Voting Results

Voting Results

According to section 282(1) of the Election Act, the purpose of a plebiscite is to determine the opinion of voters on a matter of public concern. Of the 759,696 ballots considered, the majority of validly cast votes were opposed to the question on the ballot.

Question:

Do you support a new 0.5% Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax, to be dedicated to the Mayors' Council transportation and transit plan?

The final voting results are:

% of valid votes voting Yes
38.32%
% of valid votes voting No
61.68%




Municipality
Yes votes
Yes%
No votes
No%
Total valid votes
Bowen Island Municipality
847
61.92%
521
38.08%
1,368
City of Burnaby
24,355
35.06%
45,113
64.94%
69,468
City of Coquitlam
14,200
32.78%
29,120
67.22%
43,320
City of Langley
2,226
27.71%
5,807
72.29%
8,033
City of Maple Ridge
6,404
22.97%
21,470
77.03%
27,874
City of New Westminster
10,623
45.45%
12,748
54.55%
23,371
City of North Vancouver
7,931
44.92%
9,725
55.08%
17,656
City of Pitt Meadows
1,762
27.84%
4,568
72.16%
6,330
City of Port Coquitlam
6,346
32.15%
13,394
67.85%
19,740
City of Port Moody
4,852
42.61%
6,534
57.39%
11,386
City of Richmond
16,257
27.61%
42,615
72.39%
58,872
City of Surrey
42,519
34.46%
80,851
65.54%
123,370
City of Vancouver
103,431
49.19%
106,818
50.81%
210,249
City of White Rock
3,139
40.74%
4,566
59.26%
7,705
Corporation of Delta
11,589
32.16%
24,448
67.84%
36,037
District of North Vancouver
14,569
44.61%
18,093
55.39%
32,662
District of West Vancouver
6,876
44.11%
8,711
55.89%
15,587
Metro Vancouver Electoral Area "A"
1,586
58.57%
1,122
41.43%
2,708
Township of Langley
9,890
25.03%
29,619
74.97%
39,509
Tsawwassen First Nation
86
33.99%
167
66.01%
253
Village of Anmore
303
37.88%
497
62.13%
800
Village of Belcarra
158
52.15%
145
47.85%
303
Village of Lions Bay
202
34.71%
380
65.29%
582
TOTALS
290,151
38.32%
467,032
61.68%
757,183
Rejected ballots
2,513
Total ballots considered
759,696

 

Beginning March 16, 2015, Elections BC mailed a 2015 Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite voting package to each registered voter in Metro Vancouver. As of the May 15, 2015 deadline to register to vote and ask for a voting package, there were 1,562,386 registered voters in Metro Vancouver. A total of 798,262 ballot packages were returned, representing 51.09% of the total registered voters. 38,393 ballot packages were not considered as they did not meet the requirements of the plebiscite Regulation.


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