Penticton (provincial electoral district)

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Penticton (2009-)
Penticton-Okanagan Valley
(2001–2009)
Okanagan-Penticton (1991–2001)
British Columbia electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Dan Ashton
Liberal
District created 1991 as Okanagan-Penticton
First contested 2009
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2006) 51,958
Area (km²) 1,139.78
Pop. density (per km²) 45.6
Census divisions Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, Regional District of Central Okanagan
Census subdivisions Penticton, Summerland, Peachland

Penticton is a provincial electoral district in British Columbia, Canada established by the Electoral Districts Act, 2008 Previous versions of the riding were named Penticton-Okanagan-Valley from 2001 to 2009 and it was known as Okanagan-Penticton from 1991 to 2001. It was contested for the first time in it's current reiteration in the 2009 election.

History[edit]

1999 Redistribution[edit]

From Okanagan-Penticton and the western portion of Okanagan-Boundary to Penticton-Okanagan Valley

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Okanagan-Penticton
35th 1991–1996 Jim Beattie NDP
36th 1996–2001 Rick Thorpe Liberal
Penticton-Okanagan Valley
37th 2001–2005 Bill Barisoff Liberal
38th 2005–2009
Penticton
39th 2009–2013 Bill Barisoff Liberal
40th 2013–2017 Dan Ashton

Electoral history[edit]

Penticton[edit]

B.C. General Election 2013: Penticton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Dan Ashton 10,489 45.83% +1.87%
New Democratic Richard Cannings 9,225 40.30% +9.15%
Conservative Sean Upshaw 2,117 9.25% +0.35%
BC First Doug Maxwell 1,057 4.62% n/a
Total Valid Votes 22,888 100%
Total Rejected Ballots
Turnout
B.C. General Election 2009 - Penticton
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Bill Barisoff 10,346 43.96 $97,580
  NDP Cameron Phillips 7,331 31.15 $30,828
Green Julius Bloomfield 3,685 15.66 $37,129
     Conservative Chris Delaney 2,095 8.90 $16,210
Refederation Wendy Dion 78 0.33 $730
Total valid votes 23,535 100
Total rejected ballots 114 0.48
Turnout 23,649 56.16

Penticton-Okanagan Valley[edit]

B.C. General Election 2005 Penticton-Okanagan Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Bill Barisoff 13,650 50.23% $127,216
  NDP Garry Litke 10,197 37.52% $33,019
Green James Patrick Cunningham 2,669 9.82% $467
     Independent Jane Turnell 660 2.43% $282
Total valid votes 27,176 100%
Total rejected ballots 142 0.52%
Turnout 27,318 62.61%
B.C. General Election 2001: Penticton-Okanagan Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Bill Barisoff 15,609 62.73% $46,209
  NDP Naga Terada 3,887 15.62% $8,128
Green Harry Naegel 3,524 14.16% $358
Marijuana Riley Goldstone 786 3.16% $386
Unity Walter Ozero 553 2.23% $1,197
Citizens Alliance Now Kal Gidda 522 2.10% $8,682
Total valid votes 24,881 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 73 0.29%
Turnout 24,954 68.15%

Okanagan-Penticton[edit]