Vancouver-Fraserview

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Vancouver-Fraserview
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Vancouver-Fraserview.png
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
George Chow
New Democratic
District created1991
First contested1991
Last contested2013
Demographics
Census divisionsMetro Vancouver
Census subdivisionsVancouver

Vancouver-Fraserview is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population, 2001 53,062
Population Change, 1996–2001 5.5%
Area (km²) 12
Pop. Density (people per km²) 4,317

Geography[edit]

Following the redistricting in 2015 based on the previous census, Vancouver-Fraserview sits in the southeastern portion of Vancouver, including the neighbourhoods of Sunset, Victoria-Fraserview, and Killarney. Its approximate borders are: East 49th Ave to the north, Fraser St to the west, Boundary Rd to the east, and the Fraser River to the south.

History[edit]

The riding was created for the 1991 election out of parts of the dual member ridings of Vancouver South and Vancouver East.

MLAs[edit]

  1. Bernie Simpson, NDP (1991–1996)
  2. Ian Waddell, NDP (1996–2001)
  3. Ken Johnston, Liberal (2001–2005)
  4. Wally Oppal, Liberal (2005–2009)
  5. Kash Heed, Liberal (2009–2013)
  6. Suzanne Anton, Liberal (2013–2017)
  7. George Chow, NDP (2017–present)

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]

The current MLA of Vancouver-Fraserview is George Chow. Recent MLAs include Kash Heed, who served as the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and Suzanne Anton and Wally Oppal, who both served as the Attorney-General.

Election results[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic George Chow 10,160 47.67
Liberal Suzanne Anton 9,171 43.21
Green Eric Kolotyluk 1,580 7.45
Your Political Party Harpreet S. Bajwa 156 0.74
Libertarian Hiroshi Hyde 155 0.73
Total valid votes 21,222 100.00
Source: Elections BC[1]
B.C. General Election 2013: Vancouver-Fraserview[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Suzanne Anton 10,118 46.74% $91,618
New Democratic Gabriel Yiu 9,648 44.56% $107,004
Green Stuart Mackinnon 1,230 5.68% $2,989
Conservative Rajiv Pandey 653 3.02% $9,904
Total Valid Votes 21,649 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 251 1.15
Turnout 21,900 54.96%
B.C. General Election 2009: Vancouver-Fraserview
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Kash Heed 9,549 49.29% +1.49% $105,420
New Democratic Gabriel Yiu 8,801 45.43% +3.00% $97,038
Green Jodie Joanna Emery 904 4.67% -1.97% $8,279
Refederation Andrew Stevano 118 0.61% $260
Total Valid Votes 19,372 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 175 0.90%
Turnout 19,547 51.09%
B.C. General Election 2005: Vancouver-Fraserview
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Wally Oppal 9,895 47.80% $195,304
  NDP Ravinder Gill 8,783 42.43% $55,698
Green Doug Perry 1,374 6.64% $2,223
Marijuana Shea Campbell 650 3.13% $100
Total Valid Votes 20,702 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 286 1.38%
Turnout 20,988 57.96%
B.C. General Election 2001: Vancouver-Fraserview
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
Liberal Ken Johnston 10,361 56.84% $43,542
  NDP Ian Waddell 5,815 31.91% $28,396
Green Merina Matthew 1,417 7.77% $197
Unity Paul Stilwell 369 2.02%
Marijuana Paul Emerson Hughes 267 1.46% $394
Total valid votes 18,229 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 150 0.82%
Turnout 18,379 71.61%
B.C. General Election 1996: Vancouver-Fraserview
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  NDP Ian Waddell 8,774 45.97% $41,504
Liberal Gulzar Singh Cheema 8,394 43.98% $53,524
Progressive Democrat Andy Wong 815 4.27% $2,073
Green Stephen Samuel 225 1.18% $307
Reform Tim Shreeve 643 3.37% $2,189
Social Credit T. Glen Lockhart 177 0.93% $1,118
  Natural Law Prince Pabbies 57 0.30% $139
Total valid votes 19,085 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 143 0.74%
Turnout 19,228 71.94%
B.C. General Election 1991: Vancouver-Fraserview
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  NDP Bernie Simpson 8,016 44.16% $43,735
Liberal Rod Raglin 5,837 32.15% $6,541
Social Credit Jonathan Baker 4,060 22.37% $25,231
Green Stuart Parker 141 0.78%
Libertarian John Clarke 98 0.54%
Total valid votes 18,152 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 520 2.78%
Turnout 18,672 73.08%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.

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