Kelowna-Mission election night result

Digital Data Desk
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VANCOUVER — Kelowna-Mission election results as of Oct. 24, 2020 at 11:18 p.m.:

Renee Merrifield of the BC Liberal Party has been elected as the new MLA in Kelowna-Mission, keeping the seat for the party. Merrifield won 9,234 out of 17,758 counted votes (52.00 per cent) with 112 of 114 polls reporting.

Krystal Smith of the NDP won 5,335 votes (30.04 per cent). Amanda Poon of the Green party won 3,189 votes (17.96 per cent).

As of 11:18 p.m., The Canadian Press is projecting the BC NDP has won a majority government. The party has won or is leading in 55 of 87 seats. The BC Liberal Party has won or is leading in 29, and the BC Green Party has won or is leading in three seats.

As of Oct. 23, 9,512 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters in the riding. There are a total of 45,884 registered voters in Kelowna-Mission.

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.

Full results as of 11:18 p.m.:

1. Renee Merrifield - BC Liberal Party Votes: 9,234 votes (52.00 per cent)

2. Krystal Smith - NDP Votes: 5,335 votes (30.04 per cent)

3. Amanda Poon - Green party Votes: 3,189 votes (17.96 per cent)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 24, 2020, and was generated automatically.

Digital Data Desk, The Canadian Press