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Burnaby-Lougheed

 Winner
Jane Shin BC NDP
   


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 129 of 129
Candidate Votes Popular
Jane Shin BC NDP
   
7606 43.14%
Ken Kramer BC Liberal
  
7083 40.18%
Darwin Burns BC Green
   
1496 8.49%
Christine Clarke Not Affiliated
  
1445 8.20%

At a glance

BC Liberal Harry Bloy beat the second-place BC NDP candidate in a close race in 2009, the year the riding was first contested. Bloy resigned from cabinet in early 2012 after controversy stemming from his improperly sharing a reporter's email.

Other candidates include Jane Shin, who has her medical doctorate from St. Lucia and teaches at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, for the BC NDP. In late April, the BC Liberals accused Shin of inflating her credentials. See a Georgia Straight report here.

Ken Kramer is the BC Liberal candidate. Kramer studied business administration at Simon Fraser University and law at the University of British Columbia, and founded the KMK Law Corporation.

Lab technician Darwin Burns is the BC Green candidate.

Christine Clarke, the director of the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance and the president of the Canadian Association of Psoriasis Patients, is a non-affiliated candidate. The BC Conservatives did not properly file Clarke's papers. Clarke was once the party's president and previously ran unsuccessfully in a byelection in the former Port Moody-Coquitlam district.

Burnaby-Lougheed was created in 2008 as part of the provincial boundary redistribution from parts of Burquitlam, Burnaby-Edmonds and Burnaby North.

Did you know?

Stat to note: In 2006, 14 per cent of couple families and 16 per cent of families were considered low-income in this district, compared to a provincial average of 7.5 per cent and 9.9 per cent respectively.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 53.6%)
Candidate Votes %
Harry Bloy BC Liberal 9207 48.5%
Jaynie Clark BC NDP 8511 44.8%
Helen Chang BC Green 1285 6.8%

Telling Stats about Burnaby-Lougheed

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 12% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 55% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 49% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 22.1%, Korean: 5.3%, Italian: 2.1% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $68,511 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 64/36 70/30

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