Chuck Puchmayr

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Chuck Puchmayr
MLA for New Westminster
In office
Preceded by Joyce Murray
Succeeded by Dawn Black
Personal details
Born 1953/1954 (age 62–63)[1]
Political party New Democrat
Residence New Westminster, British Columbia

Charles "Chuck" Puchmayr (born 1953 or 1954) is a Canadian politician, who was an MLA for New Westminster in British Columbia from 2005 to 2009. He is a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party.

Prior to his election to the legislature in the 2005 election, Puchmayr was a city councillor in New Westminster from 1996 to 2005. He was also a founder of the New Westminster Food Bank and the Unemployment Action Centre, and a director of the Westminster Legal Services Society.

He announced in early 2009 that he would not run in the 2009 provincial election for health reasons.[2]

Puchmayr was elected to New Westminster City Council in 2011 and re-elected in 2014.[3]


  1. ^ Putting back the 'New' in New Westminster Series: Civic Election 2002: [Final Edition] Ward, DougView Profile. The Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 28 Oct 2002: B1 / FRONT.
  2. ^ "Liver cancer takes Puchmayr out of politics". Vancouver Province. January 19, 2009. Retrieved 2016-05-16. 
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