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  Kootenay—Columbia - History
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Established June 02, 1997
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedCampari_007 November 09, 2020 11:21pm
DescriptionKootenay-Columbia is in B.C.'s southeast corner, tucked next to Alberta and the United States. Population centres include Kimberley, Revelstoke, Fernie, Sparwood, Cranbrook, Creston and Golden, along with several First Nations reserves.

More than 10 per cent of the population are immigrants.

The service sector, mining and forestry are major industries here. The average family income was $57,985 in 2001 and unemployment was 10.3 per cent.

The riding of Kootenay East first existed from 1914 to 1966. It was established as Kootenay East-Revelstoke in 1976, then named Kootenay-Columbia in 1996. In the 2004 redistribution, Kootenay-Columbia added about five per cent of the former Kootenay-Boundary-Okanagan riding.

Population: 88,637

RACES [Show Primaries]
Redistricting: Light Green=Added Territory, Red=Removed Territory,
Dark Green=Kept Territory
Date Type Results
Oct 21, 2019 General Election
 Rob Morrison
30,168
44.81%
 Wayne Stetski(I)
23,149
34.38%
 Robin Goldsbury
6,151
9.14%
 Abra Brynne
6,145
9.13%
 Rick Stewart
1,378
2.05%
 Trev Miller
339
0.50%
Date Type Results
Oct 19, 2015 General Election
 Wayne Stetski
23,529
37.23%
 Dave Wilks(I)
23,247
36.78%
 Don Johnston
12,315
19.48%
 William Green
4,115
6.51%
Date Type Results
Oct 19, 2015 General Election
 Wayne Stetski
23,529
37.23%
 Dave Wilks(I)
23,247
36.78%
 Don Johnston
12,315
19.48%
 William Green
4,115
6.51%
Date Type Results
May 02, 2011 General Election
 Dave Wilks
23,886
55.92%
 Mark Shmigelsky
14,161
33.15%
 William Green
2,532
5.93%
 Betty Aitchison
1,492
3.49%
 Brent Bush
643
1.51%
Oct 14, 2008 General Election
 Jim Abbott(I)
23,402
59.59%
 Leon R. Pendleton
8,892
22.64%
 Ralph Moore
3,933
10.02%
 Betty Aitchison
3,044
7.75%
Jan 23, 2006 General Election
 Jim Abbott(I)
22,181
54.36%
 Brent Bush
10,560
25.88%
 Jhim Burwell
5,443
13.34%
 Clements Verhoeven
2,490
6.10%
 Thomas Fredrick Sima
132
0.32%
Jun 28, 2004 General Election
 Jim Abbott(I)
21,336
52.02%
 Brent Bush
9,772
23.82%
 Ross Priest
7,351
17.92%
 Carmen Gustafson
2,558
6.24%
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Date Type Results
Dec 23, 2003 Party Switch
 Jim Abbott(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 27, 2000 General Election
 Jim Abbott(I)
25,663
67.78%
 Delvin R. Chatterson
5,581
14.74%
 Andrea Dunlop
3,297
8.71%
 Jerry Pirie
2,165
5.72%
 Jubilee Rose Cacaci
1,158
3.06%
Mar 27, 2000 Party Switch
 Jim Abbott(I)
1
100.00%
Jun 02, 1997 General Election
 Jim Abbott(I)
22,387
61.91%
 Mark Shmigelsky
6,373
17.63%
 Greg Edwards
5,133
14.20%
 Mark Palmer
1,479
4.09%
 Anna Rowe
786
2.17%

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