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B.C. election 2020: North Vancouver-Seymour results

Susie Chant of the BC NDP is projected to win North Vancouver-Seymour, taking the seat from the BC Liberals.

The North Shore had long been traditional territory for the BC Liberals.

Liberal Jane Thornthwaite had represented the riding since 2009 and although her margin of victory has gone down each election she had a firm grip on the riding.

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Thornwthwaite won by nearly 3,400 votes in the last election, down from when she won by more than 7,200 votes in 2009. It is clear things have changed a lot in more in a decade with younger families moving into the riding and creating a changing demographic in the community.

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Nominated Candidates

  • BC Liberals: Jane Thornthwaite
  • BC Greens: Harrison Johnston
  • BC NDP: Susie Chant
  • Libertarian: Clayton Welwood

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The BC Liberals had held the North Vancouver-Seymour riding since 1991. The Social Credit Party held the riding from 1975 to 1991.

North Vancouver-Seymour was the 26th closest riding in the province in 2017. Thornthwaite won by 11.89 per cent in the last election. The riding was the 13th closest of the 43 ridings the BC Liberals won in 2017.

Election Results 2017

  • BC Liberals: Jane Thornthwaite, 13,194 votes (46.36%)
  • BC NDP: Michael Rene Charrois, 9,808 votes (34.47%)
  • BC Greens: Joshua Johnson, 5,208 votes (18.30%)
  • Libertarian: Clayton Welwood, 247 votes (0.87%)

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

Find full B.C. 2020 provincial 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.