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2019 Canada election results: Kelowna-Lake Country

Tracy Gray of the Conservatives has been elected in Kelowna-Lake Country.

With all 231 polls reporting, Gray earning 45.7 per cent of the vote, with 31,037 votes.

Gray, a former Kelowna city councillor and Conservative candidate, defeated incumbent Stephen Fuhr, the first Liberal to represent Kelowna since 1972 and the first to represent the party in B.C.’s Interior since 1979.

Fuhr placed second in Monday’s voting at 32.6 per cent with 22,150 votes.

Justin Kulik of NDP was third at 12.1 per cent (8,229) with Travis Ashley of the Green Party in fourth at 7.4 per cent (5,025).

In 2015, Fuhr knocked off three-time Conservative incumbent Ron Cannan in what was considered a major upset.

Candidates

Liberal: Stephen Fuhr
Conservative: Tracy Gray
NDP: Justin Kulik
Green: Travis Ashley
People’s Party of Canada: John Barr

Geography

The riding makes up most of the city of Kelowna and Lake Country.

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Demographics

European: 95,075, 80.9 per cent
Aboriginal: 7,635, 6.5 per cent
South Asian: 3,170, 2.7 per cent
Chinese: 1,565, 1.3 per cent

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