Peace River South election night result

Digital Data Desk
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VANCOUVER — Peace River South election results as of Oct. 24, 2020 at 9:10 p.m.:

Mike Bernier of the BC Liberal Party has been re-elected as MLA in Peace River South, keeping the seat for the party. Bernier won 1,218 out of 2,194 counted votes (55.52 per cent) with 23 of 57 polls reporting.

Kathleen Connolly of the Conservative party won 580 votes (26.44 per cent). Cory Longley of the NDP won 321 votes (14.63 per cent). Dorothy Smith of the Wexit BC party won 75 votes (3.42 per cent).

As of 9:10 p.m., the NDP has won or is leading in 51 of 87 seats. The BC Liberal Party has won or is leading in 32, and the BC Green Party has won or is leading in three seats.

As of Oct. 23, 813 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters in the riding. There are a total of 17,006 registered voters in Peace River South.

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 9:10 p.m.:

1. Mike Bernier (incumbent) - BC Liberal Party
Votes: 1,218 votes (55.52 per cent)

2. Kathleen Connolly - Conservative party
Votes: 580 votes (26.44 per cent)

3. Cory Longley - NDP
Votes: 321 votes (14.63 per cent)

4. Dorothy Smith - Wexit BC
Votes: 75 votes (3.42 per cent)

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

Digital Data Desk, The Canadian Press