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Federal Election 2019 Archive

NDP take Nanaimo-Ladysmith as final votes counted

NDP take Nanaimo-Ladysmith as final votes counted

Lisa Marie Barron, the NDP candidate in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding, was leading when polls closed on election night, and when all the special ballots had been counted four days later she was still on top and will represent the riding in Ottawa.
Jack Knox: A waiting game in Nanaimo-Ladysmith as candidates decompress

Jack Knox: A waiting game in Nanaimo-Ladysmith as candidates decompress

Lisa Marie Barron is both excited and apprehensive. “We’re just sitting on the edge of our seats, waiting for the results,” she says. How much sleep did she get on election night? “Maybe an hour’s worth.
Jack Knox: 10 takeaways from the 2021 federal election

Jack Knox: 10 takeaways from the 2021 federal election

Ten takeaways from election night: 1) Hey, did you ever get in the car with this fantastic destination in mind, but kind of get lost and drive around aimlessly for 36 days, only to find yourself half a block from where you started? Justin Trudeau’s $
Election 2021 results: NDP hold their ground in B.C., still hope to gain seats

Election 2021 results: NDP hold their ground in B.C., still hope to gain seats

All of the NDP’s 11 incumbents in British Columbia retained their seats Monday, and they had gained at least one at press deadline.
North Island-Powell River: New Democrat Rachel Blaney leading

North Island-Powell River: New Democrat Rachel Blaney leading

Incumbent New Democrat Rachel Blaney was fending off a challenge from Conservative Shelley Downey in North Island-Powell River on Monday night. About 1,300 votes separated the candidates with 253 of 254 polls counted.
Courtenay-Alberni: New Democrat Gord Johns projected to keep seat

Courtenay-Alberni: New Democrat Gord Johns projected to keep seat

Incumbent Gord Johns was projected to keep his seat in Courtenay-Alberni for the NDP.
Nanaimo-Ladysmith: Close race narrows to New Democrat and Conservative

Nanaimo-Ladysmith: Close race narrows to New Democrat and Conservative

Preliminary results in Nanaimo-Ladysmith showed a tight three-way race Monday night, with the New Democrat Lisa Marie Barron and the Conservative Tamara Kronis trading off the lead, followed closely by incumbent Paul Manly of the Green Party.
Saanich-Gulf Islands: Greens' Elizabeth May well ahead of challengers

Saanich-Gulf Islands: Greens' Elizabeth May well ahead of challengers

The Greens’ Elizabeth May was far ahead of her Conservative and NDP rivals in Saanich-Gulf Islands Monday night, on her way to her fourth term office. May was about 7,500 votes ahead of Conservative David Busch with 230 of 236 polls reporting.
Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke: New Democrat Randall Garrison hangs onto seat

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke: New Democrat Randall Garrison hangs onto seat

New Democrat Randall Garrison was projected to be re-elected to a fourth term in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke on Monday night.
Victoria: New Democrat Laurel Collins with 10,000-vote lead

Victoria: New Democrat Laurel Collins with 10,000-vote lead

NDP candidate Laurel Collins was well ahead of Liberal Nikki Macdonald to be re-elected to a second term on Monday night. Preliminary results showed Collins more than 10,000 votes ahead of Macdonald with 228 of 234 polls reporting.