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Chilliwack-Kent was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada from 2001 to 2009.


  • Demographics 1
  • Geography 2
    • 1999 Redistribution 2.1
  • History 3
  • Member of Legislative Assembly 4
  • Election results 5
  • External links 6
  • References 7


Population, 2001 46,975
Population Change, 1996–2001 7.2%
Area (km²) 1,355.6
Pop. Density (people per km²) 34.6


1999 Redistribution

Changes from Chilliwack to Chilliwack-Kent include:


Member of Legislative Assembly

Its MLA was Barry Penner, a former lawyer. He was first elected in 1996. He represents the British Columbia Liberal Party. He ran for re-election again in the 2009 election in the Chilliwack-Hope riding.[1]

Election results

British Columbia general election, 2005
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Barry Penner 11,368 57.14 $77,840
New Democratic Malcolm James 6,534 32.84 $16,280
Green Hans Mulder 1,651 8.30 $1,742
Moderates David Michael Anderson 240 1.21 $120
Youth Coalition Colin Wormworth 103 0.52 $100
Total Valid Votes 19,896 100
Total Rejected Ballots 118 0.59
Turnout 20,014 58.71
B.C. General Election 2001: Chilliwack-Kent
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Barry Penner 13,814 74.88% $40,938
     NDP Malcolm James 2,155 11.68% $3,979
Green Larry Commodore 1,511 8.19% $890
Marijuana David Ferguson 968 5.25% $1,496
Total valid votes 18,448 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 94 0.51%
Turnout 18,542 71.63%

External links

  • BC Stats - 2001 (pdf
  • Results of 2001 election (pdf)
  • 2001 Expenditures (pdf)
  • Website of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia


  1. ^ "Chilliwack-Hope B.C. Votes". Retrieved 2009-04-12. 

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