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2009 BC Election Carole James Electoral Reform Gordon Campbell

#bcelection #fail.

The BC Liberals led by Premier Gordon Campbell claimed a third majority government in yesterday’s provincial election, but British Columbians joined the national trend of claiming new record low voter turnouts. Voter turnout dropped from 58% in the 2005 election to 50% yesterday.

While the STV referendum was decisively defeated, two of the hand full of ridings where the STV earned majority support were Premier Campbell’s Vancouver-Point Grey riding and BC NDP leader Carole JamesVictoria-Beacon Hill riding.

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