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Vancouver-Langara is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.


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


{ class="wikitable"|Population, 2001 |53,465 |- |Population Change, 1996–2001 |3.1% |- |Area (km²) |14.73 |- |Pop. Density (people per km²) |3,630 |}


1999 Redistribution

Changes to the Vancouver-Langara electoral district in 1999 include:

  • Addition of the area bounded by 33rd and 41st Avenues, and Main and Granville Streets
  • Removal of the area bounded by Granville Street, 41st Avenue, 57th Avenue, and the Arbutus rail line

Member of Legislative Assembly

The riding is currently held by MLA Dr. Moira Stilwell, who represents the British Columbia Liberal Party. Stilwell was appointed Minister of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development in June 2009.

The previous MLA was Carole Taylor, former chair of the CBC and former Vancouver city councillor. She was first elected in 2005 and appointed the Minister of Finance. She represented the British Columbia Liberal Party. She resigned on December 18, 2008.

Election results

2013 BC General Election

BC Liberal: Moira Stilwell (Votes: 9365)

BCNDP: George Chow (Votes: 6727)

BC Green: Regan-Heng Zhang (Votes: 916)

BC Conservatives: Gurjinder Bains (Votes: 607)

Platinum Party: Espavo Sozo (Votes: 41)

|- |- |NDP |Anita Romaniuk |align="right"|6,456 |align="right"|32.65 |align="right"| |align="right"|$9,044 |- bgcolor="white" !align="right" colspan=3|Total Valid Votes !align="right"| 19,77 !align="right"|100 !align="right"| |- bgcolor="white" !align="right" colspan=3|Total Rejected Ballots !align="right"|183 !align="right"|0.93 !align="right"| |- bgcolor="white" !align="right" colspan=3|Turnout !align="right"|19,955 !align="right"|53.51 !align="right"| |}

Popular vote by voting area

|- |- |NDP |Peter G. Prontzos |align="right"|2,999 |align="right"|17.00% |align="right"| |align="right"|$2,596 |Independent |Joe Young |align="right"|105 |align="right"|0.60% |align="right"| |align="right"|$362 |} |- |- |NDP |Ragini Rankin |align="right"|5,515 |align="right"|30.08% |align="right"| |align="right"|$29,984 |Natural Law |Jerry Zen-Jih Chang |align="right"|89 |align="right"|0.49% |align="right"| |align="right"|$118 |} |- |NDP |Peter M. Kendall |align="right"|6,774 |align="right"|34.57% |align="right"| |align="right"|$25,805 |- |}

External links

  • BC Stats Profile-2001
  • Results of 2001 election (pdf)
  • 2001 Expenditures (pdf)
  • Results of 1996 election
  • 1996 Expenditures
  • Results of 1991 election
  • 1991 Expenditures
  • Website of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

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