BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

North Vancouver-Seymour

Jane Thornthwaite BC Liberal

Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 127 of 127
Candidate Votes Popular
Jane Thornthwaite BC Liberal
11830 51.40%
Jim Hanson BC NDP
7530 32.72%
Daniel Smith BC Green
1660 7.21%
Brian Wilson BC Conservative
1057 4.59%
Jaime Webbe Independent
939 4.08%

At a glance

BC Liberal incumbent Jane Thornthwaite took the district of North Vancouver-Seymour in 2009 with 59 per cent of the vote. North Vancouver-Seymour has gone BC Liberal for decades.

Thornthwaite, a former chair of the North Vancouver School Board, will run again this election. The BC NDP candidate is lawyer Jim Hanson, who was educated at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia.

The BC Conservative candidate is Brian Wilson, who owns an Integra Tire Auto Centre franchise in North Vancouver.

Daniel Smith, an electrician raised in the Interior, is the BC Green candidate.

Jaime Webbe, who worked in sustainable development at the United Nations, is running as an independent.

For an in-depth profile of the riding by Crawford Kilian, click here.

In the 2008 electoral boundary redistribution, North Vancouver-Seymour added a bit of the old district West Vancouver-Capilano.

Did you know?

North Vancouver-Seymour is considered a strong, and wealthy, BC Liberal district. The last time a BC NDP candidate was elected was 1972.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 61.4%)
Candidate Votes %
Jane Thornthwaite BC Liberal 13426 59.2%
Mo Norton BC NDP 6212 27.4%
Daniel Quinn BC Green 2116 9.3%
Gary Bickling Hee BC Conservative 931 4.1%

2005 Winner: Daniel Jarvis BC Liberal

2001 Winner: Daniel Jarvis BC Liberal

Telling Stats about North Vancouver-Seymour

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 15% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 58% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 22% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 3.1%, Korean: 2.1%, Persian (Farsi): 2% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $97,584 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 81/19 70/30

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