Wilkinson re-elected MLA as NDP projected to win majority government

Oct 24 2020, 9:55 pm

Andrew Wilkinson of the BC Liberal Party has been re-elected as MLA in Vancouver-Quilchena, keeping the seat for the party.

Wilkinson won 1,456 out of 2,664 counted votes (54.65 per cent) with
36 of 72 polls reporting.

The win comes as the NDP is projected to win a majority government.

As of Oct. 23, 10,577 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters in the riding. There are a total of 40,271 registered voters in North Vancouver-Lonsdale.

Provincewide, 724,279 mail-in ballots have been sent out, and there are 3,485,858 registered voters.

Mail-in ballots will be counted by hand, starting in 13 days.

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