Deputy District Electoral Officer Linda Isfeld was busy packing up the Cariboo Chilcotin Electoral Office Wednesday in anticipation of the office's final day on May 30.

Deputy District Electoral Officer Linda Isfeld was busy packing up the Cariboo Chilcotin Electoral Office Wednesday in anticipation of the office's final day on May 30.

Final vote results in for the Cariboo Chilcotin

Final voting results for the ridings in the Cariboo Chilcotin were announced on the BC Elections website Tuesday afternoon.

Final voting results for the ridings in the Cariboo Chilcotin were announced on the BC Elections website Tuesday afternoon.

In Cariboo-Chilcotin incumbent Liberal Donna Barnett received 7,679 representing 56.18 per cent. NDP Charlie Wyse garnered 4,740 votes, equalling 34.68 per cent, Green Party candidate Dustin Price received 747 votes, representing 5.46 per cent and Independent candidate Gary Young garnered 503, which was 3.68 per cent.

Of the 20,926 registered voters in the region, a total of 13,669 voted, which means the voter turnout was 65 per cent.

In Cariboo North Liberal candidate Coralee Oakes received 5,867 votes, representing 41.4 per cent of the total. Independent incumbent Bob Simpson garnered 5,264 votes or 37.16 per cent, while NDP candidate Duncan Barnett received 3,036 or 21.43 per cent of the votes.

The voter turnout percentage was lower in Cariboo North, with 14,167 of 23,375 registered voters casting their vote. That amount totalled a 60 per cent turnout.

In 2009, the voter turnout in Cariboo North was also 60 per cent, while in Cariboo-Chilcotin it was 62.9 per cent.

The provincial average voter turn-out was 58 per cent in 2013.

 

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