Results, Ridings & Candidates

North Vancouver-Lonsdale

2009 Results

Party Candidate Votes Status
Updated: May. 13, 2009 1:16 AM PDT 124/124 polls
LIB Naomi Yamamoto 9,710 Elected
NDP Janice Harris 7,252
GRN Michelle Corcos 1,632
CON Ian McLeod 791
REF Ron K. Gamble 224

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





7,149 votes | 42.09%

9,838 votes | 57.91%

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

106/124 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.


  • This riding, on Burrard Inlet, contains that part of City of North Vancouver south of the Marine Drive/Mackay Avenue/border of City of North Vancouver.
  • It encompasses urban and suburban neighbourhoods in North Vancouver city and district that are south of the Trans-Canada Highway and also takes in small part of West Vancouver (Capilano Reserve #5).
  • High density, lower income housing in the Lower Lonsdale area.
  • Mission IR1 and Seymour Creek IR2 are also in riding.
  • In 2006 census, immigration population was 35%. Visible minority population was 25%.


  • Riding created in 1989 redistribution from parts of North Vancouver-Capilano and North Vancouver-Seymour.
  • No change in 2000 redistribution.
  • In 2008 redistribution, kept 92% of riding; added 8% from North Vancouver-Seymour and 6% West Vancouver-Capilano.

Political History

  • North Vancouver-Lonsdale: In 1991, New Democrat David Schreck defeated Liberal Floyd Sully by 476 votes.
  • In 1996, Liberal Kathy Whittred defeated Schreck by 2,174 votes.
  • In 2001, Whittred defeated Green Terry Long by 7,539 votes. Served as Minister of State for Intermediate, Long-term and Home Care from June 2001 to January 2004.
  • In 2005, Whittred defeated New Democrat Craig Keating by 984 votes.
  • In May 2008, Whittred announced she would not run again.