North Peace River


North Peace River

North Peace River was the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia beginning with the election of 1956. It and neighbouring South Peace River were formed by the partition of the old Peace River riding

Election results

Note: Winners of each election are in bold.

25th British Columbia election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal John William Belesaigne Baker 423 20.71% unknown
     Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. Vera Agnes Loucks 359 17.58% unknown
     People Party (Common Herd) Margaret Teresa Lally Murray1 173 8.47% unknown
     Social Credit Harold Earl Roche 1,087 53.23% unknown
Total valid votes 2,042 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 80
Turnout %
1 Editor of the Alaska Highway News and wife of George Matheson Murray, former MLA for Lillooet and MP for Cariboo.
26th British Columbia election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Independents Robert Lyle Angus 81 2.27% unknown
     Liberal John William Belesaigne Baker 958 26.81% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Wilbert Daniel Bowes 114 3.19% unknown
     Co-operative Commonwealth Fed. John Gordon Curtis 769 21.52% unknown
     Social Credit Jacob Francis Huhn 1,651 46.21% unknown
Total valid votes 3,573 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 57
Turnout %
27th British Columbia election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Social Credit Jacob Francis Huhn 2,310 69.43% unknown
     Liberal Daniel Gilchrist Murray 603 18.12% unknown
     New Democrat Douglas George Pomeroy2 414 12.44% unknown
Total valid votes 3,327 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 34
Turnout %
2 Listed as Dan George in Statement of Votes.
28th British Columbia election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Independent Robert Lyle Angus 256 6.89% unknown
     Liberal Leith Douglas Boulter 565 15.21% unknown
     Independent Jacob Francis Huhn 583 15.70% unknown
     New Democrat Douglas George Pomeroy 511 13.76% unknown
     Social Credit Dean Edward Smith 1,799 48.44% unknown
Total valid votes 3,714 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 35
Turnout %
29th British Columbia election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Leith Douglas Boulter 484 9.14% unknown
     New Democrat Douglas George Pomeroy 933 17.62% unknown
     Social Credit Dean Edward Smith 3,877 73.23% unknown
Total valid votes 5,294 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 49
Turnout %
30th British Columbia election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal William John Herdy 265 4.06% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Derril Laverne Leahy 1,560 23.90% unknown
     New Democrat Dennis Warren Nelson 1,699 26.03% unknown
     Social Credit Dean Edward Smith 3,004 46.02% unknown
Total valid votes 6,528 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 87
Turnout %
31st British Columbia election, 1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal Desmond Martin 251 3.37% unknown
     New Democrat Andrew Philip Schuck 2,139 28.76% unknown
     Social Credit Dean Edward Smith 5,048 67.87% unknown
Total valid votes 7,438 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 96
Turnout %
32nd British Columbia election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     New Democrat Joseph Mark Breti 2,081 23.98% unknown
     Social Credit Anthony Julius (Tony) Brummet 6,598 76.02% unknown
Total valid votes 8,679 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 147
Turnout %
33rd British Columbia election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Social Credit Anthony Julius (Tony) Brummet 8,528 76.71% unknown
     New Democrat Elmer George Kabush 2,349 21.13% unknown
     Liberal David Charles Parkinson 240 2.16% unknown
Total valid votes 11,117 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 108
Turnout %
34th British Columbia election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Social Credit Anthony Julius (Tony) Brummet 6,359 67.21% unknown
     Progressive Conservative Ian Bernard MacKenzie 511 5.40% unknown
     Liberal Jill C. Moore 277 2.93% unknown
     New Democrat Ken Platz 2,314 24.46% unknown
Total valid votes 9,461 100.00%
Total rejected ballots 139
Turnout %

Redistribution in advance of the 1991 election saw North Peace River adjusted and renamed Peace River North.

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