BC Election 2013 News

NDP election loss not a leadership issue

May 16, 2013 / 6:42 pm

The surprising electoral loss of British Columbia's New Democrats this week should not trigger a leadership race, the party's president said Thursday as...

Pollster explains BC Liberal win

May 16, 2013 / 1:54 pm

Polling company Ipsos Reid is defending its polling practices while at the same time explaining how the BC Liberals were able to sweep back into power despite...

Low turnout in BC a youthful problem

May 15, 2013 / 7:16 pm

This week's provincial election in British Columbia was the first chance 18-year-old Merwa Almalike had to vote since she became eligible almost a year ago....

BC Election photo gallery

May 15, 2013 / 11:53 am

Here are a few photos from last night taken by our election team around the valley. ...

Tories' downfall aids Liberals

May 15, 2013 / 5:00 am

UBCO political science professor, Wolfgang Depner credits a sharp drop in the BC Conservative vote and some savvy campaigning by leader Christy Clark for the BC...

Eric Foster takes Vernon

May 15, 2013 / 12:31 am


Vernon Liberals celebrate victory

May 14, 2013 / 11:59 pm

It was anything but close. The Schubert Centre in Vernon was hopping on Tuesday night following the results of the BC provincial election. A large...

NDP rep blames media

May 14, 2013 / 11:39 pm


Dan Ashton re-election response

May 14, 2013 / 11:14 pm

"We will be dedicated to this riding and the issues that we face, especially with the Patient Tower at the Penticton Hospital," said Liberal Party MLA...

NDP reaction in Vernon

May 14, 2013 / 10:48 pm

"I want to thank my campaign team," said Mark Steven Olsen, NDP candidate for Vernon-Monashee shortly after losing to Liberal incumbent Eric Foster....

BC Liberal Steve Thomson

May 14, 2013 / 10:40 pm


Ben Stewart talks about the win

May 14, 2013 / 10:25 pm


BC Liberals to form majority gov

May 14, 2013 / 10:17 pm

The B.C. Liberals will form a majority government, a stunning upset that has defied months of polling which had the party as many as 18 percentage points behind...

Uncertain future for NDP Mike Nuyens

May 14, 2013 / 10:14 pm

“We’ll have to regroup and see what comes out of this,” said NDP candidate in Kelowna-Lake Country Mike Nuyens on the loss to incumbent Norm...

Liberals pull off stunning BC win

May 14, 2013 / 10:00 pm

The Liberals defied common wisdom and months of abysmal polling numbers to win British Columbia's election Tuesday, a shocking turnaround for a party and a...

Letnick reacts to party win

May 14, 2013 / 9:37 pm

"The momentum was at our back," said Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MLA Norm Letnick. "Every time Christy (Clarke) went against Adrian (Dix), I...

Happy BC Liberals

May 14, 2013 / 9:34 pm


Dix wins riding, Cummins loses

May 14, 2013 / 9:27 pm

NDP Leader Adrian Dix won his seat in British Columbia's provincial election Tuesday, while the leader of the fledgling Conservatives lost his...

Colton Ashton voices support for dad

May 14, 2013 / 9:22 pm

“There’s always nerves,” said Colton Ashton, son of Liberal Party MLA hopeful for the Penticton riding Dan Ashton. “At the end of the...

NDP headquarters Kelowna

May 14, 2013 / 8:50 pm