New Westminster—Burnaby

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New Westminster—Burnaby
British Columbia electoral district
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Peter Julian
New Democratic
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 108,652
Electors (2015) 77,639
Area (km²)[2] 29
Pop. density (per km²) 3,746.6
Census divisions Metro Vancouver
Census subdivisions Burnaby, New Westminster

New Westminster—Burnaby is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1997 and since 2015.

History[edit]

The 1988–1997 edition of this riding was created in 1987 from parts of Burnaby and New Westminster—Coquitlam ridings. The riding consisted of the City of New Westminster and the southern part of the District Municipality of Burnaby. It was abolished in 1996 when it was merged into New Westminster—Coquitlam—Burnaby.

The riding was recreated following the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order.[3] It was created from parts of Burnaby—New Westminster and New Westminster—Coquitlam. Its boundaries were legally defined in the 2013 representation order, which came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for October 2015.[4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Burnaby and New Westminster—Coquitlam
34th  1988–1993     Dawn Black New Democratic
35th  1993–1997     Paul Forseth Reform
Riding dissolved into New Westminster—Coquitlam—Burnaby
Riding re-created from Burnaby—New Westminster
and New Westminster—Coquitlam
42nd  2015–Present     Peter Julian New Democratic

Election results[edit]

New Westminster—Burnaby, 2015–present[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Peter Julian 22,876 43.46 -8.32 $93,602.98
Liberal Sasha Ramnarine 15,253 28.97 +20.27 $11,829.89
Conservative Chloé Ellis 10,512 19.97 -14.79 $16,364.97
Green Kyle Routledge 2,487 4.72 +0.40 $1,669.47
Libertarian Rex Brocki 1,368 2.60
Marxist–Leninist Joseph Theriault 146 0.28
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,642 100.00   $213,160.28
Total rejected ballots 363 0.68
Turnout 53,005 66.95
Eligible voters 79,176
New Democratic hold Swing -14.30
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic 21,200 51.78
  Conservative 14,230 34.75
  Liberal 3,563 8.70
  Green 1,772 4.33
  Others 179 0.44

New Westminster—Burnaby, 1988–1997[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Reform Paul E. Forseth 16,254 29.33 +26.32
Liberal Leanore Copeland 15,430 27.84 +8.57
New Democratic Dawn Black 14,442 26.06 -17.56
Progressive Conservative Neil MacKay 6,419 11.58 -19.92
National P. Jeffery Jewell 1,775 3.20
Natural Law Carolyn Grayson 374 0.67
Green Todd E. Romaine 313 0.56 -0.02
Libertarian Robert Fong 267 0.48 -0.07
Independent Jess P. Lee 73 0.13
Commonwealth of Canada Geoff Dakin 70 0.13
Total valid votes 55,417 100.0  
Reform gain from New Democratic Swing +8.88
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Dawn Black 24,933 43.62
Progressive Conservative Marie Taylor 18,007 31.50
Liberal Carlos Brito 11,013 19.27
Reform Bill Anderson 1,722 3.01
Social Credit Randall Rush 718 1.26
Green Richard Bidwell 332 0.58
Libertarian Paul Geddes 316 0.55
Communist Elsie Dean 116 0.20
Total valid votes 57,157 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Burnaby and New Westminster—Coquitlam, both of which elected a New Democrat in the last election.

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