Election 2015: West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country

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WEST-VANCOUVER

Welcome to Vancity Buzz’s Election 2015 coverage for Metro Vancouver. Refresh this post on October 19 for up-to-date information for the West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding.

West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country

ELECTS PAMELA GOLDSMITH-JONES, LIBERAL

The often Conservative riding includes not only West Vancouver, but the Sunshine Coast, Squamish and Whistler, making it a very diverse district. Incumbent John Weston is running for his third consecutive term and former Whistler mayor, Ken Melamed will make his federal debut. The Liberal candidate, Pamela Goldsmith-Jones is also a two-term mayor of West Vancouver.

Here is a map of the riding:

Image: Elections Canada

Image: Elections Canada

Results

  • ConservativeJohn Weston (Incumbent) 17,191/26.3%
  • NDPLarry Koopman 6,372/9.7%
  • Liberal: Pamela Goldsmith-Jones ELECTED 35,818/54.7%
  • GreenKen Melamed 5,821/8.9%
  • Marxist-Leninst: Carol-Lee Chapman 108/0.2%
  • Radical Marijuana: Robin Kehler 175/0.3%

 

8:42 p.m. PST

  • For the first time since 2006, West Vancouver has gone to the Liberals with Pamela Goldsmith-Jones winning over Conservative incumbent John Weston

8:11 p.m. PST

  • 12/246 polls reporting a Liberal lead

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