Premier Christy Clark lead the Liberal party to a fourth straight majority government in last night’s provincial election. Clark did lose her own seat in Vancouver-Point Grey to the NDP’s David Eby.
Here on Vancouver Island, NDP incumbents held 10 of the Island’s 14 ridings, according to preliminary results. A final count will be done on May 27.
The current results are as follows:
North Island — BC NDP Claire Felicity
Comox Valley — BC Liberal Don McRae
Alberni-Pacific Rim — BC NDP Scott Fraser
Parksville Qualicum — BC Liberal Michelle Stilwell
Nanaimo — BC NDP Leonard Eugene Krog
Nanaimo-North Cowichan — BC NDP Doug Routley
Cowichan Valley — BC NDP Bill Routley
Juan de Fuca — BC NDP John Horgan
Saanich North and the Islands — *Still to close to call
Saanich South — BC NDP Lana Popham
Victoria-Swan Lake — BC NDP Rob Fleming.
Oak Bay-Gordon Head — Oak Bay voters elected the first Green MLA in B.C.’s history with Green Party candidate Andrew Weaver
Esquimalt-Royal Roads — BC NDP Maurine Karagianis.
Victoria Beacon Hill — BC NDP Carole James