Gary Holman (politician)

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Gary Holman
Gary Holman Portrait.jpg
Gary Holman, April 2013
MLA for Saanich North and the Islands
Assumed office
Preceded by Murray Coell
Personal details
Political party New Democratic Party
Residence Saltspring Island, British Columbia
Profession Economist

Gary Holman is a Canadian politician, who was declared elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2013 provincial election.[1] He represents the electoral district of Saanich North and the Islands as a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. Holman narrowly won the seat in an almost perfect three-way split with the Liberal and Green candidates.[2]

He was previously the party's candidate in the same district in the 2009 election, losing narrowly to then-incumbent MLA Murray Coell.

Electoral record[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2009: Saanich North and the Islands
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Murray Coell 13,120 44.91 +0.9
New Democratic Gary Holman 12,875 44.07 +6.9
Green Tom Bradfield 3,220 11.02 −4.1
Total valid votes 29,215
British Columbia general election, 2013: Saanich North and the Islands
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Gary Holman 10,515 33.27 -10.88
Liberal Stephen Roberts 10,352 32.76 -11.90
Green Adam Olsen 10,136 32.07 +20.84
Independent Scott McEachern 599 1.90 +0
Total valid votes 31,602


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