Vernon-Monashee

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Vernon-Monashee (2009–)
Okanagan-Vernon (1991–2009)
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Vernon-Monashee.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Eric Foster
Liberal
District created 1988 as Okanagan-Vernon
First contested 1991
Demographics
Population (2001) 56,926
Area (km²) 5,458
Pop. density (per km²) 10.4
Census divisions Regional District of North Okanagan
Census subdivisions Vernon, Coldstream, Lumby

Vernon-Monashee (name in effect from April 2009 onwards, named Okanagan-Vernon from 1991 to 2009) is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 56,926
Population Change, 1996–2001 2.8%
Area (km²) 5,458
Pop. Density (people per km²) 10

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its MLA is the Hon. Eric Foster, a former teacher and forestry worker. He was first elected in the 2009 British Columbia general election and represents the British Columbia Liberal Party.

Assembly Years Member Party
Okanagan-Vernon
35th 1991–1994 Lyall Hanson Social Credit
1994–1996 Reform
36th 1996–2001 April Sanders Liberal
37th 2001–2005 Tom Christensen
38th 2005–2009
Vernon-Monashee
39th 2009–2013 Eric Foster Liberal
40th 2013–2017
41st 2017–present

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Eric Foster 13,625 47.87
New Democratic Barry Charles Dorval 8,355 29.36
Green Keli Westgate 6,139 21.57
Libertarian Don Jefcoat 341 1.20
Total valid votes 28,460 100.00
Source: Elections BC[1]
B.C. General Election 2013: Vernon-Monashee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Eric Foster 12,503 46.34% +9.07%
New Democratic Mark Olsen 9,233 34.22% +2.37%
Conservative Scott Andersen 3,169 11.75% +3.60%
Green Rebecca Helps 1,905 7.06% -9.63%
Independent Korry Zepik 169 0.63% n/a
Total Valid Votes 26,979 100%
Total Rejected Ballots
Turnout
B.C. General Election 2009: Vernon-Monashee
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Eric Foster 9,015 37.27 n/a $89,935
  NDP Mark Olsen 7,698 31.83 n/a $42,427
Green Huguette Allen 4,029 16.66 n/a $18,783
Conservative Dean Skoreyko 1,972 8.15 n/a $5,617
 } Non-affiliated Gordon Campbell 1,397 5.78 n/a $250
Refederation R.J. Busch 76 0.31 n/a $260
Total Valid Votes 24,187 100.00
Total Rejected Ballots 213 0.9%
Turnout 24,400 54%
B.C. General Election 2005 Okanagan-Vernon
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Tom Christensen 11,566 43.20% $91,684
  NDP Juliette Marie Cunningham 8,995 33.59% $24,514
Conservative Colin Black 3,095 11.56% $9,633
Green Erin Nelson 1,867 6.97% $356
  No Affiliation Gordon Campbell 945 3.53% $100
Marijuana Michael Toponce 260 0.97% $100
Patriot Tibor Lesley Tusnady 48 0.18% $100
Total valid votes 26,776 100%
Total rejected ballots 307 1.15%
Turnout 27,083 61.10%
B.C. General Election 2001: Okanagan-Vernon
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Tom Christensen 13,868 56.51% $39,988
  NDP Troy Sebastian 3,529 14.38% $12,122
Unity Doug MacDonald 3,213 13.09% $9,001
Green Erin Nelson 2,214 9.02% $409
Marijuana Michael Jones 917 3.74% $403
  Independent Herb Wong 562 2.29% $1,061
  Independent Kathleen (N.O.) Daniels 157 0.64% $100
Patriot Andrew N. Hokhold 82 0.33% $100
Total valid votes 24,542 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 68 0.28%
Turnout 24,610 69.06%
B.C. General Election 1996: Okanagan-Vernon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal April Sanders 9,776 39.06% $41,378
  NDP Howard Brown 7,497 29.95% $18,338
Reform Heinz Weiss 5,356 21.40% $30,326
Progressive Democrat Geoff Jell 1,839 7.35% $5,768
Green Jane Peach 334 1.33% $100
Social Credit Clinton Henry 227 0.91% $8,350
Total valid votes 25,029 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 82 0.33%
Turnout 25,111 71.03%
B.C. General Election 1991: Okanagan-Vernon
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Social Credit Lyall Hanson 8,615 37.99% $32,016
  NDP Gilles De Chantal 7,720 34.05% $33,069
Liberal Ernst Juli 6,065 26.75% $4,672
  Independent Kathleen (N.O.) Daniels 275 1.21% $56
Total valid votes 22,675 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 401 1.74%
Turnout 23,076 76.06%

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 11 May 2017.