Coquitlam (electoral district)

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Coquitlam was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1966 to 1975. The riding's successor was the Coquitlam-Moody riding.

For other Greater Vancouver area ridings please see New Westminster (electoral districts) and/or Vancouver (electoral districts).

Demographics[edit]

Population, 1966
Population change, 1966–1986
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Political geography[edit]

Notable elections[edit]

Notable MLAs[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

28th British Columbia election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
New Democratic Dave Barrett 9,517 55.20% unknown
Social Credit Rene Jules Gamache 6,065 35.18% unknown
Liberal Eileen Marguerite Ripley 1,658 9.62% unknown
Total valid votes 17,240 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 155
Turnout %
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  New Democrat Dave Barrett 12,948 47.67% unknown
Social Credit Poul E. Hansen 8,195 30.17% unknown
Liberal Michael Forrest Angus 6,018 22.16% unknown
Total valid votes 27,161 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 213
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
New Democratic Dave Barrett 19,374 57.28% unknown
Social Credit John Edward Mayon Robinson 7,360 21.76% unknown
Liberal Howard Arthur John Paish 5,053 14.94% unknown
  Progressive Conservative Faith Helen Elly Trent 2,035 6.02% unknown
Total valid votes 33,822 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 234
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Social Credit George Herman Kerster 18,681 47.60% unknown
New Democratic Dave Barrett 18,663 47.55% unknown
Liberal Thomas Osborne 1,652 4.21% unknown
  Independent Bernd Fritz Stoelzle 99 0.25% unknown
  Independent Larry William Johnson 73 0.19% unknown
Communist Christine Beynon 61 0.16% unknown
  North American Labour Party Alan Levinson 17 0.04% unknown
Total valid votes 39,246 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 319
Turnout %

Sources[edit]

Elections BC Historical Returns