard (X) 2,078

Prince George[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Shari Green 6,969
Dan Rogers (X) 5,332
Alex Huber 1,200
Brandon Lewis 707
Eugene Fetterly 513
Bruce Fader 306

Prince Rupert[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Jack Mussallem (X) 1,769
Kathleen Bedard 981
Corinna Morhart 357

Richmond[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Malcolm Brodie (X) 20,955 69.83
Richard Lee 9,054 30.17

Saanich[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Frank Leonard (X) 11,151
David Cubberley 9,526
David Shebib 173

Salmon Arm[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Nancy Cooper 2,745
Kevin Flynn 2,214
Ronald Telfer 149

Sidney[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Larry Cross (X) 2,185
Jack Barker 704

Sooke[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Wendal Milne 2,571
David Bennett 931

Squamish[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Rob Kirkham (X) 2,283
Auli Parviainen 2,104
Ron Bahm 147

Summerland[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Janice Perrino (X) Acclaimed

Surrey[edit]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Dianne Watts (X) Surrey First 55,826 80.29
Ross Buchanan Independent 6,267 9.01
Vikram Bajwa Independent 4,481 6.44
Clifford Inimgba Independent 1,183 1.70
Deanna Welters Independent 1,147 1.65
Shan Rana Independent 330 0.47
Touraj Ghanbar-Zadeh Independent 298 0.43
Joginder Ranhawa Independent 0 0.00

The main opposition party, the Surrey Civic Coalition did not a mayoral candidate against Watts. They did run a slate for city council, however, but did not win any seats.

Terrace[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
David Pernarowski (X) 1211
Bruce Martindale 630
Jennifer Lewis 210
Merv Ritchie 169
Don Dunster 27

Vancouver[edit]

Vernon[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Robert Sawatzky 4,421
Wayne Lippert (X) 2,538
Patrick Davies 1,858

Victoria[edit]

Candidate Party Vote  %
Dean Fortin (X) Independent 10,080
Paul Brown Open Victoria 4,229
Steve Filipovic Independent 2,206
David Shebib Independent 161

West Kelowna[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Doug Findlater (X) 3,734
Rosalind Neis 2,126

West Vancouver[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Michael Smith Acclaimed

Williams Lake[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Kerry Cook (X) 1,777
Scott Nelson 1,090
Walter Cobb 747

White Rock[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Wayne Baldwin 2,169
Lynne Sinclair 1,690
Larry Anschell 706
Angelo Megla 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frank Bucholtz (September 12, 2011). "Kositsky makes it a three-way race for mayor". Langley Times. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ Matthew Claxton (March 22, 2012). "Candidates got a multitude of donations, or none at all". Langley Advance. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 

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