Port Moody-Coquitlam election riding preview

Digital Data Desk
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VANCOUVER — In the last election in Port Moody-Coquitlam, Rick Glumac of the NDP took 47.69 per cent of the vote, defeating Linda Reimer of the BC Liberal Party by a margin of 7.49 percentage points.

Glumac is up for re-election this year. Reimer, however, is not running again.

The Conservative party is running Brandon Fonseca as its candidate, James Robertson is the candidate for the BC Liberal Party and John Latimer is running for the Green party.

Also in the race is Logan Smith for the Libertarian party.

The Port Moody-Coquitlam riding is located in Metro Vancouver.

There are 40,654 registered voters in the riding, compared to 37,950 in the last election.

As of Oct. 20, 11,088 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters.

The previous voter turnout rate in the riding was 65.31 per cent, compared to 61.18 per cent provincewide.

At dissolution, the NDP held 41 seats, the BC Liberal Party had 41 seats and the Green party two seats. Two seats were held by Independents and one seat was vacant.

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Last election statistics at a glance:

Previous candidates (in order of rank):

1. Glumac, Rick

Affiliation: NDP

Total valid votes: 11,754

Vote share: 47.69 per cent

2. Reimer, Linda

Affiliation: BC Liberal Party

Total valid votes: 9,910

Vote share: 40.20 per cent

3. Barthel, Don

Affiliation: Green party

Total valid votes: 2,985

Vote share: 12.11 per cent

Previous riding statistics at a glance:

Total registered voters: 37,950

Total registered voters who voted: 24,786

Voter turnout: 65.31 per cent

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 21, 2020 and was generated automatically.

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Digital Data Desk, The Canadian Press