Richmond—South Delta

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Richmond—South Delta
British Columbia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1976
District abolished 1987
First contested 1979
Last contested 1984

Richmond—South Delta was a federal electoral district in the province of British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons between 1979 and 1988.

History[edit]

This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Burnaby—Richmond—Delta riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Burnaby—Richmond—Delta
31st  1979–1980     Tom Siddon Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
Riding dissolved into Delta and Richmond

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tom Siddon 38,168 57.06 +5.08
New Democratic Ron Dickson 16,377 24.48 +0.25
Liberal Rod Drennan 13,340 19.94 -3.45
Green Geraldine Stevens 433 0.65
Independent Ursula Graf 301 0.45
Confederation of Regions Rob Sinclaire 273 0.41
Total valid votes 66,892 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +2.42
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Tom Siddon 29,192 51.98 -2.06
New Democratic Mercia Stickney 13,606 24.23 +0.08
Liberal Glen MacRae 13,134 23.39 +1.96
Communist Homer Stevens 170 0.30 +0.01
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Johannson 61 0.11 +0.02
Total valid votes 56,163 100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -1.07
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Tom Siddon 30,262 54.04
New Democratic Mercia Stickney 13,524 24.15
Liberal Glen Gordon MacRae 12,003 21.43
Communist Homer Stevens 164 0.29
Marxist–Leninist Allen H. Soroka 45 0.09
Total valid votes 55,998 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Burnaby—Richmond—Delta, where Progressive Conservative Tom Siddon was the incumbent.

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