Surrey-Panorama election night result

Digital Data Desk
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VANCOUVER — Surrey-Panorama election results as of Oct. 24, 2020 at 11:25 p.m.:

Jinny Sims of the NDP has been re-elected as MLA in Surrey-Panorama, keeping the seat for the party. Sims won 6,345 out of 11,950 counted votes (53.10 per cent) with 72 of 85 polls reporting.

Gulzar Cheema of the BC Liberal Party won 5,330 votes (44.60 per cent). Sophie Shrestha of the BC Vision party won 275 votes (2.30 per cent).

As of 11:25 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, 8,130 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters in the riding. There are a total of 38,021 registered voters in Surrey-Panorama.

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 11:25 p.m.:

1. Jinny Sims (incumbent) - NDP
Votes: 6,345 votes (53.10 per cent)

2. Gulzar Cheema - BC Liberal Party
Votes: 5,330 votes (44.60 per cent)

3. Sophie Shrestha - BC Vision party
Votes: 275 votes (2.30 per cent)

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

Digital Data Desk, The Canadian Press