Richmond East

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Richmond East is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 55,576
Population Change, 1996–2001 7.9%
Area (km²) 82.64
Pop. Density (people per km²) 673

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Its MLA is Hon. Linda Reid, a former teacher. She was first elected in 1991 and represents the British Columbia Liberal Party. Ms. Reid was appointed Minister of State for Early Childhood Development on June 5, 2001.

Parliament Years Member Party
35th 1991–1996     Linda Reid Liberal
36th 1996–2001
37th 2001-2005
38th 2005–2009
39th 2009–2013
40th 2013–present

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 11,592 54.68% $113,202
New Democratic Gian Sihota 6,047 28.52% $18,837
Conservative Nathaniel Lim 1,827 8.62% $4,529
Green Doug Perry 1,178 5.56% $388
Independent Lloyd Chen 247 1.17% $250
Excalibur Ping Chan 175 0.82% $2,417
Independent Cliff Wei 133 0.63% $250
Total Valid Votes 21,199 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 233 1.09%
Turnout 21,432 47.58%
British Columbia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 10,853 58.73% $101,928
New Democratic Shawkat Hasan 5,998 32.45% $16,464
Green Stephen Rees 1,211 6.55% $2,500
Nation Alliance Wei Ping Chen 419 2.27% $250
Total Valid Votes 18,481
Total Rejected Ballots 184 0.99%
Turnout 18,665 45.16%
B.C. General Election 2005 Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 11,652 57.48% $79,453
  NDP Gian Sihota 6,692 33.01% $16,623
Green Michael Anthony Wolfe 1,530 7.55% $867
  Independent Mohamud Ali Farah 207 1.02% $651
Marijuana Heidi Farnola 191 0.94% $100
Total Valid Votes 20,272 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 182 0.90%
Turnout 20,454 53.01%
B.C. General Election 2001: Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 12,498 69.18% $49,998
  NDP Willy Nasgowitz 2,550 14.11% $2,541
Green Stephen Kronstein 1,802 9.97% $1,389
Unity Joe Pal 599 3.32% $1,274
Marijuana John Shavluk 445 2.46% $1,875
  Independent Mohamud Ali Farah 173 0.96% $440
Total Valid Votes 18,067 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 78 0.43%
Turnout 18,145 70.59%
B.C. General Election 1996: Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 10,205 55.60% $36,939
  NDP Balwant Sanghera 5,763 31.40% $20,448
Progressive Democrat Marc G. Schaper 1,093 5.96% $900
Reform Paula Peterson 792 4.32% $4,067
Green Kevan Eric Hudson 235 1.28% $100
Social Credit Chris O'Toole 139 0.76% $8,250
Conservative Donald Veld 83 0.45% $850
  Natural Law Carina Shelly 43 0.23% $100
Total Valid Votes 18,353 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 140 0.76%
Turnout 18,493 71.62%
B.C. General Election 1991: Richmond East
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Linda Reid 6,870 40.91% $21,108
  NDP Ron Fontaine 6,096 36.31% $24,505
Social Credit Larry Blaschuk 3,703 22.05% $33,882
Green Douglas Dunn 123 0.73%
Total Valid Votes 16,792 100.00%
Total Rejected Ballots 494 2.86%
Turnout 17,286 75.79%

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