BC Liberal Mike Farnworth has been reelected in Peace River South, Global News projects.
A variety of right-leaning parties have won it over the decades, including the BC Liberals, Reform Party, Social Credit and Progressive Conservatives. The NDP has never won it in the modern era.
Bernier has held the seat since 2013.
In the 2017 election, he won the riding with an astonishing 75.97 per cent of the vote.
The riding borders Alberta, and natural gas and resource extraction dominate the local economy. Peace River South includes the communities of Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge and Dawson Creek.
- BC Liberals: Mike Bernier
- BC Conservatives: Kathleen Connolly
- BC NDP: Cory Grizz Longley
- Wexit BC: Dorothy Sharon Smith
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This is a safe BC Liberal Seat.
Bernier won Peace River South by 51.94 per cent in 2017, the largest margin of victory of any riding in British Columbia.
2017 election results
- BC Liberals: Mike Bernier — 6,637 votes (75.97%)
- BC NDP: Stephanie Goudie — 2,099 votes (24.03%)
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots were requested across B.C. this election. As mail-in ballots cannot be counted until after election night, these results are not final.