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Esquimalt-Port Renfrew


Esquimalt-Port Renfrew

Esquimalt-Port Renfrew was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1979 to 1986. Its predecessor riding was Esquimalt. Its principal successor-riding, which is the current riding, is Esquimalt-Metchosin.

For other Greater Victoria area ridings see Victoria (electoral districts). For other Vancouver Island ridings see Vancouver Island (electoral districts) or Nanaimo (electoral districts).


  • Demographics 1
  • Political geography 2
  • Notable elections 3
  • Notable MLAs 4
  • Electoral history 5
  • Sources 6


Population, 1966
Population change, 1966–1986
Area (km²)
Population density (people per km²)

Political geography

Notable elections

Notable MLAs

Electoral history

Note: Winners in each election are in bold.
32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Western Independence Orest Peter Jakubec 280 1.16%
Social Credit Lyle Benjaim James Kahl 9,812 40.58%
     Progressive Conservative William James (Bill) Langlois 1,462 6.05%
New Democratic Frank Mitchell 12,419 51.37%
Independent New Hope Party Donald Cecil Stansall 72 0.30%
     Independent Wayne Arthur Williams 131 0.54%
Total valid votes 24,176
Total rejected ballots 523
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Western Canada Concept Kerry Gordon Greenwood 1,151 4.08% unknown
Social Credit Brian Lightburn 10,185 36.09% unknown
New Democratic Frank Mitchell 16,304 57.77% unknown
     Liberal William Charles Stanley 580 2.06% unknown
Total valid votes 28,220 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 299
Turnout %
34th British Columbia election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Robert Henry Jones 1,293 4.54% unknown
Social Credit T. Brian Killip 11,649 40.93% unknown
Western Canada Concept Richard (Dick) Lewers 322 1.13% unknown
New Democratic Munmohan Singh (Moe) Sihota 15,198 53.40% unknown
Total valid votes 28,462 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 250
Turnout %


  • Elections BC Historical Returns
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