BC Votes 2020

NDP Leader John Horgan celebrates his election win in the British Columbia provincial election in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Horgan celebrates projected majority NDP government, but no deadline for $1,000 deposit

Premier-elect says majority government will allow him to tackle issues across all of B.C.

NDP Leader John Horgan celebrates his election win in the British Columbia provincial election in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
BC Liberal candidates Michael de Jong and Bruce Banman are projected to win in Abbotsford West and Abbotsford South, respectively. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Aldergrove Liberals de Jong and Banman heading to Victoria, say Highway 1 widening will be focus

In Abbotsford-Mission, BC Liberal Simon Gibson in close race against NDP’s Pam Alexis

BC Liberal candidates Michael de Jong and Bruce Banman are projected to win in Abbotsford West and Abbotsford South, respectively. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
NDP headquarters on election night, Oct. 24, 2020. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

ELECTION 2020: Live blog from B.C. party headquarters

BC NDP projected to win majority government – but celebrations will look different this election

NDP headquarters on election night, Oct. 24, 2020. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
NDP Leader John Horgan elbow bumps NDP candidate Coquitlam-Burke Mountain candidate Fin Donnelly following a seniors round table in Coquitlam, B.C., Tuesday, October 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Horgan, NDP head for majority in B.C. election results

Record number of mail-in ballots may shift results

NDP Leader John Horgan elbow bumps NDP candidate Coquitlam-Burke Mountain candidate Fin Donnelly following a seniors round table in Coquitlam, B.C., Tuesday, October 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman followed the election results from home (special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: NDP candidate leads Langley East race

Megan Dykeman is ahead by close to 800 votes, but mail-in ballots remain to be counted

Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman followed the election results from home (special to Langley Advance Times)
Elections BC report preliminary voting results in the Langley riding. Final voting results will not be available until after the conclusion of final count.

LANGLEY EAST riding: election results coming in

Stay tuned to our website, Facebook, or Twitter for updated numbers from today’s polls

Elections BC report preliminary voting results in the Langley riding. Final voting results will not be available until after the conclusion of final count.
BC NDP candidate Andrew Mercier is projected to win the Langley riding in the 2020 BC provincial election. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LANGLEY riding: NDP candidate Andrew Mercier projected winner

Stay tuned to our website, Facebook, or Twitter for updated numbers from today’s polls

BC NDP candidate Andrew Mercier is projected to win the Langley riding in the 2020 BC provincial election. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Andrew Mercier is running for the NDP in the Langley riding. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Andrew Mercier is running for the NDP in the Langley riding. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Candidates in the Langleys were asked to provide photos to illustrate how they are spending election night… here’s what they sent us. (file)

PHOTOS: How candidates in the Langleys are spending election night

We invited all candidates to share selfies

Candidates in the Langleys were asked to provide photos to illustrate how they are spending election night… here’s what they sent us. (file)
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

(The Canadian Press)
Voters lined up on the first day of advanced voting to cast their ballot in the 2020 provincial election. Today is general election day, province-wide, and those heading to the polls are asked to respect safety precautions. (Wolf Depner/Black Press Media files)

Election Day in B.C. has come to an end

Polls are closed and today’s votes are being tabulated. We’ll keep you apprised as the numbers come in

Voters lined up on the first day of advanced voting to cast their ballot in the 2020 provincial election. Today is general election day, province-wide, and those heading to the polls are asked to respect safety precautions. (Wolf Depner/Black Press Media files)
B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party's climate action platform at Nanaimo's Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (News Bulletin file photo)

Green leader Furstenau declared victor in her home riding on Vancouver Island

Cowichan Valley voters elect freshly minted party leader for her second term

B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party's climate action platform at Nanaimo's Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (News Bulletin file photo)
Polls close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Elections BC/Twitter)

Langley candidates reflect on COVID-era election and community

Langley Advance Times asked questions not about policies or party platforms

Polls close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Elections BC/Twitter)
Polling stations close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file)

Langley East candidates reflect on COVID-era election and community

Langley Advance Times asked questions not about policies and party platforms

Polling stations close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file)
Spencer Goodwin said changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic made voting more efficient when she attended the polling station at Wix-Brown Elementary in Langley on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Coronavirus precautions speed up the process at Langley polling station

Changes to polling station layout and allowing verbal declarations have reduced delays

Spencer Goodwin said changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic made voting more efficient when she attended the polling station at Wix-Brown Elementary in Langley on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Rich Coleman served as MLA for Langley ridings from 1996 to this year, before deciding to resign at the end of his term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rich Coleman gets back to roots after 24 years as MLA comes to an end

‘Coleman Country’ has been a Liberal stronghold since 1996

Rich Coleman served as MLA for Langley ridings from 1996 to this year, before deciding to resign at the end of his term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Provincial Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau speaks at Provincial Green Party headquarters at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)

VIDEO: Furstenau leads BC Greens to win first riding outside of Vancouver Island

Sonia Furstenau became leader of BC Greens one week before snap election was called

Provincial Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau speaks at Provincial Green Party headquarters at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)
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LETTER: Mobilizing students to get out and vote

Younger people are among the hardest hit in this pandemic, which will be felt for years to come

  • Oct 24, 2020
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BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
Drawing boundaries in Langley – the electoral boundaries commission put forward this map in 1988, dividing Langley for the first time into two ridings. The actual boundaries approved later that year would be slightly different. (Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia)

Langley riding has been divided up, fought over, and won by five different parties

From the Coalition to Social Credit to the CCF, Langley’s political history has been all over the map

Drawing boundaries in Langley – the electoral boundaries commission put forward this map in 1988, dividing Langley for the first time into two ridings. The actual boundaries approved later that year would be slightly different. (Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia)