World News – CA – Outgoing Kamloops MPs retain their seats – Kamloops News


Todd Stone (Kamloops-South Thompson) and Peter Milobar (Kamloops-North Thompson) were declared the winners in their respective ridings on Saturday night (Oct 24) John Horgan, meanwhile, secured his majority government New Democrat

At the BC Liberal campaign office on Tranquille Road, Stone thanked his constituents, volunteers, family and friends for their support

He said that an NDP majority government was not the outcome BC Liberals wanted to see

« But voters across the province have come out and there will be a NDP majority government for the next term The good news, from the BC Liberals’ perspective, is that we are seeing tonight in the election of a great and strong group of men and women from all over the province, including new faces, people who have a great experience and great energy who will bring this new dynamic to the table, and some exceptionally talented veterans who have worked there for several years, ”Stone told reporters on Saturday night.

« It’s a great mix of people I really look forward to working with this caucus British Columbians will rely more than ever on the Liberal Opposition in British Columbia for the next four years to hold government John Horgan responsible ”, he continued

On Horgan winning the majority, after being criticized for calling an early election, Milobar said: « I think people, when we’re in the middle of a pandemic, are rightly nervous about it. of what’s going to happen in their day-to-day lives Do they really want changes at the government table in terms of what may or may not be deployed with programs or services and supports? « 

Stone blew her competition out of the water and won her seat with more than half of the popular vote Anna Thomas of the BC NDP came in second, followed by the candidate of the BC Greens -British Dan Hines

In the riding of Fraser-Nicola, Jackie Tegart was declared the winner by the Canadian Press, with New Democrat Aaron Sumexheltza finishing second

« Never before have so many voters cast their ballots before Election Day in electoral history in British Columbia, » Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman said at a press conference on Friday. that he explained how the election agency had prepared to count at least half a million mails -voting by hand

Elections BC has received around 478,000 mail-in ballot kits, or about 66% of the 724,279 mail-in ballot kits requested, Boegman said

This does not include packages currently in the postal system and those that will be dropped off in person at polling stations or polling stations

Kamloops, Peter Milobar, Todd Stone, Kamloops-South Thompson, North Kamloops, Member of the Legislative Assembly, New Democratic Party of British Columbia

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