BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Coquitlam-Maillardville

 Winner
Steve Kim BC Liberal
  


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 154 of 154
Candidate Votes Popular
Steve Kim BC Liberal
  
9044 45.98%
Selina Robinson BC NDP
   
8939 45.44%
Edward Stanbrough BC Green
 
1687 8.58%

At a glance

The BC NDP's Diane Thorne has held the MLA seat for Coquitlam-Maillardville since 2005, beating various BC Liberal candidates by a close margin in the previous two elections.

With Thorne electing to retire the seat, Coquitlam councillor Selina Robinson is the BC NDP candidate.

Steve Kim, founder and owner of the boutique marketing firm Boilingplate Group, is the BC Liberal candidate.

Recent Kwantlen Polytechnic University grad Edward Stanbrough represents the BC Greens.

In the 2008 provincial boundary redistribution, Coquitlam-Maillardville kept 91 per cent of its area and added 12 per cent of Burquitlam.

Did you know?

Coquitlam-Maillardville: B.C.'s best kept secret? In 2006, few people from other provinces were moving into the district, as compared with other districts.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 55.2%)
Candidate Votes %
Diane Thorne BC NDP 9818 47.9%
Dennis John Marsden BC Liberal 9145 44.6%
Stephen Reid BC Green 1040 5.1%
Doug Stead Independent 481 2.3%

2005 Winner: Diane Thorne BC NDP

2001 Winner: Richard Stewart BC Liberal

Telling Stats about Coquitlam-Maillardville

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 13% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 55% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 36% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 9.5%, Korean: 3.6%, French: 1.9% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $74,530 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 73/27 70/30

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