BC Votes 2020

Mail-in ballot from Elections BC (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Mail-in ballot from Elections BC (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
An “I voted” sticker from the 2020 B.C. provincial election. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
An “I voted” sticker from the 2020 B.C. provincial election. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
NDP candidate Harry Bains awaits election results for Surrey-Newton riding on Saturday. (submitted photo)
NDP candidate Harry Bains awaits election results for Surrey-Newton riding on Saturday. (submitted photo)
Kitimat residents heading in to vote at their designated polling station at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School. Oct. 24, 2020. Clare Rayment photo.

INFOGRAPHIC: A look back at voter turnout in Surrey

Comparing the 2009, 2013, 2017 and 2020 elections

Kitimat residents heading in to vote at their designated polling station at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School. Oct. 24, 2020. Clare Rayment 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)
Bruce Ralston, the NDP candidate in the Surrey-Whalley riding for the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election.

SURREY-WHALLEY: NDP’s re-elected Ralston tops three challengers

Riding’s incumbent has held Surrey-Whalley for the NDP since 2005

  • Oct 24, 2020
Bruce Ralston, the NDP candidate in the Surrey-Whalley riding for the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election.
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)
Jinny Sims, incumbent and NDP candidate for Surrey-Panorama, fighting to keep her seat. (Submitted photo)

SURREY-PANORAMA: NDP’s Jinny Sims has been re-elected

Surrey-Panorama has been a riding of musical chairs, where MLAs are concerned

Jinny Sims, incumbent and NDP candidate for Surrey-Panorama, fighting to keep her seat. (Submitted photo)
Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

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

Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
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)
(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)

Health care, taxes, education discussed at final Delta North all-candidates meeting

Virtual meeting hosted by the Delta Residents Association on Oct. 17

(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)
(THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

B.C. VOTES 2020: How each party plans to address the opioid crisis

The pandemic has exacerbated the complex issues intertwined with addiction

(THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
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
Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)

Get to know the candidates for Delta North

We sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what they had to say…

Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)
BC Green candidate for Delta North Neema Manral. (Neema Manral/Facebook photo)

Meet Delta North BC Green candidate Neema Manral

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Manral had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC Green candidate for Delta North Neema Manral. (Neema Manral/Facebook photo)
BC NDP candidate for Delta North Ravi Kahlon. (Submitted photo)

Meet Delta North BC NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Kahlon had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC NDP candidate for Delta North Ravi Kahlon. (Submitted photo)
BC Liberal candidate for Delta North Jet Sunner. (Submitted photo)

Meet Delta North BC Liberal candidate Jet Sunner

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Sunner had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC Liberal candidate for Delta North Jet Sunner. (Submitted photo)
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)
B.C. Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Elections B.C. beefs up local teams for surge of mail-in ballots

Nearly half a million mailed ballots have been received

B.C. Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)