BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Vancouver-Hastings

 Winner
Shane Simpson BC NDP
   


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 136 of 136
Candidate Votes Popular
Shane Simpson BC NDP
   
11138 58.93%
Fatima Siddiqui BC Liberal
  
5374 28.43%
Brennan Wauters BC Green
   
2033 10.76%
Carrol Woolsey 
355 1.88%

At a glance

BC NDP MLA Shane Simpson, opposition critic for labour and caucus chair, has held this district since 2005. The riding is traditionally a BC NDP stronghold, with previous MLA Joy MacPhail one of only two NDP MLAs who won a seat in 2001. MacPhail only held onto her seat by 409 votes.

Simpson runs again this May for the NDP. Energy and environmental activist Brennan Wauters is the BC Green candidate.

Representing the BC Liberals is Fatima Siddiqui, a communications director and board member at a youth violence prevention organization.

Real estate agent Carrol Woolsey is running on behalf of the BC Social Credit Party.

Did you know?

School daze: In 2006, Vancouver-Hastings had the lowest percentage of high school graduates of all other districts in the province.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 50.6%)
Candidate Votes %
Shane Simpson BC NDP 10875 55.6%
Haida Lane BC Liberal 6323 32.3%
Ryan Conroy BC Green 2012 10.3%
Chris Telford Work Less Party 198 1%

2005 Winner: Shane Simpson  BC NDP

2001 Winner: Joy MacPhail BC NDP

Telling Stats about Vancouver-Hastings

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 14% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 50% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 51% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 26.5%, Vietnamese: 3.3%, Italian: 2.2% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $53,875 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 54/46 70/30

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