Cowichan-Malahat

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Cowichan-Malahat was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It first appeared in the general election of 1966. In the 1991 general election, it was succeeded by Cowichan-Ladysmith and Malahat-Juan de Fuca.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001  %
Population change, 1996–2001
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

1999 redistribution[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Note: Winners of each election are in bold.

28th British Columbia election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Joseph Haddock 783 7.22 %
Social Credit Patrick James Rogers 4,412 40.70%
     New Democrat Robert Martin Strachan 5,646 52.08%
Total valid votes 10,841 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 81 %
Turnout %
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal James Robert Bigsby 916 5.91%
Social Credit Charles McGregor Ennals 7,107 45.82%
     Independent Kenneth Leslie Craig Hassenen 76 0.49%
     New Democrat Robert Martin Strachan 7,411 47.78%
Total valid votes 15,510 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 127 %
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Daniel R. Clemmens 842 4.62%
Social Credit Kathleen Grouhel 4,555 24.97%
     Independent Kenneth Leslie Craig Hassenen 70 0.38%
     Progressive Conservative GJames William Quaife 2,101 11.52%
     New Democrat Robert Martin Strachan 10,672 58.51%
Total valid votes 18,240 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 203 %
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Independent Andrew Basil Bigg 559 2.60%
Social Credit Charles McGregor Ennals 9,066 42.24%
Liberal Jevington Blair Tothill 1,595 7.43%
     New Democrat Barbara Wallace 10,245 47.73%
Total valid votes 21,465 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 188 %
Turnout %
32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Henry Rex Hollett 7,746 41.43%
     Progressive Conservative Kenneth Paskin 1,113 5.95%
     New Democrat Barbara Wallace 9,839 52.62%
Total valid votes 18,698 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 180 %
Turnout %
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Graham Bruce 10,143 44.38%
     Independent Louis James Lesosky 101 0.44%
Liberal Irwin Wield (Bill) Steele 345 1.51%
     Western Canada Concept James Ivan Turnbull 609 2.67%
     New Democrat Barbara Wallace 11,655 51.00%
Total valid votes 22,853 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 245 %
Turnout %
34th British Columbia election, 1986 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     New Democrat Carolyn Judith Askew 10,442 45.31%
Social Credit Graham Bruce 11,744 50.96%
Liberal Paul Olthof 860 3.73%
Total valid votes 23,046 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 317 %
Turnout %
1 two-member seat during this election

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