Porter Creek North

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Porter Creek North
Yukon electoral district
Porter Creek North.jpg
Porter Creek North in relation to other electoral districts in Whitehorse
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Yukon Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Geraldine Van Bibber
Yukon Party
First contested 1992
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Electors (2016) 1,510
Census subdivisions Porter Creek, Crestview, Kulan

Porter Creek North is an electoral district which returns a member (known as an MLA) to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon, Canada. It contains part of the Whitehorse subdivision of Porter Creek, as well as the subdivisions of Crestview and Kulan. It is bordered by the Whitehorse ridings of Porter Creek Centre, Porter Creek South, Takhini-Kopper King, and Riverdale North, as well as the rural ridings of Lake Laberge and Kluane.

The electoral district was known as Whitehorse Porter Creek East before 1992.

The district at various points has been held by Yukon Conservative Senator Dan Lang, former Premier John Ostashek, former Whitehorse City Councillor Doug Graham, and former Yukon Commissioner Geraldine Van Bibber.

MLAs[edit]

Whitehorse Porter Creek East

Parliament Years Member Party
1978 1978–1982     Dan Lang Yukon Progressive Conservative Party
1982 1982–1985
1985 1985–1989
1989 1989–1991
1991–1992     Yukon Party

Porter Creek North

Parliament Years Member Party
1992 1992–1996     John Ostashek Yukon Party
1996 1996–2000
2000 2000–2002     Don Roberts Yukon Liberal Party
2002     Independent
2002 2002–2006     Jim Kenyon Yukon Party
2006 2006–2011
2011 2011–2016 Doug Graham
2016 2016–present Geraldine Van Bibber

Election results[edit]

2016 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Geraldine Van Bibber 435 44.0% -5.3%
Liberal Eileen Melnychuk 372 37.7% +27.6%
New Democratic Francis van Kessel 145 14.7% -16.5%
Green Mike Ivens 37 3.7% -4.8%
Total 989 100.0%

2011 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2011[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Doug Graham 400 49.3% +2.3%
New Democratic Mike Tribes 253 31.2% +7.3%
Liberal Dawn Beauchemin 82 10.1% -18.8%
Green Mike Ivens 69 8.5% +8.5%
Total 811 100.0%

2006 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Jim Kenyon 311 47.0% +1.7%
  Liberal Dale Cheeseman 191 28.9% +8.7%
  NDP Dave Hobbis 158 23.9% +5.7%
Total 661 100.0%

2002 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Jim Kenyon 331 45.3% +11.2
  Liberal Dave Austin 148 20.2% -33.1%
  NDP Mark Bowers 135 18.5% 15.4%
  Independent Roger Rondeau 112 15.3% +3.2
Total 731 100.0%

2000 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2000[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Don Roberts 504 53.3% +14.1%
Yukon Party John Ostashek 323 34.1% -7.1%
  NDP Sidney Maddison 114 12.1% -7.4%
Total 946 100.0%

1996 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 1996[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party John Ostashek 403 41.2% -11.2%
  Liberal Don Roberts 384 39.2% +25.4%
  NDP Luigi Zanasi 191 19.5% +13.8%
Total 979 100.0%

1992 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 1992[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party John Ostashek 474 52.4%
  NDP Carl Rumscheidt 301 33.3%
  Liberal Eldon Organ 125 13.8%
Total 904 100.0%

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