On Sept. 20, local residents will be voting for a member of parliament in the Port Moody-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 64.44 per cent in terms of the number of eligible voters who have cast a ballot.
This year's Port Moody-Coquitlam federal election candidates are Will Davis (Liberal); Desta McPherson (People's Party); Nelly Shin (Conservatives); Roland Verrier (Marxist-Leninist Party); and Bonita Zarrillo (NDP).
The following data is courtesy of Elections Canada:
- Voter turnout - 65.76 per cent (54,364 out of 82,674 eligible ballots)
The Tories took back the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding after one election's absence. Nelly Shin won the riding with 31.21 per cent of the vote—and a difference of 153 votes ahead of the NDP—and became the first Korean-Canadian elected to the House of Commons.
- Nelly Shin (Consevatives) = 16,855 votes
- Bonita Zarrillo (NDP) = 16,702 votes
- Sara Badiei (Liberals) = 15,695 votes
- Bryce Watts (Green Party) = 3,873 votes
- Jayson Chabot (People's Party) = 821 votes
- Roland Verrier (Marxist-Leninist Party) = 57 votes
- Voter turnout - 68.93 per cent (54,841 out of 79,555 eligible ballots)
In this race, Fin Donnelly and the NDP won with 36.05 per cent of the vote.
- Fin Donnelly (NDP) = 19,706 votes
- Jessie Adcock (Liberals) = 16,888 votes
- Tim Laidler (Conservatives) = 16,112 votes
- Marcus Madsen (Green Party) = 1,878 votes
- Roland Verrier (Marxist-Leninist Party) = 83 votes
- Voter turnout - 60.47 (50,276 out of 83,143 eligible ballots)
NDP's Fin Donnelly kept the orange party in the riding for a third straight election after taking over in the 2009 by-election after Dawn Black's resignation. Donnelly, now a provincial MLA for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain,—also NDP—won the 2011 election with 45.93 per cent of the vote.
- Fin Donnelly (NDP) = 23,023 votes
- Diana Dilworth (Conservatives) = 20,776 votes
- Ken Lee (Liberals) = 4,068 votes
- Rebecca Helps (Green Party) = 2,160 votes
- Roland Verrier (Marxist-Leninist Party) = 95 votes
- Voter turnout - 61.74 per cent (49,857 eligible ballots cast)
Dawn Black wins her second term as the member of parliament—41.83 per cent of the vote.
- Dawn Black (NDP) = 20,787 votes
- Yonah Martin (Conservatives) = 19,229 votes
- Michelle Hassen (Liberals) = 5,615 votes
- Marshall Smith (Green Party) = 3,574 votes
- Lewis C. Dahlby (Libertarian Party) = 314 votes
- Roland Verrier (Marxist-Leninist Party) = 103 votes
- Voter turnout - 65.29 per cent (50,870 eligible ballots cast)
The NDP gained the Port Moody-Coquitlam seat in this election with Dawn Black earning a 5.68 per cent gain of votes for the orange party from the 2004 election. She earned 38.31 per cent of the total vote.
- Dawn Black (NDP) = 19,422 votes
- Paul Foresth (Conservatives) = 16,494 votes
- Joyce Murray (Liberals) = 11,933 votes
- Sven Biggs (Green Party) = 1,491 votes
- Dick Estey (Independent) = 123 votes
- Joseph Theriault (Marxist-Leninist Party) = 54 votes