BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

 Winner
Doug Bing BC Liberal
   


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 129 of 129
Candidate Votes Popular
Doug Bing BC Liberal
   
9860 45.79%
Elizabeth Rosenau BC NDP
   
9179 42.63%
Michael Patterson BC Green
 
1953 9.07%
Manuel "Mike" Pratas Not Affiliated
   
540 2.51%

At a glance

BC NDP candidate Michael Sather has kept hold of this Lower Mainland district since 2005, beating BC Liberal candidate Ken Stewart two elections in a row. The race was close in 2009, with Sather beating Stewart by 274 votes. In 2005, the difference was just under 1,000 votes.

A new candidate for the BC NDP, pharmacist Elizabeth Rosenau, will vie for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows seat this May.

Doug Bing, a three-term Pitt Meadows city councillor and dentist, is the BC Liberal candidate.

Manuel Pratas, a construction manager fluent in Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian, is a non-affiliated candidate.

The BC Green is Michael Patterson, a professional engineer on telecommunications projects for wireless carriers.

In a 2008 boundary redistribution, the district added a portion of Maple Ridge-Mission.

Did you know?

Orange crushing? Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows has been BC NDP territory in four of the past five elections.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 56.9%)
Candidate Votes %
Michael Sather BC NDP 9772 47.1%
Ken Stewart BC Liberal 9498 45.7%
Robert Hornsey BC Green 1149 5.5%
Chum Richardson Independent 202 1%

2005 Winner: Michael Sather BC NDP

2001 Winner: Ken Stewart BC Liberal

Telling Stats about Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 11% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 55% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 16% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Punjabi: 1.4%, Chinese (all): 1.4%, Korean: 0.7% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $71,605 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 79/21 70/30

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