BC Votes 2020

FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Premier John Horgan during a press conference at the BC Transit corporate office following an announcement about new investments to improve transit for citizens in the province while in Victoria on Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Trudeau congratulates Horgan on NDP’s election victory in British Columbia

Final count won’t be available for three weeks due to the record number of 525,000 ballots cast by mail

 

NDP Leader John Horgan celebrates his election win in the British Columbia provincial election in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Horgan celebrates projected majority NDP government, but no deadline for $1,000 deposit

Premier-elect says majority government will allow him to tackle issues across all of B.C.

 

Kelly and Mila Bradley attended a drive-by volunteer event for Coralee Oakes. The incumbent B.C. Liberal is the preliminary leader for the Cariboo North. (Photo Submitted)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Coralee Oakes on track to reclaim Cariboo North seat

Mail-in ballots have not been counted, but the incumbent B.C. Liberal has 49.4 per cent of the vote

 

Coralee Oakes is running for the B.C. Liberals in Cariboo North, and as of 10:03 p.m., she has 48.91 per cent of the vote, with 41 of 55 ballots reporting, according to Elections BC. (Photo Submitted)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Coralee Oakes expands lead in Cariboo North

The riding appears to be going to the incumbent, with Canadian Press calling the riding as Liberal

Coralee Oakes is running for the B.C. Liberals in Cariboo North, and as of 10:03 p.m., she has 48.91 per cent of the vote, with 41 of 55 ballots reporting, according to Elections BC. (Photo Submitted)
NDP headquarters on election night, Oct. 24, 2020. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

ELECTION 2020: Live blog from B.C. party headquarters

BC NDP projected to win majority government – but celebrations will look different this election

NDP headquarters on election night, Oct. 24, 2020. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Just under half of all ballot boxes in Cariboo North are reporting as of 9:30 p.m. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Coralee Oakes leading with 27 of 55 Cariboo North ballot boxes reported

The Liberal incumbent has a 575-vote lead over NDP challenger Scott Elliott

Just under half of all ballot boxes in Cariboo North are reporting as of 9:30 p.m. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
NDP Leader John Horgan elbow bumps NDP candidate Coquitlam-Burke Mountain candidate Fin Donnelly following a seniors round table in Coquitlam, B.C., Tuesday, October 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Horgan, NDP head for majority in B.C. election results

Record number of mail-in ballots may shift results

NDP Leader John Horgan elbow bumps NDP candidate Coquitlam-Burke Mountain candidate Fin Donnelly following a seniors round table in Coquitlam, B.C., Tuesday, October 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Quesnel and District Seniors’ Centre on Carson Avenue was one place where Cariboo North Residents cast a ballot during Election Day. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

B.C. Votes 2020: First Cariboo North results come in – most ballots yet to be counted

Mail-in ballots will not be included in any preliminary results

The Quesnel and District Seniors’ Centre on Carson Avenue was one place where Cariboo North Residents cast a ballot during Election Day. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

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Tanisha Funk, Taya Haldorson and Doreen Funk made voting in the provincial election a family affair on Saturday, Oct. 24. The trio stopped in at the Quesnel Senior’s Centre poll on Election Day. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Polls close in Quesnel

There are 21,960 registered voters in Cariboo North, and more than 4,400 voted in advance

Tanisha Funk, Taya Haldorson and Doreen Funk made voting in the provincial election a family affair on Saturday, Oct. 24. The trio stopped in at the Quesnel Senior’s Centre poll on Election Day. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party's climate action platform at Nanaimo's Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (News Bulletin file photo)

Green leader Furstenau declared victor in her home riding on Vancouver Island

Cowichan Valley voters elect freshly minted party leader for her second term

B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party's climate action platform at Nanaimo's Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (News Bulletin file photo)
Provincial Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau speaks at Provincial Green Party headquarters at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)

VIDEO: Furstenau leads BC Greens to win first riding outside of Vancouver Island

Sonia Furstenau became leader of BC Greens one week before snap election was called

Provincial Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau speaks at Provincial Green Party headquarters at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)
Around 2,000 vote-by-mail packages have been requested in the Cariboo North electoral district. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

B.C. Votes 2020: Cariboo North advance voting up in 2020

Nearly 4,500 people took advantage of advance voting in the Cariboo North electoral district

Around 2,000 vote-by-mail packages have been requested in the Cariboo North electoral district. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
The Quesnel and District Seniors’ Centre on Carson Avenue is one of 17 general voting locations in Cariboo North that will be open Saturday, Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

UPDATE: It’s Election Day in B.C.: Polls have now closed

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

The Quesnel and District Seniors’ Centre on Carson Avenue is one of 17 general voting locations in Cariboo North that will be open Saturday, Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
An Elections BC sign directs voters to the advance polling station at the Smithers Curling Club Oct. 15, 2020. (Thom Barker photo)
An Elections BC sign directs voters to the advance polling station at the Smithers Curling Club Oct. 15, 2020. (Thom Barker photo)
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B.C. VOTES 2020: How each party plans to address the opioid crisis

The pandemic has exacerbated the complex issues intertwined with addiction

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B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan and B.C. Greens leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media)

BC VOTES 2020: Where the parties stand on housing affordability ahead of Oct. 24

Snap election has led to a short campaign; here’s the lowdown on the platforms

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan and B.C. Greens leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media)
Green party Leader Sonia Furstenau arrives to announce her party’s election platform in New Westminster, B.C., on October 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. Green party says it’s raised nearly $835,000 in 38 days

NDP Leader John Horgan is holding his final virtual campaign event

Green party Leader Sonia Furstenau arrives to announce her party’s election platform in New Westminster, B.C., on October 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson,  BC NDP leader John Horgan and BC Green leader Sonia Furstenau. (File)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Climate change and sustainability promises from the parties

Snap election has led to a short campaign; here’s the lowdown on the platforms

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson,  BC NDP leader John Horgan and BC Green leader Sonia Furstenau. (File)