West Vancouver-Sea to Sky election riding preview

Digital Data Desk
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VANCOUVER — In the last election in West Vancouver-Sea to Sky, Jordan Sturdy of the BC Liberal Party took 43.08 per cent of the vote, defeating Dana Moore Taylor of the Green party by a margin of 14.44 percentage points.

Sturdy is up for re-election this year. Taylor, however, is not running again.

Jeremy Valeriote is the candidate for the Green party and Keith Murdoch is running for the NDP.

The West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding includes the communities of Pemberton, Lions Bay, Squamish, Whistler and Miller's Landing.

There are 42,786 registered voters in the riding, compared to 39,870 in the last election.

As of Oct. 20, 7,704 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters.

The previous voter turnout rate in the riding was 61.09 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. Sturdy, Jordan

Affiliation: BC Liberal Party

Total valid votes: 10,449

Vote share: 43.08 per cent

2. Taylor, Dana Moore

Affiliation: Green party

Total valid votes: 6,947

Vote share: 28.64 per cent

3. Livaja, Michelle

Affiliation: NDP

Total valid votes: 6,532

Vote share: 26.93 per cent

4. Cambridge, Michael

Affiliation: Libertarian party

Total valid votes: 186

Vote share: 0.77 per cent

5. Galbraith, Tristan Andrew

Affiliation: Independent

Total valid votes: 143

Vote share: 0.59 per cent

Previous riding statistics at a glance:

Total registered voters: 39,870

Total registered voters who voted: 24,357

Voter turnout: 61.09 per cent

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

Digital Data Desk, The Canadian Press