Welcome to Vancity Buzz’s Election 2015 coverage for Metro Vancouver. Refresh this post on October 19 for up-to-date information for the Burnaby North-Seymour riding.
ELECTS TERRY BEECH, LIBERAL
The Burnaby North-Seymour electoral district is home to a population of more than 100,000 people and is a fairly new riding – it was created in 2012. This year will be the first year it comes into effect for a federal election. As such, the riding isn’t represented in the House of Commons yet.
Here’s a map of the district:
Image: Elections Canada
Conservative: Mike Little 14,558/28.1%
NDP: Carol Baird Ellan 15,225/29.4%
Liberal: Terry Beech ELECTED 18.742/36.2%
Green: Lynne Quarmby 2,695/5.2%
Libertarian: Chris Tylor 246/0.5%
Independent: Helen Hee Soon Chang 206/0.4%
Communist: Brent Jantzen 129/0.2%
Marxist-Leninst: Brian Sproule 39/0.1%
9:11 p.m. PST
Election has been called in the new riding of Burnaby North-Seymour for the Liberals and Terry Beech.
9:04 p.m. PST
Still waiting for Burnaby North-Seymour to be called, but it is looking good for Terry Beech and the Liberals, currently with 37 per cent of the vote.
8:09 p.m. PST
8/193 polls reporting a Liberal lead
DH Vancouver Staff
Daily Hive is the evolution of Vancity Buzz, established in Vancouver in 2008. In 2016, the publication rebranded and opened newsrooms in Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. Send story tips to [email protected]