Porter Creek South

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Porter Creek South
Yukon electoral district
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Yukon Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Ranj Pillai
Liberal
First contested 1992
Last contested 2016
Demographics
Electors (2016) 877
Census subdivisions Porter Creek

Porter Creek South is an electoral district which returns a member (known as an MLA) to the Legislative Assembly of the Yukon Territory in Canada. It comprises part of the Whitehorse subdivision of Porter Creek and is the smallest riding in Whitehorse. It is bordered by the ridings of Porter Creek Centre, Porter Creek North, and Takhini-Kopper King.

The riding is currently held by Liberal MLA Ranj Pillai, Deputy Premier of the Yukon, who was elected on November 7, 2016, when the Yukon Liberal Party was elected to a majority government.

Porter Creek South is also the former seat of Pat Duncan, 6th Premier of the Yukon, who served from 2000 to 2002. It was the only seat won by the Yukon Liberal Party in the 2002 territorial election when the Duncan's Liberal government was defeated.

It is considered a Liberal stronghold.

MLAs[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
32nd 1992-1996     Alan Nordling Independent
33rd 1996-2000     Pat Duncan Liberal
34th 2000-2002
35th 2002-2006
36th 2006-2011 Don Inverarity
36th 2011–2016     Mike Nixon Yukon Party
37th 2016–present     Ranj Pillai Liberal

Election history[edit]

2016 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Ranj Pillai 337 46.6% +6.0%
Yukon Party Mike Nixon 285 39.4% -3.5%
  NDP Shirley Chua-Tan 102 14.1% -2.4%
Total 724 100.0%

2011 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2011[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Mike Nixon 257 42.9% +0.3%
  Liberal Don Inverarity 243 40.6% -2.8%
  NDP John Carney 99 16.5% +2.6%
Total 599 100.0%

2006 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Don Inverarity 304 43.4% -8.3%
Yukon Party Dean Hassard 298 42.6% +4.5%
  NDP Samson Hartland 97 13.9% +3.8%
Total 700 100.0%

2002 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Pat Duncan 408 51.7% -12.5%
Yukon Party Lynn Ogden 301 38.1% +13.3%
  NDP Paul Warner 80 10.1% -0.7%
Total 789 100.0%

2000 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2000[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Pat Duncan 607 64.2% +21.3%
Yukon Party Larry Carlyle 235 24.8% -14.3%
  NDP Mark Dupuis 103 10.8% -7.0%
Total 945 100.0%

1996 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 1996[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Pat Duncan 435 42.9% +15.0%
Yukon Party Alan Nordling 397 39.1% +39.1%
  NDP Mark Dupuis 181 17.8% -7.8%
Total 1013 100.0%

1992 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 1992[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Independent Alan Nordling 435 46.5%
  Liberal Shayne Fairman 261 27.9%
  NDP Brian McLaughlin 240 25.6%
Total 936 100.0%

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