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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

Election day is here, and the polls have now closed. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

It’s Election Day in B.C. and the polls have now closed

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

BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart says that her party has pledged a $2 million investment in developing the McAbee Fossil Beds east of Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

BC Liberals promise $2 million investment in McAbee Fossil beds

Site has potential as a centre for education, research, and tourism

BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart says that her party has pledged a $2 million investment in developing the McAbee Fossil Beds east of Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza says that if re-elected, the BC NDP will commit to 24/7 emergency department service at the Ashcroft Hospital. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate pledges 24/7 Ashcroft emergency department

Horgan government commits to round-the-clock emergency department at Ashcroft Hospital if re-elected

NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza says that if re-elected, the BC NDP will commit to 24/7 emergency department service at the Ashcroft Hospital. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Fraser-Nicola Green Party candidate Jonah Timms was in Ashcroft on Oct. 1 to meet with local supporters and kick off his campaign. He took time out to visit the Harmony Bell mosaic installation at the Heritage Park and ring the bell for world harmony. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Jonah Timms (BC Green Party)

‘I am tired of our elected officials ignoring problems or working too slowly to solve them’

Fraser-Nicola Green Party candidate Jonah Timms was in Ashcroft on Oct. 1 to meet with local supporters and kick off his campaign. He took time out to visit the Harmony Bell mosaic installation at the Heritage Park and ring the bell for world harmony. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza was in Ashcroft on Oct. 9, where he met with members of the Ashcroft Slough Society on Evans Road. He says that his travels through the riding show that while the communities are similar, they each have different priorities. (from l) Dora Winwood; River Winwood; Aaron Sumexheltza; Gloria Mertens; Daniel Collett; Marina Papais.

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Aaron Sumexheltza (BC NDP)

‘I have a long history of helping the communities of this region grow and thrive’

Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza was in Ashcroft on Oct. 9, where he met with members of the Ashcroft Slough Society on Evans Road. He says that his travels through the riding show that while the communities are similar, they each have different priorities. (from l) Dora Winwood; River Winwood; Aaron Sumexheltza; Gloria Mertens; Daniel Collett; Marina Papais.
Jackie Tegart is running as the BC Liberal Party candidate in the Fraser-Nicola riding. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Jackie Tegart (BC Liberal Party)

‘The Interior and rural communities need a strong voice in the Legislature’

Jackie Tegart is running as the BC Liberal Party candidate in the Fraser-Nicola riding. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Mike Bhangu, running as an Independent candidate in the Fraser-Nicola riding, was in Ashcroft on Oct. 10. He says that he is inspired by the likes of Jody Wilson-Raybould and believes, as she does, ‘Truth to power’. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Mike Bhangu (Independent)

‘I’m an outside the box thinker who knows how to fight for people’

Mike Bhangu, running as an Independent candidate in the Fraser-Nicola riding, was in Ashcroft on Oct. 10. He says that he is inspired by the likes of Jody Wilson-Raybould and believes, as she does, ‘Truth to power’. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Dennis Adamson (third from l) is running as an Independent candidate in the Fraser-Nicola riding. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Dennis Adamson (Independent)

‘As an Independent I can work harder for the constituents of Fraser-Nicola’

Dennis Adamson (third from l) is running as an Independent candidate in the Fraser-Nicola riding. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Voting locations have been finalized in most Fraser-Nicola communities, with advance voting dates and times to be announced soon. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Voters have five candidates to choose from in Fraser-Nicola

Two Independents vying with candidates from the Green, Liberal, and NDP Parties

Voting locations have been finalized in most Fraser-Nicola communities, with advance voting dates and times to be announced soon. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Dennis Adamson, centre, pictured during a 2018 Canada Day celebration. Adamson has announced his intentions to run as an Independent in the Fraser-Nicola riding ahead of the B.C. election Oct. 24. (Photo credit: Greg Laychak/Black Press)

Former Fraser-Nicola NDP riding executive member to run as Independent

Dennis Adamson flirted with Green Party before deciding to eschew party affiliation

Dennis Adamson, centre, pictured during a 2018 Canada Day celebration. Adamson has announced his intentions to run as an Independent in the Fraser-Nicola riding ahead of the B.C. election Oct. 24. (Photo credit: Greg Laychak/Black Press)
Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Lawyer, former chief named as NDP candidate in Fraser-Nicola

Aaron Sumexheltza wins provincial NDP nomination on second attempt

Fraser-Nicola NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza. (Photo credit: Submitted)
The nomination of Aaron Sumexheltza as the NDP nominee in the Fraser-Nicola riding has caused controversy, with the 13-member riding association resigning in protest. (Photo credit: BC NDP)

Controversy in Fraser-Nicola riding as NDP names their candidate

Entire riding association executive resigns after Aaron Sumexheltza wins NDP nomination

The nomination of Aaron Sumexheltza as the NDP nominee in the Fraser-Nicola riding has caused controversy, with the 13-member riding association resigning in protest. (Photo credit: BC NDP)
MAP: See which Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon neighbourhoods were most supportive of each party in 2015

MAP: See which Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon neighbourhoods were most supportive of each party in 2015

Conservatives thrived in rural areas, NDP did well in Lillooet the Liberals won Indo-Canadian areas

MAP: See which Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon neighbourhoods were most supportive of each party in 2015
The polls have now closed here in British Columbia. Photo: Elections Canada

Polls now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Watch the Journal website for news about the results in local ridings

The polls have now closed here in British Columbia. Photo: Elections Canada
Santo Talarico elected as mayor of Cache Creek

Santo Talarico elected as mayor of Cache Creek

Santo Talarico beats out John Ranta with 230 votes against 204

Santo Talarico elected as mayor of Cache Creek
Susan Swan elected as mayor of Clinton

Susan Swan elected as mayor of Clinton

The difference between the race for mayor was only one vote.

Susan Swan elected as mayor of Clinton
Barbara Roden elected mayor of Ashcroft

Barbara Roden elected mayor of Ashcroft

She received 43.1 per cent of the vote

Barbara Roden elected mayor of Ashcroft
Busy day at Ashcroft polling station

Busy day at Ashcroft polling station

A lot of interest in who will be making Village decisions and spending tax dollars

  • Oct 20, 2018
Busy day at Ashcroft polling station