Friday, May 31, 2013

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Finishes

We normally only talk about how many MLAs are elected, but I thought I would look at the number of silver and bronze finishes in the last couple of BC elections.

2013 - the first election in which any Liberals finished in third place since 1996
Party        First Second Third
Liberals      49    24     2            
NDP           34    45     6
Independents   1     3     1
Greens         1     2    47
Conservatives  0     1    30

2009
Party        First Second Third
Liberals      49    26     0
NDP           35    48     2
Independents   1     1     1
Greens         0     0    74
Conservatives  0     0     8

2005       
Party        First Second Third
Liberals      46    33     0
NDP           33    44     2
Greens         0     1    74
Independents   0     1     1
Conservatives  0     0     2

2001      
Party        First Second Third
Liberals      77     2     0
NDP            2    63    12
Greens         0    12    51
Independents   0     1     1
Social Credit  0     1     0
Unity          0     0     8
Marijuana      0     0     3

1996
Party        First Second Third
NDP           39    34     2
Liberals      33    40     2
Reform         2     0    44
PDA            1     1    24
Independents   0     1     1
Greens         0     0     2

1991
Party        First Second Third
NDP           51    17     7
Liberals      17    41    13
Social Credit  7    16    51  
Independents   0     1     2

All Six Elections
Party        First Second Third
Liberals     271    168     17
NDP          194    251     31
Social Credit  7     17     51
Independents   2      7      6
Reform         2      0     44
Greens         1     15    248
PDA            1      1     24
Conservatives  0      1     40
Unity          0      0      8
Marijuana      0      0      3

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