BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Delta South

 Winner
Vicki Huntington Independent
   


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 123 of 123
Candidate Votes Popular
Vicki Huntington Independent
   
10619 48.03%
Bruce McDonald BC Liberal
   
8114 36.70%
Nic Slater BC NDP
   
3375 15.27%

At a glance

In 2009, independent candidate Vicki Huntington defeated BC Liberal candidate Wally Oppal to take Delta South. Before that, the BC Liberals held the riding since 1991.

This May, Huntington will attempt to defend her riding from Liberal candidate Bruce McDonald, a veteran Delta councillor, and Nic Slater, the BC NDP candidate who ran for the party federally in 2011.

The BC Greens and BC Conservatives indicated they will not run candidates in the riding, Huntington told The Tyee in early 2013.

Did you know?

When she won in the 2009 election, Vicki Huntington was the first independent candidate to be elected in the province in 60 years. That year, Delta South also had the highest voter turnout of all provincial electoral districts: 68.6 per cent of residents cast their vote.

In 2006 this was one of the wealthier districts, with higher full-time employment incomes than most other provincial districts.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 68.6%)
Candidate Votes %
Vicki Huntington Independent 9977 42.5%
Wally Oppal BC Liberal 9945 42.4%
Dileep Joseph Anthony Athaide BC NDP 2940 12.5%
Duane Laird BC Green 555 2.4%

2005 Winner: Valerie Roddick BC Liberal

2001 Winner: Val Roddick BC Liberal

Telling Stats about Delta South

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 22% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 48% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 17% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 1.8%, Punjabi: 1.6%, Tagalog: 0.4% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $86,993 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 80/20 70/30

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