West Vancouver-Howe Sound

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West Vancouver-Howe Sound was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1966 to 1986. The riding's predecessor was North Vancouver, which first appeared on the hustings from 1903.

For other historical and current ridings in the region see Vancouver (electoral districts).

Demographics[edit]

Population, 1966
Population change, 1966–1986
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Political geography[edit]

Notable elections[edit]

Notable MLAs[edit]

Electoral history[edit]

28th British Columbia election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Louis Allan Williams 8,346 52.76% unknown
Social Credit Laurence Smith Eckhardt 5,499 34.76% unknown
     New Democrat James William C. McKenzie 1,975 12.48% unknown
Total valid votes 15,820 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 171
Turnout %
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Louis Allan Williams 8,974 46.39% unknown
Social Credit Leonard Joseph Corcoran 7,433 22.47% unknown
     New Democrat William Basil Mundy 2,939 15.19% unknown
Total valid votes 19,346 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 131
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Louis Allan Williams 7,597 33.93% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Peter Stewart Hyndman 7,076 31.60% unknown
Social Credit Louis Joseph Corcoran 5,098 22.77% unknown
     New Democrat Raymond Alden Copes 2,619 11.70% unknown
Total valid votes 22,390 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 158
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Louis Allan Williams 16,173 64.40% unknown
     New Democrat Murray Wayne Miller 4,647 18.50% unknown
     Liberal Cordelia Kitty Maracle 3,263 12.99% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Francis Bernard Jameson 998 3.97% unknown
     League for Socialist Action Joseph Kellner 34 0.14% unknown
Total valid votes 25,115 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 261
Turnout %
32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit Louis Allan Williams 16,566 67.94% unknown
     New Democrat Lawrence Charles Minchin 5,773 23.68% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Christopher Derrick England 1,916 7.86% unknown
     Gay Alliance Toward Equality Robert Douglas Cook 126 0.52% unknown
Total valid votes 24,381 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 459
Turnout %
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit John Reynolds 17,218 61.35% unknown
     New Democrat Claus Frank Spiekerman 6,766 24.11% unknown
     Liberal Morton Alexander Graham 1,941 6.92% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Neil Stewart Thompson 1,824 6.50% unknown
     Independents James Roland Chabot 316 1.12%
Total valid votes 28,065 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 234
Turnout %
34th British Columbia election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Social Credit John Reynolds 14,591 54.31% unknown
     Liberal Ed Carlin 6,786 25.26% unknown
     New Democrat David C. Manning 5,490 20.43% unknown
Total valid votes 26,867 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 265
Turnout %

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