Burnaby (electoral district)

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Burnaby
British Columbia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1976
District abolished 1987
First contested 1979
Last contested 1984

Burnaby was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1988.

This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Burnaby—Richmond—Delta, Burnaby—Seymour and New Westminster ridings

It was abolished in 1987 when it was redistributed into Burnaby—Kingsway and New Westminster—Burnaby ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Burnaby—Richmond—Delta,
Burnaby—Seymourand New Westminster
31st  1979–1980     Svend Robinson New Democratic
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
Riding dissolved into Burnaby—Kingsway
and New Westminster—Burnaby

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Svend Robinson 28,318 48.00 +5.57
Progressive Conservative Bill Langas 20,697 35.09 -1.51
Liberal Mike Hillman 9,612 16.29 -4.52
Green Blair T. Longley 364 0.62
Total valid votes 58,991 100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing +3.54
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Svend Robinson 21,587 42.43 +2.67
Progressive Conservative Hugh Mawby 18,619 36.60 -0.29
Liberal Doreen A. Lawson 10,585 20.81 -2.54
Marxist–Leninist Brian K. Sproule 81 0.16
Total valid votes 50,872 100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing +1.48
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Svend Robinson 20,604 39.76
Progressive Conservative Hugh Mawby 19,119 36.89
Liberal Doreen A. Lawson 12,099 23.35
Total valid votes 51,822 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Burnaby—Richmond—Delta, Burnaby—Seymour and New Westminster, which elected a Progressive Conservative, a Liberal and a New Democrat, respectively, in the last election.

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