Chilliwack-Kent

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Chilliwack-Kent
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Chilliwack-Kent.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Laurie Throness
Liberal

Chilliwack-Kent is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada that first existed from 2001 to 2009, when it was replaced by the Chilliwack-Hope riding. In the 2015 redistribution, the eastern portion of Chilliwack-Hope was adjusted and the name Chilliwack-Kent was brought back into service and was contested in the 2017 general election.

Demographics[1][edit]

Population, 2014 51,021
Area (km²) 3,168

Geography[edit]

1999 Redistribution[edit]

Changes from Chilliwack to Chilliwack-Kent include:

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

As of the 2017 election, its MLA is Laurie Throness, who was first elected to represent the Chilliwack-Hope riding in 2013. From 2001 to 2009, Chilliwack-Kent was represented by Barry Penner.[2]

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Laurie Throness 11,257 53.55
New Democratic Patti MacAhonic 6,678 31.77
Green Josie Bleuer 3,088 14.69
Total valid votes 21,023 100.00
Source: Elections BC[3]
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Barry Penner 11,368 57.14 $77,840
New Democratic Malcolm James 6,534 32.84 $16,280
Green Hans Mulder 1,651 8.30 $1,742
Moderates David Michael Anderson 240 1.21 $120
Youth Coalition Colin Wormworth 103 0.52 $100
Total Valid Votes 19,896 100
Total Rejected Ballots 118 0.59
Turnout 20,014 58.71
B.C. General Election 2001: Chilliwack-Kent
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Barry Penner 13,814 74.88% $40,938
  NDP Malcolm James 2,155 11.68% $3,979
Green Larry Commodore 1,511 8.19% $890
Marijuana David Ferguson 968 5.25% $1,496
Total valid votes 18,448 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 94 0.51%
Turnout 18,542 71.63%

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ bc-ebc.ca/docs/BC-EBC Population of Proposed Electoral Districts.pdf
  2. ^ "Chilliwack-Hope B.C. Votes". CBC.ca. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  3. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 

Coordinates: 49°07′12″N 121°56′46″W / 49.120°N 121.946°W / 49.120; -121.946