Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

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Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Lisa Beare
New Democratic
First contested 1991
Last contested 1991

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada. The 2008 re-distribution is an amalgamation of the old Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding with an addition of a small portion of the old Maple Ridge-Mission.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 56,272
Population Change, 1996–2001 8.2%
Area (km²) 112.75
Pop. Density (people per km²) 499

Geography[edit]

1999 redistribution[edit]

Changes from Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows to Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows include:

  • Removal of the majority of land in the District of Maple Ridge
  • Removal of Douglas Island[1]

History[edit]

The riding was created for the 1991 election from part of the dual-member Dewdney riding.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

  1. William James Hartley, New Democrat (1991-2001)
  2. Ken Stewart, Liberal (2001-2005)
  3. Michael Sather, New Democrat (2005-2013)
  4. Doug Bing, Liberal (2013–2017)
  5. Lisa Beare, New Democrat (2017-present)

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Lisa Beare 10,992 44.61
Liberal Doug Bing 9,652 39.17
Green Alex Pope 3,010 12.22
Conservative Gary John O'Driscoll 613 2.49
Independent Steve Ranta 373 1.51
Total valid votes 24,640 100.00
Source: Elections BC[2]
B.C. General Election 2013: Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Doug Bing 10,824 45.49 -1.49 $50,295
New Democratic Elizabeth Rosenau 10,204 42.88 -4.03 $63,982
Green Michael Patterson 2,178 9.15 +3.74 $993
No affiliation Manuel "Mike" Pratas* 589 2.48 $2,317
Total Valid Votes 23,795 100
Total Rejected Ballots 184 0.77
Turnout 23,979 59.87
  • Pratas campaigned with the BC Conservative Party but was listed as "No affiliation" on the ballot.
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Michael Sather 9232 46.91 +0.53
Liberal Ken Stewart 9062 46.04 +3.30
Green Rob Hornsey 1064 5.41 −1.95
Independent Chum Richardson 194 0.99
Refederation Jay Ariken 129 0.66
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Michael Sather 11,786 46.38
Liberal Ken Stewart 10,861 42.74
Green Mike Gildersleeve 1,869 7.36
Democratic Reform Rick Butler 534 2.10
Marijuana Denise Briere-Smart 360 1.42
Total 25,410 100.00
British Columbia general election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Ken Stewart 12,235 52.96 $39,898
New Democratic Bill Hartley 5,764 24.95 $22,812
Green Mike Gildersleeve 3,069 13.29 $2,437
Unity Dave Hensman 1,220 5.28 $7,515
Marijuana Rick Cameron 716 3.10 $394
Action Michael Felgner 97 0.42 $300
Total valid votes 23,101 100.00
Total rejected ballots 77 0.33
Turnout 23,178 72.90
British Columbia general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Hartley 12,946 46.07 $34,860
Liberal Ken Stewart 10,960 39.00 $52,898
Progressive Democrat Peter Neufeld 2,011 7.16 $412
Reform Nick Walsh 1,470 5.23
Green Richard Hennick 464 1.65 $100
Libertarian Lewis Clarke Dahlby 158 0.56
Natural Law Matt Deacon 90 0.32 $118
Total valid votes 28,099 100.00
Total rejected ballots 137 0.49
Turnout 28,236 73.30
British Columbia general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Hartley 11,591 45.16 $28,734
Liberal Steve Gilmore 8,786 34.23 $5,377
Social Credit Roman Evancic 4,986 19.42 $26,959
Green David B. Pehota 305 1.19 $310
Total valid votes 25,668 100.00
Total rejected ballots 335 1.29
Turnout 26,003 77.02

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows B.C. Votes". CBC.ca. 2009-04-12. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  2. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 

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