Vancouver South (provincial electoral district)

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This article is about the defunct British Columbia provincial electoral district. For the current federal electoral district of the same name, see Vancouver South.

Vancouver South was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It was created in time for the general election of 1966 and last appeared in the general election of 1986. It returned two members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

Electoral history[edit]

British Columbia general election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Social Credit Ralph Raymond Loffmark 12,259 22.79 Green tickY
Social Credit Thomas Audley Bate 11,740 21.83 Green tickY
New Democratic Norman Levi 9,067 16.86
New Democratic Joseph Harold Warnock 8,843 16.44
Liberal James Ronald Grant 5,698 10.59
Liberal Richard Gordon Hepworth 5,675 10.55
Independent Howard Leonard Faulkner 502 0.93
Total valid votes 53,784
Total rejected ballots 387
British Columbia provincial by-election, 21 May 1968
called because of death of T. A. Bate on September 21, 1967.
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Norman Levi 10,289 39.57
Social Credit George Wainborn 8,309 31.96
Liberal Edward Alastair (Sandy) Robertson 7,356 28.29
RPC Leonard Sprackman 48 0.18
Total valid votes 26,002
Total rejected ballots 194
British Columbia general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Social Credit Ralph Raymond Loffmark 15,154 23.69 Green tickY
Social Credit Agnes Kripps 14,233 22.25 Green tickY
New Democratic Norman Levi 11,259 17.60
New Democratic John Noel Laxton 10,523 16.45
Liberal Edward Alastair Sandy Robertson 6,670 10.43
Liberal Michael Henry Hornby Tytherleigh 6,059 9.47
Independent Suraj Singh Sander 80 0.13
Total valid votes 63,978
Total rejected ballots 393
British Columbia general election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
New Democratic Jack A. Radford 14,010 20.46 Green tickY
New Democratic Daisy Webster 13,821 20.18 Green tickY
Social Credit Agnes Kripps 11,263 16.45
Social Credit Ralph Raymond Loffmark 11,215 16.38
Liberal Helen Demetra Boyce 6,501 9.49
Liberal Frederick Newton A. Rowell 6,247 9.12
Progressive Conservative Walter J. Boytinck 2,744 4.01
Progressive Conservative Mildred (Millie) MacKinnon 2,684 3.92
Total valid votes 68,485
Total rejected ballots 432
British Columbia general election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Social Credit Charles Stephen Rogers 18,711 26.08 Green tickY
Social Credit William Gerald Strongman 18,559 25.86 Green tickY
New Democratic Jack A. Radford 14,260 19.87
New Democratic Michael Franklin Harcourt 14,213 19.81
Liberal Gordon Joseph Chambers 2,100 2.93
Liberal Richard Lyle Johannson 1,988 2.77
Progressive Conservative Clare Walker 854 1.19
Progressive Conservative Peter Guy Westlake 833 1.16
Communist Bruce Stevens 169 0.24
Communist Samuel Vint 67 0.09
Total valid votes 71,754
Total rejected ballots 390
British Columbia general election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Social Credit Charles Stephen Rogers 19,741 26.68 Green tickY
Social Credit Peter Stewart Hyndman 19,665 26.58 Green tickY
New Democratic James Edgar Duvall 15,258 20.62
New Democratic Ujjal Dev Singh Dosanjh 14,123 19.09
Progressive Conservative Peter Guy Westlake 2,066 2.79
Progressive Conservative David Nigel Kilbey 2,045 2.76
Liberal Roger Schmidt 859 1.16
Marxist–Leninist Amarjit Singh Dhillon 154 0.21
Marxist–Leninist Allen Harvey Soroka 81 0.11
Total valid votes 73,992
Total rejected ballots 875
British Columbia general election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Social Credit Russell Gordon Fraser 22,206 27.48 Green tickY
Social Credit Charles Stephen Rogers 22,171 27.43 Green tickY
New Democratic Joyce Ellen Whitman 17,306 21.42
New Democratic Ujjal Dev Singh Dosanjh 15,291 18.92
Liberal Harry Bernard Cobin Hammer 3,843 4.75
Total valid votes 80,817
Total rejected ballots 727
British Columbia general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % Elected
Social Credit Russell Gordon Fraser 21,305 27.44 Green tickY
Social Credit Charles Stephen Rogers 20,872 26.86 Green tickY
New Democratic Elain Duvall 17,414 22.41
New Democratic Gavin B. Craig 17,227 22.17
People's Front Charles R. Boylan 513 0.66
People's Front Harbhajan S. Cheema 355 0.46
Total valid votes 77,706
Total rejected ballots 1,550

Sources[edit]

Elections BC Historical Returns