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Burnaby-Lougheed

2009 Results

BURNABY-LOUGHEED
Party Candidate Votes Status
Updated: May. 13, 2009 1:16 AM PDT 126/126 polls
LIB Harry Bloy 8,544 Elected
NDP Jaynie Clark 7,732
GRN Helen H. S. Chang 1,154

All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections B.C.

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STV referendum results in this riding

Question: Which electoral system should British Columbia use to elect members to the provinical Legislative Assembly?

  • The existing system (First-Past-the-Post)
  • The single transferable vote electorial system (BC-STV) proposed by the Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform

BC-STV

First-Past-the-Post

MAJORITY 50%

 
 
 

6,124 votes | 39.17%

9,512 votes | 60.83%

Updated: May. 13, 2009 1:16 AM PDT

124/124 polls reporting

What it needs to win:

For the referendum to be binding, the approval level must be:

  1. at least 60% of the total popular vote, province-wide, AND
  2. more than 50% of the votes in at least 51 of the province's 85 electoral districts.

If the two thresholds are met, government is required to introduce legislation to implement BC-STV in sufficient time for it to be in place for the May 2013 General Election.

Profile

  • Riding, which takes in NE part of Burnaby, runs from Burrard Inlet in north to Trans-Canada Highway/Lakefield Drive/4th Street/10th Avenue in south; from North Road in east to Sperling Avenue and Kensington Avenue in west.
  • Riding includes Burnaby Lake in the south and Burnaby Mountain Park and Simon Fraser University in the north.
  • In 2006 census, immigration population was 46%.
  • Visible minority population was 50% - 26% Chinese; 8% South Asian.

Redistribution

  • Riding was created in 2008 redistribution from: 58% Burquitlam; 17% Burnaby-Edmonds; 14% Burnaby North.

Political History

  • Burquitlam: In 2001, Liberal Harry Bloy defeated New Democrat Bart Healey by 6,453 votes.
  • In 2005, Bloy again defeated Healey, this time by 372 votes.