Election 2015: Vancouver South

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VANCOUVER-SOUTH

Welcome to Vancity Buzz’s Election 2015 coverage for Metro Vancouver. Refresh this post on October 19 for up-to-date information for the Vancouver South riding.

Vancouver South

ELECTS HARJIT SAJJAN, LIBERAL

The Vancouver South electoral district has a strong immigrant population and is currently represented in the House of Commons by Conservative MP Wai Young, the first Conservative elected in Vancouver since 1988. Nearly 120,000 people call this riding home, with 30 per cent of them reigning from China.

Here is a map of the district:

Image: Elections Canada

Image: Elections Canada

Results

  • Conservative: Wai Young (Incumbent) 15,108/33.9%
  • NDP: Amandeep Nijjar 6,256/14.0%
  • Liberal: Harjit S. Sajjan ELECTED 21,775/48.8%
  • Green: Elain Ng 1,147/2.6%
  • Marxist-Leninst: Charles Boylan 178/0.4%
  • PC Party: Raj Gupta 167/0.4%

 

9:16 p.m. – As of now the projected winner for the riding is Harjit Sajjan of the Liberal Party.

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