Nearly 90,000 elementary and secondary school students from more than 750 schools participated in Student Vote BC 2020. Votes were cast in all 87 electoral districts.
More than 750 elementary and high schools participated in the Student Vote program for the 2020 British Columbia provincial election.
After learning about government and the election process, researching the parties and platforms, and debating the future of British Columbia, students cast ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s electoral district.
CIVIX delivered the program in partnership with Elections BC. This was the sixth provincial Student Vote organized to date.
Based on current tallies, nearly 90,000 students cast ballots, representing all 87 electoral districts in the province.
- Students elected John Horgan and the BC NDP to form a majority government with 58 out of 87 seats and 40 per cent of the vote. Horgan also won in the electoral district of Langford—Juan de Fuca with 52 per cent of the vote.
- Sonia Furstenau and the BC Green Party took 17 seats and will form the official opposition, receiving 28 per cent of the popular vote. Furstenau also won in the electoral district of Cowichan Valley with 49 per cent of the vote.
- Andrew Wilkinson and the BC Liberal Party won 12 seats and received 26 per cent of the vote. Wilkinson also won in the electoral district of Vancouver—Quilchena with 39 per cent of the vote.
- Trevor Bolin and the Conservative Party of BC won 1 seat. Bolin won in the electoral district of Peace River North with 43 per cent of the vote.
- The Christian Heritage Party of BC won 1 seat. Rod Taylor was elected in the Stikine electoral district with 41 per cent of the vote.
The Student Vote BC 2020 online results platform presents the province-wide results, as well as results for each electoral district and for each individual school.
Please note that the results include two ties, in the electoral districts of Kelowna—Lake Country (tied between the BC Green Party and BC NDP) and Shuswap (tied between the BC Liberal Party and BC NDP).
VIEW COMPLETE RESULTS HERE: https://studentvote.ca/results/bc2020