North Coast (provincial electoral district)

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North Coast
British Columbia electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Jennifer Rice
New Democratic
District created 1990
First contested 1991
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Census divisions Central Coast, Skeena-Queen Charlotte
Census subdivisions Bella Bella, Bella Coola, Masset, Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte, Sandspit

North Coast is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada. It was created by 1990 legislation which came into effect for the 1991 election, largely out of the previous riding of Prince Rupert.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 27,992
Population change, 1996–2001 -11.6%
Area (km²) 65,972
Population density (people per km²) 0.42

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Prince Rupert prior to 1991
35th 1991–1996 Dan Miller New Democratic
36th 1996–2001
37th 2001–2005 Bill Belsey Liberal
38th 2005–2009 Gary Coons New Democratic
39th 2009–2013
40th 2013–2017 Jennifer Rice

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is Jennifer Rice. She was first elected in May 14, 2013.

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
The 2017 general election will be held on May 9.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Herb Pond
New Democratic Jennifer Rice
Total valid votes 100.0  
British Columbia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Jennifer Rice 4,617 56.72 –0.61 $67,356
Liberal Judy Fraser 2,692 33.07 –1.91 $46,272
Green Hondo Arendt 831 10.21 +2.52 $346
Total valid votes 8,140 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 51 0.62
Turnout 8,191 52.85
New Democratic hold Swing +0.65
British Columbia sales tax referendum, 2011
Side Votes %
Yes 4,131 67.18
No 2,018 32.82
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Gary Coons 5,097 57.33 +3.56 $63,441
Liberal Herb Pond 3,110 34.98 –3.52 $97,880
Green Lisa Girbav 683 7.69 +1.90 $1,616
Total valid votes 8,890 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 70 0.78
Turnout 8,960 57.14
New Democratic hold Swing +3.54
British Columbia electoral reform referendum, 2009
Side Votes %
FPTP 5,231 60.66
BC-STV 3,393 39.34
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Gary Coons 5,845 53.77 +16.16 $55,751
Liberal Bill Belsey 4,185 38.50 –6.75 $138,287
Green Hondo Arendt 629 5.79 +0.63 $780
Marijuana David Johns 211 1.94 –3.80 $100
Total valid votes 10,870 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 47 0.43
Turnout 10,917 60.86
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +11.46
British Columbia electoral reform referendum, 2005
Side Votes %
Yes 5,444 52.93
No 4,842 47.07
British Columbia general election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Bill Belsey 4,915 45.25 +19.50 $51,617
New Democratic Colleen Fitzpatrick 4,084 37.61 –27.21 $28,479
Marijuana Kenneth Leonard Peerless 623 5.74 $1,840
Green David Konsmo 560 5.16 +3.10 $152
All Nations Emsily Victor Bolton 526 4.84 $8,371
Unity Clarence Hall 152 1.40 $730
Total valid votes 10,860 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 46 0.42
Turnout 10,906 66.27
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +23.36
British Columbia general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Dan Miller 7,298 64.82 +5.07 $29,582
Liberal Odd Eidsvik 2,899 25.75 +2.57 $26,079
Reform Clarence Hall 830 7.37 $1,912
Green Patrick Lemaire 232 2.06 $406
Total valid votes 11,259 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 84 0.74
Turnout 11,343 63.33
New Democratic hold Swing +1.25
British Columbia general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Dan Miller 6,365 59.75 $29,619
Liberal Rocky L. Sorensen 2,469 23.18 $5,724
Social Credit Linda D. Marshall-Lutz 1,818 17.07 $20,100
Total valid votes 10,652 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 312 2.85
Turnout 10,964 68.37

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