BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Port Moody-Coquitlam

 Winner
Linda Reimer BC Liberal
   


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 137 of 137
Candidate Votes Popular
Linda Reimer BC Liberal
   
8915 46.85%
Joe Trasolini BC NDP
   
8372 44.00%
Billie Helps BC Green
 
1527 8.02%
Jeff Monds BC Libertarian
215 1.13%

At a glance

BC Liberal Iain Black won Port Moody-Coquitlam in 2009, but quit politics in 2011 to head up the Vancouver Board of Trade. The BC NDP won the district back in the subsequent byelection held April 2012. It was former Port Moody mayor Joe Trasolini who won it for the party. Trasolini served four terms as mayor before reaching the legislature.

This election, Trasolini will run to defend the Port Moody-Coquitlam seat, against BC Liberal candidate and second-term Coquitlam councillor Linda Reimer. Reimer is a former CIBC banker and was an appointed councillor for a few years with the BC College of Teachers.

The BC Green candidate is Billie Helps, announced in March. Jeff Monds is a BC Libertarian candidate.

This district was created in 2008 and first contested in 2009 as part of a provincial boundary redistribution. It is composed of old districts Port Moody-Westwood and Burquitlam.

Did you know?

In 2006, Port Moody-Coquitlam had among the most self-reliant residents, with fewer men and women not counted as part of economic families accepting government transfers than most other districts at the time.

Previous Election Results

Byelection on 4/19/2012
(Voter turnout: 32.07%)
Candidate Votes %
Joe Trasolini BC NDP 6247 54.3%
Dennis Marsden BC Liberal 3484 30.3%
Christine Clarke BC Conservative 1766 15.4%
B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 57.4%)
Candidate Votes %
Iain Black BC Liberal 9979 52.2%
Shannon Watkins BC NDP 7614 39.8%
Rebecca Helps BC Green 1261 6.6%
James Filippelli Your Political Party BC 198 1%

Telling Stats about Port Moody-Coquitlam

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 12% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 55% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 31% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 7.6%, Korean: 4.1%, Persian (Farsi): 2.1% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $83,121 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 75/25 70/30

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