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Burnaby—Douglas was a federal electoral district in the province of British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2012.

Burnaby—Douglas
British Columbia electoral district
Burnaby—Douglas.png
Burnaby—Douglas in relation to other federal electoral districts in Vancouver
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1996
First contested1997
Last contested2011
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]123,275
Electors (2011)82,291
Area (km²)[2]57.51
Census divisionsGreater Vancouver Regional District
Census subdivisionsBurnaby

HistoryEdit

This electoral district was created in 1996 from New Westminster—Burnaby and Burnaby—Kingsway ridings.

Portions of Vancouver South—Burnaby and New Westminster—Coquitlam—Burnaby have been added to it since.

The 2012 electoral redistribution dissolved this riding and incorporated it into Burnaby North—Seymour and Burnaby South for the 2015 election.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from New Westminster—Burnaby
and Burnaby—Kingsway
36th  1997–2000     Svend Robinson New Democratic
37th  2000–2004
38th  2004–2006 Bill Siksay
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015 Kennedy Stewart
Riding dissolved into Burnaby North—Seymour
and Burnaby South

Election resultsEdit

2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Kennedy Stewart 20,943 42.99 +5.05
Conservative Ronald Leung 19,932 40.92 +4.67
Liberal Ken Low 5,451 11.19 -8.22
Green Adrianne Merlo 1,754 3.60 -2.37
Libertarian Lewis Clarke Dahlby 420 0.86
Communist George Gidora 155 0.32 -0.11
Marxist–Leninist Brian Sproule 57 0.12
Total valid votes 48,710 100.0  
New Democratic hold Swing +0.19
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Siksay 17,937 37.94 +2.34 $69,095
Conservative Ronald Leung 17,139 36.25 +8.65 $74,432
Liberal Bill Cunningham 9,177 19.41 -13.59 $53,568
Green Doug Perry 2,822 5.97 +2.47 $1,629
Communist George Gidora 203 0.43 +0.13 $377
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,278 100.0     $85,966
Total rejected ballots 208 0.44
Turnout 47,486
New Democratic hold Swing -3.16
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Siksay 17,323 35.60 +1.02 $75,409.11
Liberal Bill Cunningham 16,079 33.00 +0.48 $69,467.45
Conservative George Drazenovic 13,466 27.60 -0.03 $55,538.14
Green Ray Power 1,694 3.50 -0.22
Communist Timothy George Gidora 153 0.30 +0.04 $522.00
Total valid votes 48,715 100.0  
Turnout 48,715 63.2
New Democratic hold Swing +0.27
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Siksay 15,682 34.58 -2.80 $59,871
Liberal Bill Cunningham 14,748 32.52 +8.85 $63,194
Conservative George Drazenovic 12,531 27.63 -10.89 $79,130
Green Shawn Hunsdale 1,687 3.72
Libertarian Adam Desaulniers 291 0.64
Independent Frank Cerminara 282 0.62 $2,455
Communist Hanne Gidora 122 0.26 -0.15 $407
Total valid votes 45,343 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 320 0.70 +0.21
Turnout 45,663 61.49 -0.85
New Democratic hold Swing -5.82
Change for the Conservatives is based on the combined totals of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservatives.
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Svend Robinson 17,018 37.38 -5.70 $50,374
Alliance Alan McDonnell 15,057 33.08 +6.53 $49,282
Liberal Francesca Zumpano 10,774 23.67 -2.41 $57,489
Progressive Conservative Kenneth Edgar King 2,477 5.44 +2.05 $12,954
Communist Roger Perkins 198 0.41 $189
Total valid votes 45,515 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 225 0.49 +0.03
Turnout 45,740 62.34 -5.71
New Democratic hold Swing -6.12
Change for the Canadian Alliance is based on the Reform Party.
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Svend Robinson 19,058 43.08 $45,632
Reform Gary Eyre 11,743 26.55 $38,897
Liberal Mobina Jaffer 11,536 26.08 $55,707
Progressive Conservative Ray Power 1,498 3.39 $9,924
Natural Law Valerie Hubert 300 0.68
Marxist–Leninist Brian Sproule 103 0.23
Total valid votes 44,238 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 203 0.46
Turnout 44,441 68.05
This riding was created from parts of New Westminster—Burnaby and Burnaby—Kingsway, which elected a Reform and a New Democrat, respectively, in the last election. New Democrat Svend Robinson was the incumbent from Burnaby—Kingsway.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 59002) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
  • Library of Parliament Riding Profile
  • Expenditures - 2008
  • Expenditures - 2004
  • Expenditures - 2000
  • Expenditures - 1997

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