Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada. The 2008 re-distribution is an amalgamation of the old Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding with an addition of a small portion of the old Maple Ridge-Mission.[1]

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
British Columbia electoral district
British Columbia 2015 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows.svg
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of British Columbia
MLA
 
 
 
Lisa Beare
New Democratic
First contested1991
Last contested2020

DemographicsEdit

Population, 2001 56,272
Population Change, 1996–2001 8.2%
Area (km²) 112.75
Pop. Density (people per km²) 499

GeographyEdit

1999 redistributionEdit

Changes from Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows to Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows include:

  • Removal of the majority of land in the District of Maple Ridge
  • Removal of Douglas Island[1]

HistoryEdit

The riding was created for the 1991 election from part of the dual-member Dewdney riding.

Members of the Legislative AssemblyEdit

Assembly Years Member Party
Dewdney prior to 1991
35th 1991–1996 William James Hartley New Democratic
36th 1996–2001
37th 2001–2005 Ken Stewart Liberal
38th 2005–2009 Michael Sather New Democratic
39th 2009–2013
40th 2013–2017 Doug Bing Liberal
41st 2017–2020 Lisa Beare New Democratic
42nd 2020–present

Election resultsEdit

2020 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Lisa Beare 15,877 63.41 +18.61 $47,200.48
Liberal Cheryl Ashlie 9,163 36.59 −2.21 $42,453.66
Total valid votes 25,040 100.00
Total rejected ballots    
Turnout    
Registered voters
Source: Elections BC[2][3]
2017 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Lisa Beare 12,045 44.80 +1.92 $60,276
Liberal Doug Bing 10,428 38.79 −6.70 $55,180
Green Alex Pope 3,329 12.38 +3.23 $6,534
Conservative Gary John O'Driscoll 676 2.51 +0.03
Independent Steve Ranta 408 1.52 $979
Total valid votes 26,886 100.00
Total rejected ballots 173 0.64
Turnout 27,059 64.50
Source: Elections BC[4]
2013 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Doug Bing 10,824 45.49 -0.26 $50,220
New Democratic Elizabeth Joan Rosenau 10,204 42.88 -4.19 $61,491
Green Michael Lawrence Patterson 2,178 9.15 +3.62 $1,188
No Affiliation Manuel "Mike" Pratas 589 2.48 $1,320
Total valid votes 23,795 100.00
Total rejected ballots 184 0.77 +0.14
Turnout 23,979 59.87 +2.97
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +1.96
Source: Elections BC[5][6]
  • Pratas campaigned with the BC Conservative Party but was listed as "No affiliation" on the ballot.
2009 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Michael Sather 9232 46.91 +0.53
Liberal Ken Stewart 9062 46.04 +3.30
Green Rob Hornsey 1064 5.41 −1.95
Independent Chum Richardson 194 0.99
Refederation Jay Ariken 129 0.66
2005 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Michael Sather 11,786 46.38
Liberal Ken Stewart 10,861 42.74
Green Mike Gildersleeve 1,869 7.36
Democratic Reform Rick Butler 534 2.10
Marijuana Denise Briere-Smart 360 1.42
Total 25,410 100.00
2001 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Ken Stewart 12,235 52.96 $39,898
New Democratic Bill Hartley 5,764 24.95 $22,812
Green Mike Gildersleeve 3,069 13.29 $2,437
Unity Dave Hensman 1,220 5.28 $7,515
Marijuana Rick Cameron 716 3.10 $394
Action Michael Felgner 97 0.42 $300
Total valid votes 23,101 100.00
Total rejected ballots 77 0.33
Turnout 23,178 72.90
1996 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Hartley 12,946 46.07 $34,860
Liberal Ken Stewart 10,960 39.00 $52,898
Progressive Democrat Peter Neufeld 2,011 7.16 $412
Reform Nick Walsh 1,470 5.23
Green Richard Hennick 464 1.65 $100
Libertarian Lewis Clarke Dahlby 158 0.56
Natural Law Matt Deacon 90 0.32 $118
Total valid votes 28,099 100.00
Total rejected ballots 137 0.49
Turnout 28,236 73.30
1991 British Columbia general election
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
New Democratic Bill Hartley 11,591 45.16 $28,734
Liberal Steve Gilmore 8,786 34.23 $5,377
Social Credit Roman Evancic 4,986 19.42 $26,959
Green David B. Pehota 305 1.19 $310
Total valid votes 25,668 100.00
Total rejected ballots 335 1.29
Turnout 26,003 77.02
New Democratic notional gain from Social Credit Swing N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows B.C. Votes". CBC.ca. April 12, 2009. Retrieved April 12, 2009.
  2. ^ "2020 Provincial General Election Final Voting Results". electionsbcenr.blob.core.windows.net. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "Election Financing Reports". Elections BC. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  4. ^ "Statement of Votes – 41st Provincial General Election – May 9, 2017" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved December 7, 2019.
  5. ^ "Statement of Votes - 40th Provincial General Election" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the 40th Provincial General Election" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved September 3, 2017.

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