BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Surrey-White Rock

Gordon Hogg BC Liberal

Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 147 of 147
Candidate Votes Popular
Gordon Hogg BC Liberal
13743 58.58%
Susan Keeping BC NDP
6406 27.31%
Don Pitcairn BC Green
2047 8.73%
Elizabeth Pagtakhan BC Conservative
1168 4.98%
Jim Laurence British Columbia
96 0.41%

At a glance

BC Liberal Gordon Hogg has dominated this district since the '90s, and will run again in 2013. He was first elected in a 1997 byelection and was re-elected in 2001, 2005 and 2009.

This election, he faces BC NDP candidate Susan Keeping, founding member and director of the Newton Advocacy Group Society, an anti-poverty nonprofit.

Don Pitcairn is the BC Green candidate. Pitcairns owns a commercial grounds maintenance company in the riding, as well as a "pro-Surrey apparel company." Pitcairn's company was in the news recently for its Surrey shirts.

The BC Conservative is Elizabeth Pagtakhan, who works in real estate and who ran as a federal Conservative in the 2006 election.

Jim Laurence is a candidate for the British Columbia Party.

A slight tweak to the district's boundaries occured in 2008 as part of a provincial electoral boundary redistribution, but it was mostly unchanged.

Did you know?

This riding had among the highest incomes for full-time workers of all the provincial ridings in the mid-2000s, in contrast to Surrey-Whalley, which had among the lowest.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 61.8%)
Candidate Votes %
Gordon Hogg BC Liberal 15121 62%
Drina Allen BC NDP 6668 27.4%
Don Pitcairn BC Green 2118 8.7%
David Hawkings BC Refederation 464 1.9%

2005 Winner: Gordon Hogg BC Liberal

2001 Winner: Gordon J. Hogg BC Liberal

Telling Stats about Surrey-White Rock

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 24% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 43% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 20% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 2.2%, Korean: 1.7%, German: 0.4% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $76,411 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 77/23 70/30

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