Nechako Lakes election night result

Digital Data Desk
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VANCOUVER — Nechako Lakes election results as of Oct. 24, 2020 at 11:20 p.m.:

John Rustad of the BC Liberal Party has been re-elected as MLA in Nechako Lakes, keeping the seat for the party. Rustad won 3,522 out of 6,807 counted votes (51.74 per cent) with 70 of 84 polls reporting.

Anne Marie Sam of the NDP won 2,291 votes (33.66 per cent). Dan Stuart of the Christian Heritage Party of BC won 348 votes (5.11 per cent). Jon Rempel of the Libertarian party won 337 votes (4.95 per cent). Margo Maley, an Independent, won 309 votes (4.54 per cent).

As of 11:20 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, 1,151 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters in the riding. There are a total of 15,797 registered voters in Nechako Lakes.

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 11:20 p.m.:

1. John Rustad (incumbent) - BC Liberal Party

Votes: 3,522 votes (51.74 per cent)

2. Anne Marie Sam - NDP

Votes: 2,291 votes (33.66 per cent)

3. Dan Stuart - Christian Heritage Party of BC

Votes: 348 votes (5.11 per cent)

4. Jon Rempel - Libertarian party

Votes: 337 votes (4.95 per cent)

5. Margo Maley - Independent

Votes: 309 votes (4.54 per cent)

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

Digital Data Desk, The Canadian Press