Results, Ridings & Candidates

Juan de Fuca

2009 Results

Party Candidate Votes Status
Updated: May. 13, 2009 1:16 AM PDT 113/113 polls
NDP John Horgan 11,008 Elected
LIB Jody Twa 6,624
GRN James Robert Powell 1,645

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





8,286 votes | 43.76%

10,651 votes | 56.24%

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

113/113 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.


  • Vancouver Island riding on Strait of Juan de Fuca.
  • Riding, in Capital Regional District, includes Highlands, Metchosin, Sooke and East Sooke in east with Port Renfrew in western corner.
  • Becher Bay IRs, Gordon River IR2, T'Sou-Ke IRs and Pachenna IR are here.
  • Aboriginal population in 2006 census was 5%.


  • Riding created in 2008 redistribution from: 59% Malahat-Juan de Fuca; 21% Esquimalt-Metchosin.

Political History

  • Malahat-Juan De Fuca: New Democrat Rick Kasper won in 1991 and 1996; quit NDP caucus to sit as an Independent on Oct. 10, 2000.
  • In 2001, Liberal Brian Kerr defeated Independent Kasper by 4,512 votes.
  • In 2005, New Democrat John Horgan defeated Liberal Cathy Basskin by 1,932 votes.