BC Votes 2017

Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall.(Black Press files)

Millennials’ voter turnout in 2017 B.C. election up 7%

The 2017 election cost $4.6 million more than the prior one

 

Christy Clark at women’s luncheon in Vancouver June 21. (Twitter - @Kimmy_Haak)

Clark pledges $1-billion in childcare spending

Christy Clark continued rebranding the BC Liberals this week, ahead of the Speech from the Throne

 

Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement

Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement

Raise carbon tax, cut MSP premiums and raise minimum wage to $15

 

Christy Clark to stay on as B.C. premier

Christy Clark to stay on as B.C. premier

Clark addressed her supporters in Vancouver

Christy Clark to stay on as B.C. premier
VIDEO: BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

VIDEO: BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

The leaders of the BC Greens and the BC NDP agree to work together

VIDEO: BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government
NDP leader John Horgan is peppered with demands by tent camp promoter Ivan Drury during visit to Maple Ridge May 4. (MICHAEL HALL/BLACK PRESS)

Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

NDP leader John Horgan is peppered with demands by tent camp promoter Ivan Drury during visit to Maple Ridge May 4. (MICHAEL HALL/BLACK PRESS)
Kelowna West NDP candidate Shelley Cook lost out to Christy Clark in the BC election.

NDP candidate plans to finish studies

Kelowna West candidate Shelley Cook plans to finish her PhD

Kelowna West NDP candidate Shelley Cook lost out to Christy Clark in the BC election.
Kelowna-Mission Liberal winner Steve Thomson (left) and Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal winner Norm Letnick celebrate on election night Tuesday.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Victorious Liberals say it’s business as usual

Clark, Letnick and Thomson all re-elected by large margins in Central Okanagan.

Kelowna-Mission Liberal winner Steve Thomson (left) and Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal winner Norm Letnick celebrate on election night Tuesday.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/Capital News
(Black Press)

UPDATE: Voter turnout hits 61.5 per cent in 2017 B.C. election

Over half of B.C. voters went to the polls on May 9

(Black Press)
An election debrief: Central Okanagan

An election debrief: Central Okanagan

Kelowna Capital News reporter Al Waters discusses election night in the Central Okanagan

An election debrief: Central Okanagan
An election debrief: Penticton Boundary-Similkameen

An election debrief: Penticton Boundary-Similkameen

Penticton Western News reporter Steve Kidd discusses election night in the Penticton and Boundary-Similkameen ridings.

An election debrief: Penticton Boundary-Similkameen
An election debrief: Shuswap

An election debrief: Shuswap

Black Press reporter Richard Rolke discusses election night in the Shuswap riding

An election debrief: Shuswap
An election debrief: Vernon-Monashee

An election debrief: Vernon-Monashee

Senior reporter Richard Rolke discusses election night in the Vernon-Monashee riding.

An election debrief: Vernon-Monashee
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got his breakthrough, with MLAs joining him from Cowichan Valley and Saanich North and the Islands. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got his breakthrough, with MLAs joining him from Cowichan Valley and Saanich North and the Islands. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
Okanagan – Shuswap – Similkameen – your votes

Okanagan – Shuswap – Similkameen – your votes

A regional roundup of results from Sicamous to Princeton

Okanagan – Shuswap – Similkameen – your votes
New era in B.C. politics

New era in B.C. politics

B.C.’s electoral urban-rural divide now a reality.

New era in B.C. politics
Carli Berry/Capital News                                Rutland Senior Secondary student Wesley Turcot, 15, casts his ballot during Student Vote, May 9 which aligns with the provincial election.

Election 2017: Students knock premier off her seat

Kelowna West students voted for NDP candidate Shelley Cook in Student Vote

Carli Berry/Capital News                                Rutland Senior Secondary student Wesley Turcot, 15, casts his ballot during Student Vote, May 9 which aligns with the provincial election.
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver celebrates his party breakthrough with new Green MLA Adam Olsen. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP’s 41, three Greens

Christy Clark aims to continue to govern as premier without a majority

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver celebrates his party breakthrough with new Green MLA Adam Olsen. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Andrew Weaver, leader of the BC Green Party, will be joined by Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election
UPDATE: Christy Clark wins Kelowna West

UPDATE: Christy Clark wins Kelowna West

BC Premier Christy Clark holds onto her seat

UPDATE: Christy Clark wins Kelowna West