Quick Facts: BC General Election 2013 by Jay

Election Date: May 14th 2013 

Voter Eligibility:
To be eligible to vote, you must be:

  • age 18 or older
  • a Canadian citizen
  • a resident of BC (lived in BC for at least 6 months prior to the election)

Major Parties:

BC Liberal Party (Incumbents)
Leader: Christy Clark (Premier)
Current Seat Count: 45
2009 Popular Vote: 45.82%

BC New Democratic Party
Leader: Adrian Dix
Current Seat Count: 36
2009 Popular Vote: 42.15%

BC Green Party
Leader: Jane Sterk
Current Seat Count: 0
2009 Popular Vote: 8.21%

BC Conservative Party
Leader: John Cummins
Current Seat Count: 0
2009 Popular Vote: 2.10%

Nanaimo-Area Constituencies:

Nanaimo
Incumbent MLA: Leonard Krog (NDP)

Parksville-Qualicum (includes North Nanaimo)
Incumbent MLA: Ron Cantelon (Liberal)

Nanaimo-North Cowichan (includes Jinglepot/Westwood area)
Incumbent MLA: Doug Routley (NDP)

To find out which constiuency you live in, where your polling station will be, and TO REGISTER TO VOTEvisit: elections.bc.ca or call: 1-866-661-8683

– by Jay

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