Parksville-Qualicum

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Parksville-Qualicum
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Parksville-Qualicum.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Michelle Stilwell
Liberal

Parksville-Qualicum is the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It first appeared on the hustings in the general election of 1991. It also appeared was in the 1996 general election and a by-election in 1998. Following redistribution, the area became part of the Nanaimo-Parksville and Alberni-Qualicum ridings. It was again contested in the 2009 general election, and was won by Liberal, Ron Cantelon. The riding consists of the city of Parksville, the town of Qualicum Beach and the communities of Lantzville and Nanoose Bay.

Demographics[edit]

MLAs[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Parksville-Qualicum
35th 1991–1996 Leonard Krog NDP
36th 1996–1998 Paul Reitsma Liberal
1998–2001 Judith Reid
Nanaimo-Parksville
37th 2001–2005 Judith Reid Liberal
38th 2005–2009 Ron Cantelon
Parksville-Qualicum
39th 2009–2013 Ron Cantelon Liberal
40th 2013–2017 Michelle Stilwell
41st 2017–present

Electoral history[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Michelle Stilwell 13,605 45.37
New Democratic Sue Powell 8,476 28.26
Green Glenn Sollitt 7,671 25.58
Refederation Terry Hand 236 0.79
Total valid votes 29,988 100.00
Source: Elections BC[1]
British Columbia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Michelle Stilwell 14518 50.13
New Democratic Barry Avis 10732 37.06
Conservative David Bernard Coupland 3710 12.81
Total valid votes 28960 100.00
Total rejected ballots 186 0.64
Turnout 29146 67.94
Source: Elections BC[2]
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Ron Cantelon 13,716 51.42 0.00
New Democratic Leanne Salter 10,136 38.00 -0.65
Green Wayne Osborne 2,573 9.64 +1.20
Refederation Bruce Ryder 251 0.94 +0.06
Total valid votes 26,676 100.00
Total rejected ballots 131 0.49
Turnout 26,807 65.70
Eligible voters 40,805
Liberal hold Swing +0.65
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Ron Cantelon 15,799 51.42 -11.18
New Democratic Carol McNamee 11,854 38.65 +17.54
Green Jordan Ellis 2,542 8.44 -1.87
Refederation Bruce Ryder 280 0.88
Marijuana Richard Payne 184 0.61 -1.67
Total valid votes 32,169 100.00
Total rejected ballots 127 0.39
Turnout 26,807 69.56
Eligible voters 46,428
Liberal hold Swing -14.36
British Columbia general election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Judith Reid 17,356 62.60 +9.99 $38,337
New Democratic Jamie Brennan 5,852 21.11 -1.58 $11,643
Green Phil Carson 3,192 11.51 +9.77 $1,643
Unity Daniel Stelmacker 693 2.50 -3.42 $1,992
Marijuana Leonard Martin Melman 634 2.28 $505
Total valid votes 27,727 100.00
Total rejected ballots 105 0.38
Turnout 27,832 74.94
Liberal hold Swing +5.79
British Columbia provincial by-election, December 14, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Judith Reid 13,862 52.61 +11.42 $80,746
New Democratic Leonard Krog 5,978 22.69 -17.03 $51,078
Progressive Democrat Bruce Hampson 3,585 13.61 +8.50 $32,872
Reform Roger Rocan 1,560 5.92 -6.19 $13,303
Green Stuart Parker 458 1.74 +0.45 $100
Independent Brunie Brunie 419 1.67 $650
Independent Bruce Ryder 163 0.62 $106
Independent Les Blank 136 0.51 $923
Family Coalition Mary Elinor Moreau 94 0.35 $1,849
British Columbia Party John Motiuk 74 0.28 $9,988
Total valid votes/Expense limit 26,349 100.0   –  
Total rejected ballots 55 0.38  
Turnout 26,404 60.09  
Liberal hold Swing +14.22
By-election due to the Resignation of Paul Reitsma


British Columbia general election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul Reitsma 13,459 41.19 +5.90
New Democratic Leonard Krog 12,976 39.72 -0.52
Reform Teunis Westbroek 5,846 12.11
Progressive Democrat Garner Stone 1,669 5.11
Green Mark Robinson 422 1.29 +0.12
Natural Law Cliff Brown 110 0.34
Common Sense David Martin 81 0.24
Total valid votes 32,672 100.00
Total rejected ballots 143 0.44
Turnout 32,815 77.12
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +3.21
British Columbia general election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Leonard Krog 10,408 40.24 $47,385.69
Liberal William J. Patrick 9,128 35.29 $4,703.30
Social Credit Janet Crapo 5,846 22.60 $67,722.89
Green Ernie Yacob 303 1.17 $$596.50
Family Coalition Augustine J. Cunningham 180 0.70 $439.00
Total valid votes 25,863 100.00
Total rejected ballots 398
Turnout 26,261 79.24

Sources[edit]

Elections BC Historical Returns

  1. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Statement of Votes - 40th Provincial General Election" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 17 May 2017.