BC NDP leader John Horgan re-elected in Langford-Juan de Fuca riding

BC NDP leader John Horgan re-elected in Langford-Juan de Fuca riding
Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press. Photo courtesy of CBC
John Horgan is seen after the news conference in Langford, B.C., where he announced the election.

John Horgan of the NDP has been re-elected as MLA in Langford-Juan de Fuca, keeping the seat for the party.

Horgan won 979 out of 1,615 counted votes (60.62 per cent) with 25 of 80 polls reporting.

Gord Baird of the Green party won 333 votes (20.62 per cent). Kelly Darwin of the BC Liberal Party won 285 votes (17.65 per cent). Tyson Strandlund of the Communist Party of BC won 18 votes (1.11 per cent).

As of 8:58 p.m., the NDP has won or is leading in 50 of 87 seats. The BC Liberal Party has won or is leading in 32, and the BC Green Party has won or is leading in three seats.

As of Oct. 23, 12,120 vote-by-mail packages had been issued to registered voters in the riding. There are a total of 39,176 registered voters in Langford-Juan de Fuca.

Provincewide, 724,279 mail-in ballots have been sent out, and there are 3,485,858 registered voters.

Mail-in ballots will be counted by hand, starting in 13 days.

Full results as of 8:58 p.m.:

1. John Horgan (incumbent) – NDP

Votes: 979 votes (60.62 per cent)

2. Gord Baird – Green party

Votes: 333 votes (20.62 per cent)

3. Kelly Darwin – BC Liberal Party

Votes: 285 votes (17.65 per cent)

4. Tyson Strandlund – Communist Party of BC

Votes: 18 votes (1.11 per cent)

See the B.C. election results here.

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