Delta (provincial Electoral District) - Electoral History

Electoral History

Note: Winners of each election are in bold.

10th British Columbia election, 1903
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative William Henry Ladner 309 40.87% unknown
Liberal John Oliver 447 59.13% unknown
Total valid votes 756 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
11th British Columbia election, 1907
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Francis James Anderson MacKenzie 261 37.77% unknown
Liberal John Oliver 430 62.23% unknown
Total valid votes 691 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
12th British Columbia election, 1909
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Francis James Anderson MacKenzie 765 58.13% unknown
Liberal John Oliver 551 41.87% unknown
Total valid votes 1,316 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
1
13th British Columbia election, 1912
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Francis James Anderson MacKenzie 748 70.83% unknown
Liberal John Oliver 308 29.17% unknown
Total valid votes 1,056 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
14th British Columbia election, 1916
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Francis James Anderson MacKenzie 964 51.55% unknown
Liberal Alexander McDonald Paterson 906 48.45% unknown
Total valid votes 1,870 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %


15th British Columbia election, 1920
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Francis James Anderson MacKenzie 964 21.55% unknown
Liberal John Oliver 1,334 37.50% unknown
Soldier-Farmer Party Richmond Archie Payne 1,107 31.12% unknown
Total valid votes 3,557 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
16th British Columbia election, 1924
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Provincial Saul A. Bonnell 633 17.42% unknown
Independent Liberal Hugh Williams 72 1.98% unknown
Conservative Archibald Woodbury McLelan 1,253 34.47% unknown
Liberal Alexander McDonald Paterson 1,677 46.13% unknown
Total valid votes 3,635 100.00%
Total rejected ballots
Turnout %
17th British Columbia election, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative John Walter Berry 2,562 55.73% unknown
Liberal Alexander McDonald Paterson 2,035 44.27% unknown
Total valid votes 4,597 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 51
Turnout %
18th British Columbia election, 1933
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
United Front (Workers and Farmers) Party Robert Kitchener Almas 49 0.69% unknown
Independent Conservative John Walter Berry2 447 6.28% unknown
Independent Rudolph Martin Grauer 1,735 24.37% unknown
Independent Conservative Christopher Thomas Lawrence 2 165 2.32% unknown
Liberal Alexander McDonald Paterson 2,093 29.40% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Robert Blatchford Swailes 2,631 36.95% unknown
Total valid votes 7,120 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 64
Turnout %
2
19th British Columbia election, 1937
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Rudolph Martin Grauer 2,815 29.04% unknown
Liberal Arthur Laing 3,102 32.01% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Leonard Alec Shepherd 3,192 32.93% unknown
Constructivist Robert Blatchford Swailes 583 6.02% unknown
Total valid votes 9,692 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 150
Turnout %
20th British Columbia election, 1941
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Alexander Campbell Hope 3,478 28.54% unknown
Liberal Arthur Laing 3,554 29.17% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Leonard Alec Shepherd 5,153 42.29% unknown
Total valid votes 12,185 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 225
Turnout %
21st British Columbia election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Coalition Alexander Campbell Hope 5,859 53.64% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Leonard Alec Shepherd 5,063 46.36% unknown
Total valid votes 10,922 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 138
Turnout %
22nd British Columbia election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Coalition Alexander Campbell Hope 12,203 49.59% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Leonard Alec Shepherd 11,110 45.15% unknown
Social Credit Lyle Wicks 1,293 5.25% unknown
Total valid votes 24,606 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 903
Turnout %
23rd British Columbia election, 1952 3
Party Candidate Votes
% Votes
% ±%
Progressive Conservative Alexander Campbell Hope 4,688 14.84% - -.- % unknown
B.C. Social Credit League Thomas Irwin 11,759 37.22% 14,805 52.69% unknown
Liberal Donald Alexander Sutherland Lanskail 4,293 13.59% - -.- % unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Leonard Alec Shepherd 10,853 34.35% 13,295 47.31% unknown
Total valid votes 31,593 100.00% 28,100
Total rejected ballots 2,172
Turnout %
3
24th British Columbia election, 1953 4
Party Candidate Votes
% Votes
% ±%
Christian Democrat Cyril Anthony Brocking 315 1.02% - -.- % unknown
Labour Progressive David Arnold Danielson 390 1.26% - -.- % unknown
Liberal Leslie Gilmore 5,500 17.75% % unknown
Social Credit Thomas Irwin 13,079 42.20% 15,417 54.05% unknown
People's Party of British Columbia5 Edward Charles Mills 20 0.06% % unknown
Progressive Conservative Robert William Pybus 591 1.91% - -.- % unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Leonard Alec Shepherd 11,095 35.80% 13,108 45.95% unknown
Total valid votes 30,990 100.00% 28,525
Total rejected ballots 1,786
Turnout %
4
5
25th British Columbia election, 19566
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Labour Progressive Myrtle Evelyn Burnell 355 0.51% unknown
Labour Progressive Frank Gaspar 272 0.39% unknown
Social Credit Thomas Irwin 18,848 27.29% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Walter H. Johnson 11,202 16.22% unknown
Social Credit Nehemiah George Massey 17,762 25.72% unknown
Liberal Victor A. McPherson 5,149 7.46% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. James Henry Rhodes 10,798 15.63% unknown
Liberal William Pearce Wilson 4,680 6.78% unknown
Total valid votes 69,066 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 352
Turnout %
6
26th British Columbia election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Independent Norman Baker 220 0.21% unknown
Progressive Conservative George Francis Crowe 2,280 2.14% unknown
Independent Gordon Lionel Gibson 2,010 1.89% unknown
Liberal Arthur R. Helps 8,529 8.02% unknown
Progressive Conservative Dalton O. Jones 2,159 2.03% unknown
Communist George Lakusta 408 0.38% unknown
Social Credit Nehemiah George Massey 21,011 19.76% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Camille Mildred Mather 21,839 20.54% unknown
Liberal C. Douglas Morris 8,517 8.01% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. James Henry Rhodes 21,559 20.28% unknown
Social Credit Donald H. Riggan 17,291 16.26% unknown
Communist Homer John Stevens 505 0.47% unknown
Total valid votes 106,328 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 834
Turnout %
27th British Columbia election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Thomas Horan 4,049 4.04% unknown
Liberal Harry Lewis Huff 5,342 5.32% unknown
Progressive Conservative Theodore Kuhn 4,461 4.45% unknown
Social Credit Ernest A. LeCours 22,067 22.00% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Camille Mildred Mather 18,690 18.63% unknown
Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. James Henry Rhodes 17,661 17.60% unknown
Liberal J.T. "Jock" Smith 5,553 5.53% unknown
Social Credit Hunter Bertram Vogel 22,504 22.43% unknown
Communist Homer John Stevens 505 0.47% unknown
Total valid votes 100,327 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 473
Turnout %
28th British Columbia election, 1966 7
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal George Garrett 1,954 11.69% unknown
Progressive Conservative Philip Govan 921 5.51% unknown
New Democrat Thomas Jack Howard 6,078 36.35% unknown
Social Credit Robert Lloyd Wenman 7,768 46.46% unknown
Total valid votes 16,721 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 153
Turnout %
2
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Doral Hemm 3,545 12.87% unknown
New Democrat Carl Oswald Liden 9,855 35.78% unknown
Social Credit Robert Lloyd Wenman 14,145 51.35% unknown
Total valid votes 27,545 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 295
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Marcia Ann Boyd 6,660 17.67% unknown
Liberal Lorne L. Donnelly 3,730 9.90% unknown
New Democrat Carl Oswald Liden 15,040 39.90% unknown
Social Credit Robert Lloyd Wenman 12,260 32.53% unknown
Total valid votes 37,690 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 378
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Arthur Edward Bates 2,236 4.60% unknown
Communist Michael Anthony Darnell 105 0.22% unknown
Social Credit Kenneth Walter Davidson 25,892 53.32% unknown
New Democrat Carl Oswald Liden 17,469 35.98% unknown
Progressive Conservative John O'Brien Bell 2,857 5.88% unknown
Total valid votes 48,559 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 592
Turnout %
32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Elsie Gwendolyn Burnett 1,877 6.30% unknown
Social Credit Kenneth Walter Davidson 16,421 55.10% unknown
New Democrat Carl Oswald Liden 11,429 38.35% unknown
Communist John Michael Stevens 73 0.25% unknown
Total valid votes 29,800 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 228
Turnout %
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Ken Buhay 464 1.26 unknown
Western Canada Concept Michael Terence Coggan 450 1.22% unknown
Social Credit Kenneth Walter Davidson 21,496 58.37% unknown
Progressive Conservative David Peter Hoyt 1,117 3.03% unknown
New Democrat Karl H. Moser 13,300 36.12% unknown
Total valid votes 36,827 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 247
Turnout %
34th British Columbia election, 19868
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democrat Sylvia K. Bishop 11,984 16.72% unknown
Social Credit Kenneth Walter Davidson 20,523 28.62% unknown
New Democrat Karl H. Moser 13,581 18.94% unknown
Social Credit John Lawrence Savage 20,950 29.22% unknown
Progressive Conservative Kenneth Douglas Smith 1,804 2.52% unknown
Liberal Samuel D. Stevens 2,855 3.98% unknown
Total valid votes 71,697 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 722
Turnout %
8

The Delta riding was partitioned after the 1986 election into Delta North and Delta South, which are current ridings.

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