Charlie Wyse

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Charlie Wyse
MLA for Cariboo South
In office
2005–2009
Preceded by Walt Cobb
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Personal details
Born 1946/1947 (age 70–71)[1]
Political party New Democrat

Charlie Wyse (born 1946) is an educator and former Canadian politician, who was a New Democratic Member of the Legislative Assembly in British Columbia from 2005 to 2009. He represented the riding of Cariboo South.

Wyse, a teacher until 2004, served 23 years as a member of the city council for Williams Lake.[2]

He ran in the newly created riding of Cariboo-Chilcotin for the 2009 election. He was initially declared the winner on election night, but was subsequently declared defeated by BC Liberal challenger Donna Barnett after a recount.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Recount gives Liberal candidate Barnett win over NDP incumbent; Wyse had 23-vote lead on election night, but result was overturned Hansen, Darah. The Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 27 May 2009: A.4.
  2. ^ "MLA: Charlie Wyse". Overview of Previous Parliaments. Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Retrieved 2009-11-29. 
  3. ^ "Huntington defeats Oppal in B.C. election recount". CBC News. May 26, 2009. Retrieved 2016-04-09.