BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Delta North

Scott Hamilton BC Liberal

Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 113 of 113
Candidate Votes Popular
Scott Hamilton BC Liberal
9060 44.93%
Sylvia Bishop BC NDP
8758 43.43%
Bill Marshall BC Green
1178 5.84%
Tinku Parmar BC Conservative
902 4.47%
John Shavluk Independent
203 1.01%
George Gidora Communist Party
63 0.31%

At a glance

Guy Gentner for the BC NDP has held the seat for this mostly affluent district since 2005. Before that, Reni Masi of the BC Liberals was the MLA since 1996.

The BC Liberals selected four-term Delta councillor Scott Hamilton to represent the party this election. Hamilton was a councillor during the negotiation process that resulted in the purchase of Burns Bog and its conservancy designation.

He'll face fellow councillor Sylvia Bishop, who's served one term and is a former elementary school teacher, as the BC NDP candidate.

Tinku Parmar, who immigrated to Canada in 1998 and owns a small business in north Delta, is the BC Conservative candidate.

The BC Green is Bill Marshall, a former social worker. George Gidora is a candidate for the Communist Party of BC.

John Shavluk is an independent candidate; this is the fourth consecutive time he is running.

Did you know?

Pack 'em in: Of all districts, the fewest number of people lived alone in Delta North, according to the 2006 census.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 59%)
Candidate Votes %
Guy Gentner BC NDP 10381 50.5%
Jeannie Lynn Kanakos BC Liberal 8490 41.3%
Matthew Laine BC Green 938 4.6%
Marc McPherson BC Conservative 756 3.7%

2005 Winner: Guy Gentner  BC NDP

2001 Winner: Reni Masi  BC Liberal

Telling Stats about Delta North

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 14% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 56% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 39% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Punjabi: 12%, Chinese (all): 4.6%, Hindi 1.3% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $81,821 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 83/17 70/30

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