Prince George-Mackenzie

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Prince George-Mackenzie
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Prince George-Mackenzie.png
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Mike Morris
Liberal
District created 2008
First contested 2009
Last contested 2013
Demographics
Population (2006) 45,379
Area (km²) 20,361.32
Pop. density (per km²) 2.2
Census divisions Regional District of Fraser-Fort George
Census subdivisions Prince George, Mackenzie

Prince George-Mackenzie is a provincial electoral district in British Columbia, Canada established by the Electoral Districts Act, 2008. It came into effect upon the dissolution of the BC Legislature in April 2009, and was first contested in the 2009 provincial election. It will next be contested in the 2013 provincial election.

Geography[edit]

As of the 2017 provincial election, Prince George-Mackenzie comprises the northern portion of the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, located in central British Columbia. The electoral district contains the community of Mackenzie and the northwestern portion of Prince George; specifically the boundary line follows the Fraser and Nechako Rivers to the John Hart Bridge where it goes south along Highway 97, west along Massey Drive, south along Ospika Boulevard until Ferry Avenue. The boundary then cuts west to just south of the University of Northern British Columbia before travelling south down Tyner Boulevard and connecting to Highway 16.[1]

History[edit]

Assembly Years Member Party
Prince George North prior to 2009
39th 2009–2013 Pat Bell Liberal
40th 2013–2017 Mike Morris

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Mike Morris 9,674 57.33
New Democratic Bobby Deepak 5,319 31.52
Green Hilary Crowley 11.14 11.14
Total valid votes 16,873 100.00
Source: Elections BC[2]
B.C. General Election 2013: Prince George-Mackenzie
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Mike Morris 10,524 55.58% -0.47% $168,600
New Democratic Bobby Deepak 6,488 34.27% -2.57% $138,631
Green Karen McDowell 1,077 5.69% -1.42% $3,465
Conservative Terry Rysz 845 4.46% n/a $21,364
Total Valid Votes 18,934 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 165 0.86%
Turnout 19,099 56.86%


British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Pat Bell 9,816 56.05 $99,560
New Democratic Tobias Lawrence 6,452 36.84 $111,514
Green Kevin Creamore 1,245 7.11 $1,230
Total Valid Votes 17,513 100
Total Rejected Ballots 158 0.9
Turnout 17,671 54
  1. ^ "Prince George-Mackenzie Electoral District" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 11 May 2017.