On Sept. 20, local residents will be voting for a member of parliament in the Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam riding for the 2021 federal election.
Polling stations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on decision day.
The Tri-City News has looked back at how people in this riding have voted in the last five elections dating back to 2006.
This includes a voting average of 62 per cent in terms of the number of eligible voters who have cast a ballot.
This year's Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam federal election candidates are Katerina Anastasiadis (Conservatives); Kimberly Brundell (People's Party); Laura Dupont (NDP); and Ron McKinnon (Liberal).
The following data is courtesy of Elections Canada:
- Voter turnout - 63.13 per cent (58,489 out of 92,653 eligible ballots)
Ron McKinnon of the Liberals is voted in for a second term as the riding's member of parliament, earning 34.69 per cent of the ballots cast and edging out Conservative candidate Nicholas Insley by 390 votes.
- Ron McKinnon (Liberals) = 20,178 votes
- Nicholas Insley (Conservatives) = 19,788 votes
- Christina Gower (NDP) = 13,383 votes
- Brad Nickason (Green Party) = 4,025
- Rolan Spornicu (People's Party) = 703
- Dan Iova (Veterans Coalition) = 98 votes
- Voter turnout - 66.73 per cent (56,798 out of 85,122 eligible ballots)
The Liberals won the riding's seat—the first term for Ron McKinnon—winning the riding with 35.28 per cent of the vote.
- Ron McKinnon (Liberals) = 19,938 votes
- Douglas Horne (Conservatives) = 18,083 votes
- Sara Norman (NDP) = 15,400 votes
- Brad Nickason (Green Party) = 2,076 votes
- Lewis Clarke Dahlby (Libertarian Party) = 1,014 votes
- Voter turnout - 57.23 per cent (48,661 out of 85,028)
James Moore claimed his fifth term as member of parliament for the riding—known then as Port Moody-Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam. He won 56.07 per cent of the vote, edging out the next closest competitor by more than 12,500 ballots.
- James Moore (Conservatives) = 27,181 votes
- Mark Ireland (NDP) = 14,600 votes
- Stewart McGillivray (Liberals) = 4,110 votes
- Kevin Kim (Green Party) = 2,161 votes
- Paul Geddes (Libertarian Party) = 421 votes
- Voter turnout - 59.72 per cent (46,928 eligible ballots cast)
James Moore earned close to 55 per cent of the vote for another Tory seat in parliament, his fourth term in an Ottawa office for the Tri-City region.
- James Moore (Conservatives) = 25,535 votes
- Zoe Reyer (NDP) = 10,418 votes
- Ron McKinnon (Liberals) = 6,918 votes
- Rod Brindamour (Green Party) = 3,568 votes
- Lewis Dahlby (Libertarian Party) = 321 votes
- Voter turnout - 63.19 per cent (48,681 eligible ballots cast)
Conservatives maintain their seat in this neck of the woods with James Moore winning a third term in office.
- James Moore (Conservatives) = 19,961 votes
- Jon Kingsbury (Liberals) = 13,134 votes
- Mary-Woo Sims (NDP) = 11,196 votes
- Greg Watrich (Independent) = 2,317 votes
- Scott Froom (Green Party) = 1,623 votes
- Lewis Dahlby (Libertarian Party) = 309 votes