Nechako Lakes (provincial electoral district)

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Nechako Lakes
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Nechako Lakes.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
John Rustad
Liberal
District created 2008
First contested 2009
Last contested 2013

Nechako Lakes is a provincial electoral district in British Columbia, Canada. It was established by the Electoral Districts Act, 2008, came into effect upon the dissolution of the British Columbia Legislature in April 2009, and was first contested in the 2009 election. The district includes the northern communities of Burns Lake, Vanderhoof, Houston and surrounding areas.

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Nechako Lakes's MLA is John Rustad of the British Columbia Liberal Party. He was initially elected to the Prince George-Omineca riding, a predecessor of Nechako Lakes.

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
The 2017 general election will be held on May 9.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Green Douglas Norman Gook
Libertarian Jon Rempel
Liberal John Rustad
New Democratic Anne Marie Sam
Independent Al Trampuh
Total valid votes 100.0  
British Columbia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John Rustad 5,324 53.79 –1.97 $75,052
New Democratic Sussanne Skidmore-Hewlett 2,737 27.65 –7.64 $56,108
Conservative Dan Brooks 1,253 12.66 $52,518
Green Colin Hamm 510 5.15 –1.15 $1,599
Advocational Beverly Bird 74 0.75 $3,009
Total valid votes 9,898 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 42 0.42
Turnout 9,940 58.46
Liberal hold Swing +2.84
British Columbia sales tax referendum, 2011
Side Votes %
No 4,141 53.32
Yes 3,626 46.68
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal John Rustad 4,949 55.76 $60,522
New Democratic Byron Goerz 3,133 35.29 $7,480
Green Gerard Riley 559 6.30 $350
Refederation Mike Summers 235 2.65 $1,110
Total valid votes 8,876 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 67 0.75
Turnout 8,943 54.80

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