BC Votes 2017

(Black Press)

UPDATE: Voter turnout hits 61.5 per cent in 2017 B.C. election

Over half of B.C. voters went to the polls on May 9

(Black Press)
An election debrief: Central Okanagan

An election debrief: Central Okanagan

Kelowna Capital News reporter Al Waters discusses election night in the Central Okanagan

An election debrief: Central Okanagan
An election debrief: Penticton Boundary-Similkameen

An election debrief: Penticton Boundary-Similkameen

Penticton Western News reporter Steve Kidd discusses election night in the Penticton and Boundary-Similkameen ridings.

An election debrief: Penticton Boundary-Similkameen
An election debrief: Shuswap

An election debrief: Shuswap

Black Press reporter Richard Rolke discusses election night in the Shuswap riding

An election debrief: Shuswap
An election debrief: Vernon-Monashee

An election debrief: Vernon-Monashee

Senior reporter Richard Rolke discusses election night in the Vernon-Monashee riding.

An election debrief: Vernon-Monashee
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver is flanked by new MLAs Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau, whom he introduced as “the first Green caucus in North America.”

B.C. Green leader begins talks with other parties

Potential minority government gives Weaver bargaining power

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver is flanked by new MLAs Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau, whom he introduced as “the first Green caucus in North America.”
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got his breakthrough, with MLAs joining him from Cowichan Valley and Saanich North and the Islands. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got his breakthrough, with MLAs joining him from Cowichan Valley and Saanich North and the Islands. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
Okanagan – Shuswap – Similkameen – your votes

Okanagan – Shuswap – Similkameen – your votes

A regional roundup of results from Sicamous to Princeton

Okanagan – Shuswap – Similkameen – your votes
New era in B.C. politics

New era in B.C. politics

B.C.’s electoral urban-rural divide now a reality.

New era in B.C. politics
Liberal candidate Eric Foster celebrates his victory in Vernon-Monashee Tuesday night at the Schubert Centre. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Liberal blue sweeps Vernon-Monashee riding

Eric Foster wins third consecutive term as riding MLA

Liberal candidate Eric Foster celebrates his victory in Vernon-Monashee Tuesday night at the Schubert Centre. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver celebrates his party breakthrough with new Green MLA Adam Olsen. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP’s 41, three Greens

Christy Clark aims to continue to govern as premier without a majority

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver celebrates his party breakthrough with new Green MLA Adam Olsen. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Greg Kyllo begins to celebrate with his wife Georgina, after being declared the winner in the Shuswap riding. -Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

UPDATE: Kyllo declared the runaway winner in the Shuswap riding

The incumbent MLA will retain his seat in the legislature

  • May 9, 2017
Greg Kyllo begins to celebrate with his wife Georgina, after being declared the winner in the Shuswap riding. -Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer
BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Andrew Weaver, leader of the BC Green Party, will be joined by Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver walks to Gordon Head Middle School to vote. (Arnold Lim/Black Press) VICTORIA, B.C. May 8, 2017.

ELECTION 2017: Could B.C. get a third official party?

B.C. Greens could see benefits by reaching four elected MLA’s in the Legislative Assembly.

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver walks to Gordon Head Middle School to vote. (Arnold Lim/Black Press) VICTORIA, B.C. May 8, 2017.
VIDEO: Fate of B.C. political leaders in voters’ hands

VIDEO: Fate of B.C. political leaders in voters’ hands

B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark and Green Leader Andrew Weaver cast their votes Tuesday

VIDEO: Fate of B.C. political leaders in voters’ hands
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. - B.C. Broadcast Consortium

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. - B.C. Broadcast Consortium
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
B.C. will elect a new government on May 9.                                B.C. will elect a new government on May 9. (Black Press)

ELECTION 2017: All you need to know on May 9

How to vote and where to catch up on the issues you missed in the B.C. election run-up

B.C. will elect a new government on May 9.                                B.C. will elect a new government on May 9. (Black Press)
Flooding has forced voting station changes in Kelowna-Lake Country, Boundary-Similkameen and Fraser-Nicola as well as Shuswap. (Black Press)

UPDATE: Polling places switched due to flooding, landslide

Kelowna-Lake Country, Boundary-Similkameen and Fraser-Nicola affected

Flooding has forced voting station changes in Kelowna-Lake Country, Boundary-Similkameen and Fraser-Nicola as well as Shuswap. (Black Press)