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Esquimalt-Metchosin

Esquimalt-Metchosin is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada. It first existed from 1991 to 2009, when it was succeeded by the electoral district of Esquimalt-Royal Roads. The riding was reconfigured and brought back in the 2015 electoral redistribution and was contested again in the 2017 election.

Esquimalt-Metchosin
British Columbia electoral district
BC 2015 Esquimalt-Metchosin.png
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Mitzi Dean
New Democratic

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DemographicsEdit

Population, 2014 51,450
Area (km²) 378

GeographyEdit

The Esquimalt-Metchosin electoral district is made up of the municipalities of Esquimalt, View Royal, Colwood, and Metchosin in western Greater Victoria.[1]

HistoryEdit

Assembly Years Member Party
Esquimalt-Port Renfrew
32nd 1979–1983 Frank Mitchell NDP
33rd 1983–1986
34th 1986–1991 Moe Sihota
Esquimalt-Metchosin
35th 1991–1996 Moe Sihota NDP
36th 1996–2001
37th 2001–2005 Arnie Hamilton Liberal
38th 2005–2009 Maurine Karagianis NDP
Esquimalt-Royal Roads
39th 2009–2013 Maurine Karagianis NDP
40th 2013–2017
Esquimalt-Metchosin
41st 2017–present Mitzi Dean NDP

Member of Legislative AssemblyEdit

Its current MLA is Mitzi Dean, the former executive director for Pacific Centre Family Services. She was first elected in 2017. She represents the British Columbia New Democratic Party.

Election resultsEdit

British Columbia general election, 2017
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Mitzi Dean 10,803 46.25
Liberal Barb Desjardins 7,055 27.61
Green Andy MacKinnon 6,399 24.81
Libertarian Josh Steffler 171 0.67
Independent Delmar Martay 102 0.40
Communist Tyson Riel Strandlund 65 0.25
Total valid votes 25,548 100.00
Source: Elections BC[2]
British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Maurine Karagianis 11,939 49.65
Liberal Tom Woods 9,226 38.37
Green Jane Sterk 2,489 10.35
Democratic Reform Graeme Rodger 392 1.63
British Columbia general election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Arnie Hamilton 9,544 45.79 $41,647
New Democratic Maurine Karagianis 6,258 30.03 $19,636
Green Marilyn Sundeen 3,685 17.68 $3,878
Marijuana Christopher John Davies 534 2.56
Conservative Bill Clarke 322 1.55 $941
Unity Bob Ward 268 1.29 $367
Independent Rick Berglund 105 0.50 $117
Independent Scott Attrill 68 0.33 $100
Independent Gerry McVeigh 57 0.27 $116
Total valid votes 20,841 100.00
Total rejected ballots 86 0.41
Turnout 20,927 69.49
B.C. General Election 1996: Esquimalt-Metchosin
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  NDP Moe Sihota 13,833 59.54% $48,615
Liberal Heather Landon 6,770 29.14% $29,141
Reform Scotty Davidson 1,179 5.07% $8,971
Progressive Democrat Ron Whims 921 3.96% $100
Green Adam Charlesworth 376 1.62% $871
  Natural Law Sylvia Danyluk 60 0.26% $118
  Independent David M. Shebib 58 0.25%
Communist Bob O'Neill 35 0.15% $528
Total valid votes 23,232 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 92 0.39%
Turnout 23,324 78.60%
B.C. General Election 1991: Esquimalt-Metchosin
Party Candidate Votes % ± Expenditures
  NDP Moe Sihota 13,458 59.16% $84,498
Liberal Dennis B. Jones 6,888 30.28% $2,319
Social Credit Noel V. Pemberton-Billing 2,402 10.56% $40,550
Total valid votes 22,748 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 400 1.73%
Turnout 23,148 73.43%

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McElroy, Justin (17 April 2017). "B.C. Votes 2017: Esquimalt-Metchosin riding profile". CBC News. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 31 May 2017.