Election 2020

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness watches the results on election night. The ex-Liberal’s tumultuous campaign and the narrow margin for victory ahead of the mail-in ballot count leaves the future of the riding’s seat in limbo for at least the next week. (Facebook/Laurie Throness)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Future for incumbent Throness uncertain as riding awaits results

Chilliwack-Kent candidate hopeful, resigned waiting on final count

 

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows’ NDP incumbent Lisa Beare, believes Reese Witherspoon – seen here in the series “The Morning Show,” could best play her on the big screen. (Special to The News Apple TV+/TNS)

Maple Ridge candidates cast themselves in dramatic comedies

ELECTION LEVITY: MLA hopefuls reveal who should play them on the silver screen

  • Oct 23, 2020

 

John Horgan brought the NDP campaign to Langley on Wednesday, Oct. 21, just three days before the B.C. vote (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Horgan brings NDP campaign to Langley

Predicts gains, says people are looking at the party ‘differently’ after three years

 

With local MLA Adam Olsen looking on, BC Greens leader Sonia Furstenau said a Green government would convert BC Ferries into a Crown corporation Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Green leader Sonia Furstenau promises to convert BC Ferries back into Crown corporation

Promise comes Monday afternoon with five days left in campaign

With local MLA Adam Olsen looking on, BC Greens leader Sonia Furstenau said a Green government would convert BC Ferries into a Crown corporation Wolf Depner/News Staff)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces an end to the ICBC monopoly if the Liberal Party is elected, during a stop in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

BC Liberal Leader in Pitt Meadows for announcement

Wilkinson visits Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding seen as a key election battleground

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces an end to the ICBC monopoly if the Liberal Party is elected, during a stop in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
A woman arrives at a polling station to vote in the provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-Fraserview, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Mail-in ballot uptake in B.C. influenced by political leaning, geography

Voters in the most left-leaning ridings much more likely to request packages than in right-leaning

A woman arrives at a polling station to vote in the provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-Fraserview, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Moderator Ken Holland oversaw the all candidates meeting between the NDP’s Bob D’Eith and Liberal Chelsa Meadus. (Facebook)

Candidates debate homelessness, budgets and more

Maple Ridge-Mission virtual all-candidates meeting held

Moderator Ken Holland oversaw the all candidates meeting between the NDP’s Bob D’Eith and Liberal Chelsa Meadus. (Facebook)
BCNDP Leader John Horgan with incumbent candidates for Maple Ridge-Mission Bob D’Eith and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Lisa Beare in Maple Ridge for a child care announcement. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Key battleground ridings in Maple Ridge and Mission

Party leaders campaigning in ridings NDP flipped in 2017 election

BCNDP Leader John Horgan with incumbent candidates for Maple Ridge-Mission Bob D’Eith and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Lisa Beare in Maple Ridge for a child care announcement. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Maple Ridge-Mission candidates

Political battle lines are drawn in Maple-Ridge-Mission riding

Candidates debate homelessness, PST and infrastructure needs

Maple Ridge-Mission candidates
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson flanked by Liberal candidates Chelsa Meadus (left) for Maple Ridge-Mission and Cheryl Ashlie for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Wilkinson says a Liberal government would end ICBC monopoly

Announcement made in key battleground riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Tuesday morning

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson flanked by Liberal candidates Chelsa Meadus (left) for Maple Ridge-Mission and Cheryl Ashlie for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/The News)
NDP MLA candidate Ravi Kahlon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

UPDATE: NDP asks Elections BC to investigate Liberal voter fraud allegations in Surrey-Fleetwood

Liberal MLA candidate for Surrey-Fleetwood Garry Thind issued a written statement Wednesday afternoon

NDP MLA candidate Ravi Kahlon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Matt Trenholm will run for the BC Green Party in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission. (Special to The News)

Green Party announces candidate for Maple Ridge-Mission

Trenholm running for first time in a closely contested riding

Matt Trenholm will run for the BC Green Party in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission. (Special to The News)
BCNDP Leader John Horgan with candidates for Maple Ridge-Mission Bob D’Eith and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Lisa Beare in Maple Ridge on Tuesday morning for a child care announcement. (Neil Corbett/Maple Ridge News)

Horgan promises more child care at $10 per day during Maple Ridge visit

Liberals say the NDP has failed to deliver on daycare

BCNDP Leader John Horgan with candidates for Maple Ridge-Mission Bob D’Eith and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Lisa Beare in Maple Ridge on Tuesday morning for a child care announcement. (Neil Corbett/Maple Ridge News)
Chelsa Meadus will run for the BC Liberal party in Maple Ridge-Mission.

Meadus chosen to run for BC Liberals in Maple Ridge-Mission

Party chose not to have nomination meeting, due to snap election call

Chelsa Meadus will run for the BC Liberal party in Maple Ridge-Mission.
Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford, B.C., on Monday September 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

In snap election, Horgan must prove COVID-19 track record to cynical voters: experts

NDP leader is ahead in the polls but calling election is a political risk

Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford, B.C., on Monday September 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
A provincial election is set for Oct. 24, 2020. (File photo)

Tight race for Maple Ridge-Mission during last election

Liberals, Greens have yet to pick their candidates for Oct. 24

A provincial election is set for Oct. 24, 2020. (File photo)
Abbotsford-Mission MLA Simon Gibson will seek reelection

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Simon Gibson will seek reelection

The BC provincial election takes place Oct. 24

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Simon Gibson will seek reelection