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B.C. election 2020: Surrey South results

BC Liberal Stephanie Cadieux has been reelected in Surrey South, Global News projects.

The riding is relatively new, created from parts of Surrey-Cloverdale and Surrey-Panorama in the 2015 seat redistribution.

While the seat is new, the area has historically favoured the BC Liberals.

Cadieux, minister of children and family development in Christy Clark’s government, won by almost 4,800 votes at the riding’s first contest in 2017.

The area has experienced rapid population growth in recent years, and the subsequent pressure on schools has been an election issue in the past.

Former Surrey mayoral candidate Pauline Greaves ran for the BC NDP.

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Candidates

  • BC Liberals: Stephanie Cadieux
  • BC NDP: Pauline Greaves
  • BC Green Party: Tim Ibbotson

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The prediction for a relatively new riding like this one is difficult without more past elections to review.

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Cadieux won handily in 2017, with a margin of victory of more than 18 per cent. It was the 19th closest race of the 43 seats won by the BC Liberals.

2017 election results

  • BC Liberals: Stephanie Cadieux — 13,509 votes (50.94%)
  • BC NDP: Jonathan Siveria — 8,718 votes (32.87%)
  • BC Greens: Pascal Tremblay — 3,141 votes (11.85%)
  • Independent: Peter Njenga — 634 votes (2.39%)
  • Libertarian: Josh Barrett — 311 votes (1.17%)
  • Independent: Gary Hee — 140 votes (0.53%)
  • Your Political Party: Fabiola Palomino — 67 votes (0.25%)

​This profile will continually be updated to reflect latest information, interviews and events in the campaign.

Find full B.C. 2020 election coverage here.

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.