NDP candidate Nathan Cullen re-elected

  • Tue Oct 14th, 2008 3:00pm
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Nathan Cullen will be the Member of Parliament for Skeena-Bulkley Valley once again. Results just prior to 11:00 pm show the incumbent NDP MP with over 49 percent of the popular vote, with 16,663 votes. His closest rival, Sharon Smith for the Conservatives, had 36 percent of the vote, with 12,092. The Green Party’s Hondo Arendt was third with 738 votes, followed byLiberal Corinna Morhart was third at 1,879, followed by the Green Party’s Hondo Arendt at 1,585. Rod Taylor (Canadian Heritage Party) was in fifth place with 1,027 votes, followed by Mary-Etta Goodacre (CAP) at 108 votes. Nationally, it looks like another Conservative government. with Mr. Harper’s party leading or elected in 142 ridings, and the Liberals looking like they’ll win in just 77.