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Your Candidates for the 40th Provincial General Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 27, 2013

VICTORIA – The candidate nomination period for British Columbia’s 40th General Election closed at 1 p.m. (Pacific time) on Friday, April 26, 2013.  

There are 376 candidates representing 19 political parties, independents and individuals not affiliated with a registered party.  Voting is available at district electoral offices, by mail, at any advance voting place May 8 – 11, and at any general voting place Tuesday, May 14, 2013. 

Full Party Name Name on Ballot (Party) Candidates
Advocational International Democratic Party of British Columbia Advocational Party

2

B.C. Vision B.C. Vision

4

BC First Party BC First

2

BC Marijuana Party BC Marijuana Party

2

BC NDP BC NDP

85

British Columbia Conservative Party BC Conservative Party

56

British Columbia Excalibur Party BC Excalibur Party

6

British Columbia Liberal Party BC Liberal Party

85

British Columbia Libertarian Party Libertarian

8

British Columbia Party British Columbia Party

3

British Columbia Social Credit Party BC Social Credit Party

1

Christian Heritage Party of British Columbia Christian Heritage Party of B.C.

2

Communist Party of BC Communist Party of BC

4

Green Party Political Association of British Columbia Green Party of BC

61

Helping Hand Party Helping Hand Party

1

Platinum Party of Employers Who Think and Act to Increase Awareness, The The Platinum Party

2

Unparty: The Consensus-Building Party Unparty: The Consensus-Building Party

2

Work Less Party of British Columbia Work Less Party

2

Your Political Party of BC YPP

2

Independent Independent

35

No Affiliation  

11

 

Total

376

In the 2009 Provincial General Election, there were 346 candidates nominated, representing 15 political parties. 

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Contact:
Don Main
Communications Manager
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709
Email: electionsbc@elections.bc.ca 
Website: www.elections.bc.ca 

Links:

Full list of candidates (PDF)