BC Election 2013 Map & Guide

Vancouver-Kingsway

 Winner
Adrian Dix BC NDP
   


Live Results (Updated every 5 minutes). Last updated: 01:02:54 AM
Polls reporting: 140 of 140
Candidate Votes Popular
Adrian Dix BC NDP
   
9376 56.35%
Gurjit Dhillon BC Liberal
   
6090 36.60%
Gregory Esau BC Green
   
1172 7.04%

At a glance

BC NDP leader Adrian Dix has held this district seat since 2005 when he beat out BC Liberal incumbent Rob Nijjar. Dix won the 2005 and 2009 elections by substantial margins.

This May, federal civil servant Gurjit Dhillon is the BC Liberal candidate challenging Dix in Vancouver-Kingsway. Dhillon is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi. The BC Green candidate is Gregory Esau.

There was a slight redistribution in this district's boundary lines in 2008 as part of a province-wide boundary re-drawing.

Did you know?

In 2011, this district tied with Vancouver-Fraserview for the most non-English mother tongue speakers in B.C.: 69 per cent of residents had a first language other than English.

Previous Election Results

B.C. General Election 2009
(Voter turnout: 47%)
Candidate Votes %
Adrian Dix BC NDP 9229 55.2%
Bill Yuen BC Liberal 6518 39%
Rev Warkentin BC Green 699 4.2%
Matt Kadioglu BC Libertarian 171 1%

2005 Winner: Adrian Dix  BC NDP

2001 Winner: Rob Nijjar BC Liberal

Telling Stats about Vancouver-Kingsway

Census Data
Statistic Riding percentage B.C. average
Percent seniors, 2011 15% 15.8%
Percent families with kids 24 and under, 2011 53% 47.7%
Percent residents with non-English mother tongue, 2011 69% 26.4%
Top three non-English languages spoken at home, 2006 Chinese (all): 43.7%, Tagalog: 5.6%, Vietnamese 3.8% n/a
Average household income (before tax), 2006 $57,577 $67,675
Owners vs. renters, 2006 63/37 70/30

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