Douglas Horne

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Douglas Horne
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
In office
May 12, 2009 – August 11, 2015
Preceded by Riding Established
Succeeded by Jodie Wickens
Personal details
Born 1966 (age 50–51)
Political party Liberal (Provincial), Conservative (Federal)

Douglas Horne is a Canadian politician, who was elected as a BC Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2009 provincial election, representing the riding of Coquitlam-Burke Mountain.[1] He was the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. He previously served as the Premier's Parliamentary Secretary, as well as Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole (Chair of the Committee of Supply). In addition, he has served as the Chair of the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services (2012–13), Deputy Chair of the Select Standing Committee for Public Accounts (2009–13) and a Member of the Select Standing Committee for Children and Youth (2009–13) for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. He also served on the Provincial Treasury Board, the Legislative Review Committee, and the Local Government Elections Task Force during his first term of office.

Prior to being elected he was a corporate executive specializing in corporate finance and business development.

Horne resigned from the legislature on August 14, 2015[2] to run as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam in the 2015 election. Horne lost to Ron McKinnon of the Liberal Party.[3]

Electoral record[edit]

Federal[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Ron McKinnon 19,938 35.28 +27.02
Conservative Douglas Horne 18,083 32.00 -23.53
New Democratic Sara Norman 15,400 27.25 -3.72
Green Brad Nickason 2,076 3.67 -0.66
Libertarian Lewis Clarke Dahlby 1,014 1.79
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,511 100.00   $219,233.41
Total rejected ballots 287 0.51
Turnout 56,798 67.52
Eligible voters 84,120
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +25.27
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]

Provincial[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2013: Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Douglas Horne 9,766 49.90 -6.93 $97,947
New Democratic Chris Wilson 7,315 37.37 +1.91 $55,655
Green Ron Peters 1,144 5.84 -0.12 $0
Conservative Shane Kennedy 1,071 5.47 $1,491
Libertarian Paul Geddes 277 1.42 -0.33 $4,753
Total valid votes 19,573 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 152 0.77 -0.10
Turnout 19,725 53.23 +4.37
Eligible voters 37,056
Liberal hold Swing +4.42
British Columbia general election, 2009: Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Douglas Horne 8,644 56.83 +2.3 $87,288
New Democratic Heather McRitchie 5,393 35.46 -1.9 $23,778
Green Jared Evans 907 5.96 $300
Libertarian Paul Geddes 266 1.75 $250
Total valid votes 15,210 100.00  
Total rejected ballots 133 0.87
Turnout 15,343 48.86
Eligible voters 31,397
Liberal notional hold Swing +2.10

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